The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to split up the 5.9 GHz “safety spectrum” frequency previously set aside for use in transportation for vehicle-to-everything technologies, a plan that has prompted dire warnings from departments of transportation and various transportation and safety groups.
An analysis of electronic logging device data by eRoad has shown recently implemented changes to the hours-of-service regulations have not had a big impact on user operations.
ZF recently announced that Jon Morrison, president of its commercial vehicle control systems division, will retire at the end of the year and will be succeeded by Julien Plenchette, the company’s Americas region OEM truck, bus, car and fleet business leader.
Erin Gilchrist Rugg, the 2019 Fleet Manager of the Year winner and former fleet director for Safelite Autoglass, has joined drive-away company Transport Solutions of America (TSOA) as its SVP of marketing and business development.
Global express-services provider DHL is piloting four BYD Class 8 battery-electric tractors in the Los Angeles area, just in time for the peak holiday shipping season.
Cummins brings together every phase of the hydrogen energy cycle, from production using electrolyzers, to onboard mobile and stationary storage tanks and the fuel cells that power electric trucks, buses and trains.
Navistar has given its International HX Series, first introduced in 2016, a major overhaul, bringing in modern technology and driver-focused features while keeping a classic look. It believes the new severe-service truck will help it expand its presence in the construction market.
While preliminary data shows that used Class 8 volumes dropped 10% month-over-month in October, they are still 10% up compared to the first 10 months of 2019, according to ACT Research.