Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's purchase of a large stake in truck stop operator Pilot Flying J and his plans to eventually take control of the business look like a contrarian bet.
Pilot Flying J, the largest truck-stop operator, will be acquired in stages by Berkshire Hathaway, as CEO Warren Buffett seeks a new growth play.
Hino will expand its West Virginia factory to build and sell Class 7-8 trucks to the U.S.
Manufacturers, dealers and users of waste-hauling trucks are expanding fleets and staff in hurricane zones to aide massive cleanup.
Freight spot rates are rising in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma as the industry responds to shipping demands from the affected regions.
Truck manufacturers and suppliers like Daimler and Michelin are investing in and acquiring startups to stay at the forefront of technology.
E-commerce sales keep outstripping general retail sales growth, and XPO Logistics is responding with plans to nearly double the number of its so-called last-mile hubs in the U.S.
Trucking analysts fear widespread industry disruption as Hurricane Irma bears down on the Eastern Seaboard, especially if it hits freight distribution centers in George and North Carolina.
States and cities are competing to serve as testing sites for self-driving vehicle, with huge stakes in the multitrillion-dollar industry.