Equipment

The PIT Group is working with Volvo and other interested parties to evaluate potential platooning operations in North America. Photo: PIT Group

News

PIT Group Assesses Real-World Platooning Operations

Canada's PIT engineering research group is overseeing a month-long series of truck platoon tests in order to evaluate how the new technology will perform in real-world fleet operations.

Photo: Wabash National

News

Wabash National to Buy Truck Body Maker Supreme

Impact that rising tide of e-commerce shipping is having on the need for more “final mile” deliveries cited as driving factor behind acquisition.

Products

Trail King Offers MG-HG Interchangeable Gooseneck Trailer

Trail King announced the introduction of the Commercial MG-HG detachable gooseneck trailer, featuring interchangeable gooseneck styles.

News

Denso to Develop Automated Vehicle Tech

Denso Corp. says it's establishing a new company to design and develop semiconductor IP cores, which are key semiconductor components for automated driving technology, according to the company.

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News

Medium-Duty Truck Values Stumble This Summer

As the summer season continues, one trend is emerging for medium-duty trucks — declining auction prices, according to Black Book’s August Specialty Markets report.

Note the eNow solar panel on the roof fairing of this MVT rig. Photo courtesy MVT.

Articles

Mesilla Valley Adopts Auxiliary Solar System

Mesilla Valley Transportation recently purchased close to 1,000 eNow solar auxiliary energy systems for its Navistar trucks. The pioneering fleet discovered benefits beyond reduced idling.

In an interview with VW's Inside magazine, CEO Herbert Diess said Tesla is the company's main competitor today. Photo: Volkswagen

News

VW CEO: Tesla Among Our Top Competitors

In the "old world," VW CEO Herbert Diess watched and worried about Toyota and Hyundai. Today he's keeping an eye on a new American automaker.

Photo: Kalyn Siebert

News

Heil Trailer's Radish to Head Sister Operation Kalyn Siebert

Heil Trailer International sister company Kalyn Siebert has appointed Jake Radish as its new president.

Videos

Focus On… Volvo VNR 300 [Video]

The VNR 300 is the first brand new truck from Volvo in more than 20 years - a smooth, quiet and maneuverable regional truck. Equipment Editor Jim Park takes the daycab model for a spin in a city setting in this video.  

The T-Pod is an all-electric autonomous truck capable of running 124 miles on a single battery charge. Photo: Einride

News

No Cab? No Driver? No Problem

A Swedish startup has unveiled a prototype electric truck that doesn't require a driver. In fact, there's not even a cab for a driver to sit in.

USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
Video-based Safety: Facts, Stats and Impact
As video-based safety becomes ubiquitous throughout the industry, SmartDrive Systems® commissioned a survey of over a hundred trucking executives. Download your copy today and learn unique insights into the reasons why fleets are acquiring video-based safety, including accident exonerations, improved driver performance, decreased claims process and much more.
Beyond Software: Meeting the Hardware Requirements of the ELD Mandate
While the focus of the upcoming ELD Mandate has been on the software, fleets should also be considering their hardware needs. Fleets will need to evaluate their hardware needs in the context of their day-to-day operational realities to choose a robust device.
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