Semi Truck

Kent County officer narrowly avoids head-on collision with semi

CLOSE<p>Here are some tips for driving in snow, if you ABSOLUTELY have to go out<p>An 80,000-pound semi-truck sliding toward you on a snowy road is pretty …

Detroit

How Biofuels Will Change the Trucking Industry

Trucking is a $700 billion-a-year industry, but too often investors and media ignore it. And while it's starting to make some headlines with <b>Tesla</b>'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) new semi, Tesla is only a small part of the story, and a drop in the bucket of opportunities.<p>In this week's episode of <i>Industry Focus:</i> …

Stocks

Florida Train Strikes Semi-Truck Full of Frozen Meat, Neighbors Score Free Christmas Dinner

"I gotta be honest, it smells like bacon," a reporter said.<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's …

Frozen

Dashcam: Deputy's split-second maneuver to avoid head-on crash with semi

KENT COUNTY, MI - Sheriff's deputies say a nearly disastrous crash caught on video shows how quickly road conditions can change in bad weather.<p>The …

Michigan

Christmas Market Attack Survivors Feel Abandoned

One year after the terror attack on the Christmas market in Berlin, the relatives of the victims feel like the German authorities have treated them …

Der Spiegel

Woman frustrated after snapped cable sits near home for weeks

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A snapped cable sat next to a woman's home for weeks, despite her attempts to get a company to come take it away.Deb Johnson …

One dead in Highway 40 collision near Grande Prairie

A pickup truck driver was killed when a semi hit his vehicle broadside on a highway near Grande Prairie Dec. 14, RCMP said Friday.<p>Police were called …

Alberta

Elon Musk Really Doesn't Like Mass Transit Systems He's Trying to Build

Elon Musk is a man of many, many interests. Lately, to go along with cars, space, and AI, he has added mass transit to the pile. After launching the …

Elon Musk

1 Red Flag on Tesla’s Balance Sheet, Made Even Worse By the Red Flag on Its Cash Flow Statement

Tesla is a great story, but sometimes stories end badly on Wall Street. Here are some red flags taking shape at this electric-auto maker.<p>If you …

Investing

U.S. import prices surge in November

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. import prices surged in November amid an increase in the cost of imported petroleum products, leading to the largest year-on-year increase in seven months.<p>The Labor Department said on Thursday that import prices jumped 0.7 percent last month after a downwardly revised …

Business

Flipped semi-truck closes I-71 southbound near West 65th Street

Cleveland

Trailer fire at Kelowna gravel pit deemed suspicious

An industrial fire in the Stewart Road area of Kelowna that broke out around 7:30 a.m. Thursday morning is being called suspicious.<p>When crews arrived …

Kelowna

These were the most talked about cars in 2017

• <b>Google released the 10 car brands that received the most searches this year.</b>• <b><br>Seven brands ranked ahead of Tesla.</b>• <b><br>Some of them, like Lexus and Ford, released new cars that made a strong impression on the public.</b><p>While it sometimes seems like Tesla dominates auto industry news, seven car brands received …

Autos

Tesla gets biggest pre-order yet for electric truck, from Pepsi

The sleek electric semi-truck that Tesla CEO Elon Musk called “The Beast” and unveiled Nov. 16 has just received a nudge of support from Pepsi, which …

Tesla

Four Questions To Help Futureproof Your Company

CEO Elon Musk brought a one-two punch to the Tesla Semi event last month. First, he knocked back the traditional semi truck by unveiling a fully electric version. Next, a new roadster sports car surprised the crowd by driving out of the semi. Musk then boldly declared the electric car’s victory …

Entrepreneurship

Pepsi one-ups Budweiser brewer by ordering 100 Tesla electric semi trucks

PepsiCo is the latest company to reveal that it’s placed orders for Tesla’s forthcoming electric semi-truck – and also the company with the largest order so far. The beverage company has ordered 100 of the trucks per Reuters, meaning it’s placed at least a $20,000 deposit for each of those since …

Town ‘smells like bacon’ after highway accident

A train collided with a semi-truck in Lakeland, FL, around midnight Wednesday and left the roadway littered with food and the air smelling of bacon.<p>A …

Tesla just got its largest electric semi pre-order from a major worldwide brand

Pepsi’s Invested in EVs<p>Tesla finally unveiled their electric semi-truck last month, after several delays, and it’s in a prime position to radically …

Electric Vehicles

Rail Collision Spills Frozen Food At Lakeland Crossing

Railroad officials say there were no injuries to the train crew or the truck driver.<p>LAKELAND, FL—Christmas came early to some Lakeland residents who …

Tampa Bay

Driver critically injured in wrong way crash on I-40

Authorities are investigating a wrong-way crash on Interstate 40 that critically injured a driver early Wednesday morning.<p>It happened along westbound …

North Carolina

Thor Trucks, A New Electric Semi-Truck Challenger, Enters the Ring

Has its sights set squarely on Tesla<p>Back in August, Cummins revealed the AEOS, its first electric semi-truck. A few months later, Mercedes showed off its own electric semi, the E-Fuso Vision One. Then in November, Tesla debuted its version, the Semi. Now there’s another company looking to sell …

Autos

Tesla: Model 3 Ramp Gearing Up For Takeoff

The Model 3 ramp up appears to be gaining traction, as more and more Model 3 vehicles are reported at Tesla's distribution centers.<p>Judging by …

Business

Here Are All the Companies We Know That Have Ordered Tesla's Electric Semi Truck

Tesla's (TSLA) electric semi truck had been shrouded in mystery before its debut last month. Since then it has received preorders from more than a …

Tech Industry

PepsiCo reserves 100 Tesla all-electric semi-trucks in largest public pre-order

A top PepsiCo executive confirmed to Reuters on Monday, Dec. 12 that the company has reserved 100 of Tesla's new all-electric semi-trucks.<p>The order …

Michigan

Semi fire causing big delays on I-25 north of Denver

KUSA - A semi-truck fire led to pick delays on Interstate 25 north of Denver Tuesday afternoon.<p>The Colorado Department of Transportation says the …

Tesla lines up buyers for electric semi-truck

PepsiCo is the latest company to go public with preliminary plans to buy electric semi-trucks from Tesla, which recently unveiled a rig with plans to …

A Hungarian startup thinks it has the key to cheaper self-driving cars — but a ride in its test car suggests it has a lot of work ahead

• <b>AImotive is developing self-driving car technology that relies on inexpensive cameras, rather than a pricey Lidar system.</b>• <b><br>The company recently began testing a car equipped with its technology in Silicon Valley.</b>• <b><br>I got a test ride, and it was an unnerving experience.</b><p>MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Covering the …

Transportation

Be Sure To Ask Tough Questions Of Your DDoS Mitigation Solution

Every time I read another report about distributed denial of service (DDoS), I find myself either cringing or smiling. That’s the easiest way to boil down my reactions. Much in the same vein of “each data breach cost one bajillion dollars!” while making my best Dr. Evil face. The scoring, or the …

Cybersecurity

PepsiCo reserves 100 Tesla electric Semi trucks

PepsiCo has joined a dozen other companies Tuesday in preordering Tesla’s new electric Semi trucks, which boast a 500-mile range between charges. According to Reuters, the snack and beverage company’s reservation of 100 Tesla big-rigs marks the largest order yet by one company.<p>The announcement …

Conservative View

2 men killed in Highway 63 crash north of Fort McMurray

Two men were killed when the minivan they were in collided with the back of a transport bus north of Fort McMurray Sunday evening.<p>Mounties said the …

Fort McMurray