TA Customers, Employees Raise More Than $200,000 to Help Truckers

Customers and employees of TravelCenters of America raised $211,115 for the St. Christopher Trucker Development and Relief Fund, through their first ever Band Together fund raising promotion during October.

Outlook for Highway Reauthorization Unclear after Election

The landslide Republican victory will change the transportation players on the House side, but there is no clear signal that even with this new leadership Congress has the political will to solve the key problem of funding the federal highway program.

GM introducing 2012 LaCrosse with new eAssist light electrification system as standard

Powertrain of the 2012 LaCrosse with eAssist. Click to enlarge.

GM is unveiling the 2012 Buick LaCrosse with eAssist—incorporating its second-generation belt-alternator-starter (BAS) hybrid technology—which increases fuel economy by 25% compar…

Study reviews pathways for recycling CO2 into fuels using renewable or nuclear energy; concludes co-electrolysis with FT production of fuels could be cost-competitive with diesel or gasoline

Estimate of synthetic fuel cost versus electricity price using (a) constant operation, (b) the same assumptions but with highly
intermittent operation (a 20% capacity factor); and operating the electrolyzer at a higher current density with (c) cons…

Increase in rail, truck shipments points to economic recovery

After about 17 months on furlough, Heather Herbst this year returned to her full-time job working on the railroad.“Business is up, and I’m glad to be back,” said Herbst, an Olathe resident and conductor for BNSF Railway, the …