New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy proposed a record $40.9 billion budget supported by a millionaire’s tax that would help underpin record spending on New Jersey Transit, pensions and schools.
The 2018 fatal crash of a Tesla Inc. SUV, in which an Apple Inc. employee was playing a game on his company-issued phone and the car veered into a divider, highlights the “misuses of technology,” a U.S. investigator said Feb. 25.
ATLANTA — Honesty and communication are the best techniques to help fleets and service dealers work together, according to representatives from both sides of that relationship.
New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has indicated a willingness to provide information to the federal government on individuals enrolling or renewing their applications for Trusted Traveler Programs, but remains adamant in his refusal to provide state Department of Motor Vehicles database information.
ATLANTA — Mack Trucks announced an active steering option, Command Steer, for its Anthem models that monitors road conditions at nearly 2,000 times per second using truck-mounted sensors to help maintain directional stability, for instance, on rough roads, in high winds or during blowouts.
ATLANTA — CIE Manufacturing presented the Revere, a new line of chassis, Feb. 24 at American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting.
ATLANTA — Incoming Technology & Maintenance Council Chairman Stacy Earnhardt was among four industry professionals honored with the Silver Spark Plug Feb. 24.
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence improved slightly in February, rising to a reading of 130.7, the highest point since August.
Joe Hete will step down as chief executive of Wilmington’s Air Transport Services Group Inc. in May and will be replaced by Rich Corrado, the air transport company said Feb. 25.
The shipping industry will remain volatile for most of 2020 as the coronavirus outbreak in China upends the global supply chain, said the head of the largest U.S. container port.
ATLANTA — The Technology & Maintenance Council’s study group on fleet maintenance management created a new task force to focus on hiring military personnel for trucking industry roles.
Home Depot reported a better-than-expected fourth quarter with strong comparable-store sales.
LONDON — Share prices around the world, particularly in Japan, took a hit Feb. 25 amid mounting fears about the economic impact of the new coronavirus outbreak.
Amazon is opening its first cashier-less supermarket, the latest sign that the online retailing giant is serious about shaking up the $800 billion grocery industry.
ATLANTA — As manufacturers and technology developers introduce electric-powered trucks and continue to test automated driving systems, American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council is taking steps to help fleets navigate the complexity of these emerging technologies.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s effort to update long-standing federal environmental permitting guidelines received a resounding endorsement on Feb. 24 from a group of business and freight stakeholders.
The nationwide average price of diesel fuel declined by less than a cent per gallon Feb. 24, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Amtrak's "on-time performance" for its increasingly popular passenger trains is sliding to new lows, and it says that slow-moving freight trains that use the same tracks are to blame.
ATLANTA — Michelin Services and Solutions is a major step in helping trucking companies lessen the pain of fleet trailer repairs and maintenance, Michelin North America said of its new digital services platform.
ATLANTA — Alcoa Wheels introduced a new wheel for heavy-truck applications that the company said is the lightest wheel it has produced, and which features a design that reduces contact with the wheel hub, which it said can combat corrosion.