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Video: A Closer Look at the Walmart Concept Truck

The Walmart Advanced Experience concept truck may be futuristic looking but by using many of the latest efficient technologies, it gives us a glimpse of what could be possible today. This video provides a closer look at the technology behind the concept.

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5 Fantastic Future Truck Technologies

For trucking journalists and technology junkies, 2014 was a year that offered tantalizing glimpses of a sci-fi trucking future that may not be too far off. Deborah Lockridge looks at five reasons 2014 was "the year of the future" in trucking.

Commentary: Hours of Service Insanity

Combine a truck crash, a celebrity, and an election year, and what do you get? An HOS rules feeding frenzy on Capitol Hill and in the media.

Past and Future Mingle at MATS

Where in the same exhibit hall could you see a stagecoach, a 1964 White Freightliner cabover, an '85 Dodge Ram and a sleek Jetsons-like tractor-trailer with a carbon fiber trailer? Deborah Lockridge explains in her "All That's Trucking" blog.

VIDEO: Walmart Canada's SuperCube Rig

Walmart's futuristic concept truck wasn't the only rig that was featured at it sustainability conference. Watch this video about Walmart Canada's SuperCube rig, which uses a cabover glider kit, drom box and trailer innovations to reduce transportation costs by 24% and greenhouse emissions by 14%. We first reported on it in a 2012 "Trailer Talk" blog post.

‘Super Cube’ Rig Among Finalists for TWNA Tech Achievement Award

Walmart Canada is testing its high-capacity 'Super Cube' rig in Ontario. Is it neat enough to win a big award? Senior Editor Tom Berg discusses it.

Ontario revises conditions for 60-foot trailer test

Walmart Canada's long tractor-trailer combination should soon begin in-service testing following the issuing of revised permit conditions by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, the province's trucking association says