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Drones And the Future of Package Delivery

Are we one step closer to putting drones in the logistics chain?

Amazon has received FAA permission to test its drones, with restrictions. Photo: Amazon

March 20, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted approval for Amazon to test drone delivery, but don't expect a drone on your doorstep soon.

Tags: Logistics, Commercial Drones, Amazon.com, Delivery Trucks, Future Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, AMP Electric Vehicles

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, March 20, 2015 7:31 AM | » Comments(0)

5 Fantastic Future Truck Technologies

Let's just call 2014 the Year of the Future Truck

Walmart's WAVE concept turned heads at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Photo: HDT Staff

December 30, 2014

For trucking journalists and technology junkies, 2014 was a year that offered tantalizing glimpses of a sci-fi trucking future that may not be too far off. Deborah Lockridge looks at five reasons 2014 was "the year of the future" in trucking.

Tags: Volvo Trucks, Daimler Trucks, Walmart, ZF, Concept Vehicles, Future Trucks, Truck Platooning

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, December 30, 2014 3:20 PM | » Comments(0)

Coming to a highway near you: Driverless vehicles

In the Sartre project, three self-driving Volvo cars "platoon" behind a commercial truck.

September 4, 2013

Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge notes that she's now old enough that stuff from the science fiction books she read as a kid are increasingly becoming reality. No flying cars yet, but driverless cars are being tested, and trucks may lead the way -- literally.

Tags: Volvo, Global, Future Trucks

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, September 4, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(3)

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