Live from Freightliner’s self-driving truck event: Photos, tweets and video of Freightliner Inspiration, SuperTruck

The truck maker is giving trucking industry press the opportunity to see the trucks up close and drive them and ride in them today, May 6. CCJ's Equipment Editor, Jack Roberts and News Editor, James Jaillet, are on hand at the event, where they'll be ...

Walmart’s lonely search for an altfuel strategy

The search for a viable alternative fuel strategy can be a lonely one. Elizabeth Fretheim, director of logistics sustainability for Walmart says it's that lonely feeling that scares many fleets away from ever taking the first step.

Economist: technology will save trucking industry from a capacity crisis

Trucking economist Noel Perry said that technology advancements in play by 2020 will save motor carriers and the transportation industry from the capacity crisis.

Photos, video: Freightliner’s Inspiration self-driving truck’s introduction

Video and photos from Freightliner's unveiling of the first self-driving truck for the U.S. market.

Going green is a process, not a step

From the top down, "going green" makes a lot of sense. Everyone wants to reduce their carbon footprint, but the process of taking that step can be complicated. Green technologies are often expensive, and initiatives many times come as directives from upper management. The process of actually going ...

Cummins Westport unveils new natural gas mid-range engine

The ISB6.7G, which will operate exclusively on CNG or LNG, features Cummins Westport's spark-ignited, stoichiometric combustion with cooled exhaust gas recirculation (SEGR), which was first introduced in the ISLG.

Freightliner launches first-ever road-legal North American autonomous truck

Freightliner unveiled the first U.S.-legal autonomous truck Tuesday afternoon.

Q&A: CCTA’s Joe Rajkovacz on emissions regs and their impact on truck costs

A recent decision by a federal court denied the California Construction Trucking Association's appeal of the EPA’s greenhouse gas standards based on a lack of standing. CCTA's Joe Rajkovacz

UPS investing in renewable fuels for California fleet

Mike Whitlatch, vice president of global energy and procurement for UPS, says UPS has a goal of driving one billion miles on alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet by the end of 2017.

T. Boone Pickens: ‘I think you’re looking at $100-plus for oil forever’

Pickens says U.S. producers, who at their peak had more than 1,600 rigs drilling for oil, are responsible for the decline in oil prices.

Earnings report roundup: Celadon, Saia, UPS, Roadrunner, Old Dominion, Con-way

Some of the country's largest fleets have reported their 2015 first quarter earnings. Here's a look at the numbers.

Agility Fuel Systems, Cummins announce partnership

The partnership will include technology development and integration of software and hardware between Cummins' natural gas engines and Agility's onboard fuel storage and delivery system.

Diesel prices continue to rise, jump 4.3 cents over previous week

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel increased 4.3 cents in the week ending May 4, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.