Shipping giant UPS is partnering with Kenworth to make big rigs more fuel efficient as part of the Department of Energy’s latest SuperTruck II project.
The amount of freight hauled by the trucking industry surged 9.5 percent in April compared with the same month a year earlier.
The cost of labor and fuel — the two largest trucking industry expenses — are rising at their fastest rate in years, adding pressure to manufacturers and retailers to raise the price of their goods.
Ford is recalling 2018 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks because a defect with the hydraulic parking brake cable may cause the vehicles to move unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash.
Diesel prices have jumped 22 percent from a year ago and hit the highest level in 41 months.
Frito-Lay Inc. will pay $6.5 million to settle a three-year wage and meal and rest break dispute to California drivers after a federal judge approved the deal May 4.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a second warning Monday urging owners not to drive their 2006 Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series pickup trucks until Takata air bags are fixed.
Freightliner unveiled its new diesel-powered refuse truck – the 2018 EconicSD – at WasteExpo, a waste management and recycling conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
The used big rig market is sluggish and is likely to get worse, according to trucking industry analysts.
Technology problems with electronic logging devices continue to plague small-business truckers trying to comply with a federal mandate to use the equipment to digitally track their driving hours.
A scientific advisory panel said Monday more research must be done by the U.S. Department of Transportation before regulations are relaxed on truck size and weight limits.