Kodiak Robotics Inc. announced trucks equipped with its Kodiak Driver autonomous system have begun making regular disengage-free customer deliveries on the middle-mile route on Interstate 45 between Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston.
Classes 4-7 sales in December accelerated overall to clear 24,000 and move 6.2% higher compared with a year earlier, WardsAuto.com reported.
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency announced plans for Run on Less-Electric, a technology demonstration of a variety of battery-electric trucks in everyday operation.
U.S. trailer orders in December jumped 140% from a year earlier as they cleared 42,000, ACT Research reported, citing trailer makers’ initial data.
U.S. Class 8 retail sales in December cleared 21,000 to reach the high mark for the year, but were off 7.4% compared with a year earlier.
Paccar Parts announced it is making available to customers electric vehicle charging stations designed to be compatible with Paccar Inc.’s Kenworth Truck Co., Peterbilt Motors Co. and DAF electric trucks.
Hyliion Holdings Corp., a provider of electrified powertrain solutions for heavy-duty vehicles, announced Sherri Baker will join the company as chief financial officer.
North American Class 8 orders in December notched the fourth-highest volume ever as they surpassed 50,000 for the second consecutive month, according to ACT Research citing truck makers’ initial data.
The JZ Expedited Cos. announced it secured a first right of refusal to develop an additional 45-acre parcel as it seeks to expand its inland marine terminal business model in Jacksonville, Fla.
Bison Transport Inc., one of North America’s largest diversified fleets that has been in an expansion mode over the past few years, announced it was acquired by privately held James Richardson & Sons for an undisclosed amount, effective Jan. 1.