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Continental Shows Off Advanced Transportation Technology

If you only think "tires" when you think of Continental, think again. HDT's Jack Roberts shares a preview of some of the high-tech solutions the company will showcase at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in September in Germany.

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Mercedes-Benz Shows Fuel Cell Sprinter Van

Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz Vans division showed off a concept Sprinter that delivers power from a hydrogen fuel cell stack to an electric motor that could achieve an effective range of 500 kilometers (310 miles). Executives showed the vehicle to journalists in Hamburg, Germany, on July 3.

Cutting Edge and Conventional: Shell’s Starship Concept Truck Arrives

The Shell Starship concept truck was designed to push the boundaries of fuel economy and freight efficiency using technology and components readily available today.

Shell Explores the Limits of Fuel Efficiency at Eco-Marathon

On a weekend where Shell Lubricants hosted an eco-marathon challenge, the company showed off its Starship concept truck, aiming to push the limits of fuel efficiency with current technology.

Spartan to Reveal Ford Transit for Utility Fleets

Spartan Motors will show a Ford Transit concept van that has been tailor-made for utility fleets with a more customized cargo area and remote workstation at an upcoming fleet trade show.

Shell Debuts Fuel-Efficient Starship Concept Truck

Shell and Airflow Truck Company have debuted the full-size version of the company’s Starship Project truck - a concept Class 8 truck that maximizes fuel efficiency using a combination of custom and currently available technologies.

Autonomous Vehicle Sales Could Reach 188,000 Units in 5 Years

A global market research firm says worldwide revenue from autonomous truck and bus technology hit $84 million, and will likely reach $35 billion by 2023.

Super Trucks: Pie in the Sky, or Pathway to Super Fuel Savings?

The DOE SuperTruck projects have demonstrated what’s possible. The next challenge is to turn the possible into the practical.

How Navistar’s SuperTruck Exceeded Goals

Navistar's SuperTruck, the CatalIST, makes creative use of existing systems, relying less on advanced technology for its impressive gains.

Volvo Concept Truck Boasts 30% Lower Fuel Use

With almost one-third lower fuel consumption. Volvo Trucks’ new concept vehicle shows how it is possible to drastically boost productivity in long-haul operations.