Commercial freight transportation businesses rely on data, intelligence, and novel solutions for operational efficiency. Transport Topics technology coverage investigates available technologies, real-world applications of business solutions, and the strategies necessary for advancement. News topics focus on the latest applied science, and issues range from autonomous vehicle and robotics innovations to management software, tracking and transparency, data analytics, blockchain, and the internet of things.
Nikola Corp. announced it developed a heavy-duty, 700-bar hydrogen mobile fueler capable of direct fueling hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.
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Volvo Group Venture Capital AB on Jan. 18 said it is investing in Canadian autonomous trucking technology company Waabi Innovation Inc.
Change to the hidden health and climate cost of consumer goods carried by tens of thousands of drayage trucks is coming in the form of more widely-accessible electric alternatives.
DETROIT — With its sales slowing and its stock price tumbling, Tesla Inc. slashed prices dramatically Jan. 13 on several versions of its electric vehicles, making some of its models eligible for a new federal tax credit that could help spur buyer interest.
WASHINGTON — Successful electrification of heavy trucks will require motor carriers to coordinate driver rest periods with charging their trucks, a potential obstacle that could increase carrier operational costs and result in delivery delays.
Nikola Corp. announced it is moving its battery manufacturing to its Coolidge, Ariz., manufacturing facility from Cypress, Calif.January 13, 2023
The maker of Jeep SUVs, Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles on Jan. 9 said it has secured a supply of high-purity manganese sulfate monohydrate for electric vehicle batteries.
FTR, an economic and freight forecasting firm, announced it appointed Jonathan Starks CEO of the company, replacing Eric Starks, who will be transitioning to chairman of the board.January 12, 2023
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The rising number of people killed and injured in automobile accidents due to driving at high speeds is unacceptable, National Transportation Safety Board Chair Jennifer Homendy said.