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Reliance on autonomous systems the cause of fatal Tesla crash with tractor-trailer

A report issued this month by the Department of Transportation regarding the high-profile 2016 crash involving a Tesla Model S and a tractor-trailer reached the conclusion -- again -- that ...

Daimler posts record unit sales, revenue and earnings in 2016

Daimler noted that demand for medium- and heavy-duty trucks is likely to remain at rather weak prior-year levels.

CargoNet: Over 800 cargo thefts recorded in 2016, losses total $173M

California had the highest number of reported cargo thefts with 228, which is a 36 percent increase from 2015, the firm says. Texas and New Jersey followed with 135 reports ...

Reefer, flatbed rates jog upward in January, van stumbles

Reefer rates surged in January from December, while flatbed rates added 2 cents. Van, meanwhile, fell for the first time since August.
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Volvo Group revenues dip, profits soar

Volvo Group's North American order intake was almost flat compared to the same quarter last year while deliveries dropped 47 percent in total.

Volvo cancels layoffs at truck plant, cites positive market trends

Volvo said in December it would likely have to layoff 500 workers due to high truck inventories and sinking truck demand. A slight reversal of those trends of late -- ...

2017 Best Fleets to Drive For announced by TCA

TCA says the 20 for-hire trucking companies are being recognized for having "exemplary work environments" for their truck drivers and other employees.

Paccar posts 78th consecutive year of positive net income, boosts marketshare

Paccar says it has installed more than 130,000 MX-13 and MX-11 engines in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks in North America since the Mississippi engine factory began production in mid-2010.

TCA names 7 drivers ‘Highway Angels’ in recent weeks for efforts in aiding other motorists, truckers

Three of the seven drivers honored helped other drivers who were suffering heart attacks, while others helped drivers out of vehicles following crashes. One even helped deliver a baby.

Diesel flat in most recent week

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.562 across the U.S. Since the beginning of January, prices have fluctuated by no more than two cents each ...

Judge adds $5.8M to Walmart’s $55M settlement with drivers but denies $80M add-on

A California federal judge declined to deliver $80.3 million in penalties to a certified class of Walmart truckers but agreed to add $5.8 million in restitution the nearly $55 million ...