Today’s Pickup: Bendix makes advanced safety systems available for older truck models

Today’s Pickup: Bendix makes advanced safety systems available for older truck models

Bendix is now making its advanced safety systems available for retrofit for models where it was not factory-installed. Plus, U.S. finds little support for postal rate changes, detention time increasing and air cargo boom may be over.

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Port Report: global box-terminal operator DP World reports revenues of US$5.65 billion

Port Report: global box-terminal operator DP World reports revenues of US$5.65 billion

International terminal mega-operator, DP World, has announced a solid set of results for 2018. Revenues, earnings before interest taxation depreciation and amortization (EBITDA), and net profit all substantially increased last year compared to 2017. Acquisitions and increased box volumes drove revenues and profits. DP World has announced investment plans for 2019.

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Today’s Pickup: Volvo begins California test of connected vehicle technology

Today’s Pickup: Volvo begins California test of connected vehicle technology

Volvo has started testing connected vehicle technology in California, plus Michigan governor pitches fuel tax hike, California legislator wants to phase out diesel engines and Alibaba buys into delivery company.

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Today’s Pickup: New electric option for Ford chassis; Colorado lowers driving age; cargo volumes thrive in Long Beach

Today’s Pickup: New electric option for Ford chassis; Colorado lowers driving age; cargo volumes thrive in Long Beach

The Motiv EPIC all-electric chassis will be installed on Ford F-59 glider chassis at a Detroit Custom Chassis plant. Also, Colorado passes bill lowering the commercial truck driving age and the Port of Long Beach sees near-record volumes.

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