Trucking firms add automated scheduling software

July 3, 2024

Category: Shipping

Making appointments to pick up loads had been a difficult task to automate, but Qued software has helped save R.E. Garrison roughly 60 hours in staff time during its first two months of use, according to the release. Qued’s software […]

VW to invest $5 bn in EV maker Rivian, establishing joint venture

June 26, 2024

Category: Vehicles

German auto giant Volkswagen will invest $5 billion in US electric vehicle maker Rivian and create a joint venture expected to produce technology used by both automakers, the companies announced Tuesday. The collaboration includes a direct $3 billion investment by […]

Material testing technique could boost safety for travelers

June 10, 2024

Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) Civil and Natural Resource Engineering Professor Derek Warner, alongside his research partners, has developed a method for faster and cheaper fatigue testing for materials in cars, ships and planes with […]

Impact & Regulations

DOT appoints acting AI chief to lead FMCSA

June 26, 2024

Via: Transport Dive

The length of White’s tenure as the FMCSA’s top official will likely be determined by the outcome of this year’s presidential election. But his promotion to acting FMCSA chief and deputy administrator at the trucking industry’s primary safety regulator reflects […]


Sustainable electrification: Managing resource demands for future electric vehicles

June 25, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

With goals to limit CO2 emissions, many countries have set targets to phase out internal combustion vehicles in favor of electric vehicles (EVs). Japan has set a target for 20%–30% of all car sales to be battery electric vehicles (BEVs) […]