Truck Transport

NRDC: Bold Transport Bill sets an innovative path

WASHINGTON – The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unveiled a bold surface transportation bill, the INVEST in America law, today. Key aspects of the bill include focusing on historic investments in mass transit and intercity rail, and the electrification of our fleets of cars, trucks and buses. It also includes …

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Global automotive and heavy equipment industry to 2030

DUBLIN, June 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The “Global Automotive and Heavy Equipment Market Report 2021: Impact of COVID-19 and Recovery to 2030” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This report provides strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global automotive and …

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Shortages Slow truck production | Trader in tanker transport

Semiconductor shortages Slow truck production WAlthough many more trucks are needed to handle the freight growth generated by the economic recovery and government stimulus measures, truck production continues to be severely constrained by shortages of semiconductors and various other components, according to the research company FTR. Semiconductor shortages Slow truck …

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WA brings Instruckta to motorist truck safety

Date: 05.31.2021 Transafe WA initiative aims to meet critical needs for increased education An artist’s impression of Instruckta Western Australia’s industry body, Transafe WA, is seeking to make its Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI) public education initiative a reality. It will be “Instruckta” – a custom truck and semi-trailer that …

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Albertsons Makes First Commercial Delivery of 100% Electric Refrigerated Groceries to the United States with a Class 8 Truck; Volvo Trucks and AEM

Albertsons Companies, the second-largest grocery chain in the United States, recently took delivery of two Volvo VNR Electric trucks at its distribution center in Irvine, California. Volvo Trucks North America’s VNR Electric models are the first zero-exhaust, battery-electric Class 8 trucks to be deployed in the Albertsons Cos. Company’s fleet, …

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Volvo Trucks customer Albertsons makes the country’s first 100% zero-emission commercial refrigerated grocery delivery with a Class 8 truck

“We are delighted to continue our long term partnership with Albertsons Cos. As they begin their journey to electrify their fleet and achieve this momentous achievement of fully zero emission grocery delivery,” said Peter Voorhoeve, President, Volvo Trucks North America. “Albertsons’ commitment to the sustainable development of the company is …

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Reinventing the way goods are shipped across the country

Katerina Jones is Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Fleet advantage, a leading innovator in the business analysis of truck fleets, equipment financing and life cycle cost management. The opinions expressed here are those of the author. Related: Grocers and distributors to leverage fleet truck usage data during …

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Daimler Truck strives to address regional weaknesses

As Daimler Truck prepares for its independent future later this year, the company is focusing on its financial weaknesses in certain regions, while focusing on the development of zero-emission trucks, explained Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Truck AG, during a strategic day of May 20. While Daimler Truck holds a …

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MPs hit marijuana grows | New

LANCASTER – Lancaster Sheriff’s Station MPs teamed up with the California Department of Fish and Game and the California Highway Patrol on Wednesday for a joint operation to tackle illegal water thefts linked to illegal marijuana grow sites . Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department personnel arrested four people for conspiring …

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Biden takes the turn in Ford’s electric F-150

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] On May 18, President Joe Biden made an unscheduled stop at a Ford Motor Co. test track outside of Detroit, where he hopped into the company’s new all-electric F-150 pickup truck and drove a lap. “This sucker is fast,” …

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KAG announces future management team

KAG President and CEO Bruce Blaise is retiring. Charlie DeLacey as CEO and Grant Mitchell as COO and President. Tweet this According to Blaise, “Planning for this transition has been in place for several years now and these two talented leaders are well positioned to take KAG to the next …

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DVIDS – News – SOUTH DAKOTA GUARD PARTNERS WITH KENTUCKY DEPOT IN ANNUAL ARMY AMMUNITION PREPARATION EXERCISE

On a beautiful morning from Blue Grass Army depot, the 1742nd Transportation Company leaves through the last facility security gate… final destination Sioux Falls, SD (Photo credit: SFC Rebecca E. Wood)SEE THE ORIGINALRICHMOND, KY – The South Dakota National Guardsmen of the 1742nd Transportation Company found themselves away from home …

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Air France-KLM, Total, Groupe ADP and Airbus join forces to decarbonize air transport and achieve the first long-haul flight powered by sustainable aviation fuel produced in France

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Regulatory news: Air France-KLM, Total (Paris: FP) (LSE: TTA) (NYSE: TOT), Groupe ADP and Airbus join forces to carry out the first long-haul flight powered by Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)1 produced in France. Today at 3:40 p.m., Air France flight 342 took off from Terminal 2E at …

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Managing customer supply chains in a digital world

New technology offerings that promise to solve a myriad of supply chain issues are hitting the market almost daily. An influx of options – combined with a pandemic-fueled push to become more tech-savvy – has made it harder than ever for companies to know which solutions are worth adopting. Additionally, …

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Average service sales increase in April to erase 19,000

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] In April, US retail sales in Classes 4-7 increased 23.9% to more than 19,000 vehicles, reflecting gains across all segments, WardsAuto.com reported. Sales reached 19,431 against 15,686 a year earlier. Year-to-date sales have increased 18.3% to 79,185 from 66,957 …

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