Sunday, January 20, 2019

Toyota & Kenworth Collaborate on Emission Trucks

Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains.

Daimler marks a record year, expects strong market to continue

Daimler Trucks is coming off a record-setting year, having sold more than half a million trucks globally in 2018. Martin...

Daimler leaves platooning to focus on automation

Daimler Trucks has confirmed that truck platooning isn't right now reasonable, and will rather concentrate its endeavors on creating self-governing vehicles. This incorporates bringing...

UCR fees cheaper for 2019-2020

Unified Carrier Registration fees for trucking companies, brokers and freight forwarders for 2019, 2020 and beyond have been reduced from 2017 levels so...

Auction market will favor sellers into first half of 2019

This year has been a good one for sellers of used trucks and the early parts of 2019 are forecast to continue that trend. However,...

Split-sleeper berth homework annulled due to FMCSA’s push for quick HOS proposal

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has cancelled a study meant to gauge the safety aspects of allowing truck drivers to split...

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Daimler leaves platooning to focus on automation

Daimler Trucks has confirmed that truck platooning isn't right now reasonable, and will rather concentrate its endeavors on creating self-governing vehicles. This incorporates bringing...

UCR fees cheaper for 2019-2020

Unified Carrier Registration fees for trucking companies, brokers and freight forwarders for 2019, 2020 and beyond have been reduced from 2017 levels so...

Restricted government shutdown has little influence on FMCSA, FHWA operations

In a significant decision that rebukes a major 2014 ruling by a federal court, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has said that carriers...

Buying & selling equipment doesn’t have to be daunting

The lingering shutdown of certain portions of the federal government has little effect on employees at the two U.S. DOT agencies tasked with overseeing...

U.S. driver turnover is lowering

Truck driver turnover in the U.S. fell 11% in the second from last quarter, fixing two fourth of increments in the annualized beat rate....

California rejected own meal & break rules

California won't have the capacity to actualize its own state rest disrupt guidelines, on account of a Department of Transportation deciding that preceded Christmas....

Firestone truck tires price will increase

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations has announced a price increase for Firestone truck and bus tires sold in the U.S. and Canada.

2019: The Future in Truck Technology Begins

This year hasn't yet faded from the rear-view mirror, and I'm already looking forward to 2019. The technology advances we have been watching over...

Ford Debates Trucking, Driver Shortage with OTA Leaders

Ontario Premier Doug Ford was a guest of Challenger Motor Freight this week, as he toured the carrier’s Cambridge facility, stopped to chat with...

Truck driver workplace fatality rate hit record high in 2017

In a significant decision that rebukes a major 2014 ruling by a federal court, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has said that carriers...
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