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The Many Challenges Facing Canada’s Trucking Industry: A Conversation with the Canadian Trucking Alliance’s Marco Beghetto

The Many Challenges Facing Canada’s Trucking Industry: A Conversation with the Canadian Trucking Alliance’s Marco Beghetto

51 Migrants Die in Hot Truck Near San Antonio, Texas

Joy Finnegan

Inside a box truck 62 people being smuggled from Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras, something went wrong. When found, most of the group were already dead from the heat. The death toll was 51 on Tuesday, in what officials are calling one of the worst episodes of migrant death in the United States in recent years….

Chargebacks911 Takes to the Skies With AirlinePros in a New Partnership to Tackle Fraud

Joy Finnegan

Chargebacks911, the leading dispute technology specialists, today announces its new partnership with AirlinePros, a representation and distribution firm for airlines and travel suppliers, to defeat fraud and friendly fraud for travel industry merchants. Like other major online merchants, travel industry partners including airlines, hotels, and online travel agencies, took a big hit from chargebacks filed…

Some Airlines Turn to Bus Service to Augment System

Some Airlines Turn to Bus Service to Augment System

Joy Finnegan

Luxury-bus operator Landline has been contracted by United Airlines to provide services between several Colorado cities and the Denver International Airport. Some of the cities getting the service include Breckenridge, Loveland and Fort Collins. United says customers can book itineraries to these locations and the last leg of the journey will be on Landline’s buses….

Advent’s Methanol-Based Fuel Cell Unit Contributes to a New World Record set by ARM Engineering for Both Electric and Hydrogen-Powered Cars

Advent’s Methanol-Based Fuel Cell Unit Contributes to a New World Record set by ARM Engineering for Both Electric and Hydrogen-Powered Cars

Joy Finnegan

Advent Technologies announced its contribution to the new world record for the longest distance ever covered by a hydrogen vehicle without refueling and an electric vehicle without recharging. The record was broken within the framework of an innovative project conducted by ARM Engineering, a French based research and development firm focused on providing innovative and…

The Many Challenges Facing Canada’s Trucking Industry: A Conversation with the Canadian Trucking Alliance’s Marco Beghetto

The Many Challenges Facing Canada’s Trucking Industry: A Conversation with the Canadian Trucking Alliance’s Marco Beghetto

Marco Beghetto

Canada’s trucking industry keeps the Canadian economy moving. Without truckers moving goods across this vast country, business would grind to a halt. The industry also generates around $65 billion annually through its economic activities and employs about 450,000 people in this land of 38 million, about 300,000 of which work as truck drivers. The Canadian…

Travel In and Around Afghanistan

Travel In and Around Afghanistan

Philip Watkins

Philip Watkins mastered in Terrorism and Security studies at the University of Salford and studied Political Violence at the University of Saint Andrews. He is the current head of the Eigenrac Intelligence Management Service (IMS) line and operates in the lead analyst role for Afghan affairs where he is recognized as a subject matter expert…

BAE Systems to Bring Next-Generation Electric Drive System to Heavy-Duty Industrial Vehicle Market

Joy Finnegan

BAE Systems, a leader in electric propulsion, will bring its next-generation power and propulsion technology to the heavy-duty industrial vehicle market. The company’s electric drive system provides a revolutionary design which will help industrial vehicle original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) get their electric vehicles (EVs) to market faster and at a lower installed cost. BAE Systems…

ENGIE and Anglo American Inaugurate the World’s Largest Hydrogen Mining Truck

Joy Finnegan

ENGIE and its partner Anglo American, one of the largest mining players, are jointly inaugurating the “Rhyno” project, officially renamed nuGen, developed for the Mogalakwena platinum mine in South Africa. It is the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mining truck, capable of carrying a payload of 290 tonnes. ENGIE is providing an integrated hydrogen solution, including production,…

Astrata Launches VideoLinc to Improve Road and Driver Safety

Joy Finnegan

Astrata, a provider of location-based solutions for the connected fleet, supply chain, government and aviation sectors, announced the launch of VideoLinc, a video surveillance solution that improves road safety, reduces accident claim costs and cargo damage and guards against false allegations. VideoLinc provides dispatchers and drivers with a 360° view and increases safety for pedestrians,…

Hexagon Supports iLiKe Project for Disaster Management with Innovative Social Media Integration

Joy Finnegan

Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division recently announced the successful completion of a proof-of-concept solution for the Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior that utilizes social media data to support disaster operations. The research project was led by the Institute of Engineering and Business Informatics at Graz University of Technology and resulted in the development…