The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped heavy-duty truck makers from setting their sights on driver assistance, electrification, and autonomy.
What fleets need to know about the sunsetting of 2G and 3G technologies and the upcoming jump to 5G.
Fleets share lessons learned in the nearly 12 months since the electronic logging device mandate went into full effect.
Penske Truck Leasing has put a battery-electric eM2 from the Freightliner Innovation Fleet into service with Temco Logistics, a final-mile, white glove solutions provider.
When your trailers outnumber your tractors almost five to one, you need peace of mind when it comes to asset protection. For Vaughan Xpress, that meant installing Road Ready’s smart trailer system.
You don’t always know what’s in the trailers that pass you on the road. But some of those trailers are carrying something a little more dangerous that frozen food or new bedding…like, maybe, a nuclear weapon. But this isn’t an ordinary trailer; this is a trailer specifically made to not only carry this type of payload, but protect it at all costs.
In a session packed with information for HR professionals, Katharine Weber, a principal with law firm Jackson Lewis, offered a breakdown of how to plan and brace for COVID-19's continuing effect on the trucking industry’s human resources departments.
Before the industry began eyeing the possibility of driverless semis, there was a little car secretly driving around the country with no one at the wheel. This has now evolved into a new project, Waymo Via, which is looking to make autonomous trucking and local delivery a reality.
Battery-electric commercial vehicles will soon become a common sight on the roads. But what about the charging infrastructure and how it will tax the electrical grid?
Henderson Heavy Haul has to maneuver some of the largest oversized loads on the road. Without the right equipment, they would be stuck between more than just a rock and a hard place.
Keeping your fleet on the road is more than just ensuring your trucks are ready to roll; trailers need love, too.
Taking a cue from many of the virtual events since the onset of COVID-19, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems brought attendees a live demo that could be experienced from their home offices.
According to author Robert Bryce, the move away from diesel will take more than just a desire to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), along with the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), released a report on a three-prong electrification framework that could make electric trucks a reality in states other than just California.
With revised federal hours of service scheduled to take effect Sept. 29, ELD providers have also been planning how best to assist fleets with the changes.