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Commentary: 5 Arguments for Heavier Trucks
Commentary: 5 Arguments for Heavier Trucks

July 15, 2015
While states are thinking of ways to fund highway infrastructure, Michigan is considering rolling back truck size and weight regulations.

Can Autonomous Trucks Solve the Driver Shortage?
Can Autonomous Trucks Solve the Driver Shortage?

July 16, 2015
One thing the developers of autonomous technologies have emphasized is that they are not a “driverless truck.” So how can they help with the driver...

New E-Reefers Smart Move for LA Grocery Delivery
New E-Reefers Smart Move for LA Grocery Delivery

September 6, 2016
D&D Wholesale Distributors in City of Industry, Calif., has been distributing produce, meats, poultry, grocery, non-foods, frozen foods and dairy in the...

Self-Driving Trucks and the Platooning Stepping Stone: How Soon?
Self-Driving Trucks and the Platooning Stepping Stone: How Soon?

October 5, 2016
While it seems pretty certain that some forms of autonomous trucking are definitely on the way, the vision varies on just what that’s going to look like and...

Q&A: Wabash National's Dick Giromini
Q&A: Wabash National's Dick Giromini

June 9, 2014
Richard Giromini was appointed president and CEO of Wabash National Corp. on Jan. 1, 2007, putting him in the position of navigating the trailer maker...

Engine Smarts: Cummins Says Engine Focus Shifting to Fuel Economy
Engine Smarts: Cummins Says Engine Focus Shifting to Fuel Economy

March 29, 2011
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Noting that fuel economy will be key to competitiveness among engine makers in the next decade, Cummins says real-world data has confirmed...

Mesilla Valley Adopts Auxiliary Solar System
Mesilla Valley Adopts Auxiliary Solar System

August 8, 2017
Mesilla Valley Transportation recently purchased close to 1,000 eNow solar auxiliary energy systems for its Navistar trucks. The pioneering fleet discovered...

Solar Power for Your Truck or Trailer Refrigeration Unit
Solar Power for Your Truck or Trailer Refrigeration Unit

August 9, 2017
Transport refrigeration system batteries are increasingly being tapped to power additional electronics such as telematics devices, fuel-level sensors,...

Much Work Remains to Get to Final Version of GHG Phase 2 Proposal
Much Work Remains to Get to Final Version of GHG Phase 2 Proposal

October 27, 2015
The old adage “the devil is in the details” could have been invented for the new “phase 2” greenhouse gas / fuel efficiency regulations proposed by the EPA...

What Does the Tesla Accident Mean for Autonomous Vehicle Development?
What Does the Tesla Accident Mean for Autonomous Vehicle Development?

August 15, 2016
While autonomous truck technology is different from that in “self-driving cars,” could it be tarred with the same brush?

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