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Honda Beefs Up Pickup, SUVs to Bolster Light-Truck Market Share

Honda Ridgeline 2021 Honda Ridgeline (Honda)

Honda Motor Co. plans to revamp three key midsized vehicles — two sport utilities and a pickup — by giving them beefier looks. It also will play up their off-road capabilities in marketing to appeal to more-traditional truck buyers.

Chester Dawson | Bloomberg News
October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

US Fuel Cell Truck Startup Hyzon Gets Investment From French Oil Giant

Hydrogen refueling A hydrogen vehicle is refueled. (Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg)

Total SE is making an investment as part of a small funding round in U.S. fuel cell truck startup Hyzon Motors, an effort by the French oil giant to boost development of cleaner energy sources.

Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg News
October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

Executives See Bright Future for Savvy Fleets

CQ Roll Call panel

Three trucking executives said they remain enthusiastic about the future of their businesses after technology helped them weather the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the video from the TT/CQ Roll Call Symposium.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Executives Discuss Long-Term Effects of Pandemic on Supply Chain

Panel From left to right: TT's Seth Clevenger, England and Wilkerson at the panel. (Screenshot)

Executives from C.R. England and XPO Logistics said their customers are looking for stable, nimble and innovative partners to help them navigate an economic environment that remains uncertain several months into the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the video from the TT/CQ Roll Call Symposium.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Waymo Begins Fully Driverless Rides for All Arizona Customers

Waymo signage is displayed on the door of a Chrysler Pacifica autonomous vehicle in Arizona. Waymo signage is displayed on the door of a Chrysler Pacifica autonomous vehicle in Chandler, Ariz. (Caitlin O'Hara/Bloomberg News)

Waymo said Oct. 8 that it is opening its fully driverless ride-hailing service in suburban Phoenix to the public.

Ira Boudway | Bloomberg News
October 8, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Elaine Chao: Long-Term Plan Needed for US Infrastructure

Chao Chao via symposium screenshot

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said the nation’s lawmakers must take a long-range view of addressing the country’s pressing infrastructure needs, and do the work needed to craft a funding measure more far-reaching and comprehensive than the one-year highway bill extension that recently advanced.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Workhorse Falls on Short-Seller Claim It Misled Investors

The short-seller report alleges Workhorse's postal-truck prototypes were plagued with problems. The short-seller report alleges Workhorse's postal-truck prototypes were plagued with problems. (Workhorse Group)

Workhorse Group Inc. shares fell briefly after a short seller published a report accusing the startup electric-vehicle manufacturer of “misleading investors” and alleging it’s unlikely to win a key contract to supply postal trucks.

Chester Dawson and Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
October 8, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Watch the Replay: Future of Freight and Supply Chain Symposium

The Future of Freight and Supply Chain Symposium

Trucking execs from XPO Logistics, C.R. England, NFI Industries, YRC Worldwide and Transfix were among the guests featured during our Oct. 8 TT/CQ Roll Call virtual symposium, "The Future of Freight and Supply Chain Management." Watch the replay now.

October 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Hyundai Readies Fuel Cell Truck for US Market

Hyundai Hyundai plans to enter the U.S. truck market with its XCIENT fuel cell truck. (Hyundai)

Hyundai Motor Co. said it would expand its fuel cell truck sales efforts to the U.S. and China and significantly increase production over the coming year.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
October 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

Sustainable Supply Chains Grow More Important

hydrogen vehicle California Hydrogen via Vimeo

A growing number of corporations have sustainability goals, according to a new study by Coyote Logistics, and are looking for the supply chain to amplify those efforts.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 7, 2020

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