Clusterstock  Jun 21  Comment 
A 1960s 'Chicken War' is partly responsible for the boom of American pickup trucks.  The US slapped tariffs on German-made trucks in retaliation for similar taxes on American frozen chicken. The tax on trucks still hasn't been lifted. The...
New York Times  Jun 21  Comment 
Low-speed torque and whisper-quiet operation make electric vehicles an attractive alternative for commercial uses, and the incognito answer to Teslas and Bolts.
Reuters  Jun 21  Comment 
On a flattened mountaintop a two-and-half-hour drive south of Chongqing in southwest China, a fleet of towering, red fracking trucks pumps chemicals and sand into a 1,500-metre horizontal well deep under the ground.
Bulk Transporter  Jun 20  Comment 
In a rite of summer, Congress again will consider a bill to repeal the 12% federal excise tax (FET) on the sale of heavy-duty trucks and trailers. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has introduced S. 3052, a companion bill to the “Heavy Truck,...
Clusterstock  Jun 20  Comment 
While Amazon fulfillment centers and other warehouses are full of technology, not all logistics executives and managers are gung-ho about all the automation options out there.  New research shows that 60% of warehouse managers and executives...
Wall Street Journal  Jun 17  Comment 
Big U.S. car makers are standing by many recent tech innovations to increase fuel efficiency, including smaller engines for pickup trucks, even as the Trump administration moves to relax gas-mileage standards.
MarketWatch  Jun 15  Comment 
Industrial production fell in May for the first time in four months, but the drop-off was largely the result of a major fire at an auto-parts supplier instead any weakness in the U.S. economy. Industrial production in the U.S. edged down by 0.1%...
Reuters  Jun 15  Comment 
Volkswagen Truck & Bus on Friday appointed mergers and acquisitions specialist Christian Schulz as its new finance chief, as the division seeks to tap capital markets to fund an expansion plan which could result in the acquisition of rival Navistar.
Financial Times  Jun 14  Comment 
The fall in the group’s share price reflects wider concerns than its loss to London
Bulk Transporter  Jun 13  Comment 
PORTLAND, OR. When it comes to the latest transportation technologies, the world’s largest truck maker certainly has the global wherewithal to cover all the bases. Indeed, despite the headline grabbing efforts of some startup companies working...

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