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Kenworth, Toyota Join Forces to Reduce Emissions at California Ports

Kenworth, Toyota One of the Class 8 trucks that will run using hydrogen fuel cells on display at the event. (Truck PR/Flickr)

LOS ANGELES — Kenworth Trucks joined forces with several allies April 22 in the battle against greenhouse gases, unveiling three of 10 Class 8 trucks that will run using hydrogen fuel cells developed by Toyota.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
April 23, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100

Cameron Ramsdell to Lead Newly Formed U.S. Xpress Ventures

U.S. XPress truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced it established U.S. Xpress Ventures, a business unit focused on developing and implementing new asset-based business models and technology strategies within the company. It named Cameron Ramsdell president of the new unit.

April 23, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

TruStar Energy Reaches Construction Milestone

TruStar Energy A TruStar fueling station. (TruStar Energy Corp.)

TruStar Energy announced it completed construction of its 250th compressed natural gas fueling station, a UPS Inc. facility in Plainfield, Ind.

April 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Gears Up for Driverless Cars in 2020 Amid Skepticism

Tesla SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg News

SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears poised to transform the company’s electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold vision that he has been floating for years.

Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher | Associated Press
April 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel

Thermo King, Chanje Form Last-Mile Partnership

Chanje A Chanje electric van. (Chanje Energy)

Thermo King has partnered with vehicle maker Chanje to create a refrigerated version of Chanje’s V8100 all-electric last-mile delivery van.

April 22, 2019
Business, Technology

Design Interactive Launches TMC SuperTech Game

Child playing TMCSuperTech: The Game Design Interactive

Design Interactive Inc., a provider of augmented and virtual reality-based fleet maintenance training solutions for the transportation industry, announced it is providing a mobile augmented reality game of the Technology & Maintenance Council’s National Technician Skills Competition, TMC SuperTech.

April 22, 2019
Business, Technology

Drivewyze Fully Deployed in Missouri

Drivewyze video Drivewyze Weigh Station Bypass Solution via YouTube

Drivewyze Inc. announced the completion of its service-site rollout in Missouri at all 19 weigh stations.

April 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Dana Adds Training Video Covering Electrified Vehicles

Dana signage at event John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Dana Inc. announced it expanded its Driveline Forensics training series to include videos covering key safety and maintenance tips for electrified vehicles.

April 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Convoy Launches Go Marketplace for Preloaded Trailers

Convoy booth at MATS 2018 Convoy's booth at MATS 2018. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Convoy, a trucking network and platform based in Seattle, launched Convoy Go, a marketplace that allows any carrier or owner-operator in the United States to start hauling preloaded trailers and to operate at the same level as large asset-based carriers, according to a company news release April 18.

April 22, 2019
Business, Technology

Echo Global Logistics Launches Portal, App for Load Bidding

Echo Global Logistics Inc. launched a carrier-facing web portal and mobile app that displays Echo’s available loads for the company’s network to bid on.

April 22, 2019