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November 6, 2017

Are We Adopting Advanced Safety Systems Quickly Enough?

Advanced driver assistance systems present an opportunity to save thousands of lives and drive economic expansion over the next decade – but we need to move faster, contended Brian Collie, partner and managing director of Boston Consulting Group, in a recent speech.

October 6, 2017

Interesting Equipment at the New Atlanta Show

Whether or not North America needed another truck show, based on attendance and quality of exhibitors, the new NACV is likely to have a real future.

October 6, 2017

Autonomous Truck Technology: Stepping Stones and Stumbling Blocks

There's no doubt that research and development work on the building blocks of autonomous and automated truck techologies is proceeding apace. It was one of the key themes at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta recently. But it may yet be quite a while before people truly trust these technologies -- or before large numbers of fleets find them to be a worthwhile investment.

October 3, 2017

On the Spot: The Inaugural NACV Show [Video]

The inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle show aimed to bring a new type of trucking show to the continent, a more international, technology-focused show. Did it succeed? Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge gives her overview of the new industry show.  

October 3, 2017

On the Spot: Kinedyne at the NACV Show

At the NACV show in Atlanta, cargo control company Kindedyne introduced several new products to help make cargo access faster and easier as the effect of e-commerce continues to spread beyond traditional final mile transportation.

October 3, 2017

Kinedyne's New Curtain-Side Solutions Address Changing Logistics Demands

Cargo-control company Kinedyne introduced several new products to help make cargo access faster and easier as the effect of e-commerce continues to spread beyond traditional final-mile transportation.

October 3, 2017

Organizers Pronounce Inaugural NACV Show Success, Plan for 2019

Organizers of the first North American Commercial Vehicle Show held last week say they’re happy with the results of the show’s business-to-business concept and focus on global technology, and they learned how to improve the next one, to be held in 2019.

October 2, 2017

ConMet Develops Intelligent Wheel End Monitoring System

ConMet has developed the SmartHub, an intelligent wheel end that will allow drives and fleet managers to monitor the health of a wheel end in real time.

October 2, 2017

New Wheel Covers Hide Fasteners for Optimized Aerodynamics

Deflecktor has designed a new generation of aerodynamic wheel covers, which it says offer a more aerodynamic shape because the fastening system is entirely contained behind the smooth, aerodynamic wheel cover face.

October 2, 2017

NACV Show: More Photos from The Floor

More photos from the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta, Sept. 24 - 28, 2017.

October 2, 2017

Continental Launches ContiConnect Tire Monitoring Platform

Continental launched the ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform, allowing fleet managers to see tire pressure and temperature data for an entire fleet from a single web portal.

September 28, 2017

Meritor CEO Predicts Electrified Future

“There is a sea change in our industry with regard to electrification of the drivetrain,” said Jay Craig, CEO of Meritor, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

September 28, 2017

SAF-Holland Offers 20K Lift Axle Suspension System

SAF-Holland has introduced its large-capacity 20K Neway LSZ auxiliary steerable lift axle suspension, designed to be more compact with increased lift speed and improved ride performance.

September 28, 2017

Allison to Bring 9-Speed Automatic Transmission to Market by 2020

Allison Transmission plans to release the first 9-speed fully automatic transmission in 2020, offering fuel savings and available to help meet the next round of greenhouse gas emissions standards.

September 28, 2017

Wabco Launches OnLaneAssist Driver Assistance System

Wabco has launched the OnLaneAssist advanced driver assistance system designed to prevent unintended lane departures with an active steering functionality.

September 28, 2017

Data-Driven Intelligence from Thermo King Refrigeration Units

Thermo King is making it easier for fleets to make use of the data from their refrigeration units by shipping its Precedent reefers already equipped with its TracKing asset management system.

September 28, 2017

Panel: Trailers Next Frontier in Telematics

The power of telematics continues to advance, and there are still plenty of opportunities to be realized – especially when it comes to the rolling assets seen in a rearview mirror. A panel at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show explored the topic.

September 27, 2017

Organizer: New NACV Truck Show Opened Strong

The numbers are not all in yet, but given preliminary figures and his own expert sense of how shows go, one of the organizers of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show was ready to declare it a solid success at the end of the third of its four-day inaugural run, despite comments from some exhibitors about light attendance.

September 27, 2017

Bendix Touts New Driver Assist, Safety Features at NACV

Bendix made a series of feature announcements at the North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta, touting a series of safety-focused driver assistance and component enhancements available now and in the near future.

September 27, 2017

Digital Supply Chain Offers Greater Potential Than Electric, Autonomous Trucks

Amidst a show where major topics of conversation included electrification of commercial vehicles and the path to autonomous trucks, one industry exec said the digital supply chain will be the next big breakthrough in trucking productivity.

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