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DETROIT — Cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40% when interior heaters are used, a new study found.

Nearly a dozen stakeholders representing local governments and the freight and commuter sectors on Feb. 7 urged a House transportation panel to identify a sustainable source of funding for an infrastructure bill.

Investment firm Brixey & Meyer Capital announced it has acquired CityDash, a company based in Cincinnati that offers local and regional delivery services for packages and freight.

Cold storage warehouse operator Americold acquired PortFresh Holdings in Savannah, Ga., and said it will build a 15 million-square-foot cold storage facility on an adjacent site as part of a move to increase the firm’s share of the market for food imports and exports at the Port of Savannah.

Amazon.com resurrected thousands of suspended product listings in India by selling much of its stake in top local venture partner Cloudtail, a hastily arranged deal intended to comply with stringent new e-commerce regulations that upended the market.

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February 22, 2019

  • Transtex in Talks to Buy SmartTruck Trailer Aero Assets
    SmartTruck apparently is shutting down its operations and selling the assets related to its TopKit Class 8 trailer aero systems to another trailer aero device provider, Transtex.
  • Road Work Ahead: Beware Alarms and Dollar Signs
    What’s holding back development and passage of a monumental infrastructure package is not politics. It’s plain old wrong-headed thinking, says Executive Editor David Cullen in his Passing Zone blog.
  • Platform Science Platform Integrates Document Capture Feature
    Platform Science, an enterprise IoT fleet management platform, has partnered with Vector’s (previously LoadDocs) mobile-first workflow, document capture and transportation management software.
  • The Joy of Finding the Right Truck
    The young fleet operator of Texas-based Nuñez Trucking is so happy with his first new truck, he’s getting four more.
  • The AOBRD Countdown
    The transition from AOBRDs to ELDs can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be. This eBook highlights the importance of preparation and the key steps you'll need to take to ensure a successful transition from AOBRDs to ELDs.