Government, Business, Technology

Replay: LiveOnWeb Infrastructure Week Reporter Roundtable

Mulero, Fischler, Wolfe, Zanona

As Infrastructure Week wraps up, TT Congressional Reporter Eugene Mulero was joined by three Capitol Hill watchers to assess what was accomplished in a special Reporter Roundtable edition of LiveOnWeb. Watch the replay.

Transport Topics
May 19, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Uber Threatens to Fire Anthony Levandowski

Anthony Levandowski by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Uber Technologies Inc. threatened to fire the man at the center of its legal battle with Alphabet Inc., telling its top driverless technology engineer, Anthony Levandowski, to either deny taking files from his former employer or turn them over.

Joel Rosenblatt | Bloomberg News
May 19, 2017
Business, Technology

Daimler Trucks North America Opens $18.7 Million Truck Proving Grounds

Daimler Trucks North America

MADRAS, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America opened its $18.7 million High Desert Proving Grounds here May 18. It will enable the parent of Freightliner and Western Star Trucks to do more broad-based vehicle testing not far from its Portland headquarters.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
May 19, 2017
Business, Government, Technology, Equipment

More Than Half of Drivers Still Aren't ELD-Compliant, ONE20 Survey Finds

Gary Kicinski/Transport Topics

With six months to go before the government-mandated electronic logging device rule takes effect for most commercial truck drivers, a survey of drivers finds that fewer than half are ELD-compliant.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2017
Business, Technology

Amazon's Delivery-Drone Research Focuses on Avoiding Birds Inc.’s development of package-delivery drones is progressing to the point where the company is now thinking a lot about geese.

Adam Satariano and Marie Mawad | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Uber Launches App-Based Freight Platform

Aether Films

After surging to prominence with its ride-hailing app for car passengers, Uber Technologies Inc. is targeting trucking as its next big venture.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 18, 2017
Business, Technology

Analysis: Autonomous Ships Will Be Great


Doing away with sailors will make the high seas safer and cleaner.

Adam Minter | Bloomberg News
May 17, 2017
Fuel, Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Sen. James Inhofe: Every Funding Option for an Infrastructure Plan ‘On the Table’

Inhofe via

WASHINGTON — A funding proposal for the country’s infrastructure system would likely entail myriad options, such as public-private partnerships and raising taxes on fuel, the former chairman of the Senate transportation committee told reporters May 16.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 16, 2017
Government, Business, Safety, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Uber Ordered to Return Stolen Waymo Files


SAN FRANCISCO — Uber Technologies Inc. must promptly return stolen confidential files to Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo self-driving car unit, a federal judge ruled May 15, while stopping short of shutting down the ride-services company's autonomous car program.

Dan Levine and Heather Somerville | Reuters
May 16, 2017
Business, Technology, Government

Capitol Agenda for the Week of May 15: Infrastructure Week Is Here

Marcia Hale, Eugene Mulero

Video: Marcia Hale, president of Building America's Future, sets the stage for Infrastructure Week with TT's Eugene Mulero. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 15, 2017