Q&A: What Uber Freight Can Do for Small Fleets and Shippers

Since launching Uber Freight, Uber has seen controversies and lawsuits, increasing competition, and shut down its automated trucking division. We spoke with Eric Berdinis, senior product manager for Uber Freight, about the company’s progress.

Dana Showcases Global Electrification Portfolio

Dana Incorporated revealed its comprehensive Spicer Electrified with TM4 portfolio that includes fully integrated electro-mechanical propulsion systems such as gearboxes, electric motors, inverters, and thermal-management technologies.

Owner-Operator Group Slams Indiana Truck Toll Increase

In a letter to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association attacked the 35% increase to truck tolls on the Indiana Toll Road, calling them ineffective, punitive, and discriminatory.

Navistar already benefits from Traton alliance: Clarke

HANNOVER, Germany – Navistar is already realizing the benefits of extra purchasing power made possible through a 17% equity stake secured by Volkswagen Truck and Bus – recently rebranded as Traton Group. A related joint venture for procurement activiti…

Commercial drivers collect 10,709 citations in blitz

GREENBELT, Md. – Enforcement teams issued 57,405 citations and 87,907 warnings during Operation Safe Driver Week held July 15-21 and coordinated by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). About 51,000 officers interacted with 113,000 drivers of …

CTA calls for level playing field

TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling on governments to help level the competitive playing field as trucking companies grapple with thin margins and ever-escalating operating costs. In a submission to Canada’s Treasury Board, …

Daimler’s Daum: Trade war would have ‘no winners’

HANNOVER, Germany – The business of making trucks is booming at Daimler Truck and Bus. Sales for the company were up 13% in the first half of 2018, and orders are up 38%. “That’s why we’re equally optimistic about the…