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Beginning next year, ZF will use a two-lens camera system to improve the performance and functionality of various advanced driver safety features. A second lens enables redundancy for Level2+ autonomous functions and offers wide-angle field of view for pedestrian detection.

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Test Drive: With Early Autonomous Tech, Drivers Are Still Required

Daimler’s optional Level 2 technologies, Lane Keep Assist and ACC to Zero, will make drivers’ jobs easier and likely a little safer — if they don’t abuse them. Jim Park reports on his experience with the latest Detroit technology on a Freightliner Cascadia.

NACFE Report Outlines Benefits of Regional Haul Routes

A switch to more regional haul routes, combined with a slate of new and emerging technologies, could transform the trucking industry on multiple fronts, says a new report from the North America Council for Freight Efficiency.

Peloton’s 9 Safety Principles for Truck Platooning

As it gets closer to announcing the availability of commercial truck platooning, Peloton Technologies laid out the details of how its two-truck platooning system, PlatoonPro, works to ensure safety and security in a new report.

Daimler Trucks North America Sold Out for 2019

In a seeming repeat of last year's performance, Daimler Trucks North America said it is effectively sold out for the remainder of the 2019 model year. The company sold a record 175,950 units in 2018. It was the largest year ever for retail sales in the history of the company, said Richard Howard, DTNA’s senior vice president – sales and marketing.

Q&A: Wabco's Morrison on Active Steering Advances

In our January issue, HDT Equipment Editor Jim Park explored how advances in steering are soon going to make driving easier, and will be an important part of the move toward more automation in trucks. Here's a more extended interview on the topic with Jon Morrison, president of the Americas at Wabco.

Panel Focuses on Technology’s Impact on Aftermarket

Electric vehicles, telematics, cyber security, advanced driver assistance systems, automated driving, alternative fuels and the continued growth of e-commerce are all things fleets are facing or will face in the future.

2019: The Future in Truck Technology Begins

This year hasn't yet faded from the rear-view mirror, and HDT's Jim Park is already looking forward to 2019. The technology advances we have been watching over the past few years look finally to be coming to fruition, and some of those new bits will be hitting the street in 2019, some within the first few months of the New Year.

8 Trends to Watch in Trucking in 2019

Reporting on the trucking industry was eventful in 2018, and it looks to get even more exciting in 2019. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her predictions for where we're going with drivers, regulations, technology and more.