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  • ITS Logistics
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    Federal FLOW program welcomes more trucking members

    ITS Logistics and RoadEx America joined the Department of Transportation initiative to better share data across supply chains.

    By April 18, 2024
  • Overhead view of J.B. Hunt trucks at industrial facility
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    J.B. Hunt operating income falls 30% YoY in Q1

    The carrier’s brokerage unit was the lone bright spot in an otherwise dismal quarter.

    By April 17, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Trucking Dive

    These five stories detail the top trends and issues facing the trucking and transportation industry. 

    By Trucking Dive staff
  • Labrie CNG vehicles in a parking lot
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    CNG trucks enjoy mainstream popularity in waste fleets

    Despite the attention on EV vehicles, demand is growing for compressed natural gas as an alternative to diesel, waste companies say.

    By Barbara Hesselgrave • April 16, 2024
  • A Nikola hydrogen fuell cell electric vehicle (right) next to another truck.
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    Nikola moves toward hydrogen fuel cell electric truck production target

    The company has an annual goal to deliver 300 to 350 such trucks this year.

    By April 15, 2024
  • A Truck exits from the Baltimore Port after the cargo ship Dali ran into and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    FMCSA offers tips, resources to truckers affected by Baltimore bridge collapse

    Hundreds of stakeholders tuned into a live-streamed presentation by the agency on subjects such as how to fill out paper logs.

    By April 11, 2024
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    Kodiak establishes advisory council with Walmart, Werner, UPS

    The autonomous trucking tech firm said the group will help shape its product development, deployment and public engagement.

    By April 10, 2024
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    Indiana DOT, Purdue collaborate on highway that charges EVs

    Researchers will embed coils in a quarter-mile stretch of concrete roadway to produce a magnetic field that can recharge vehicles while they drive.

    By Matthew Thibault • April 8, 2024
  • Greenlane announced its new EV truck charging corridor along Interstate 15 in California.
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    Greenlane unveils EV truck charging corridor

    The joint venture has installed more than 100 chargers along Interstate 15 in California.

    By April 2, 2024
  • A row of Veolia electric refuse trucks in London
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    Bidirectional charging could unlock new potential for fleet electrification

    A recent pilot by Veolia in the UK could lead to a future where electric trucks can feed energy back into the grid rather than just paying for it. But the U.S. market is still in the early stages of incorporating EV technology.

    By David Richardson • April 1, 2024
  • A driver charges a Freightliner eM2 medium duty battery-electric truck.
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    Trucking interests blast EPA’s heavy-duty truck emissions rule

    Groups representing carriers and retailers expressed concern about the fallout from the regulations for model years 2027 through 2032.

    By April 1, 2024
  • An electric vehicle charging station with a row of tracks in the background.
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    EPA unveils strictest heavy-duty truck emissions standards to date

    New requirements will make compliance with federal rules 40% more stringent for some trucks.

    By March 29, 2024
  • A tractor hauls an Uber Freight drop-and-hook trailer on a road in the sun.
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    Uber Freight expands drop-and-hook program nationally

    Increases in density helped scale Powerloop’s reach, which continues to stretch further each month, the company said.

    By March 29, 2024
  • Two truck drivers having a meeting using a tablet computer.
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    How to keep the dominos from falling: Using data to mitigate the decades-old detention time problem

    To combat longer dwell times, carriers must make adjustments to their operations and supply chain.

    March 25, 2024
  • A Navistar truck drives under an overpass.
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    Navistar parent plans to pilot AV trucks by end of 2024

    Tests in Texas are already underway with plans to further develop major corridors in the Lone Star State.

    By March 20, 2024
  • Clean Freight Coalition leaders presented takeaways from a Roland Berger study at a virtual news conference.
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    Electrifying US trucking could cost nearly $1 trillion: study

    Fleets and charger operators would need to spend $620 billion, with utilities and the government paying $370 billion, per a Roland Berger report funded by the Clean Freight Coalition.

    By March 19, 2024
  • A Schneider National driver plugs an electric Freightliner eCascadia into a charger.
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    White House rolls out zero-emission freight corridor strategy

    The plan will guide zero-emission, medium- and heavy-duty truck charging and hydrogen fueling infrastructure deployment through 2040.

    By March 18, 2024
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    UPS takes delivery of Kenworth’s first 15-liter, CNG-fueled truck

    The semi-tractor’s reduced emissions engine contributes to the parcel giant’s strategy to be carbon neutral by 2050.

    By March 14, 2024
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    Huck’s adds touchless payments for fleets

    The convenience retailer is the latest to add this capability as it seeks to win over more business from corporate accounts and professional drivers.

    By Jessica Loder • March 13, 2024
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    US reviewing security of connected vehicles, including trucks

    The proposed rulemaking aims to shield transportation from foreign national security threats.

    By March 12, 2024
  • A Nikola electric truck on a road
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    Nikola names new CFO

    Thomas Okray brings a range of manufacturing and automotive experiences to the zero-emissions truck maker.

    By March 8, 2024
  • A Nikola hydrogen fuell cell electric vehicle (right) next to another truck.
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    Nikola delivers its first fuel cell electric trucks

    The OEM delivered 35 in Q4 — and could have done more if not for supplier part constraints, CEO Steve Girsky said.

    By March 4, 2024
  • XPO driver Steadman "Steve" Mitchell reverses his truck toward a loading dock at a customer facility in Maryland on Feb. 27, 2024.
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    Veteran XPO driver navigates trucking’s daily challenges with ease

    Steadman “Steve” Mitchell shared insights from his 30 years behind the wheel during a 15-mile delivery run to a prison commissary supplier and a luxury fitness club.

    By March 1, 2024
  • A Kodiak truck and Martin Brower trailer outside a facility.
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    Kodiak, Martin Brower test autonomous reefer route

    The companies are collaborating to deliver time-sensitive products from Texas to Oklahoma.

    By Feb. 29, 2024
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    ATRI calls on carriers to share operational costs

    The call to action was made in the trucking industry research group’s annual survey of fleets.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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    Flexport relaunches Convoy’s load board

    Users began logging back into the platform shortly after the app reactivated, EVP and Head of Trucking Bill Driegert said.  

    By Feb. 23, 2024