|ATA, Road Safe America Join in Speed Limiter Regulation Letter
American Trucking Associations and safety group Road Safe America have sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg outlining their support for guidelines for speed limiters for policymakers in Congress and at the Department of Transportation.
POSTED MARCH 04, 2021 5:15 PM
|New Mexico Takes Steps Toward Embracing Autonomous Vehicles
New Mexico legislators have introduced a bill that one says would set up in statute the authority to regulate and give guidance to the emerging autonomous vehicles industry.
POSTED MARCH 04, 2021 3:30 PM
|Heavy-Duty Repair Shops Report Drop in Revenue Due to Pandemic
A majority of heavy-duty repair shops saw a significant drop in revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, a new report found.
POSTED MARCH 04, 2021 2:45 PM
|Efficiency Gains Arise From COVID-Induced Contactless Delivery
COVID-19 has driven the need for contactless delivery methods, but a silver lining may be increased efficiency.
POSTED MARCH 04, 2021 2:30 PM
|Senators Debate Pandemic Aid Bill Amid Infrastructure Funding Proposals
Senate Democrats aim to advance a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief measure that includes aid for transportation corridors before expanded unemployment benefits expire March 14.
POSTED MARCH 04, 2021 2:15 PM
|Exxon CEO Eyes Money-Making Potential of Low-Carbon World
ExxonMobil Corp. sees multiple money-making opportunities in a low-emissions world and is targeting partnerships with venture funds to help finance growth in its carbon capture business, CEO Darren Woods said.
POSTED MARCH 04, 2021 1:45 PM
|Workhorse Sees ‘Prolonged Process’ to Challenge USPS Award
Workhorse Group Inc. said March 4 it sees a “prolonged process” as it attempts to challenge the loss of a massive U.S. Postal Service contract to build the agency’s next-generation fleet of delivery trucks.
POSTED MARCH 04, 2021 11:15 AM
|GM Looks for Location for Second US Battery Factory
General Motors is looking for a site to build a second U.S. battery factory with joint venture partner LG Chem of Korea.
POSTED MARCH 04, 2021 10:45 AM
|US Jobless Claims Tick Up to 745,000 as Layoffs Remain High
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits edged higher last week to 745,000, a sign that many employers continue to cut jobs despite a drop in confirmed viral infections and evidence that the overall economy is improving.
POSTED MARCH 04, 2021 10:30 AM
|FedEx Sets Plan for Carbon-Neutral Operations by 2040
FedEx Corp. announced plans to achieve carbon–neutral operations globally by 2040, with vehicle electrification a key tenet of the strategy.
POSTED MARCH 03, 2021 6:15 PM