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Coolant Confusion Crisis
Coolant Confusion Crisis

April 21, 2017
Many fleet managers today have no idea what coolants are in their trucks — or even what coolants are supposed to be in them. Here’s how suppliers are...

Autonomous Trucks: A Disruptive Positive Force Coming but Fast
Autonomous Trucks: A Disruptive Positive Force Coming but Fast

April 19, 2017
It appears autonomous technology will be a winner from the mpg standpoint, according to a new report, with fuel economy increases of up to 18% for most...

In-Cab Cameras Are Out of Sight, Always in Mind
In-Cab Cameras Are Out of Sight, Always in Mind

April 19, 2017
They began as simple event recorders, but today’s in-cab camera systems are integrating with other systems to add power, depth and an unprecedented...

Tesla Gets Set to Run with the Big Rigs with Electric Truck
Tesla Gets Set to Run with the Big Rigs with Electric Truck

April 13, 2017
Tesla CEO Elon Musk tease-tweets an all-new, electric, autonomous semi truck set to be unveiled this September.

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...

The Knight-Swift Merger: Lessons from the History of Ocean Shipping
The Knight-Swift Merger: Lessons from the History of Ocean Shipping

April 11, 2017
After World War II, the maritime shipping industry was dealing with pressure for larger loads, faster deliveries, new technology and rising equipment costs....

'Made by Human Workers:' Will There be a Backlash Against Automation?
'Made by Human Workers:' Will There be a Backlash Against Automation?

April 11, 2017
More and more people are starting to question how beneficial the large-scale automation of jobs will be for society as a whole. But all the robots in the...

Eaton, Cummins Announce Global Automated Manual Transmission Partnership
Eaton, Cummins Announce Global Automated Manual Transmission Partnership

April 10, 2017
A new joint venture, Eaton Cummins Automated Manual Transmission Technologies, includes current Eaton AMTs as well as a new, heavy-duty AMT slated for...

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...

Real-World Fuel Economy Challenge to Hit the Road in September
Real-World Fuel Economy Challenge to Hit the Road in September

April 6, 2017
In September, a contingent of trucks from fleets around the country will hit the road to see if their special blend of vehicles, technology and drivers can...