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.
WASHINGTON — America’s employers added a solid 223,000 jobs in December, evidence that the economy remains healthy, yet also a sign that the Federal Reserve may still have to raise interest rates aggressively to slow growth and cool inflation.January 6, 2023
Globally, supply chains are facing unprecedented levels of disruption. As a result, shippers and carriers are challenged more than ever to keep goods moving while remaining profitable. While most brokerages point to technology as the key to achieving success, today’s setbacks have proven that technology alone isn’t enough.
Tesla Inc.’s board of directors is facing mounting pressure to prove just how prepared they are for the potential loss of Elon Musk, the erratic CEO largely behind the breakneck rise and dramatic fall in the company’s valuation.
The U.S. government has angered Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk and handed welcome news to other automakers like Hyundai Motor Co. with guidance on which electric vehicles will qualify for tax credits in the coming months.
Shortages of computer chips and other parts continued to hobble the U.S. auto industry last year, contributing to vehicle sales dropping 8% from 2021 to their lowest level in more than a decade.
Torc Robotics, an independent subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG, announced a multiyear strategic collaboration with Foretellix, a provider of verification and validation solutions for automated driving systems, intended to reduce development costs and accelerate time-to-market.January 4, 2023
Biden administration Cabinet secretaries Pete Buttigieg and Jennifer Granholm are headlining this year’s annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd.’s share of the electric vehicle battery market continues to grow, as the Chinese company accounted for 37.1% of global sales in the first 11 months of 2022.
Drivewyze and Bestpass Inc. have joined forces so fleets can better leverage their toll management and weigh station bypass services, the companies announced Jan. 4.
Tesla said Jan. 2 that it sold a record 1.3 million vehicles last year, but the number fell short of CEO Elon Musk’s pledge to grow the company’s sales by 50% nearly every year.January 3, 2023