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  1. Hours before Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that emergency road and bridge repairs to Pine Island had been completed ahead of schedule on Oct. 5, cheers and a little laughter greeted some of the first motorists — including a Publix truck — to cross a temporary bridge built to restore access by land to the island, which took much of the brunt from Hurricane Ian.View the full article
  2. The trucks are rolling again. They’re going right into the areas Hurricane Ian devastated, and many are from companies with the regional or national scale to deliver emergency goods to communities where they also have affected employees and local stores in need of resupply.View the full article
  3. Legislation designed to expedite emergency recovery aid recently advanced to the president’s desk amid renewed calls for enhancing infrastructure resilience. View the full article
  4. The Treasury Department is expediting the formulation of scores of regulations that will carry out the $270 billion worth of energy tax incentives included in President Joe Biden’s signature climate and tax bill.View the full article
  5. Michigan awarded incentives to two new battery projects — a local startup building a cell plant and a Chinese firm that may produce battery components — as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer seeks to secure future automotive jobs in the state.View the full article
  6. President Joe Biden called plans by OPEC+ to cut output targets by 2 million barrels a day “unnecessary,” and the White House said more releases from U.S. petroleum reserves are possible.View the full article
  7. DUBLIN, Va. — Volvo Trucks North America discussed safety and provided test drives of its VNR Electric truck as part of the Volvo Electromobility Sales Summit.View the full article
  8. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance approved a new standard and procedure designed to govern inspections of autonomous commercial motor vehicles.View the full article
  9. Liquefied natural gas will be in short supply in the coming years as production lags behind surging demand from Europe, according to the world’s top producers of the fuel. View the full article
  10. A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, one of the world’s largest oil consumers, ordered six large containerships that can sail on green methanol as part of the transport giant’s plan to become carbon neutral. View the full article
  11. Drivers in Georgia and Florida are getting some price relief at the pump, as supply chain- and inflation-related fuel-tax holidays are being extended while both states grapple in their own ways with the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.View the full article
  12. GXO Logistics Inc. has received unconditional regulatory clearance in the United Kingdom to acquire Clipper Logistics, the contract logistics provider announced Oct. 4.View the full article
  13. San Francisco tourists, Phoenix suburbanites and now Canadian bacon — the list of driverless cargo keeps growing. View the full article
  14. CHICAGO — Since as early as 1848, some 12 years before the Civil War, Chicago has been a major center for transportation given its central location in the country, access to newly built railroad lines and the five Great Lakes. Now, more than 170 years later, millions of products pass through its massive transportation network for trucks, rail and air each day. View the full article
  15. For more than a century, gas stations have been the heart of California’s car culture, offering fuel, food and friendly directions along our back roads and byways. But the rush to EVs may leave them in the dust.View the full article
  16. Legislation designed to promote research and development programs for vehicle technologies at the U.S. Department of Energy was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.View the full article
  17. Tesla CEO Elon Musk revived his bid for Twitter Inc. at the original offer price of $54.20 a share, potentially avoiding a courtroom fight over one of the most contentious acquisitions in recent history.View the full article
  18. Ford Motor Co. rose more than 7% after the carmaker’s latest quarterly sales results showed growing demand for its lineup of electric vehicles, including its flagship F-150 Lightning plug-in pickup.View the full article
  19. NEW YORK — Micron, one of the world’s largest microchip manufacturers, is expected to open a semiconductor plant in New York, promising an investment of up to $100 billion and a plant that could bring 50,000 jobs to the state, the Senate majority leader says.View the full article
  20. General Motors Co. made big sales gains in the third quarter in a sign the semiconductor shortage is easing, but the relief may arrive for automakers just as consumers get squeezed by rising interest rates and concerns about the economy.View the full article
  21. Rivian Automotive Inc. shares rose in early trading after the automaker reported progress in ramping up production and reaffirmed its goal to build 25,000 electric vehicles this year.View the full article
  22. California is among the leaders pushing for wider adoption of zero-emission commercial vehicles, but the state is confronting the dual challenges of resolving a shortage of truck parking and the need to build charging infrastructure accessible to tractor-trailers. View the full article
  23. Supply chain activity in the U.S. picked up for the first time since March, buoyed by elevated inventories even as transportation costs slid for a sixth straight month.View the full article
  24. Nikola Corp. founder Trevor Milton said he wouldn’t take the witness stand in his criminal fraud trial, as the defense prepares to rest its case.View the full article
  25. J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. is expanding its transload strategy with new operations in Tacoma, Wash., and Laredo, Texas, the company announced Oct. 3.View the full article
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