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TuSimple's self-driving truck network expanding eastward via Texas

8:03am EDT

Self-driving truck technology company TuSimple Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it will open a new Texas facility that will enable it to put trucks to work hauling freight on the roads of the southeastern U.S. states within six months.

Only Volkswagen, Volvo doing enough to electrify in Europe - study

Jun 15 2021

Among the major carmakers, Volkswagen and Volvo are doing enough to electrify their vehicle lineups in Europe and the EU needs to set tougher CO2 emission limits if it wants to meet Green Deal targets, according to a climate group's study.

FedEx to test package deliveries with self-driving startup Nuro

Jun 15 2021

FedEx Corp and robotics company Nuro on Tuesday announced a multi-year agreement to test self-driving vehicles in the package delivery company's network, starting with a pilot program in Houston. | Video

JLR to begin testing prototype hydrogen Land Rover this year

Jun 15 2021

LONDON Jaguar Land Rover will begin tests later this year on a hydrogen fuel-cell prototype model based on its Land Rover Defender vehicle as the carmaker looks to expand its zero-emission car options, the company said on Tuesday. | Video

JLR to begin testing prototype hydrogen Land Rover this year

Jun 15 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -Jaguar Land Rover will begin tests later this year on a hydrogen fuel-cell prototype model based on its Land Rover Defender vehicle as the carmaker looks to expand its zero-emission car options, the company said on Tuesday. | Video

JLR to begin testing prototype hydrogen Land Rover this year

Jun 14 2021

LONDON, June 15 Jaguar Land Rover will begin tests later this year on a hydrogen fuel-cell prototype model based on its Land Rover Defender vehicle as the carmaker looks to expand its zero-emission car options, the company said on Tuesday.

Electric-van startups race for a 'golden ticket' order

Jun 03 2021

LONDON The future of a bevy of commercial electric van startups seeking investor capital through blank-check IPOs rests largely in the hands of a small group of big companies, above all UPS, FedEx, DHL and Amazon.

Hydra Energy raises $12 million for hydrogen fueling expansion

May 27 2021

Fuelling startup Hydra Energy said on Thursday it had raised 15 million Canadian dollars ($12.4 million) to fund a hydrogen capture project and for converting diesel trucks to run on hydrogen.

Sea change: global freight sails out of the digital dark ages

May 24 2021

LONDON If suppliers in China fail to pick up freight containers to fill an order for MediaShop, Marcel Schneider gets an alert via a digital freight system, allowing the retailer to reach out and fix the problem swiftly.

Daimler Truck predicts engine job losses in transition to 'green' trucks

May 21 2021

LONDON The transition to zero-emission fuel cell trucks will slash about half the jobs at Europe's truck engine plants in the next 15 years, Daimler Truck Chief Executive Martin Daum said on Friday, urging policymakers to prepare for that now.

World News

Biden pointedly asks Putin about cyberattacks at summit

GENEVA (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday how he would feel if someone carried out a ransomware attack on Russian oil pipelines, a pointed question during their summit that illustrated the breadth of their disagreements.