Truck Platooning

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October 1, 2015

‘Platooning’ Tractor-Trailers Raise Questions at TMC Meeting

ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council just adopted a White Paper: Automated Driving and Platooning Issues and Opportunities discussing where development is and what its prospects are.

August 31, 2015

Lockheed Martin Invests In Truck Platooning Technology

Lockheed Martin has reached an investment agreement with Peloton Technology to accelerate the development and deployment of the company's truck-platooning technology.

August 26, 2015

Kenworth Execs Talk Trucks and Trucking

In a wide-ranging discussion with trucking journalists at its headquarters Tuesday, Kenworth executives shared their insights on topics ranging from autonomous trucks to the safety of the industry.

May 27, 2015

Truck Platooning Report Shows Fuel Economy Gains

A report on the first phase of research into the possible benefits of truck platooning technologies showed that all trucks in a platoon gained fuel efficiencies, with the lead truck gaining as much as a 5 percent improvement while the trailing truck got up to 10 percent improvement.

April 27, 2015

Volvo Invests in Platooning Technology

A Volvo Group subsidiary is investing in Peloton Technology, which is working on a truck "platooning" system that would save fuel and reduce congestion by allowing trucks to travel in a close-following "platoon" on the highway.

December 30, 2014

5 Fantastic Future Truck Technologies

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.

November 17, 2014

ATRI Requests Industry Input on Truck Platooning

The American Transportation Research Institute is collecting data on the likely costs and benefits associated with Truck Platooning and is requesting industry input through an online survey.

June 17, 2014

121 Ways to Save Fuel: Technology

From the equipment you spec and maintain, to the fuel you buy, to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type of fleet.

May 13, 2014

Truck Platooning System Offers Fuel Savings Potential

Peloton Technology, Menlo Park, Calif., demonstrated its two-truck platooning system May 8 along a stretch of I-80 just east of Reno. The technology makes use of a forward collision avoidance system and vehicle-to-vehicle communication to allow two trucks to travel closer together than would normally be safe.

October 24, 2013

Project to Test 'Platooning' Trucks

A new Federal Highway Administration research project will test "platooning" two trucks with the goal of saving fuel and decreasing traffic congestion. The team will research partial automation for two-truck platooning, integrating vehicle-to-vehicle communications with adaptive cruise control.



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