Bloomberg | February 02, 2023 | Energy | Alternative | Trucking
French startup Climate Horizon is seeking to raise more than €100 million ($108 million) for efforts to produce hydrogen from biomass, generate carbon credits and lease trucks powered by the clean fuel.
TuSimple Holdings Inc., an autonomous trucking startup that’s been the subject of US investigations into its foreign connections, said it hasn’t shared self-driving technology with another startup with Chinese ties.
Today, Teamsters Joint Council 7, Teamsters Joint Council 42, and the California Labor Federation were joined by lawmakers for a rally at the California State Capitol to highlight the introduction of legislation requiring human operators to be present in autonomous vehicles (AVs) weighing over 10,000 pounds.
FedEx Corp. is rolling out a new system for evaluating its delivery contractors that rank them like Olympic medal winners, and those designated as the lowest-ranked “bronze” will be more likely to lose their service areas, according to a company memo.
Bloomberg | January 30, 2023 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Trucking
United Parcel Service Inc. will pay more for labor after replacing a union contract that expires in July. The main question for Chief Executive Officer Carol Tomé is how much more — and if it’s enough to avoid a strike that would throw package delivery into chaos.