Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:
- Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx reveals some of the early findings from a 30-year strategic transportation plan for the U.S. being finalized by the Obama Administration, notes The Columbian.
- General Motors unveiled its low-cost Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle (EV) at the North American International Auto Show this week, according to The Spokesman Review – designed to challenge EV-maker Tesla in the race to produce an affordable electric car.
- Global crude oil prices fell below $45 per barrel for the first time in six years, notes The Economic Times – helping further lower U.S. fuel prices.
- An arrest warrant is issued for the former CEO of a trucking company accused of embezzling employee funds, Gant Daily reports.
- USA Today reports on Hyundai’s unique car-truck concept vehicle unveiled at the North American International Auto Show.
- Ford Motor Co.’s new aluminum body F-150 pickup takes “truck of the year” honors at the North American International Auto Show, notes CNN Money.
- Alaska’s transportation commissioner resigns under fire, according to KTUU News.