Dave Funston, manager, national fleet operations for Mazda North American Operations, passed away on April 1, 2021, following a three-year battle with colon cancer. He was 61. Funston passing caught many in the fleet industry unexpectedly and they posted their remembrances of him.
Isuzu in Collaboration to Develop Autonomous Medium-Duty Trucks
Isuzu North America Corp. and Gatik announced on April 6, 2021 a strategic collaboration to develop and evaluate fully autonomous medium-duty trucks. This collaboration is an industry first in the medium-duty truck category. The first vehicles will be deployed later in 2021.