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  • Schneider National eCascadia Freightliner electric truck
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    Schneider National tests hydrogen-powered truck

    Sizeable incentives at a wide scale are still needed to make the technology a reality, said Jim Filter, Schneider's group president of transportation and logistics.

    By Sept. 28, 2023
  • A Knight Transportation truck by a natural renewable gas station.
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    Courtesy of Business Wire
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    Knight-Swift tests new Cummins renewable gas engine

    The carrier plans to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 50% by 2035.

    By Sept. 28, 2023
  • Driving on open road at beautiful sunny day. Aerial view of highway. Explore the Trendline
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    Trendline

    The Transport Dive Outlook on 2022

    How are the biggest U.S. fleets planning to handle the hot market? What's in store for M&A? What trends should executives be tracking this year? Experts weigh in on what 2022 holds for the trucking industry.

    By Trucking Dive staff
  • Dexterity AI's robot, DexR, loads boxes inside a trailer.
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    FedEx testing AI-powered, trailer-loading robots

    The collaboration with Dexterity AI aims to help the delivery giant more efficiently load the wide variety of shipments it handles.

    By Sept. 27, 2023
  • J.B. Hunt BNSF intermodal
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    How JB Hunt’s purchase of BNSF’s brokerage assets helps both companies

    The trucking company can now divert more business to itself, while the rail carrier can offload complex operations in a weak market.

    By Sept. 26, 2023
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom talks during a news conference in October 2022.
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    California governor vetoes bill proposing driverless truck restrictions

    Legislators overwhelmingly supported the bill earlier this year. But overriding a governor’s veto is rare in California.

    By Sept. 25, 2023
  • An Uber Freight-branded trailer is hooked to a Waabi autonomous truck.
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    Courtesy of Waabi
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    Waabi, Uber Freight launch Dallas-to-Houston AV trucking pilot route

    The two companies plan to deploy billions of autonomous miles in the next decade.

    By Sept. 25, 2023
  • Port Houston Bayport Terminal Wharf 6
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    Provided by Port Houston

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    Accurate Transport opens Houston terminal

    The drayage, LTL, flatbed and intermodal provider extends service to the nation’s fifth busiest port with the opening of its third facility.

    By Sept. 22, 2023
  • A notice attached to a dolly at a Yellow terminal in Hayward, California notifies customers and employees company operations have ceased as of noon Sunday.
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    Estes bid for Yellow terminals comes with a sweetener

    Thirty days of free parking while the bankrupt carrier’s equipment is removed has an estimated value of $10 million.

    By Sept. 19, 2023
  • Trucks in a parking area.
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    vitpho via Getty Images
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    Strong used truck sale activity hints at market shifts

    Equipment prices, shipper inventory, Yellow's bankruptcy and broader trucking conditions all factor in to the outlook for equipment sales in the coming months.

    By Sept. 18, 2023
  • Dollar General truck from private fleet
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    Dollar General to grow private fleet to 2K trucks by year’s end

    The discount retailer’s private fleet now handles nearly half of its outbound transportation needs.

    By Sept. 15, 2023
  • ATA President and CEO Chris Spear testifies before Congress on autonomous trucks.
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    Retrieved from T&I Committee on YouTube.
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    Congress holds AV truck hearing during Driver Appreciation Week

    ATA CEO Chris Spear told lawmakers "displacement is a myth" and the technology will help address a driver shortage.

    By Sept. 14, 2023
  • A Gatik autonomous truck.
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    Gatik expands its AV lineup with Class 7 trucks in Tyson routes

    The autonomous vehicle effort could eventually save the food company $900,000 per year, a spokesperson said.  

    By Sept. 12, 2023
  • An outside photo of the California State Capitol.
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    The image by Jim Bowen is licensed under CC BY 2.0
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    California’s Senate passes bill to restrict autonomous trucks

    The measure could require a safety operator onboard heavy AVs for years.

    By Sept. 12, 2023
  • A Hyzon liquid nitrogen truck next to a J.B. Hunt intermodal container.
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    Retrieved from Hyzon on September 07, 2023
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    Hyzon truck model uses liquid hydrogen to travel farther

    The electric vehicle made deliveries to Performance Food Group customers in Texas for an inaugural commercial run.

    By Sept. 8, 2023
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    Wawa debuts first-ever electric truck

    The c-store chain will run a six-month pilot program in partnership with Penske in order to “test and learn” more about this side of the electric vehicle space.

    By Brett Dworski • Sept. 8, 2023
  • A Mack truck in a work environment.
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    Retrieved from Mack Trucks on September 05, 2023
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    Mack Trucks recall affects 27K vehicles

    The trucks' turn-signal defect fails to meet a federal safety standard, the NHTSA said.

    By Sept. 6, 2023
  • A Freightliner eCascadia at Electric Island
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    Courtesy of Daimler Trucks North America
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    Cummins, Daimler, Paccar partner on $3B US battery plant

    The three trucking OEMs are forming a joint venture to produce LFP batteries in the country, as demand for clean energy continues to grow.

    By Sept. 6, 2023
  • Solar Transport Maverik FJ Management tanker truck
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    Photo provided by Kum & Go. 

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    Maverik completes deal for C-store chain, fuel carrier

    The deal, announced in April, involves the acquisition of Kum & Go convenience stores and tanker trucking company Solar Transport.

    By Sept. 5, 2023
  • Yellow posted four signs announcing operations had ceased at the gate of its Hayward, California terminal.
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    Horse-trading likely in Yellow terminal auction: bankruptcy expert

    "It can be a very value-maximizing process," said George Singer, partner at Holland & Hart.

    By Sept. 5, 2023
  • Two trucks pass each other at night on a rain-covered highway near Chicago.
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    Scott Olson/Getty Images via Getty Images
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    ATRI asks trucking industry to rank top concerns of 2023

    Fuel prices edged out the driver shortage as the chief issue in last year's results of the American Transportation Research Institute's annual survey.

    By Sept. 1, 2023
  • Trimac Doyle Sims & Sons Trucking bulk hauler
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    Photo retrieved from Trimac

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    Trimac expands bulk-hauling operations

    The Canada-based carrier closed its fourth acquisition of 2023 with its purchase of a long-time family-owned Tennessee trucking firm.

    By Aug. 31, 2023
  • A Nikola hydrogen fuell cell electric vehicle (right) next to another truck.
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    Courtesy of Nikola
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    Nikola begins hydrogen-powered truck production

    Customers include J.B. Hunt, Anheuser-Busch and AJR Trucking.

    By Aug. 29, 2023
  • Transport Dive reporter Colin Campbell rides with driver Guztavo Martinez in a Plus semi-autonomous truck at ATA MCE 2022 in San Diego last month.
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    Permission granted by Plus
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    3 years of trucking coverage and a new name: Trucking Dive

    The trade publication formerly known as Transport Dive will continue bringing you the latest trucking news and trends.

    By Aug. 28, 2023
  • A tractor-trailer driving on Route 66.
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    OnLine Transport acquires freight and brokerage services, plans for more M&A

    The Indiana-based fleet has purchased A/T Transportation and its brokerage division, Automated Logistics.

    By Aug. 22, 2023
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    Wabash slows production line amid downturn

    The OEM removed Saturday shifts at its main facility but kept full-time staff in place as analysts predict trailer manufacturing to decline in 2024.

    By Aug. 21, 2023