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Eaton, Cummins Announce Global Automated Manual Transmission Partnership
FMCSA Gets Earful on Autonomous Trucks at Atlanta Listening Session
Volvo Issues Upbeat Truck Forecast Heading into Fall
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

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

Cutting Edge and Conventional: Shell’s Starship Concept Truck Arrives
Get Your Brakes Ready for Roadcheck

Get Your Brakes Ready for Roadcheck

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

3 Proven Fuel-Saving Strategies for Truck Fleets
Great Change and Great Pain in Trucking's Future?
Truck Platoons on the Horizon?

Truck Platoons on the Horizon?

Real-world deployment of truck platooning systems appears close, but developers aren’t keen to offer many details on their efforts.

June 12, 2018

Real-World Fuel-Economy Lessons From NACFE Run on Less

Real-World Fuel-Economy Lessons From NACFE Run on Less

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 COO: Electric Trucks a 'Fantastic' Fit for Regional, Local Class 8 Applications
ELD Mandate: 10 Things You Need to Know as Full Enforcement Hits
Five Factors Driving Trucking Economic Trends

Five Factors Driving Trucking Economic Trends

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

Building a Culture of Fuel Economy