Organizers of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show announced that all major Class 8 truck manufacturers that had exhibited will return for 2019. In addition, Kenworth and Peterbilt will exhibit at NACV for the first time.
Autonomous Truck Technology: Stepping Stones and Stumbling Blocks
There's no doubt that research and development work on the building blocks of autonomous and automated truck techologies is proceeding apace. It was one of the key themes at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta recently. But it may yet be quite a while before people truly trust these technologies -- or before large numbers of fleets find them to be a worthwhile investment.