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Feds want service improvement updates from 4 Class I railroads

May 6, 2022

Category: Shipping

The Surface Transportation Board has instructed four U.S.-based Class I railroads each to submit a report outlining how they expect to improve rail service. The board is also asking for additional data on operations and employment from all the Class […]


Penske Truck Leasing Expands in Washington State

April 22, 2022

Category: Shipping

Penske Truck Leasing announced it opened a new facility in Everett, Wash., that offers consumer and commercial truck rental, full-service truck leasing and contract truck fleet maintenance. It is also outfitted with the company’s proprietary fully digital and voice-directed preventive […]


Shell sorry for buying Russian crude, pledges to withdraw from all Russian oil & gas

March 8, 2022

Shell first announced its intention to exit its joint ventures with Russia’s Gazprom and related entities about a week ago. These include a 27.5 per cent stake in the Sakhalin-II liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility, its 50 per cent stake […]


Vehicles

Hyundai Announces $5.5 Billion EV Plant in Georgia

May 20, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Hyundai Motor Group confirmed May 20 the company will spend $5.5 billion on a huge electric vehicle plant near Savannah that will employ thousands — a deal Georgia’s governor called the largest economic development project in the state’s history. Hyundai […]


Impact & Regulations

House Passes Fuel Price Gouging Bill

May 19, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Legislation that aims to expand federal provisions against price gouging in the marketplace for gasoline and other fuels passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 19. By a 217 to 207 party-line vote, the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging […]


Vehicles

Used truck auction prices slipping but still historically high

May 19, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Used truck auction prices dipped in April as freight demand softened, but the doubling in cost of acquiring low-mileage pre-owned equipment over the last year will take months to return to anything resembling normal. And even with the peak crested, […]


Vehicles

Hacker Finds Way to Unlock Tesla Models, Start Cars

May 18, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. customers might love the carmakers’ nifty keyless entry system, but one cybersecurity researcher has demonstrated how the same technology could allow thieves to drive off with certain models of the electric vehicles. A hack effective on the Tesla […]