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Back a Double-Trailer Rig? There’s an App for That

A demonstration by ZF engineers a couple of weeks ago in Germany was impressive because it wasn’t being done by a driver, but a guy with a tablet computer.

July 22, 2014

The point is productivity: A vehicle longer and more complex than the single semis normally used in most of Europe could be employed to haul more cargo in one trip. And with little training, its driver could back it into position for loading or unloading.

Tags: Productivity, long combination vehicles, Remote Controls, ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

‘Super Cube’ Rig Among Finalists for TWNA Tech Achievement Award

Editor-members of the Truck Writers of North America have nominated, debated and voted for the next recipient of their award for technical innovation. One candidate is a l-o-n-g tractor-trailer.

January 10, 2014

Walmart Canada is testing its high-capacity 'Super Cube' rig in Ontario. Is it neat enough to win a big award? Senior Editor Tom Berg discusses it.

Tags: Walmart, Super Cube, long combination vehicles, TWNA

Author: Tom Berg | Posted @ Friday, January 10, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

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