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Landstar honors owner-ops, agents, customers

Landstar’s Star of Quality awards go to owner-ops and agents who regularly go above and beyond in performance in safety and service — March winners named here, as well as the agent Rookie of the Year award, which went to a former independent owner-op,…

A case for manual shifting, for less (not more) automation, for engagement on the long road

The incremental additions of automated features at highway speeds is ultimately an experiment with how much distraction the human brain can resist before it falls asleep at the wheel. Vehicle makers new and old, and end users, would do well to recogniz…

Peterbilt, Kenworth parent company Paccar names new CEO

Preston Feight, 51, has been with Paccar for 21 years, including tenures as president of DAF Trucks and vice president and general manager of Kenworth. He also held other roles at Kenworth, including chief engineer and assistant general manager of sale…

Nikola Plans a Different Truck Ownership Model for its Hydrogen and Electric Trucks

There’s water, water everywhere, and little of it being transformed into fuel. Nikola Motor wants to change that – as well as the way fleets pay for trucks and their fuel – as it rolls out the new hydrogen-powered Nikola Two.