Saturday, February 25, 2017
The Nation
Intuitive, intelligent autonomous truck launched by California's Embark

Intuitive, intelligent autonomous truck launched by California's Embark

An autonomous truck with a big “brain” has been launched by Embark, a San Mateo, California-based company whose employees include alumni from SpaceX, Audi’s self-driving team and StanfordAl.

President Trump signs order for formation of agency task forces to eliminate unneeded regs

President Trump signs order for formation of agency task forces to eliminate unneeded regs

WASHINGTON — With a dozen or more CEOs from blue chip companies standing behind him including 3M, Lockheed-Martin, Dow Chemical, Campbell Soup, Archer Daniels Midland and International Paper, President Donald Trump signed an executive order calling on all executive agencies to comb through regulations and pinpoint those that in the administration’s estimation are unnecessary.

Cargo thieves playing whack-a-mole, making it hard for law enforcement to keep up

Cargo thieves playing whack-a-mole, making it hard for law enforcement to keep up

Cargo theft is often like the whack-a-mole game: Smack one kind and another pops up somewhere else, making it hard for law enforcement to keep up.

Mississippi bill with cigarette and gas tax provisions is killed

Mississippi bill with cigarette and gas tax provisions is killed

JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi House leader reversed course Tuesday and blocked a bill that could have led to higher gasoline and cigarette taxes.

CarriersEdge providing customized driver surveys on driver satisfaction, company performance

CarriersEdge providing customized driver surveys on driver satisfaction, company performance

MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada — CarriersEdge, providers of online safety and compliance training tools for the North American transportation industry, today announced that customers now have the ability to conduct customized driver surveys on the CarriersEdge platform in order to gain valuable insight into company performance and driver satisfaction.

Rep. Peter DeFazio unveils plan he says must be included in any move to replace 'disastrous' NAFTA

Rep. Peter DeFazio unveils plan he says must be included in any move to replace 'disastrous' NAFTA

WASHINGTON — Saying he has the support of labor groups, trade stakeholders and environmental groups, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., has introduced a resolution that lays out the principles that he says must be included in any replacement of what DeFazio calls “the disastrous” North American Free Trade Agreement.

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