TSE

Tenn. truck stop that received TSE grant shut down

TR Auto Truck Plaza on Interstate 40 in Dandridge was closed and seized by a bank.

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Pilot Flying J to add electrification at 6 truck stops

Shorepower Technologies will install power pedestals in Bakersfield, Dunnigan, Lebec, Lodi and Weed in California, and in Dallas.

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Channel 19 news round-up: flooding, radio, TSE, petition…

Vid tour through I-680 flood damage As Missouri River floodwaters receded from flood stage this month after a long summer of high water, Iowa DOT officials finally got a look at I-680 at the I-29 interchange, and the damage done to both roadways is just stunning (pictured courtesy of Iowa DOT; more info on detours/outlook available in our news piece here). The Omaha World-Herald ran a short tour through the devastation you can watch via this ...

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New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

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Electrification of truck stop spaces revives

As fuel prices spiked in 2007-08, a large majority of truckers' anti-idling interest was focused on dedicated auxiliary power units, which market expanded dramatically with a profusion of new manufacturers. This time around, with the economy still somewhat shaky, owner-operator and fleet interest in up-front investment in full-function APU technology may be taking a back seat infrastructure improvements and use of electrified truckstop parking space services when needed. For operators who don't already have APUs, ...

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Shorepower seeks truck stops for electrification

Company wants truck stops with at least 75 parking spaces to participate in a national program to reduce idling.

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Truck stop electrification expands at several locations

Electrification was installed at truck stops in Tennessee, New York, Florida, Texas, Pennsylvania and Oregon.

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