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Investors Targeting Truck Software

Embark Trucks Inc., the first autonomous trucking software company to hit the highway, is the latest to join the Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) parade to public trading. The Mountain View, Calif., startup, founded in 2016…

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TuSimple Partnering With Ryder

TuSimple partnering with Ryder System Inc to Expand Nationwide Autonomous Trucking Ryder maintenance facilities in the Southern U.S. to serve as terminals for TuSimple’s expanding Autonomous Freight Network Autonomous trucking software developer TuSimple will...

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XL Fleet & eNow, Launch Reefer Project

XL Fleet, a provider of vehicle electrification solutions, has announced a development and supply agreement with eNow, a provider of solar and battery-powered systems for fully electric transport refrigeration units (eTRUs) for Class 8 commercial…

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Uber Freight Acquiring Transplace

Uber Freight announced last month it is acquiring Transplace for about $2.25 billion, saying the move will create one of the leading logistics technology platforms, with one of the largest and most comprehensive managed transportation…

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Young Truckers Turning To Apps

Among truck drivers, the lack of available truck parking ranks as a top concern. To help location parking while on the road, many commercial truck drivers — especially younger ones – have turned to mobile apps…

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Truck Electrification ‘A Realty’

With the total cost of electric-vehicle ownership for some commercial applications already beating out internal-combustion engines, ACT Research predicts that electrification of the Class 4-8 commercial vehicle market in the U.S. and Canada will top…

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Orders Rising For Driver-Less Trucks

TuSimple has received 6,775 reservations for a new line of SAE Level 4 International LT Series autonomous trucks. The trucks will be equipped with TuSimple’s advanced autonomous driving system and manufactured by Navistar beginning in…

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Volvo & Mack Opened Training Site

In an effort to support customers in the western U.S. and Canada, as well as battery-electric vehicle training efforts for the Volvo VNR Electric and Mack LR Electric, Volvo and Mack Trucks announced the companies…

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Shortages Slow Truck Production

While significantly more trucks are needed to handle the freight growth generated by the economic recovery and government stimulus, truck production continues to be substantially limited by shortages of semi-conductors and various other components, according…

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EV Expansion Plan Includes Trucking

The Biden administration has confirmed that the trucking industry will be included in its electric vehicle (EV) expansion strategy and will be eligible for federal grants.
A new guidance document released in April by U.S…

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