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Infographic lays out how EU’s Vecto computer simulation tool functions. Image: ACEA

News

New EU Rule Aims to Boost Transparency of Truck MPG

A new European Union procedure for determining emissions of the greenhouse gas CO2 from new trucks has won praise from a key industry group for its expected positive impact on transparency.

Uber's Anthony Levandowski, co-founder of the autonomous trucking startup Otto, shares video of a truck with no driver. Photo: Evan Lockridge

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Uber Granted Key Win in Self-Driving Lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled that Uber is allowed to continue developing its self-driving technology during a legal battle with Waymo over stolen technology – but Anthony Levandowski, who started up an autonomous truck company later bought by Uber, can't be part of it.

Rolf Lockwood

Articles

Commentary: No Free Lunch When It Comes to Parts

If you can’t determine that the part is of good quality, bypassing the low-price product is your only option. Commentary by Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

Fontaine Modification Fleet Services has opened a new truck modification center in Laredo, Texas, adjacent to the TruckMovers consolidation and dispatching operation. Photo: Fontaine Modification

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Fontaine Modification Opens Texas Facility

Fontaine Modification Fleet Services has moved its Laredo, Texas, modification center to a new location 14 miles down the road.

News

For-Hire Trucking Index Shows 7th Straight Positive Reading

Following a three-year high in the previous month, April’s volume grew slower, according to the latest release of ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index.

Photo: CVSA

News

Kinedyne Designates May as Cargo Securement Awareness Month

With the CVSA’s annual International Roadcheck less than a month away, cargo-control provider Kinedyne has designated May 2017 as the First International Cargo Securement Awareness Month.

Products

The Purkeys Boss System Keeps Dump Trailer Batteries Ready

Purkeys’ Boss Dump Trailer Charging System is designed to keep dump trailer batteries charged so that it stays ready to use.

Truck Equipment Inc. headquarters in Green Bay. Photo courtesy of East Manufacturing

News

East Manufacturing Adds Authorized Dealer in Green Bay

East Manufacturing has named Green Bay, Wis.-based Truck Equipment Inc. its latest authorized East Dealer.

Products

Pirelli Rolls Out Long-Haul Regional Tire in the U.S.

TP Commercial Solutions has launched the Formula Driver II tire designed for long-haul and regional all-position applications.

Without a side underride guard, car in 35-mph crash test lodged beneath the semi-trailer. Photo: IIHS

News

IIHS Tests Show Clear Safety Benefit of Side Underride Guards

Recently conducted tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have demonstrated the potentially life-saving benefit of placing side underride guards on trailers.

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