PodcastWhat the Truck?!?

What The Truck?!? – October 26, 2018

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Episode Summary:

JP and Chad slug a Sweetwater IPA and Brooklyn Lager. Then, they tackle the headlines of the week: Tesla posts epic earnings beat, FMCSA will no longer assume a commercial driver “is always a human” as it prods autonomous trucking, Whitepaper: TransportTech venture capital trending hot. Then, they bring back the Big Deal, Little Deal? What’s the deal with JP?

Episode Notes:

Tesla posts epic earnings beat

FMCSA will no longer assume a commercial driver “is always a human” as it prods autonomous trucking

Whitepaper: TransportTech venture capital trending hot. 

Big Deal, Little Deal?

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About the show:

What the Truck?!? is FreightWaves’ irreverent podcast breaking down the biggest stories in transportation and logistics. Join FreightWaves writers John Paul Hampstead and Chad Prevost on Friday afternoons as we discuss all things freight.

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One Comment

  1. Hey guys! You’ve mentioned several problems over the last few podcasts with the longevity of batteries as an alternative fuel source. Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles like the (Honda FCX Clarity) pose a solution to this problem. Just wondering if you guys have an opinion on this tech.

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