An appeals court panel has reversed a lower court’s preliminary injunction protecting California’s trucking industry from the state’s onerous AB5 law – a law that many believe virtually eliminates the traditional trucking owner-operator model in the state.
April 28, 2021
A California Air Resources Board executive order acknowledges mobile fueling technology achieves the nation's strictest air quality standards.
March 4, 2021
Two new Neste MY Renewable Diesel stations will be located in Stockton and Lodi, California.
December 16, 2020
One of the lawsuits challenging California’s controversial ABC test as it applies to the trucking industry, where it will widely disrupt the owner-operator model, suffered a setback in the California Court of Appeals.
November 19, 2020
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.
November 17, 2020
California voters approved Proposition 22, agreeing with the gig economy companies that the state’s strict ABC test set forth in last year’s controversial AB5 law should not apply to drivers such as those for Uber and Lyft. What does this mean for trucking?
November 4, 2020
Analysis of Texas and California transportation subsidy programs reveals an electric-only focus fails.
October 27, 2020
Although changes to federal hours of service rules go into effect Sept. 29 offering more flexibility to trucking, if you operate only in California, you will not be able to use any of the new options, according to the Western States Trucking Association.
September 22, 2020
Oral arguments in front of an appeals court raise concerns that trucking’s challenge to California’s controversial AB5 independent contractor legislation could face an uphill battle.
September 3, 2020
The California Air Resources Board approved sweeping new emissions regulations affecting heavy-duty trucks sold in the state. Truck and engine makers decried the new rule.
August 28, 2020
Neste, a producer of renewable diesel, opened four new fueling stations in northern and central California.
July 28, 2020
The McLane Company Inc. recently deployed Orange EV T-Series electric terminal trucks to its McLane Foodservice distribution center in Riverside, California.
July 8, 2020
The new California Air Resources Board standard mandates that by 2045, every new truck sold in California will be zero-emission.
June 25, 2020
The installation of DC fast chargers at three Love’s Travel Stops along Highway 99 expands the West Coast Electric Highway and takes a big step in the electrification of commercial fleets.
June 23, 2020
Results of a study by electric utilities in Washington, Oregon, and California call for the installation of charging sites along the I-5 for medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks to reduce pollution caused by freight transport along the Pacific Coast.
June 22, 2020