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Headline-generating projects like these autonomous concept vans from Mercedes help Daimler gain...

Daimler's Daum Talks Future Trucks and Current Business at IAA Show

From electric and autonomous vehicles to whether today's current hot truck sales are really a good thing, Daimler Truck and Bus chief Martin Daum shared his insights with reporters at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany.

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The NTSB says that video recorders can help with commercial vehicle crash investigations...

NTSB Explains How Video Recorders Could Have a Major Impact on Safety

The National Transportation Safety Board would like to see video event recorders in every commercial vehicle to help with crash investigations and improve driver safety.

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Allison Transmission is working with Geotab on a transmission health information solution for...

Allison and Geotab Collaborate on Transmission Health Monitoring Solution

Allison Transmission and Geotab announced a collaboration to deliver transmission health information to fleets, including prognostics to monitor operating parameters, oil and filter life, and diagnostic transmission information.

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Ford still makes Class 8 tractors in Europe and is showing this fully autonomous concept truck...

2018 IAA Commercial Vehicles Show [Photos]

The IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover, Germany features many new innovations from top Global truck manufacturers that might eventually make their way to North America.

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Mercedes to Reveal Last-Mile Logistics Technology at Fleet Forward Conference

Mercedes to Reveal Last-Mile Logistics Technology at Fleet Forward Conference

For the first time in North America, Mercedes-Benz Vans will demonstrate CoROS, an artificial intelligence-powered sensor system that transforms the Sprinter van into an intelligent cargo space.

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Cummins concept emissions reduction suite combines several technologies to reduce NOx and...

Cummins Technology Suite Aims to Lower Diesel Emissions

Cummins showed off an emissions reduction concept that promises drastic reductions to NOx and particulate matter emissions in future diesel engines.

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“Edge computing: a way to take advantage of all the data on the truck,” Thomas Fansler,...

Edge Computing – A Quicker Way to Solve Problems

Among the technologies that are making their way into trucking that were highlighted at Trimble’s in.sight 2018 user conference and expo was the concept of edge computing or analytics.

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This futuristic, electric, automatic truck is how Volvo envisions portage and other drayage...

A Volvo Vision of the Future

An animated short by Volvo shows the company's vision for how electric, autonomous trucks could soon work in ports and other drayage applications.

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At Trimble's in.sight user conference, Chris Burruss, president of the Blockchain in Transport...

Blockchain in Trucking: Between Hype and Reality

Applying blockchain technology to trucking may hold promise in the future, but at the present, its application in the industry is somewhere between “hype and reality."

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