A new joint venture, Eaton Cummins Automated Manual Transmission Technologies, includes current Eaton AMTs as well as a new, heavy-duty AMT slated for introduction later this year, plus future AMT products designed for commercial vehicle markets worldwide.
April 10, 2017
A listening session on autonomous vehicles drew public comment from law enforcement officers, truck drivers, fleet executives, OEM representatives and new technology developers, such as Uber.
April 25, 2017
Citing positive North American market trends, Volvo is predicting a Class 8 market of approximately 215,000 units by year's end.
July 13, 2017
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
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
The Shell Starship concept truck was designed to push the boundaries of fuel economy and freight efficiency using technology and components readily available today.
June 5, 2018
CVSA's National Roadcheck June 5-7 may be focusing on hours of service, but you can bet that lots of trucks will be put out of service for brakes. To help you out, here’s a refresher course on inspecting your truck’s air brakes and what to do if you discover you’re not in compliance.
May 31, 2018
With fuel prices on the rise, there’s no better time to refocus on fuel economy. Here are three things that nearly any fleet can focus on to drive up fuel savings fast.
May 31, 2018
A study focusing on autonomous vehicles says these new technologies could send massive shock waves through our society.
May 22, 2018
Real-world deployment of truck platooning systems appears close, but developers aren’t keen to offer many details on their efforts.
June 12, 2018
A fuel-sipping tractor-trailer is a sum of its parts, and every little tenth of a mile can eventually help pay big dividends over the long haul. Check out these strategies used by fleets in the Run on Less fuel-economy run put on by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency to surpass an average of 10 mpg.
June 4, 2018
Thor Trucks COO Giordano Sordoni says electric trucks are a surprisingly good fit for the majority of Class 8 operations today.
May 24, 2018
The "soft enforcement" period for the new electronic logs mandate is over as of April 1. Here are 10 things that can help you make sure you're legal.
March 29, 2018
Mixed economic signs aside, trucking will remain strong for the remainder of the year, FTR economist Eric Starks told attendees at HDT's Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange event in Scottsdale, Arizona.
May 14, 2018
Driving truck fleet fuel efficiency gains needs to go deeper than hanging another aero device on your trailer.
June 1, 2018