Search Close Menu

Search Results

Results: 779

Close
Expand All
Daimler Demonstrates Platooning Technology [Video]

Daimler Demonstrates Platooning Technology [Video]

Is truck platooning only technically feasible or is it also commercially viable? In this video, we look at Daimler Trucks' recent demonstration of its platooning technology with a pair of loaded big rigs.

June 18, 2018

Bulk Intermodal a Hit for Schneider

Bulk Intermodal a Hit for Schneider

The intermodal container business has allowed many companies to shift longer-haul freight to rails in the face of tight capacity and a driver shortage. But in recent years, Schneider and a handful of other companies have turned that same concept to the liquid bulk business.

June 15, 2018

How One Alabama Fleet is Finding Quality Truck Drivers
Daimler Trucks Demonstrates Truck Platooning

Daimler Trucks Demonstrates Truck Platooning

Daimler Trucks North America demonstrated “pairing” of two trucks, what is commonly known as two-truck platooning, at the Capital Market and Technology Day June 6. This fuel-saving technology is also a step on the path to more highly automated vehicles.

June 10, 2018

Daimler Talks Truck Sales, Tariffs, and Globalism

Daimler Talks Truck Sales, Tariffs, and Globalism

Daimler Trucks execs emphasized the benefits of global collaboration as the OEM develops new electric and automated truck technology, at the same time warning of the potential negative effects of tariffs and trade wars.

June 7, 2018

New Connectivity Features from DTNA Boost Access to Truck Data

New Connectivity Features from DTNA Boost Access to Truck Data

Two new connectivity-related services from Daimler Trucks North America will allow fleets to create their own electronic logging systems, develop driver scoring apps, and directly access to data on a truck for their backend systems.

June 7, 2018

Daimler Trucks North America to Build Electric Cascadia, M2 Trucks
Daimler Aims for Level 4 Automated Trucks

Daimler Aims for Level 4 Automated Trucks

Daimler Trucks says it’s targeting Level 4 automated driving technology – essentially skipping Level 3 because it believes it’s a safer way to go.

June 6, 2018

Daimler Announces Automated Truck R&D Center

Daimler Announces Automated Truck R&D Center

Daimler Trucks is creating an Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Oregon, to explore automated driving technologies including truck platooning.

June 6, 2018

3 Things You Should Know About Amazon and Trucking

3 Things You Should Know About Amazon and Trucking

Trucking economist Noel Perry earlier this year got an opportunity to visit Amazon, and came back with some interesting insights into the e-commerce giant, its logistics operations, and what it all means for trucking.

June 5, 2018

7 ELD Tips for Roadcheck Inspection Blitz

7 ELD Tips for Roadcheck Inspection Blitz

A former law enforcement official gives his tips on how fleets can stay compliant with the ELD mandate during this year’s CVSA Roadcheck which will focus on hours of service violations.

June 1, 2018

Commentary: A Driver Shortage by Any Other Name

Call it what you will, the trucking industry is having trouble finding enough qualified drivers. But a crucial part of solving the shortage will require agreement on why it is happening in the first place. Commentary by Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

June 1, 2018

New Personal Conveyance Guidance Gives Flexibility to Find Truck Parking

New Personal Conveyance Guidance Gives Flexibility to Find Truck Parking

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration just announced regulatory guidance that gives drivers a way to deal with one of the most vexing problems with the electronic logging device mandate – finding a safe place to park for the night – as well as clarification for ag haulers on the 150-air-mile exemption.

May 31, 2018

Trucking Group to Challenge California Supreme Court's Independent Contractor Ruling
ELD Provider Shuts Down Without Warning