ELLABELL, Ga. — Hyundai Motor Group confirmed May 20 the company will spend $5.5 billion on a huge electric vehicle plant near Savannah that will employ thousands — a deal Georgia’s governor called the largest economic development project in the state’s history.
PYEONGTAEK, South Korea — President Joe Biden opened a trip to Asia May 20 by touring a South Korean computer chip factory that will be the model for another plant in Texas, offering it as a way to deepen ties with the Indo Pacific and fuel technological innovation and foster vibrant democracies.
New digitized trade documents and unfair competition from shipping lines infringing on turf for inland cargo are top priorities during a gathering of transportation leaders and government officials convened by the world’s largest freight forwarding association.
Transportation groups expressed general support for the goal of reducing nitrogen oxides emissions in comments filed with federal regulators regarding a proposal to set stricter NOx limits for trucks, but cautioned against an overly aggressive approach that could be harmful to motor carriers’ operations and ability to serve the public.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear said the group’s recently completed Mid-Year Management Session tackled key issues facing the industry, but stressed that much work remains to address the biggest challenges confronting motor carriers.