March 10, 2015: Volkswagen’s pickup vision; Uber-style freight service; Ohio highway ban for trucks

March 10, 2015: Volkswagen’s pickup vision; Uber-style freight service; Ohio highway ban for trucks

Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation today:

  • Volkswagen has a vision for pickup trucks in the U.S.  and is getting ready to share it, says Motoring Crunch.
  • A Nevada company is promising Uber-style services for the trucking industry, says Trucking News Online.
  • Cleveland.com says Ohio lawmakers are seeking a ban on trucks traveling in the left-hand lane of any highway in the state.
  • Supply constraints for its F-150 are causing a slide in share price for Ford Motor Co, according to Left Lane.
  • KTVB reports that Idaho lawmakers are struggling to come up with funding options for the state’s highways.
  • The spring thaw means truck weight restrictions on Minnesota roadways. Beginning March 13, new rules go into effect for Minnesota’s North-Central and North frost zones, says the Morrison County Record.
  • Green Car Reports runs down the list of updates on Mack Trucks natural gas models.
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