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Agility Fuel, XStream Trucking Agree on Exclusive Distribution of TruckWings

TruckWings visible on a tractor-trailer XStream’s TruckWings folding panels visible in the tractor-trailer gap. (XStream Trucking, Inc.)

Agility Fuel Solutions and XStream Trucking Inc. announced Agility will be the exclusive distributor of XStream’s TruckWings aerodynamic systems on compressed natural gas trucks in North America.

February 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Cargo Chief Enhances Carrier Management Platform

CargoChief screenshot

Cargo Chief announced the release of version 3.0 of its C4 carrier management platform aimed at helping brokers find “backhaul full truckload carriers in the over-the-road industry.”

February 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety

RevHD Announces New Severe-Duty Components

RevHD announced a line of severe-duty wheel seals manufactured to meet the rigors of off-road applications. It also launched a new severe-duty hubcap.

February 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Snider Offers Drive-Over Tire Diagnostic System

The WheelRight system The WheelRight system measures tire pressure, tread depth, sidewall damage, vehicle weight and tire temperature. (Nancy Donahue/Red Letter Marketing)

Snider Fleet Solutions announced it made a “significant ownership investment” in WheelRight Ltd., a U.K.-based technology company focused on tire diagnostics and maintenance.

February 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Mack Granite Model to Include Enhanced Bendix Braking System

Mack Granite truck A 2018 Mack Granite dump truck at an industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Mack Trucks will include enhanced brake-assistance technology in its heavy-duty truck line as part of a partnership with Bendix.

February 7, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Germany, France Team Up on Battery Plant to Rival Tesla, China

Peter Altmaier, Germany's economy and energy minister, gestures while speaking at the Handelsblatt Energy Summit in Germany on Jan. 21. Peter Altmaier, Germany's economy and energy minister, gestures while speaking at the Handelsblatt Energy Summit in Germany on Jan. 21. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Germany and France set out a blueprint for a giant battery factory, advancing Europe’s bid to rival the capacity of Tesla Inc. China to supply the key part for electric vehicles.

Brian Parkin | Bloomberg News
February 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Natso, ChargePoint Team to Expand Charging Station Network

ChargePoint stations ChargePoint

Truck stop trade group Natso on Feb. 6 entered into a partnership with ChargePoint to expand its network of charging stations.

February 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Battery-Electric Nikola Tre to Be Made at Iveco Plant in Germany

Nikola Tre Nikola Motor Co.

Nikola Corp. and joint venture partners Iveco and FPT Industrial announced they will manufacture the battery-electric Nikola Tre model at Iveco’s plant in Ulm, Germany, beginning in 2021, after the facility undergoes a $43.9 million upgrade.

February 7, 2020
Government, Technology, Fuel

Ocasio-Cortez Announces Bill for National Network of EV Chargers

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez testifies on Capitol Hill on Feb. 5. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez testifies on Capitol Hill on Feb. 5. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press)

The Democratic congresswoman who pushed the Green New Deal to prominence aims to build a national network of high-speed chargers for electric cars under legislation unveiled on Feb. 6.

Ari Natter and Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
February 6, 2020
Business, Technology, Top 50, Top 100

Werner Q4 Profits Dip

Werner Werner Enterprises Inc.

Werner Enterprises posted declines in fourth-quarter and full-year profits but came in ahead of Wall Street expectations for its Q4 profit.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 6, 2020

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