Truckers protest against low freight rates outside the White House while heavily armed men surround the New Hampshire and Oregon capitols as anti-lockdown demonstrations continue

Truckers protest against low freight rates outside the White House while heavily armed men surround the New Hampshire and Oregon capitols as anti-lockdown demonstrations continue

A convoy of trucks descended on Washington DC for a second day Saturday to protest against low freight rates that truckers say are hammering the industry  Truckers parked along Constitutional Avenue where they blasted their horns together in a protest that could be heard all the way to the White House They warned that the […]

10 Cars that were actual made in the US and they were amazing!

10. 1769 Cugnot Steam Drag Of course, the original has to be on the list. Nicholas-Joseph Cugnot’s Steam Drag was designed to haul heavy artillery and cannonballs and that sort of thing, but it was absolutely also an automobile. It was also a barely-controllable (FWD, even) vehicle, and introduced the world to terminal understeer and […]

Trucking North America: in it for the long haul

Trucking North America in it for the long haul

With a changing model mix and the perennial problem of driver shortages, the US car hauling industry is battling challenges on multiple fronts. But companies are now investing in technology and capacity to future-proof their fleets The US car hauling market including new and used car shipments and excluding any rail movements was estimated to […]

Why trucking companies secretly hate rock-bottom fuel prices

For the trucking industry, which consumed 39 billion of diesel in the US in 2016, such a steep decline in a major cost center should be good news. Such savings are particularly important now as the coronavirus brings the steepest declines to trucking volumes seen since 2009. But one major sector of the trucking industry […]

The best 2020 crossover SUVs for towing are true family haulers

The best 2020 crossover SUVs for towing are true family haulers

Towing is no longer a job only for pickup trucks. Lugging the boat and all the family toys is a family thing and there plenty of SUVs up for the task. Even though pickup trucks keep making inroads into family vehicle territory, the SUVs listed here can fit a family in more comfort and tow […]

Imported Vehicles to USA Parked at Sea Reveal Scope of US Auto Market Glut

Imported Vehicles to USA Parked at Sea Reveal Scope of US Auto Market Glut

The length of almost two football fields, cargo ship Jupiter Spirit arrived in Los Angeles’ harbor April 24 after an almost three-week journey from Japan, ready to unload its cargo of about 2,000 Nissan Armada SUVs, Rogue crossovers and Infiniti sedans in a quick, half-day operation. But when the ship, operated by Nissan Motor Co.’s […]

Department of Defense Awards Massive $7.2 Billion Contract to Single Company for PCS Moves

Department of Defense Awards Massive $7.2 Billion Contract to Single Company for PCS Moves

After extended debate and some controversy, U.S. Transportation Command has inked a massive $7.2 billion, three-year contract with a single company for the relocation of household goods in military permanent change of station moves. The contract is a major step forward in the Pentagon’s effort to outsource the military moves process — an effort that gained steam […]

15 Craziest Modified Minivans That Are Anything But Boring

15 Craziest Modified Minivans That Are Anything But Boring

Plenty of boring cars are given second lives as thrill-seeking machines when modified by the right people, and minivans are no exception! There’s not a whole lot to love about Minivans. Designed with the purpose of hauling as many people in a compact platform, and not a whole lot else, minivans are as boring as […]

TRAFFIC AND CONGESTION COVID-19 lets freight move more easily, study says

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A new study by Kirkland’s INRIX has found the COVID-19 pandemic has affected both personal and freight travel. Personal travel has been reduced by 46 percent nationwide, and freight truck travel is down 13 percent, according to INRIX, a company that analyzes transportation data. Freight-heavy corridors in urban areas have seem significant travel speed increases, allowing goods […]

Covid-19 Impact on Freight Brokerage Market Current Trends, Future Aspect Analysis 2020 to 2026

Covid-19 Impact on Freight Brokerage Market Current Trends, Future Aspect Analysis 2020 to 2026

The global Covid-19 Impact on Freight Brokerage Market, which is extensively assessed in the report contemplates the best need development angles and how they could affect the market over the figure residency under thought. The experts have taken careful endeavors to thoroughly evaluating every development factor of the Covid-19 Impact on Freight Brokerage market, other than […]

Tesla pushes Tesla Semi deliveries to 2021

Tesla  is pushing back plans to produce and deliver its all-electric Class 8 truck until 2021, the company said in its quarter earnings report Wednesday. The move puts the Tesla Semi two years behind the automaker’s previous target. “We are shifting our first Tesla Semi deliveries to 2021,” the company said without providing any more details. […]

Trucking Adjusts in Cities Hit Hardest by the Coronavirus

Trucking Adjusts in Cities Hit Hardest by the Coronavirus

Fleet operations have had to be nimble to navigate amid disruptions caused by the novel coronavirus, particularly in hard-hit cities such as New York, San Francisco, New Orleans and Detroit. Recent data from predictive analytics firm FourKites Inc. showed a drop in load volumes for consumer goods, food and packaging destined for those hard-hit areas […]

GM, Ford Credit Arms May Lose Billions on Used-Car Price Plunge

GM, Ford Credit Arms May Lose Billions on Used-Car Price Plunge

General Motors Co.’s and Ford Motor Co.’s finance arms likely face multibillion-dollar losses linked to the dramatic drop in used vehicle prices, JPMorgan Chase & Co. analysts said. Manheim, North America’s largest auto-auction company, for the first time released a mid-month view of its closely watched used-vehicle value index last week, citing the level of […]

Houston police open criminal investigation into broker “theft of wages” following trucker protest

Houston police open criminal investigation into broker “theft of wages” following trucker protest

Following Monday’s trucker protest on Interstate 610 in Houston, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo announces a criminal investigation into the allegations of widespread theft of services. Yesterday, roughly 75 truckers parked along the breakdown lanes on Interstate 610 in Houston to protest low rates, rising insurance costs and broker regulations. The protest, which caused major […]

$1.5 million 6×6 motorhome roams off-grid with four people and an ATV

Unicat has a history of building some of the world’s most impressive off-road motorhomes, and even the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t keeping it from dropping jaws with new rugged-but-luxurious designs. Originally planned for a debut at the now-postponed June 2020 Adventure & Allwheel show, Unicat’s latest MAN monstrosity is thoroughly optimized for… Continue https://newatlas.com/automotive/unicat-md56c-6×6-motorhome/