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Truck Platooning to Become Reality This Year
Truck Platooning to Become Reality This Year

April 13, 2017
Peloton CEO Josh Switkes says early-adopter platooning fleets are "chomping at the bit" and ready to go. An infusion of funding led by Omnitracs will help...

Hyperloop: A Faster Future for Freight?
Hyperloop: A Faster Future for Freight?

April 7, 2017
Advocates say hyperloop travel tubes will one day shoot passenger and cargo pods between cities faster than the speed of sound. But even if they don't, it's...

An Automated Future, First, Bendix Says
An Automated Future, First, Bendix Says

March 22, 2017
A future filled with fully autonomous cars and trucks remains a long way away, Bendix leaders said in a sit-down at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Jack...

TMC's New Chairman on Trucking's Race to the Future
TMC's New Chairman on Trucking's Race to the Future

March 20, 2017
“I’m really thinking a lot about the ‘TMC of Tomorrow,'" says Glen McDonald, for whom assuming the chairmanship of the ATA's Technology & Maintenance...

Freightliner's Inside Man
Freightliner's Inside Man

March 7, 2017
Daimler Trucks North America's CEO just got a big promotion. And that could turn up the heat on the already scorching truck technology race on this side of...

Navistar Rising: A26 Engine Signals New Chapter
Navistar Rising: A26 Engine Signals New Chapter

February 27, 2017
International's all-new A26 diesel engine is the product of a radically new engineering philosophy designed to return the company to its position as a...

NACFE: Modest Gains Seen So Far from Variable Engine-Driven Accessories
NACFE: Modest Gains Seen So Far from Variable Engine-Driven Accessories

February 27, 2017
New NACFE confidence report on emerging technology says that current fuel economy gains are modest, but some systems show promise and research and...

The Electrics Are Coming
The Electrics Are Coming

February 23, 2017
Are electric trucks about to become a “thing?” In the Truck Tech blog, Jack Roberts explores the significance of real-world fleet tests in Europe and...

The Future Looks Familiar for Volvo's SuperTruck
The Future Looks Familiar for Volvo's SuperTruck

February 15, 2017
Volvo's SuperTruck features some amazing, cutting-edge technology. And yet 70% of its components are running the roads on VNL tractors today. Equipment...

Five Years to Autonomous?
Five Years to Autonomous?

February 10, 2017
Traffic safety expert Dr. Jim Helund thinks autonomous vehicles will be on the road in five years. And their introduction will have far-reaching...