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Editorial: Cleaning the Air While Easing the Rules
The notion that federal regulators could in one proposal move to strengthen clean-air standards while deregulating certain engine-related rules might seem counterintuitive, but it’s precisely what the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has set out to do.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:45 PM
Incoming T&I Chairman Peter DeFazio: Freight Connectivity, HOS Priorities for Panel
With Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives and the former chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee headed to retirement, all eyes are on Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio as he heads toward his presumed appointment to the panel’s chairmanship.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 4:45 PM
Tesla Has Bought Trucking Companies to Boost Deliveries, Elon Musk Says
Elon Musk apparently is charting his way out of what he’s referred to as “delivery logistics hell” by making acquisitions and lining up contracts with trucking haulers.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 4:30 PM
How Elon Musk Might Make $920 Million in Tesla Debt Go Away
A big pile of debt comes due at Tesla on March 1 — $920 million worth. But starting in two weeks, the company has a chance to make it disappear.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 4:00 PM
California Approves a 15-hour Minimum Driver Training Requirement for CDLs
California legislators have passed a bill requiring that entry-level truck drivers spend at least 15 hours in training behind the wheel to be eligible for a commercial driver license.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 3:45 PM
ZAF Opens Nickel-Zinc Battery R&D Facility in Montana
Battery technologies developer ZAF Energy Systems has announced the opening of a research and development facility in Bozeman, Mont., according to a Nov. 13 press release. Scientists and engineers at the 8,000-square-foot facility are developing nickel-zinc technologies with an emphasis on performance improvements and cost reduction.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 3:00 PM
Turvo Raises $60 Million in Series B Funding
Turvo, a collaborative logistics platform, announced Nov. 8 it had raised $60 million in Series B funding.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 2:30 PM
Secur to Expand Railcar, Container Fleet for Nuclear Decommissioning Market
Secur, a provider of transportation logistics as well as packaging, technical services and waste management, will invest in equipment assets to serve the nuclear power plant decommissioning market, according to the company.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 1:45 PM
Trac Intermodal Acquires Tire Services Division of Core Fleet
Trac Intermodal, a North American chassis pool manager and intermodal equipment provider, announced Nov. 6 that it had acquired the tire services division of Core Fleet.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 1:45 PM
Senate Leader McConnell Looks to Avoid Government Shutdown Before Dec. 7 Deadline
Senate Republicans will look to avoid a partial shutdown of the federal government, the leader of the chamber told reporters on Nov. 14.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 1:00 PM

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