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    Hyzon-backed fuel company to make hydrogen in California

    Two processing sites Raven SR plans to operate in the state could produce enough hydrogen to power an estimated 200 heavy-duty trucks per day. 

    By Cole Rosengren • Sept. 3, 2021
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    OEMs make the economic case for autonomous trucks

    Driverless trucks bring safety and improved fuel efficiency to the industry, according to Waymo and TuSimple executives.

    By Sept. 3, 2021
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    Schneider adds 50 eCascadias to intermodal fleet in Southern California

    Large fleets are leading the charge in the transition to electric trucks, in part because of the upfront costs required.

    By Sept. 1, 2021
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    Gatik opens Texas hub for autonomous middle-mile deliveries

    The AV company, known for delivering goods for Walmart, will deploy box trucks in response to heightened e-commerce demand.

    By Max Garland • Aug. 31, 2021
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    Tesla made electric trucks 'cool.' Now fleets face financial hurdles.

    Total cost of ownership for electric trucks is more attractive than diesel, a Navistar executive said at ACT Expo. But issues around charging are significant.

    By Aug. 31, 2021
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    OEMs face multi-headed serpent as supply chain issues converge

    Class 8, medium-duty and trailer backlogs are "essentially" filled into 2022, with inventories below traditional levels, according to ACT Research.

    By Aug. 30, 2021
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    Solar power in trucking's forecast as fleets find energy, cost savings

    Marten Transport, Mesilla Valley Transportation and Rush Enterprises are just a few industry players betting on the power of the sun.

    By Aug. 24, 2021
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    Electrifying 97% of the federal fleet by 2030 could save billions: study

    Total cost of ownership would offset higher upfront costs for the government.

    By Jason Plautz • Aug. 23, 2021
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    Natural gas trucks: A fit for all fleets?

    There are multiple factors to consider even before examining overall cost, one executive said.

    By Aug. 17, 2021
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    Energy Department grants Nikola $2M to study autonomous hydrogen refueling

    Hydrogen may have better range than batteries, but electric infrastructure is already built in the U.S. — and it's everywhere.

    By Aug. 17, 2021
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    Werner streamlines maintenance with in-house digital tool

    Breakdown Management has dropped call time 67%, reduced driver dwell time 52% for each maintenance event, and could save the carrier 30% in warranty dollars this year.

    By Aug. 9, 2021
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    Schneider's containers struggle to flow through clogged intermodal networks

    The average unload dwell time for customers has increased 70% from the 2019 comparable period, President and CEO Mark Rourke said.

    By Aug. 2, 2021
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    Tesla further delays Semi production amid component shortages

    UPS has the largest single pre-order for 125 Semis, but the logistics provider said it is "waiting on the market."

    By July 27, 2021
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    With autonomous trucks on the horizon, insurance questions need answers

    TuSimple is working with Liberty Mutual Insurance to create a coverage product for when driverless trucks are deployed at scale.

    By July 26, 2021
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    M&A intensifies as carriers seek 'holistic' portfolio

    Uber Freight, Knight-Swift and others are making moves toward bigger books of business.

    By July 23, 2021
  • FMC starts permanent program to oversee detention, demurrage

    The agency said it will audit the nine largest ocean carriers and review their billing practices.

    By Matt Leonard • July 21, 2021
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    Giant Eagle to convert hundreds of trucks to alternate fuel

    The grocer plans to invest $100 million over the next decade to cut emissions, aiming to halve its carbon dioxide output by 2030.

    By Jeff Wells • July 20, 2021
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    Hyzon targets regional hauls for hydrogen trucks, begins trading on Nasdaq

    The company has focused on rolling out trucks in Europe, but CEO Craig Knight expects "substantial uptake in the U.S. market" next year.

    By July 19, 2021
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    Walmart adds carrier partners to new Project Gigaton pillar

    Reducing scope 3 transportation emissions can be achieved through more efficient routing, equipment and zero-emissions vehicles, one senior official said.

    By Matt Leonard • July 14, 2021
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    Why US Xpress bet on AVs

    CEO Eric Fuller said the company's investment approach is a "longer-term strategic play." But each fleet must weigh multiple factors before making a decision.

    By July 13, 2021
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    'Electric is not easy': Cities plan for more battery EVs in refuse fleets

    "If I ordered a truck and I got it in nine months, it may sit for 14 months waiting for the ability to plug it in," one Los Angeles sanitation official said at WasteExpo.

    By Maria Rachal • July 12, 2021
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    Amazon, UPS say hydrogen is further down the road than electric

    Near-term sustainability talk often centers on battery-electric, but the technology and market for heavy-duty BEVs is lagging, executives said.

    By July 6, 2021
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    The sun is setting on fleets that rely on 3G for telematics

    The transition away from 3G can be costly and complex, but trucking firms that don't move to 4G may put their businesses in jeopardy.

    By June 29, 2021
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    Fleets confront cargo theft with caution, oversight and tech

    Schneider maintained a zero-theft status, despite thefts involving tractor-trailers increasing 29% from 2019 to 2020.

    By June 14, 2021
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    JB Hunt tests Waymo trucks as fleets bet big on autonomous hauls

    The trucks are set to haul freight between Houston and Fort Worth along Interstate 45, as many driverless operations focus on middle mile routes.

    By June 11, 2021