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Several Mississippi Senators and Congressional Delegates have signed onto a letter opposing the EV mandate for commercial vehicles this week.  Mississippi’s U.S. Senators, Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, and members of the state’s congressional delegation, Trent Kelly,...
A renewable natural gas fueling station has opened up in New Jersey for heavy-duty trucks and other fleet vehicles.  Clean Energy Fuels Corp. opened the renewable natural gas (RNG) fueling station in Carney’s Point, New Jersey, along...

Cummins conducting layoffs to focus on “operational efficiencies”

Cummins Inc. is going through a round of layoffs in an attempt to improve business and operational efficiency, company representatives say.  Cummins has not specified...

Firefighters suing over natural-gas powered commercial vehicle explosion

Firefighters injured in an explosion caused by compressed natural gas fueling a burning semi truck are filing a lawsuit against multiple parties for the...

Bad GPS directions leave trucker teetering in “worst one to date”

Notoriously bad GPS directions led a trucker to near disaster in an incident the local sheriff’s office is calling the “worst one to date.” The...

‘Nobody really knows’ when company will see return on electric semi investment

A company in Utah has made the state’s first electric semi truck investment in an attempt to “be a part of the solution to...

Honda rolls out hydrogen-powered Class 8 concept truck

This week, Japanese automaker Honda gave the public a glimpse at a Class 8 concept truck powered by hydrogen fuel cells.

Kenworth shows off SuperTruck 2 at Las Vegas expo

On Tuesday, truck maker Kenworth gave the public a peek at the eye-catching SuperTruck 2 demonstrator vehicle.

Daimler wants to put self-driving semi trucks on the road by 2027

Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) gave the public a peek at the company's new self-driving Freightliner eCascadia "technology demonstrator" ahead of planned autonomous truck deployment by 2027.

Peterbilt introduces digital mirror system for Models 579 and 567

Truck maker Peterbilt Motors Company recently debuted a digital mirror system in select models.

ATA, OOIDA urges EPA to consider the “realities of trucking” in final emissions ruling

The American Trucking Associations released a statement urging the EPA to consider the “realities of trucking” in their final emissions standards ruling.  The American Trucking...

‘Generative AI’ self-driving truck company opens terminal near Dallas

A self-driving truck technology company has opened a new trucking terminal in a Dallas, Texas, suburb to fuel the company's commercial growth in the U.S.

Electric truck charging network needs “unicorn” sites in Southwest

Companies looking to build an electric truck charging network in the southwest will need to find “unicorn sites” in order to electrify the trucking...

Fleet of driverless big rigs to haul freight between Houston and Dallas by the end of 2024

Autonomous vehicle company Aurora Innovation, Inc. is gearing up for the commercial launch of driverless truck operations in Texas later this year.

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