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Detroit Testing Electric Vehicle Chargers Beneath Streets

2 hours 59 min ago
Crews have installed what’s billed as the nation’s first wireless-charging public roadway for electric vehicles beneath a street just west of downtown Detroit.

Atlanta Joins Top Tier of Global Supply Chain Powers

3 hours 34 min ago
Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport plans a nearly $500 million expansion of its air cargo facilities to accommodate steady economic growth in the southeast U.S.

New UAW Unionizing Drive Targets 13 Nonunion Automakers

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 15:15
The United Auto Workers union is launching simultaneous, public organizing campaigns at more than a dozen automakers including Toyota Motor Corp., Volkswagen AG and Tesla Inc.

Greek Shipping Giant Warns Panama Canal Chaos May Hit Suez

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 14:28
Congestion at the Panama Canal could result in delays at Egypt’s Suez Canal, possibly affecting cargoes of liquefied natural gas, according to an official at Angelicoussis Group.

Transportation Leaders Urge Passage of Freight Rail Bill

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 14:16
Policymakers are calling on congressional leaders to consider freight safety legislation as the Biden administration enhanced its commitment to supply chain connectivity.

US Weighing Reprieve for Automakers on EV Tax Credits

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 12:58
The Biden administration has discussed giving automakers a temporary reprieve from rules aimed to limit a consumer tax credit for electric vehicles that contain certain foreign materials.

Output at Mack Trucks Plants Back to Capacity After Strike

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 12:38
Output at Mack Trucks’ production facilities reached full capacity in recent days after employees returned to work following a six-week strike.

Tesla Color Wraps May Help Broaden Cybertruck’s Appeal

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 12:18
When Tesla starts Cybertruck deliveries on Nov. 30, color wraps — decorative films applied to the truck's exterior — could soften the edges of a truck seen as too harsh for mainstream buyers.

Lithium Price Slump Means Batteries Are Cheaper Than Ever

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 10:18
Lithium's benchmark price in China is now down about 80% from its November 2022 record high. At that time, lithium miners were enjoying soaring profits and carmakers were seeing costs surge.

Nikola CEO Girsky’s Duties Expand as CFO Departs

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 10:01
Nikola Corp. CEO Steve Girsky’s workload is set to increase further Dec. 4 with the departure of the truck maker's chief financial officer. 

Toyota Sells Part of Denso Stake to Raise Cash for EVs

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 09:17
Toyota is selling a part of its stake in components maker Denso to raise cash for its drive toward electric vehicles and other innovations, Japan’s top automaker said Nov. 29.

GM Says Strike Cost $1.1 Billion, but Raises Dividend

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 08:52
General Motors says pretax earnings took a $1.1 billion hit due to production lost during the UAW's strike, but the company expects to absorb the new contract's costs and raised its dividend.

Alabama to Build $30 Million EV Tech Workforce Training Hub

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 15:47
A $30 million workforce training center focused on electric vehicle technology will be built in Decatur, Ala., Gov. Kay Ivey announced Nov. 27.

FMCSA Warning: Drivers Who Drug-Test Positive Will Lose CDLs

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 15:34
FMCSA has issued a warning that late next year truck drivers who test positive for drug use will not only be placed on prohibited status, but will lose their commercial driver licenses.

NRF Reports Record Thanksgiving Shopping Weekend

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 15:04
Thanksgiving weekend shoppers surpassed their record turnout from last year, marking a strong unofficial start to the holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation. 

Congress Has NDAA on End-of-Year To-Do List

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 13:55
Finalizing a comprehensive Pentagon policy bill is among the legislative items on Congress’ radar before adjourning for the year.

Lineage Logistics Eyes Over $30 Billion Valuation in IPO

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 13:17
Lineage Logistics is targeting a valuation of more than $30 billion in an initial public offering, people familiar with the matter said, in what could be one of next year’s largest listings.

Winterization Process Requires Preparation, Training

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 11:45
From treacherous road conditions to freezing temperatures, even the most conscientious of drivers need to exert caution on the roads during the winter.

Schneider’s Freightliner eCascadias Reach 1 Million-Mile Mark

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 10:39
Freightliner eCascadia battery-electric trucks operated by Schneider reached 1 million zero-emission miles carrying customer freight, the carrier said

Rolls-Royce Sours on Electric Planes, Needs Time for Hydrogen

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 09:41
Rolls-Royce Holdings backed away from electric aircraft and said conventional propulsion will remain the mainstay in coming years as hydrogen takes time to mature as an alternative.