The Postal Service is testing TuSimple’s autonomous trucks on highway hauls and weighing info from Ford and others on self-driving vehicles for mail routes.
Truck maker Navistar International Corp. beat expectations with $3 billion in second-quarter sales and a 19 percent market share for core products.
Labor faces hurdles to duplicate situation at Los Angeles port where strike-plagued NFI Industries will leave amid labor disputes and new city lease terms.
Trucking companies that haul U.S. mail for the Postal Service on highway contract routes are grappling with changes to the $6.6 billion program.
Recent court decisions on California meal and rest break laws are friendlier for trucking companies but the battle over the Dynamex ABC test continues.
The ongoing incidents of mail trucks erupting into flames while being driven through neighborhoods endangers the public and mail carriers, say consumer safety advocates.
The Postal Service completed testing new mail truck prototypes in March and expects a request for production by fall but hasn’t announced the winning design.
Peterbilt and Kenworth truck maker Paccar Inc. reported higher first-quarter 2019 financial results due to strong global truck demand and its record truck deliveries.
Venture capital funding for freight tech companies doubled in 2018, reports CB Insights, and 2019’s strong start includes third-round funding for Next Trucking.
Trial attorneys say new American Bar Association-sanctioned board certification in truck accident law will distinguish top legal talent and boost truck safety.
Trucking companies looking to buy trucks or real estate or needing working capital can tap loans backed by the Small Business Administration, but limits apply.