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Waymo: Lessons from Light-Duty Shaping Class 8 Autonomous Project

Waymo: Lessons from Light-Duty Shaping Class 8 Autonomous Project

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.

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Outside Traton's hall at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Germany in 2018.

Navistar, Traton Make a Deal

Navistar and Traton have agreed in principle to a deal for the acquisition of Navistar International Corp. by Volkswagen’s truck and bus unit for $3.69 billion.

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According to NACFE, low rolling resistance tires are now on more than 80% of new truck and trailers.

NACFE Updates Low-Rolling-Resistance Tire Reports

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has revised its Confidence Reports on low-rolling-resistance tires to reflect industry developments since they were published in 2015.

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Maximize cost savings with proper battery testing and maintenance

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Maximize cost savings with proper battery testing and maintenance

Identifying the type of battery is the first step to addressing battery problems effectively. One of the most common service mistakes is using the incorrect method of charging for the battery type.

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Hendrickson Looks to Future Following Motor Wheel Acquisition

Hendrickson Looks to Future Following Motor Wheel Acquisition

After its recent acquisition of the Motor Wheel brake drum and Crewson slack adjuster business segments from Stemco, Hendrickson said it’s going to invest more capital and technology in the product lines.

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TIA Names New President, CEO

TIA Names New President, CEO

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has announced that Anne Reinke will be the next president and CEO of TIA, starting at the end of October. She succeeds Douglas Clark, who was named interim CEO this past June.

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The new Western Star 49X

Meet the New Western Star 49X [VIDEO]

The new Western Star 49X vocational Class 8 truck from Daimler Trucks North America is "the tough truck for the modern age," with a lighter, stronger cab; driver-focused design; high-tech safety features, and more. Here's a first look from HDT's Jack Roberts.

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Planning out the right route can be tough for anyone, but add in inclement, sometimes...

Heavy Hauler Goes Big

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.

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Powering the Future

Powering the Future

Trucking needs not just one alternative fuel or powertrain, but a little bit of everything to keep all its wheels turning as greenly as possible.

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