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Road and Rail Trucking

  • CSX Assistant Vice President Maryclare Kenney apologized to customers in the email dated Sept. 8. The Surface Transportation Board, the U.S. rail regulator, is due to host a hearing in Washington, D.C., over CSX's service on Oct. 11. The company emailed manufacturers about the Lordstown embargo on Sept. 8, two days after CSX executives said the railroad had made...

  • BEIJING, Sept 22- Thousands of small factories in China, making everything from steel to chemicals, are scrambling for access to the country's clogged rail network as Beijing curbs the use of diesel trucks in an effort to tackle air pollution. Trucking is a cheaper and preferred mode of transport for heavy industry in China, especially for inland companies...

  • Customers will be able to air grievances when the Surface Transportation Board, the top U.S. rail regulator, hosts a hearing over CSX's service in Washington on Oct. 11. The company emailed manufacturers about the Lordstown embargo on Sept. 8, two days after top executives said the railroad had made great strides in fixing service problems that gripped its system...

  • Transports may be stalling and these stocks are the reason why: Technician

    Rich Ross, Evercore ISI, discusses FedEx's dip after an earnings miss and whether there's trouble with the transports. The “Fast Money” traders weigh in.

  • DETROIT, Sept 19- Bosch, the German auto components supplier, is partnering with startup Nikola Motor Co to bring two hydrogen-electric, long-haul, heavy-duty truck models to market by 2021, the companies said on Tuesday. Manufacturers such as Daimler and Navistar International Corp, as well as electric car maker Tesla Inc and a host of other new entrants, are...

  • Can Tesla compete in the trucking industry?

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks with former General Motors vice chairman Bob Lutz about Tesla targeting the commercial trucking industry.

  • Tesla entering $25B-$30B market in the US with electric semi-truck: Oppenheimer's Colin Rusch

    Oppenheimer's Colin Rusch discusses Elon Musk's teaser about Tesla electric semi-trucks.

  • The demand for lumber, generators, cleaning supplies and appliances for households and home improvement retailers such as Lowe's and Home Depot in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and the Carolinas as a result of damages from Hurricane Irma will fill trailers and containers not already claimed by shipments for the holiday shopping season. This magnified it, "XPO...

  • DETROIT, Sept 14- Daimler AG on Thursday said United Parcel Service Inc will be the first U.S. commercial customer for its new battery-powered eCanter truck, and the company will expand its electric truck production as lower cost, longer-range batteries become available within two to three years. Daimler said at a news conference in New York on Thursday that UPS...

  • DETROIT, Sept 14- Daimler AG will turn up the volume on its electric commercial truck efforts on Thursday, announcing plans to bring a fleet of battery-powered Fuso delivery vehicles to customers in New York City as rivals gear up to jump into the market. Daimler's Mitsubishi Fuso unit began building eCanter trucks at factories in Portugal and Japan earlier...

  • Sept 14- Major trucking and logistics firms like XPO Logisitcs Inc, Daseke Inc and United Parcel Service Inc said capacity will shrink due to a rush of construction and repair shipments to big-box retailers and households across the storm-crippled U.S. The demand for lumber, generators, cleaning supplies and appliances for households and home improvement...

  • Sept 13- Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said the electric carmaker is tentatively scheduled to unveil its planned semi-truck in late October, about a month later than the billionaire had earlier estimated. Tesla has been making strides in self-driving technology and implementing it in an electric truck could potentially move it forward in a highly...

  • Sept 7- A week before Hurricane Harvey walloped Houston, workers for Union Pacific Corp began moving rail cars out of the railroad's Englewood switching yard near downtown and brought in enough generators to fill 70 tractor trailers to keep signal systems running. The Englewood yard flood was part of widespread problems caused by catastrophic floods in...

  • Sept 7- A week before Hurricane Harvey walloped Houston, workers for Union Pacific Corp began moving rail cars out of the railroad's Englewood switching yard near downtown and brought in enough generators to fill 70 tractor trailers to keep signal systems running. Union Pacific's challenge is shared by other transport companies like FedEx Corp and Old...

  • A flipped over truck and flooding are seen after Hurricane Harvey hit Rockport, Texas, on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017.

    Nearly 10 percent of U.S. truck shipments will be affected by Harvey's floodwaters, which could produce a spike in shipping rates, analysts say.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 24- TESLA INC PLANS SEMI TRUCK WITH WORKING RANGE OF 200 TO 300 MILES ON A SINGLE CHARGE-TRUCKING EXEC. Chief Executive Elon Musk has promised to release a prototype of its Tesla Semi truck next month in a bid to expand the company's market beyond luxury cars. Teslas electric prototype will be capable of traveling the low end of what...

  • Aug 24- Fertilizer companies, coping with a stubborn price slump, are banking on tighter emissions standards for diesel trucks in the United States and Europe to buoy their balance sheets. The niche market offers premiums of $50 to $100 per short ton over the crop nutrients they sell at prices that are depressed due to excessive supplies. DEF demand has risen...

  • Aug 24- Fertilizer companies, coping with a stubborn price slump, are banking on tighter emissions standards for diesel trucks in the United States and Europe to buoy their balance sheets. The niche market offers premiums of $50 to $100 per short ton over the crop nutrients they sell at prices that are depressed due to excessive supplies. DEF demand has risen...

  • Aug 24- Fertilizer companies, coping with a stubborn price slump, are banking on tighter emissions standards for diesel trucks in the United States and Europe to buoy their balance sheets. The niche market offers premiums of $50 to $100 per short ton over the crop nutrients they sell at prices that are depressed due to excessive supplies. DEF demand has risen...

  • Aug 24- Fertilizer companies, coping with a stubborn price slump, are banking on tighter emissions standards for diesel trucks in the United States and Europe to buoy their balance sheets. The niche market offers premiums of $50 to $100 per short ton over the crop nutrients they sell at prices that are depressed due to excessive supplies. DEF demand has risen...