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FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate
FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

September 14, 2017
The latest series of platoon tests will evaluate Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology, which adds vehicle-to-vehicle communications to the...

UPS to Test Mitsubishi Fuso's All-Electric Cabover
UPS to Test Mitsubishi Fuso's All-Electric Cabover

September 14, 2017
Three of the new all-electric trucks will be deployed in North America by UPS for testing and evaluation.

Test Drive: Volvo’s Not-So-Vanilla VNL
Test Drive: Volvo’s Not-So-Vanilla VNL

September 8, 2017
Volvo took everything it has learned about tractor aerodynamics, powertrains and driver comfort and safety over the past 20 years and distilled those...

Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?
Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?

August 31, 2017
Transportation analyst Rick Mihelic says electric powertrains and autonomous vehicles will only be the beginning of the changes fleets will have to deal...

Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System
Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System

August 29, 2017
A new electronic steering augmentation system from ZF can help drivers reduce stress while boosting safety.

Cummins Unveils Class 7 All-Electric Daycab Tractor
Cummins Unveils Class 7 All-Electric Daycab Tractor

August 29, 2017
Cummins has beaten Tesla to the punch with its unveiling of a new, all-electric truck, dubbed the Urban Hauler EV.

More Details Emerge on Tesla Electric Big Rig
More Details Emerge on Tesla Electric Big Rig

August 25, 2017
Tesla's soon-to-be-unveiled all-electric truck will be a day cab model with a 200- to 300-mile daily operating range, according to a report by Reuters.

ZF Brings Reax Electronic Steering System to Heavy Truck Market
ZF Brings Reax Electronic Steering System to Heavy Truck Market

August 20, 2017
ZF's new Reax electronic steering system reads sensors from a wide array of vehicle systems and provides drivers with augmented control automatically...

VW CEO: Tesla Among Our Top Competitors
VW CEO: Tesla Among Our Top Competitors

August 7, 2017
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.

No Cab? No Driver? No Problem
No Cab? No Driver? No Problem

August 4, 2017
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.