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Truck Platooning Pilot in Germany Deemed Runaway Success

A platooning project conducted in Germany has demonstrated that the electronically linked system is “safe, technically reliable, and easily applicable in the routine of a logistics company,” according to the project's partners.

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 Chief Talks Latest Truck Automation at CES [Video]

Daimler showed off Level 2 automation in its Freightliner new Cascadia for 2020. The company also announced its break from platooning development and that it’s targeting Level 4 autonomous trucks. Here’s what Daimler Trucks chief Martin Daum had to say about the company's future plans.

Daimler Nixes Platooning, Focuses on Automation

Saying the technology required to make platooning produces very limited reductions in operating cost, Daimler Truck North America has decided to pass on platooning and focus instead on advancing its position in vehicle automation.