Experiencing the view from the passenger seat of a PlusDrive-equipped truck navigating a northern California rush hour.
In today’s edition of The Daily Dash, FMCSA seeks input on broker transparency, logistics is well represented on the Inc. 5000 list, truck orders returning and Daseke CFO talks the future of the company.
For electric trucks to really catch on, recharging time will have to be on par with a diesel fill-up. More powerful chargers like Tritium’s direct current charger that can juice up a vehicle to 80% in 15 minutes are on the way.
Kenworth is retiring its off-highway severe-service K500 cabover model after 14 years and just 283 units – all of them exports.
The largest manufacturer of heavy-duty trucks puts worker protections in place as it tries to make up for production lost to the coronavirus pandemic.
Daimler Trucks and Volvo Group, two truck makers lukewarm on hydrogen fuel cells, hedge their bets to leverage Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz fuel cell efforts for heavy-duty trucks.
The cost of hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric trucking could drop 50% by the end of the decade, making it competitive with other clean energy options and even conventional fuels like diesel.
Kenworth skipped the fanfare in showing its Class 8 autonomous truck for the first time ar CES 2020.