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Tesla ‘full self-driving’ vehicles can’t drive themselves

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DETROIT — During the week of Oct. 19, Tesla sent out its “full self-driving” software to a small group of owners who will test...
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The Trucker News Channel — Whose lane is it anyway?

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In this episode, we cover: A Swedish manufacturer is making its autonomous, electric transport vehicles available globally, lane markings in Utah leave drivers wondering,...
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Loves opens 14th location in Arizona, adds 57 truck parking spaces in Cordes Junction

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops now has 14 locations in Arizona. The Love’s Travel Stop, off Interstate 17 in Cordes Junction, Arizona, opened Oct....
Lake Charles Hurricane Damage

Parts industry bands together to help Louisiana trucking-equipment supplier after business damaged by hurricanes...

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LAKE CHARLES, La. — The town of Lake Charles, Louisiana, has been hard-hit this hurricane season, first by Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 storm,...
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Big bong bust: CBP officers seize $156,000 in drug paraphernalia at nation’s northern border

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ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. — October started off with a “bong” at the Alexandria Bay Port of Entry between the U.S. and Canada when officers...
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Testing planned for ‘next-generation’ Freightliner Cascadia equipped with Level 4 self-driving tech

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BLACKSBURG, Va. — Beginning in early 2021, Torc Robotics plans to implement an enhanced prototype Freightliner Cascadia in its testing of self-driving truck technology...
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TRATON makes offer to buy Navistar at $44.50 cash per share, total cost of...

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MUNICH — TRATON SE and Navistar International Corp. have reached an agreement “in principle” that TRATON will acquire by merger all shares in Navistar...
Next Generation Pod

Swedish company Einride launches next-generation fully autonomous delivery Pod

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STOCKHOLM — While the race to perfect driver-assisted Class 8 trucks continues, Swedish tech mobility company Einride — which put the world’s first heavy-duty...
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Navistar counters TRATON’s ultimatum, acquisition could be on horizon

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LISLE, Ill. — After receiving what amounted to an ultimatum from TRATON SE in an Oct. 14 letter that held firm to the German...
Demolition of Damaged Sections

Florida DOT works to keep traffic flowing while recovery efforts continue on Pensacola’s 3-Mile...

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Nearly a month after Hurricane Sally devastated parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast region, demolition and recovery efforts continue on the...
Navistar Tractor on Desert Highway

TRATON puts brakes on Navistar negotiations; sets Oct. 16 deadline with firm offer of...

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MUNICH — TRATON SE on Oct. 14 put the brakes on negotiations for a higher price per share for Navistar International Corp.. In January...
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U.S. appeals panel overturns three Pilot Flying J convictions

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A U.S. appellate panel on Wednesday, Oct. 14, tossed convictions for the former president of Pilot Flying J and two of...
Truck and Trailer Seized

$7.2 million in narcotics hidden in ‘medical supplies’ shipment; seizure is second-largest in border...

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SAN DIEGO — More than 3,100 pounds of methamphetamine, fentanyl powder and pills, and heroin were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers...
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The Trucker News Channel — Toyota Looks to Electrify

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In this episode, we cover Toyota looking to get into the Class 8 electric truck market, border patrol sends a drug-smuggling attempt down the...
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Cummins announces its EPA 2021 X12 and X15 Series engines for the North American...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Cummins Inc. announced today (Oct. 13) the launch of its Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2021 emissions-compliant X12 and X15 series engines....
Seguin Inspection Facility

Texas opens new state-of-the-art truck inspection facility on I-10 in Guadalupe County

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AUSTIN, Texas — The newest, most state-of-the-art truck inspection facility in Texas is now open on Interstate 10 at Seguin. The facility was dedicated...
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ACT Research to add commercial electric vehicles to market outlook study offerings

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — ACT Research, known for its analysis and forecasts for the commercial truck and trailer market, has announced plans for a new...
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FMCSA proposal would expand military specialties qualifying for under-21 interstate driving program

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WASHINGTON — Public input is requested on a proposal to expand the military occupational specialties (MOS) that qualify under-21 drivers to participate in an...
Oversized Load

Month-long wide-load restrictions on I-15 in Arizona will cause 224-mile detour beginning Oct. 12

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PHOENIX — Beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, and continuing through Friday, Nov. 13, northbound Interstate 15 through the Virgin River Gorge will...
Hurricane Delta

FMCSA issues emergency HOS waiver for 5 states in anticipation of Hurricane Delta

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WASHINGTON — With Hurricane Delta expected to make landfall along the Louisiana Gulf Coast Friday, Oct. 9, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)...