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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...

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...

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...

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.

Last Legs for Long-Haul Trucking?
Last Legs for Long-Haul Trucking?

June 6, 2017
A move away from long-haul to regional and super-regional routes has been predicted for years. Volvo's Magnus Koeck says that shift may already be underway.

FMCSA Gets Earful on Autonomous Trucks at Atlanta Listening Session
FMCSA Gets Earful on Autonomous Trucks at Atlanta Listening Session

April 25, 2017
A listening session on autonomous vehicles drew public comment from law enforcement officers, truck drivers, fleet executives, OEM representatives and new...

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...

Groups Want Behind-the-Wheel Time Restored to Entry-Level Driver Rule
Groups Want Behind-the-Wheel Time Restored to Entry-Level Driver Rule

December 30, 2016
A trucking association and several safety advocacy groups have petitioned FCMSA to reconsider the Entry-Level Driver Training Final Rule and add minimum...