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Truck maker Volvo announced plans to increase heavy truck production capacity by opening a new plant in Mexico within the next two years.
Over $1 million worth of stolen semi trucks are still missing from a trucking company nearly a month after the crime occurred.  The theft happened on March 14th at around 9 p.m. in Puslinch, Ontario, Canada.  According to...

Malware targeting ELDs could allow hackers to take control of semi trucks, researchers say

Colorado State University (CSU) researchers say that cybersecurity vulnerabilities in Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) could allow hackers to take control of semi trucks, steal data, or "even disrupt entire fleets."

It’ll take a $1 trillion infrastructure investment to fully electrify the U.S. trucking fleet, study says

A study released on Tuesday claims that it will take a staggering amount of money to build and power the infrastructure to fully electrify the U.S. trucking fleet.

Feds share plan to create national electric semi freight corridors by 2040

The White House recently released a plan to create national electric semi freight corridors by 2040.

Self-driving truck platoons to haul freight between Ohio and Indiana later this year

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced plans to deploy self-driving truck platoons to haul customer freight between Ohio and Indiana later this year.

Pennsylvania begins work zone enforcement with vehicle-mounted speed cameras

Officials in Pennsylvania have officially started enforcing a program that uses vehicle-mounted speed cameras in work zones to target dangerous drivers.

Cummins Inc. introduces diesel engine designed to be 2027 EPA and CARB compliant

This week, Cummins Inc. announced the launch of its "most efficient heavy-duty diesel engine ever," designed for the North American heavy-duty on-highway market. On February...

Companies are using autonomous trucks to haul refrigerated loads for top fast food chains

Kodiak Robotics, Inc. is deploying driverless truck technology to haul refrigerated loads for top fast food chains, the company said on Thursday.

Digital freight broker Convoy resurrected after company closure last year

Digital freight broker Convoy is relaunching just a few months after the company shuttered core operations last fall.

FMCSA warns truckers about fake safety audit email scam

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is asking truckers to be on the alert for a fake safety audit email scam.

Waymo issues recall after two self-driving cars hit the same towed pickup truck

Autonomous vehicle technology company Waymo has issued a voluntary recall after a pair of crashes that occurred in Phoenix in December.

Digital freight broker in Chicago acquires similar SoCal service

A Chicago-based digital freight broker has acquired a similar service in Southern California as companies in the sector continue to struggle.  CDL 1000 acquired Next...

‘World’s first’ fully autonomous truck yard now in operation in Texas

A vehicle technology company announced that the "world's first" fully autonomous truck yard is currently in operation at a large distribution center in Texas.

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