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Daimler, Navistar, Volvo among PACT founders

Powering America’s Commercial Transportation (PACT) aims to find viable solutions to the need for commercial charging infrastructure.

Convoy, J.B. Hunt, Uber Freight partner on API standards

Convoy, J.B. Hunt Transport and Uber Freight recently announced the formation of the Scheduling Standards Consortium (SSC) which aims to solve transportation scheduling challenges by establishing the freight industry’s first formal set of appointment scheduling application programming interface (API) standards. Complex, pervasive, industry-wide challenges such as this require collaborative, industry-wide solutions; the makeup of the SSC’s founding

J.B. Hunt, Waymo add Wayfair to autonomous trucking pilot in Texas

J.B. Hunt Transport Services and Waymo recently announced the latest development in their collaboration on autonomous trucking technology will include a pilot delivering goods for J.B. Hunt customer Wayfair, one of the world’s largest destinations for the home. The latest pilot will span six-plus weeks during July and August and take place along the I-45

J.B. Hunt & Waymo Via announce long-term collaboration

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced a long-term, strategic alliance with Waymo Via that will advance innovative efforts to integrate commercial autonomous driving technology in transportation and logistics, with ultimate plans to complete fully autonomous transport in Texas in the next few years. The expanded collaboration will include multiple pilots to further analyze the operational

Hendrickson ships 500,000th SteerTek axle to J.B. Hunt

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems has produced its 500,000th SteerTek fabricated front steer axle, which was delivered to J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. on their latest International LT Series tractor. Available in capacities from 8,000 to 14,600 lbs. per axle, SteerTek NXT is approved for on-highway and medium-duty truck, bus and motor home applications. “The relationship

J.B. Hunt and Waymo collaborate to autonomously move freight

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., and Waymo, autonomous driving technology developer, announced a collaboration to autonomously move freight in Texas for one of J.B. Hunt’s leading customers. The test run will use Waymo Via, the company’s autonomous Class 8 trucking unit powered by the Waymo Driver, to haul freight between facilities in Houston and Fort

Navistar partners with General Motors, OneH2 to bring long-haul hydrogen truck to market

In collaboration with General Motors and OneH2, Navistar Inc. introduced a complete solution for customer implementation of a zero-emission long-haul system, which will be initially piloted by J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. “Hydrogen fuel cells offer great promise for heavy-duty trucks in applications requiring a higher density of energy, fast refueling and additional range,” said Persio

Navistar delivers J.B. Hunt’s 5,000th International LT

J.B. Hunt Transport has taken delivery of its 5,000th International LT Series on-highway tractor, three-and-a-half years after purchasing its first LT, Navistar says. J.B. Hunt has purchased more LT Series vehicles than any other company in the general freight segment, Navistar says. The input of J.B. Hunt and its drivers was critical to developing the

PeopleNet announces partnership expansion with J.B. Hunt Transport

PeopleNet has announced a two-year extension of its partnership with J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. The partnership gives J.B. Hunt and its fleet of more than 13,000 trucks access to PeopleNet technologies such as the cloud-based ConnectedFleet platform and its integration with the CoPilot Truck in-cab navigation system from ALK Technologies. “During our time with

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