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Smart Trucks Have Already Arrived

Smart Trucks Have Already Arrived

A new kind of truck is already here. And very soon, the incredible capabilities of these smart, connected vehicles will revolutionize virtually every aspect of fleet operations.

September 15, 2017

FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

The latest series of platoon tests will evaluate Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology, which adds vehicle-to-vehicle communications to the adaptive cruise control capability now available in new vehicles and allows trucks to operate more smoothly as a unit, reducing and controlling the gaps between trucks.

September 14, 2017

UPS to Test Mitsubishi Fuso's All-Electric Cabover
Test Drive: Volvo’s Not-So-Vanilla VNL

Test Drive: Volvo’s Not-So-Vanilla VNL

Volvo took everything it has learned about tractor aerodynamics, powertrains and driver comfort and safety over the past 20 years and distilled those lessons into the new Volvo VNL. Find out what Jack Roberts thinks of it after a test drive.

September 8, 2017

Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?

Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?

Transportation analyst Rick Mihelic says electric powertrains and autonomous vehicles will only be the beginning of the changes fleets will have to deal with in the near-term future.

August 31, 2017

Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System

Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System

ZF's Reax is a smart, electronic control system that takes input data from various sensors around the vehicle, including the driver, and either loosens, or tightens steering response based on what the truck is doing and what the driver needs in terms of steering inputs to do it safely.

August 29, 2017

Cummins Unveils Class 7 All-Electric Daycab Tractor
More Details Emerge on Tesla Electric Big Rig
Truckers Aren't Terrorists

Truckers Aren't Terrorists

A science writer in MIT's Technology Review is worried angry truckers will one day hack or "bedazzle" autonomous vehicle systems to deliberately cause accidents, Jack Roberts pumps the brakes on that idea in his Truck Tech blog.

August 24, 2017

ZF Brings Reax Electronic Steering System to Heavy Truck Market
Time to Face The Future Head-On

Time to Face The Future Head-On

Tech gurus are flocking to trucking with new ideas and new technology. The time to prepare for the changes that are coming is now, says Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

August 15, 2017

Scuttling of Sleep Apnea Screening Proposal Draws Heated Reactions