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NHTSA Says 273 Teslas With Automated Driving Systems Have Crashed

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 16:03
DETROIT — Tesla reported 273 crashes involving partially automated driver-assist systems, according to statistics about the industry released by U.S. safety regulators on June 15.

Oregon Alerts Portland-Area Truckers About Diesel Retrofit Law

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 15:42
Oregon officials are reminding some owners of medium- and heavy-duty trucks using engines made in 1996 or older to get a diesel retrofit by Jan. 1.

Congress Sends Ocean Shipping Reform Act to Biden for Signature

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 15:21
Transportation and business leaders are praising Congress after the House of Representatives, by a vote of 369-42 on June 13, passed the Senate’s version of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act and sent it to President Joe Biden for his expected signature.

Emerging Standards Shield Trucks From Cyberattacks

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 14:50
WASHINGTON — The trucking industry is exploring numerous cybersecurity standards as advances in technologies increase the risk of attack.

Senate Commerce Committee Introduces Maritime Administration Reauthorization

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 14:26
Legislation to update operations at the Maritime Administration was recently introduced by the leaders of the Senate Commerce Committee.

VMRS Coding Evolves With the Digital Age

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 13:57
WASHINGTON — American Trucking Associations is seeing its standard maintenance coding system rapidly evolve to meet the needs of changing technologies.

Caterpillar Leaves Illinois to Move to Texas

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 13:01
Caterpillar Inc., the producer of iconic yellow construction and mining equipment, is moving its headquarters to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, effectively ending its century-long history calling the state of Illinois home.

May Classes 4-7 Retail Sales Drop Below 17,000

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 13:01
U.S. Classes 4-7 retail sales in May sank 16.3% compared with a year earlier to just below 17,000, Wards Intelligence reported.

Gig Work Vote in Massachusetts Blocked by Court

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 12:28
A Massachusetts ballot initiative bankrolled by Uber Technologies Inc., Lyft Inc., and DoorDash Inc. to cement their workers’ status as independent contractors will not move forward, the state’s Supreme Judicial Court ruled.

Ford Halts Sales of Mustang Mach-E Over Defect

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 12:20
Ford Motor Co. has told dealers to temporarily halt sales of the Mustang Mach-E over a potential safety defect, a setback for the carmaker as it tries to fortify its position as a leader in electric vehicles.

Diesel Hits New Record at $5.718 a Gallon

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 18:25
The national average price for a gallon of diesel reached a new record high this week at $5.718 a gallon, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration June 13.

Bear Market Hits Wall Street as Stocks, Bonds, Crypto Dive

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 17:16
NEW YORK — Wall Street tumbled into what’s called a bear market June 13 after fears about a fragile economy and rising interest rates sent the S&P 500 more than 20% below its record set early this year.

Orange EV Launches E-Triever Model Yard Truck

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 15:32
Orange EV introduced the e-Triever all-electric yard truck, its latest model that builds upon its T-Series.

Western Star Adds Options for 49X Model

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 15:07
Western Star announced new options available on its 49X model intended to widen coverage in heavy-haul and construction applications.

Automakers Seek Lifting of EV Tax Credit Cap

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 12:55
NEW YORK — Major automakers are asking Congress to lift the cap on how many people would be offered tax credits if they buy a hybrid or fully electric vehicles.

Crossword Puzzle Solution for June 13, 2022

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 12:30
Here's the solution to the crossword puzzle found in the June 13, 2022 print edition.

Musk Warns of Tesla’s ‘Very Tough Quarter’ in Staff Email

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 11:39
Tesla Inc. has had a “very tough quarter” as it struggles with supply chain snags, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk warned in an internal memo, imploring workers to help get the electric vehicle maker back on track.

XPO’s Vano Wins Big in Garden State

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 11:09
For New Jersey truck driving champion Wilbert Vano, the extra time put in was well worth it.

Electrifying Delivery Fleets Is One Solution to World’s Car Obesity Problem

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 10:19
Companies in the transport sector, and automakers in particular, are among the most-visible pioneers of the inevitable shift to cleaner fuel. Electric cars are becoming a household concept, regardless of their prohibitive cost. That’s where large fleet operators come in.

Gas Hits $5 a Gallon for First Time, According to AAA

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 09:33
NEW YORK — The nationwide average price for a gallon of gasoline has hit $5 for the first time ever.