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  • A Nikola Tre battery-electric vehicle with a PGT Trucking logo on it.
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    PGT Trucking buys Nikola battery-electric truck, plans to lease 100 more

    The flatbed carrier’s foray into BEV trucks is an effort to align with customers’ green energy commitments, President Gregg Troian said.

    By Jan. 9, 2023
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    Army veteran wins truck in federal push to recruit service members

    Driver Ashley Leiva took home a new Kenworth as part of an initiative recognizing veterans who have recently joined the trucking industry.

    By Jan. 5, 2023
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    The Trucking Outlook for 2023

    Driver shortages, M&A and the need to replace aging fleets are among the topics that are top of mind for trucking executives.

    By Transport Dive staff
  • President Joe Biden greets American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear during an April 2022 Trucking Action Plan event on the South Lawn of the White House.
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    ATA leaders outline trucking’s 2023 priorities

    President Chris Spear and Chair Dan Van Alstine share their vision for the next year in an interview with Transport Dive.

    By Jan. 4, 2023
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    High fuel prices, driver constraints are likely to remain issues in 2023

    Trucking industry wades through challenges in shadow of regulatory change.

    By Jan. 3, 2023
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    Industrial truck maker invests $40M to expand South Carolina plant

    Kion North America plans to reshore key component production through its expansion, slated for completion in 2024. 

    By Jan. 3, 2023
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    The top trucking trends of 2022

    Driver recruitment, economic concerns, investments in equipment and EVs were top of mind over the past year

    By Dec. 29, 2022
  • FedEx Freight truck parked in front of a door facility.
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    Cost-cutting, regulatory roadblocks: Trucking’s top stories in 2022

    The past 12 months saw conditions normalize while firms dealt with problems from overstaffing to cost escalation.

    By Dec. 27, 2022
  • Smoke pours from the exhaust pipes of a truck on November 5, 2019 in Miami, Florida.
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    Trucking groups say EPA’s tougher nitrogen oxide rules will spur challenges

    The standards for 2027 could prompt some drivers to avoid upgrading their trucks due to high costs.

    By Dec. 22, 2022
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    Meijer deploys all-electric trucks with eye on cold weather performance

    The retailer says the trucks will operate within a 200-mile radius of its home charging site in Michigan.

    By Dec. 20, 2022
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    Volvo recalls certain trucks over air tank detachment concerns

    Certain 2022–2023 VNL trucks may have excessively tightened fasteners that are broken, potentially creating road hazards, according to a recall notice.

    By Dec. 19, 2022
  • A Battle Motors truck on display at WASTECON in December 2022.
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    EV waste trucks face a ‘cutthroat business’

    The CEO of Battle Motors talked risks and what’s next for rapidly evolving fleet technologies at a recent industry conference.

    By Maria Rachal • Dec. 13, 2022
  • Ryder offers the largest network of used commercial vehicles for sale in the U.S., with 60 Used Truck Center (UTC) locations offering more than 4,000 pre-owned trucks, vans, and trailers for sale.
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    Ryder launches drop-and-hook service

    The new service leverages its driver network and trailers on the COOP platform to help customers manage logistics needs.

    By Dec. 8, 2022
  • A map in the executive summary of the ATRI report provides a look at the percentage of each state's current electricity production BEVs would demand.
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    Electrifying trucking would require a major chunk of the US power grid: ATRI

    Shifting all vehicles to battery electric vehicles would demand more than 40% of the country’s electricity production, the American Transportation Research Institute said in a report.

    By Dec. 8, 2022
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    The 7 top transport stories in 2022

    Here’s a look at key issues facing the industry as it also shows signs of contraction.

    By Dec. 5, 2022
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    ATRI seeks driver, carrier feedback in predatory towing survey

    The American Transportation Research Institute invites the industry to rank the states where they encounter the issue most frequently.

    By Nov. 30, 2022
  • An Orange EV terminal truck.
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    Orange EV to open another Kansas manufacturing site to meet demand

    The facility will allow the electric truck maker to produce 1,800 terminal vehicles per year, more than triple its current capacity.

    By Nov. 29, 2022
  • A Waabi self-driving truck on the road.
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    AV truck market gets more crowded with Waabi Driver debut

    The tech startup says its technology stands out given its emphasis of simulations over on-road testing to improve abilities. 

    By Nov. 28, 2022
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    JB Hunt, Schneider expect little equipment market relief in 2023

    Executives told investors not to expect a better environment next year, as competition for new equipment remains high.

    By Nov. 22, 2022
  • A FedEx Express driver in a truck. The company this month debuted the use of renewable diesel fuel in its Netherlands linehaul operation to lower emissions.
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    FedEx Express Europe debuts renewable diesel in Netherlands linehaul operation

    In a small-scale experiment, some heavyweight, long-distance trucks are running on organic matter or waste materials.

    By Nov. 22, 2022
  • Transport Dive reporter Colin Campbell rides with driver Guztavo Martinez in a Plus semi-autonomous truck at ATA MCE 2022 in San Diego last month.
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    An inside and on-the-road look at Plus’ semi-autonomous truck

    The vendor gave Transport Dive a ride on Interstate 5 in California to demonstrate its AV technology.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
  • A rendering of a Nikola truck pulling a Covenant Logistics trailer.
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    Covenant hit with $7.5M increase in maintenance, operations costs

    Executives are now pursuing a more aggressive replacement strategy as they seek to control inflation.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
  • A Ryder truck.
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    Ryder used truck, tractor prices cool from 2022 highs

    Proceeds from vehicle sales had been historically high, but executives said they expect more tempered figures in the near future.

    By Oct. 27, 2022
  • An in-cab view of Peterbilt's updated model 579 truck
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    Paccar recalls over 76K vehicles due to digital display issue

    A software problem involving certain 2022–2023 Kenworth and Peterbilt models prevents critical safety information from appearing on the display.

    By Oct. 25, 2022
  • A Werner trailer on the road on a sunny day.
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    Werner wants to ‘stay at the forefront’ of autonomous tech

    In an interview with Transport Dive, executives shared why it’s pursuing multiple arrangements with AV startups.

    By Oct. 12, 2022
  • Operation BBQ Relief driver Joe Myerly uses a lift jack to hand off a shipment of canned green beans to forklift operator Forrest Parks.
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    Deep Dive

    How the trucking industry is helping feed a million Floridians after Hurricane Ian

    Operation BBQ Relief drew volunteer drivers from across the country to deliver much-needed supplies in the storm’s aftermath.

    By Oct. 10, 2022