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SelecTrucks Expands in Texas

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 15:15
SelecTrucks announced the opening of its newest location in Texas, SelecTrucks of Texarkana, on the border of Texas and Arkansas.

Waymo CEO John Krafcik to Step Down, Become Adviser

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 14:45
John Krafcik stepped down as chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo self-driving vehicle division, and will stay on as an adviser to the business, the company said in a memo.

ZF Announces Air Disc Brakes Delivery

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 14:45
ZF Commercial Vehicle Control Systems Americas announced the first delivery of Navistar International LT series trucks equipped with its Wabco Maxxus L2.0 air disc brakes.

Biden’s Infrastructure Plan in US House by May, Pelosi Says

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 14:00
President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure proposal is likely to reach the U.S. House of Representatives in May, Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters April 1.

Great Dane Launches FleetPulseGO

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 12:30
Great Dane announced it launched FleetPulseGO, a low-cost GPS-only solution for pre-owned trailers.

Tesla Deliveries Smash Expectations on Reception in China

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 12:00
Tesla Inc. delivered more cars than expected in the first quarter, a strong start to a year in which CEO Elon Musk will be scaling global operations and building two more factories.

EV Provider Arrival Goes Public

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 11:45
Electric vehicle provider Arrival announced it became a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.

Ryder Sues Chinese-Backed Truck Maker

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 11:15
Ryder Truck Rental Inc. has filed a $3.7 million federal civil lawsuit alleging that a Chinese-backed truck maker failed to make good on promises to deliver hundreds of Class 5 electric vehicles.

Latest Wingman Fusion System Standard on International LT, RH Models

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 10:30
The Bendix Wingman Fusion with an enhanced feature set is now standard safety equipment on the International Trucks LT and RH series.

Kenworth Montreal Group Adds Full-Service Dealership

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 10:00
Kenworth Montreal Group has opened full-service location in Mirabel, Quebec, to keep up with a growing local economy and the service needs of customers.

Deep-Freeze Issues Linger at US Refineries

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 09:45
Texas’ refining complex is mostly back from February’s crippling cold blast, but lingering freeze-related issues continue to plague a number of production units.

Biden’s Biggest-Ever Investment Plan for US Still Trails China

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 09:30
What President Joe Biden touted as a historic U.S. federal investment program that will position the country to win the global innovation race still leaves it well behind China’s continuing, giant infrastructure upgrading campaign.

US Employers Add 916,000 Jobs in March as Hiring Accelerates

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 09:15
America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a sign that a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession is taking hold as vaccinations accelerate, stimulus checks flow through the economy and businesses increasingly reopen.

EV Stocks Climbing Back on Biden’s ‘Green Tidal Wave’

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 16:45
Electric vehicle stocks, which were hit hard this year as investors shifted out of growth industries, are getting a boost as President Joe Biden mounts a major push to accelerate the adoption of battery-powered cars, and Chinese peers report strong March sales.

Connecticut Plan Outlines Strategies for Connected, Automated Vehicles

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 16:30
Autonomous delivery services — and the challenges they present — are included as a consideration in the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s recently released strategic plan for connected and automated vehicles.

Dana Adds Service-Free Medium-Duty Parts

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 15:15
Dana Inc. has added new SPL 140SFX service-free u-joints for medium-duty applications to its Spicer Life series portfolio.

Sandeep Sakharkar to Become CIO for XPO Spinoff GXO

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 14:45
XPO Logistics announced that Sandeep Sakharkar will become the chief information officer of spinoff business GXO Logistics.

Granholm, Buttigieg to Help Sell Infrastructure Plan

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 14:30
President Joe Biden said he had directed five of his Cabinet members, including Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, to help advance his plan to spend $2.25 trillion on infrastructure and other priorities.

Volvo Penta, Tico to Develop Electric Terminal Trucks

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 14:00
Volvo Penta announced a joint effort in North America with Terminal Investment Corp. to develop emissions-free, fully electric terminal truck prototypes, calling them a viable future application for EVs.

IMC Cos. Hires First Chief Administrative Officer

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 13:45
The marine drayage business IMC Cos. announced March 29 that it hired its first chief administrative officer.

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