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Volvo Launches Transport Service Using Fully Autonomous Trucks

Volvo Trucks announced it has signed a “landmark” agreement in Norway with mining company Bronnoy Kalk AS that calls for the truck maker to haul commercial loads of quarried limestone across mine property using six fully autonomous heavy-duty trucks. The Volvo FH models — pulling trailers with hydraulic tipping gears — will travel 3½ miles

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Diesel Drops 2.1¢ to $3.261 a Gallon in Sixth Consecutive Weekly Decline

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 2.1 cents to $3.261 a gallon the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Nov. 26 as crude oil prices continued to stay low. The drop marked the sixth consecutive weekly decline in the price of trucking’s main fuel. The price has fallen 13.3 cents during that period. Yet

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Oakland Leaders Craft Truck Management Plan

The Port of Oakland and city leaders are developing the West Oakland Truck Management Plan in an effort to reduce the impact of freight haulers moving through residential areas. The plan outlines strategies that are meant to limit disruption from truck traffic and truck parking, increase safety along freight corridors and educate drivers on preferred

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Trump Signals US Is Likely to Proceed With China Tariff Increase

President Donald Trump said he’ll likely push forward with plans to increase tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, indicating he would also slap duties on all remaining imports from the Asian nation if negotiations with China’s leader Xi Jinping fail to produce a trade deal. Trump, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal

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