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FullStack Modular Moves to Connecticut From Brooklyn
Connecticut will be home to building manufacturer Fullstack Modular as its headquarters moves from New York’s Brooklyn Navy Yard to Gateway Terminal at the Port of New Haven.
CVSA Inspectors Sideline 773 Vehicles
More than one of every 10 commercial vehicles inspected April 19 during a special one-day brake enforcement effort event were sidelined with bad brakes.
Using AI to Chat With Your Database
Early adopters are using artificial intelligence to have daily conversations with their databases to mine business insights, freeing them up from keyboards forevermore.
Why a Down Freight Cycle Is Ideal for Tech Investment
Trucking and logistics firms have seen weak market conditions during the past year as spot freight demand has cooled, truck capacity has loosened and the macroeconomic outlook is uncertain.
Logistics Providers Establish Freight Scheduling Standards
Major logistics companies and technology providers have joined forces to alleviate a pain point hampering the industry — the making, keeping and adjusting of freight appointments.
Trucking Technology Q&A: Melton’s Randy Rhines
Randy Rhines has managed information technology at flatbed carrier Melton Truck Lines since 1989, when the company was founded with 30 trucks.
Key Inflation Measure Increases in April
WASHINGTON — A key index of U.S. prices ticked higher in April, and consumer spending rebounded, a sign that inflationary pressures in the economy remain high.
Ford EV Owners to Get Access to Tesla Supercharger Network
DETROIT — All of Ford Motor Co.’s current and future electric vehicles will have access to about 12,000 Tesla Supercharger stations in the U.S. and Canada starting next spring.
Hyundai, LG to Build EV Battery Plant in Georgia
ATLANTA — Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution announced May 25 they will build a $4.3 billion electric battery plant as part of Hyundai’s new EV assembly plant in southeast Georgia.
Nikola’s Plunging Stock Value Risks Nasdaq Delisting
Nikola Corp. tumbled May 25 after Nasdaq Inc. notified the company that it isn’t in compliance with the minimum bid requirements to remain listed on the exchange.
Missouri Might Gain an East-West Interstate Highway
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers approved $2.5 million to study the conversion of U.S. Route 36 into Interstate 72 between Hannibal in the east and St. Joseph in the west.
Coalition for Independent Truckers to Defend Contractor Model
A trade group representing independent contractors has begun a program to recruit independent drivers to serve as “ambassadors” to educate lawmakers about their importance.
Nearshoring Trend Escalates for US Companies
The turn toward nearshoring escalated this year, a trend that saw renewed interest during the coronavirus pandemic.
TuSimple to Cut 151 Jobs at San Diego Headquarters
Self-driving truck company TuSimple Holdings has disclosed more details about plans to reduce its workforce by 30% — including that it will eliminate 151 jobs in San Diego.
Snider Fleet Solutions Relocating to South Carolina
South Carolina officials are welcoming Snider Fleet Solutions’ corporate relocation from a neighboring state in a $6.9 million investment that will create 167 jobs.
Economic Growth for Last Quarter Is Revised Up to 1.3%
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a lackluster 1.3% annual rate from January through March as businesses wary of an economic slowdown trimmed their inventories, the government said.
The EV Squeeze: How the US and Europe Compare
MILAN — European governments have historically been more aggressive than the United States in regulating fuel consumption. That is about to change.
North Carolina to Replace Key Alligator River Bridge
Design work is progressing on a project to convert the Alligator River Bridge from a two-lane swing to a fixed span bridge in a critical freight corridor on U.S. Route 64 in North Carolina.
Union Pacific Reaches Agreement on Engineers’ Work Schedule
OMAHA, Neb. — Engineers who operate trains for Union Pacific will soon have much more predictable schedules allowing them to plan when they are going to be off.
Veto Expected After Congress Rescinds EPA Emissions Rule
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted 221-203 to overturn an Environmental Protection Agency rule to reduce smog- and soot-forming emissions from heavy trucks, but a White House veto looms.