Behind the News: A New Type of Engine?

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Get insights behind the the top trucking news from April 2022 with HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge, Managing Editor Vesna Brajkovic and Equipment Editor Jim Park on this episode of HDT Talks Trucking.

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🎙 Today's topics include:

  • Achates Power developing an opposed-piston diesel engine that meets CARB's 2027 emissions regulations
  • Walmart's driver pay raises and private fleet development program
     

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