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  • Test drive: Mack MD model September 27, 2023
    As recently as four or five years ago, if you saw Mack on a job site it was probably one of a few things: a Granite dump, a Pinnacle (or maybe a Titan) dropping off a load, or a really, really old Freedom – or even older D Model.
  • California governor vetoes driverless trucking bill September 23, 2023
    Gov. Gavin Newsom said AB 316 was unnecessary for the regulation and oversight of heavy-duty autonomous vehicle technology in California, as existing law provides sufficient authority to create the appropriate regulatory framework.
  • Will there be a diesel fuel shortage in 2023? September 20, 2023
    The current mismatch of crude for refiners suggests lower prices for gasoline lie ahead, but higher prices for diesel – likely the tipping point in accelerating a trucking capacity rebalancing.
  • Teamsters call for investigation of Yellow bankruptcy September 20, 2023
    Yellow is six weeks into a liquidation process in which former rivals Estes Express Lines and Old Dominion Freight Line have submitted competing bids in excess of $1 billion for its assets.
  • Parts and labor costs drop in Q2 September 18, 2023
    Combined parts and labor costs for the top 25 VMRS codes fell 1.3% in the second quarter from the first, and labor costs decreased for the first time in the past year.
  • Volvo spells out its zero emission plan September 15, 2023
    Trucking's transition to zero emission will be the largest undertaking since the industry moved away from horse and buggy.
  • Study highlights path to readying grid for electric fleets September 13, 2023
    The study demonstrates how three different infrastructure strategies – electric network reconfiguration, multi-value grid infrastructure upgrades, and non-wires solutions – can meet the identified needs.
  • Vedder Transportation Group acquired by TFI September 13, 2023
    With the acquisition of Vedder Transportation Group, TFI expands its liquid and dry bulk food-grade tanker services to Western Canada.

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