Expectations in Freight Transportation (2017 Edition)

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In the US Freight Transportation Forecast to 2027 , between 2016 and 2027, overall freight tonnage will grow a total of 35%. The latest American Trucking Association (ATA) report predicts freight volumes and the amount of goods moved by truck will grow.

How New GHG Regulations Affect the Future of Transportation

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Phase 2 is more comprehensive than Phase 1, and will gradually be enforced from January 1 st , 2018 until its full implementation in 2027. Additional truck and trailer requirements, including fuel-efficiency guidelines and CO 2 emissions standards, will be implemented in 2021, 2024 and 2027.

How Advancing Technology in Transportation Management Highlight the Growing Trucking Driver Shortage

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To keep up with demand predictions by 2027, more than 97,000 new drivers will need to enter the industry annually. Predictions for transportation management in 2016 highlighted growing stress and concern.

The Better Goal: More Fuel Efficient Trucks or Using Fewer Trucks?

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In supporting documents , the EPA goes on to say: The buyer of a new long-haul truck in 2027 would recoup the extra cost of the technology [approximately $12,000] in under 2 years through fuel savings…The agencies estimate the proposed standards would result in approximately $230 billion in net benefits over the lifetime of the vehicles sold in the regulatory timeframe, while costing the affected industry less than one-tenth that amount (about $25 billion over the same period).

Musk's Electric-Car Vision Doubted by Major Auto-Parts Suppliers

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For small cars, price parity will take until 2027 -- and longer still in Europe.

New Trailers are Going to Cost You More

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Transport Topics reported that the requirements will probably add "about $860 to the cost of a 2021 trailer, $1,015 to the cost of a 2024 unit, and $1,090 for a 2027 model," compared to the cost of a 2017 model. Got some trailers that need replacing?