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Manila is the leader with their Senate OK’ing proposal allowing motorcycles as public transport

SIXTEEN senators have approved a committee report allowing motorcycle taxis to transport passengers all over the country. They signed Committee Report 46 of Senate Bill (SB) 1341 or The Motorcycles-for-Hire Act which now classifies motorcycles-for-hire as among the public utility vehicles regulated by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). The Committee on Public […]

Scania deploys battery electric trucks in Norway

By Simon Warburton | 13 February 2020 Norwegian wholesaler, ASKO is deploying two battery electric Scania distribution trucks for its operations in Oslo. With the technology currently available, battery electric trucks need to drive shorter distances and be able to recharge. In city distribution, this can be done while loading or unloading goods. The two trucks which will go […]

Autonomous vehicles, more flights: Washington County unveils transport projects for future

Terell Wilkins, The Spectrum  Published 7:30 a.m. MT Feb. 12, 2020 The future of transportation in Washington County could look pretty different. Officials from multiple local travel organizations came out to the Dixie Convention Center Tuesday to discuss plans for new highways, new bus routes, new flights and new technology, including autonomous vehicles, during the […]

Green transport set to overtake cars in world’s major cities

LONDON: From public transport to cycling, sustainable transport is on course to overtake driving in the world’s biggest cities within a decade, according to a study released on Monday. Private car trips will drop by 10% on average by 2030 to make up less than half of all city journeys, while public transport, walking and […]

Shipping Rates Plunge: Commodities, Stocks Could Follow

Chris Vermeulen An almost immediate reaction to the Coronavirus outbreak in China and throughout most of the world has sent shock waves through the global markets – particularly seen in shipping and oil. The actions within China to attempt to contain the virus spread include shutting down entire cities and setting up mass quarantine events. […]

Bankrupt Celadon accuses recovery company of illegally seizing equipment

Celadon alleges Triangle Recovery Services is holding some of its assets for ransom after the repo company offered cash rewards for locations of the bankrupt company’s abandoned trucks and trailers. A North Carolina towing and repossession company is accused of holding equipment belonging to bankrupt Celadon Truck Group for ransom. The complaint alleges that Triangle Recovery […]