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All-Electric, Driverless Logging Truck Revealed

Swedish tech start-up Einride revealed its latest product: The T-log, an autonomous, all-electric logging truck, at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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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.

On Tariffs, Trade Wars, and Unintended Consequences

Trucking largely supported Donald Trump for president because of his promises to reduce regulation (which he’s been working on) and put in place pro-business policies (such as the tax cut.) But his trade war has a great many businesses concerned, if not up in arms – and it could even affect the economy.

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.

Phillips Connect Technologies Acquires Polish Electrical Components Company

Phillips Connect Technologies has completed the purchase of Fortech Poland, a manufacturer and distributor of 24-volt electrical connectors and cables for commercial vehicles for the European Union market.

Volkswagen Truck & Bus Renaming Itself Traton

Volkswagen Truck & Bus has announced a new name, Traton Group, as it increases its independence and readies itself to raise funds for global expansion in commercial vehicles. Meanwhile, parent company Volkswagen AG is talking with Ford about possibly developing a line of commercial vehicles.

Heineken Talks Global Fleet Safety Strategy

Heineken International established a road safety improvement program that is designed to measure, report, and verify driver behavior habits.

Mercedes-Benz Trucks Expands Test Center

About 10 years after the ceremonial opening of the Development and Testing Center in Wörth am Rhein, Germany, Mercedes‑Benz Trucks will invest about another 50 million euros in the center of competence for the development work on commercial vehicles.

Germany Fines VW $1.18B for Diesel Cheating

Volkswagen AG has been fined $1.18 billion (1 billion euros) by public prosecutors in Germany over diesel emissions cheating in approximately 10.7 million vehicles.

Daimler Announces Automated Truck R&D Center

Daimler Trucks is creating an Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Oregon, to explore automated driving technologies including truck platooning.