EnRoute- March 3, 2022

President Joe Biden's Administration is close to proposing new limits on nitrogen oxide emissions from trucks that environmentalists say are long overdue. But the industry says the timing couldn't be worse as it fights a driver shortage and supply chain woes. FULL STORY


Russia's invasion of Ukraine could have ripple effects throughout the supply chain and the trucking industry, as oil prices have soared and cyber security experts say cyber attacks won't likely remain inside Ukraine's borders. FULL STORY
New California emissions regulations for transport refrigeration units kick in starting this December, on the way to a requirement for all truck TRUs operating in California to be zero-emission by the end of 2029. FULL STORY



Ryder's truck and trailer sharing platform, COOP, brings together companies with trucks sitting idle and companies that would like to rent them. FULL STORY
Carrier Transicold announced it is now making telematics a standard feature on its most popular trailer refrigeration units. FULL STORY
Decisiv, Inc. recently announced the SRM Connector for Cummins Guidanz, which is the new solution being made available across North American fleet and service provider networks using the Cummins Guidanz servicing technology suite. FULL STORY
Great Dane unveiled a new brand “evolution,” designed to represents the company's focus on end-to-end solutions for the transportation industry—“a horizon defined by digital connectivity” through an integrated Great Dane ecosystem—and with new ways of thinking beyond the trailer.



ALLISON TRANSMISSION recently introduced next generation electronic controls platform can deliver advanced communications, functional safety, cybersecurity and over-the-air programming.. . . KENWORTH OF SOUTH FLORIDA- FORT PIERECE has relocated to a new location and upgraded its parts and service store to a full-service dealership at 5690 Environment Drive. . . EATON'S VEHICLE GROUP has formed a new ePowertrain business unit, which will focus on products from Eaton's electrified vehicle transmission, reduction gearing, and differential portfolios. . . BENDIX announced that its training program continues in 2022 with in-person and virtual training opportunities, along with a new testing option for each, for fleet technicians, owner-operators and others. . . ENTERPRISE TRUCK RENTAL recently opened its first location in Erie to better serve customers in the Erie, Meadville, Edinboro, North East and Corry area. . . MACK TRUCKS recently produced the 5,000th Mack MD Series vehicle at its Roanoke Valley Operations facility, where the MD6 and MD7 are assembled. . . CHARGEPOINT HOLDINGS announced a fleet partnership with Wheels Donlen that will provide Wheels Donlen customers with fleet mobility and home charging solutions. . . VOLVO GROUP is injecting US$41 million into its Greensboro, North Carolina-based Uptime Center, and will bring Volvo Financial Services into the larger building. . . THERMO KING EASTERN CANADA was recognized for delivering outstanding performance in 2021. . . PETERBILT MOTORS COMPANY announced its lineup of electric vehicles are eligible for the 2022 Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project by the California Air Resources Board. . . PACCAR PARTS recently awarded its Kenworth and Peterbilt dealers for their outstanding performance during 2021.



Great Dane recently elevated the roles of several key executives and named ANTHONY BURKES as VP of corporate sales and BILL HEALY as VP of aftermarket services. . . Kenworth recently named two Canadians on its dealer council: BILL CURRIE of Inland Kenworth in Burnaby B.C. as chairman of 2022 Kenworth dealer council and SAMUEL LETENDRE of Kenworth Maska (La Presentation, Que.) as a member.



Cummins is set to acquire Meritor to accelerate the development of electrified power solutions. The $3.7 billion acquisition is expected to close by the end of 2022, positioning Cummins 'as one of the few companies' to provide integrated powertrain solutions across combustion and electric power applications. FULL STORY
Dana Incorporated announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2021, which includes annual net income attributable to Dana of $197 million, an increase of $228 million. FULL STORY
Just 1.2% of Classes 4-8 North American commercial vehicles were battery-electric in 2021, but that'll climb to 53% in 2040, according to a new analysis from ACT Research.



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