Commercial freight transportation is a machine-based business. Highly technical equipment and advanced engineering are at the center of supply chain and require constant innovation. Transport Topics equipment coverage focuses on the machines and other physical assets that make delivery possible. It looks closely at available truck, trailer, and chassis models, developments in the engineering space, and maintenance innovations and best practices.
The Senate Finance Committee is launching an investigation into whether major automakers such as Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co. and Tesla Inc. are using parts made with forced labor from the Xinjiang region of China.
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Hong Kong International Airport says it’s ready to use driverless buses, confident it can shuttle passengers around the aerodrome starting next year after extensive trials years in the making.
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency on Dec. 20 announced more stringent clear-air standards for heavy trucks that the agency said are 80% stronger than current limits.
Port container volumes on the West Coast and East Coast declined in November, although shippers were focused on different factors.
Magna International Inc. has agreed to buy a driver-assistance unit from SSW Partners for about $1.5 billion following a drawn-out battle to control previous parent Veoneer Inc.
WASHINGTON — A young mother from Texas who is a 15-year combat veteran won the keys to a T680 Next Generation Kenworth truck Dec. 16 after capturing the 2022 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Yokohama Tire Corp. announced a voluntary recall of two commercial tires.December 19, 2022
U.S. homebuilder sentiment fell every month in 2022, sinking in December to a level not seen in more than a decade outside of the pandemic amid elevated mortgage rates and high construction costs.
SAN ANTONIO — Rush Enterprises Inc. CEO W.M. “Rusty” Rush called retention the biggest obstacle that the trucking technician sector faces.