Volkswagen AG is open to sharing future autonomous-vehicle systems with other manufacturers as it races to catch up with the likes of Waymo LLC in cost-intensive technologies that could transform the way people and goods move, according to an executive at the German automaker.
WASHINGTON — The top Democrat on the surface transportation committee in the U.S. Senate warned that comprehensive highway policy legislation his panel advanced over the summer would languish in the chamber absent the contributions from the committees responsible for the Highway Trust Fund, freight transportation and public transit.
Federal indictments unsealed last month in Utah allege that 10 individuals participated in a decadelong scheme to pay a senior FedEx Ground manager in the state $1 million in bribes to steer business to trucking companies complicit in the plan, netting the companies hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent and unauthorized contracts.
Brazil’s largest-ever auction of oil deposits flopped, sending the real tumbling, after state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA did most of the bidding while other major oil companies stayed away.
NEW YORK — Walmart and Tesla have settled a lawsuit filed by the retail giant alleging that Tesla installed rooftop solar panels that caught fire.
New Jersey Transit is seeking private partners to help transport “a stadium’s worth of people” — plus newly arriving megamall crowds.
Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk set a date for the debut of the electric-car maker’s first pickup and further tied the truck to the famous sci-fi movie that inspired its design.
The California Air Resources Board has proposed a regulation requiring that manufacturers sell a set percentage of zero-emissions battery-electric and fuel cell trucks beginning with model year 2024.
Volvo Trucks announced the start of sales of Volvo FL and Volvo FE electric trucks in selected markets within Europe, including for distribution and refuse hauling, as the region faces increasing demand for environmentally conscious urban transport.
Uber Technologies Inc.’s self-driving test car that struck and killed a pedestrian last year wasn’t programmed to recognize and react to jaywalkers, according to documents released by U.S. safety investigators.
Titanium Transportation Group was profitable in the third quarter of 2019, but earnings were below 2018’s strong numbers.
Wabash National Corp. reported higher earnings and record third-quarter revenue, citing growth in final-mile and commercial trailer products, and higher sales prices.
Silicon Valley Lawyer David Estrada is taking on a new role at Nuro Inc., a Mountain View, Calif.-based self-driving car startup founded by two of his former Google colleagues and backed by nearly $1 billion from SoftBank Group Corp.’s Vision Fund.
The days of relentless production growth from U.S. shale oil fields are ending, potentially aiding OPEC’s yearslong effort to drain a worldwide supply glut, according to industry pioneers Scott Sheffield and Mark Papa.
Productivity in the U.S. unexpectedly posted the first decline in almost four years and labor costs accelerated, suggesting a pickup in efficiency earlier this year was more of a temporary shift.
Expeditors International said the ongoing trade disputes and the global economy nicked its profits and revenues in the third quarter of 2019, but the company did well in negotiating prices to make up for the downturn.
ATLANTA — Cummins Inc., underscoring its belief in the power of choice, announced its latest advances in fuel efficiency for its heavy-duty diesel engines and showcased hydrogen fuel cell technology in its own Class 8 demonstration model.
Supporters of the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement continue to pressure lawmakers on Capitol Hill to proceed with a vote on the trade deal, which was signed last year.
Jack Cooper Holdings Corp. has exited its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, the auto-hauling logistics company said Nov. 4.
Canada will resume shipments of pork and beef to China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, signaling the Asian nation has lifted an import ban imposed earlier this year.