Carriers and truck drivers providing direct emergency assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic can operate under the ongoing hours of service waiver for at least another two months. Arizona Trucking Association recognizes carriers, drivers for safety. The post CCJ Daily Dispatch, Dec. 3: COVID-19 hours of service waiver extended first appeared on Commercial Carrier Journal.
North American Class 8 net orders hit the third-highest total on-record last month – 52,600 units according to preliminary data released by FTR Wednesday. Orders climbed 31% month-over-month and jumped three-fold from November 2019. Heavy truck orders for the past 12 months now stand at 250,000 units. “The Class 8 market is trying to rebalance […]
The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection on Tuesday released its State Climate Strategy, and included in the new outline is the possibility of the Silver State adopting the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Clean Truck Program, which the Golden State adopted in June. The CARB regulation aims to accelerate California’s transition to zero-emissions by calling […]
In partnership with global non-profit Smart Freight Centre, Shell Lubricants is sponsoring the sustainable freight expert’s Smart Transport Manager Training. The program is designed to educate fleet managers on reducing carbon emissions, increasing efficiencies and cutting costs throughout their entire supply chain. The post Shell launches sustainability training for fleet managers first appeared on Commercial […]
Managing fuel costs when fuel prices are low will put fleets ahead when fuel prices rise because they will have implemented good fuel management procedures. The post Commentary: Managing fuel costs first appeared on Commercial Carrier Journal.
Engines with Acumen can securely communicate information through cellular connectivity and provide both Cummins and Freightliner with a deeper understanding of how vehicles operate in different environments and various duty cycles. The post Cummins set to debut new smart connected engine in Cascadia first appeared on Commercial Carrier Journal.
The company claims Motiv-powered vehicles offer fleets more than 99% uptime and up to 85% operation and maintenance cost savings compared to internal combustion engine vehicles. The post Motiv Power Systems intros 5th Gen electric chassis first appeared on Commercial Carrier Journal.
During the recent reveal for the all-electric 2022 Ford Transit, Ford CEO and President Jim Farley made it clear that his company was on board with all-electric vehicles, California style. The post Ford still working on fuel cell while banking largely on all-electric first appeared on Commercial Carrier Journal.