|Class 8 Orders in May Begin New Cycle’s Slow Upturn
North American Class 8 orders in May sank below 7,000, ACT Research reported, and industry analysts said more progress off the bottom will occur slowly as long as COVID-19 remains a major concern.
POSTED JUNE 04, 2020 10:45 AM
|ATA Chairman Randy Guillot Presses Congress for Infrastructure Funding
Investments in infrastructure projects would help states recover economically from the COVID-19 pandemic, the chairman of American Trucking Associations, Randy Guillot, told senators June 3.
POSTED JUNE 03, 2020 7:45 PM
|Nikola Goes Public; Class 8 Battery-Electric Vehicle Due in 2021
VectoIQ Acquisition Corp.’s stockholders on June 2 voted in favor of the previously announced business combination with Nikola Corp., a startup manufacturer of zero-emission heavy-duty trucks.
POSTED JUNE 03, 2020 3:00 PM
|DAT Acquires Freight Intelligence Business From Chainalytics
DAT Solutions has reached a deal to acquire the Freight Market Intelligence Consortium, a subscription-based benchmarking and analysis service, DAT announced June 1.
POSTED JUNE 03, 2020 2:30 PM
|Trump Administration Moves to Block Chinese Airlines From US
The Trump administration moved June 3 to block Chinese airlines from flying to the U.S. in an escalation of trade and travel tensions between the countries.
POSTED JUNE 03, 2020 1:45 PM
|Number of Electric Commercial Vehicle Offerings Surge, Calstart Says
North America is experiencing a surge in zero-emission commercial vehicle offerings, according to research from Calstart, a clean transportation accelerator.
POSTED JUNE 03, 2020 1:30 PM
|Cristobal Batters Mexico Before Heading North to Gulf Coast
Tropical Storm Cristobal brought heavy rain to southern Mexico June 3, and with a forecast that has it re-entering the Gulf of Mexico within a day, oil-platform workers are already being evacuated.
POSTED JUNE 03, 2020 1:00 PM
|Schneider Leverages Carrier Network With FreightPower Launch
Schneider launched a new marketplace, Schneider FreightPower, to give shippers access to an expanded and flexible capacity network.
POSTED JUNE 03, 2020 12:15 PM
|COVID-19’s Impact on Travel, Safety Varies by Region, Traffic Experts Say
Statewide stay-at-home orders prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have resulted in various trends related to traffic volume and safety, according to transportation experts.
POSTED JUNE 03, 2020 12:00 PM
|SUVs and Trucks Solidify Command of Recovering US Auto Market
Sport utility vehicles and trucks are dominating U.S. auto sales like never before as carmakers start to recover from the biggest shock to their industry in decades.
POSTED JUNE 03, 2020 11:45 AM