Here is a look at what is happening around the world of trucking today:
- According to the International Center for Natural Gas Information, liquefied natural gas will become a significant part of the global transportation fuel mix by 2035. Bloomberg has the report.
- Small business owners are seeing an increase in traffic tickets issues for their service trucks when on the job. The businesses want to know why, says the Chicago Sun-Times.
- Luxury hotels are getting into the food truck craze, offering up mobile versions of their local cuisine, reports ABC News.
- House speaker John Boehner said on Sunday that a long-term transportation bill is possible – but not until next year, says Politico.
- A small startup in Charlotte is trying to duplicate Tesla’s success with small electric pickups for fleet operations. WFAE radio reports.
- According to the Associated Press, the truck driver involved in a deadly crash with a bus carrying a Texas community college softball team showed no signs of braking or trying to avoid the collision.
- Truck Trend magazine takes a look at some vintage trucks that helped build California Wine Country.
- The U.S. Postal Service hopes to start delivering groceries in some markets, according to a regulatory filing reported on by Bidness Etc.