Out of 280 initiatives in 34 states, voters cleared proposals in 23 states, providing $201 billion in backing.
Trucking industry won’t see election-sparked change as the 2016 election returns leave roughly 84 percent of current House Highways and Transit subcommittee are returning; Senate subcommittee remains intact.
The trucking industry faces high stakes in Tuesday’s election, with all but one of the House Highways and Transit subcommittee seats up for grabs as well as a third of the Senate transportation subcommittee positions.
Volvo, Freightliner, Mack and others are updating truck designs to protect drivers and prevent accidents, while regulators tackle safety with new rules.
Salt Lake City green truck start-up manufacturer Nikola Motor Co. will unveil plans for semi-truck, battery pack and giant charging network next month.
NHTSA says that vehicle recalls are almost never fully successful and on average take 18 months to finish, but Volvo Trucks North America did it in half that time.
Six companies now have contracts to build a so-called Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Prototype for the U.S. Postal Service. What features will they include?
Presidential candidates Clinton and Trump say they want to boost spending on U.S. transit arteries. But they differ on payment plans and level of detail.
Heavy-duty truckers employ lighter aluminum wheels, adaptive cruise control and other technologies designed to scale back diesel use. But electrification and biofuel adoption lag.
Economists and analysts blame the trucking industry slump on an inventory glut and hesitant consumers, coupled with tightening trucking regulations.