Sunday, October 22, 2017
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Michigan bills would authorize 'platooning'; not require human in testing self-driving cars

Michigan bills would authorize 'platooning'; not require human in testing self-driving cars

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan would no longer require that someone be inside a self-driving car while testing it on public roads under bills up for a vote in the Legislature.

Connectivity platform launched along with new Freightliner Cascadia

Connectivity platform launched along with new Freightliner Cascadia

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Detroit on Thursday introduced Detroit Connect Analytics, which will be available through the new connectivity platform launching with the introduction of the new Freightliner Cascadia.

Firestone launches HD Air Spring App

Firestone launches HD Air Spring App

INDIANAPOLIS — Firestone Industrial Products Co. is putting frequently sought resources and information directly at its customers' fingertips with the launch of the Firestone HD Air Spring App.

Energy Department announces funding of Super Truck II program

Energy Department announces funding of Super Truck II program

WASHINGTON — With the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration jointly adopting a second round of emissions standards for medium and heavy-duty vehicles, the Energy Department has announced up to $137 million in investments for two programs, subject to appropriations, to develop next generation technologies that will support industry in going beyond those standards while also accelerating technology advances for passenger cars and light trucks.

Nikola truck to be powered by hydrogen-electric 800V fuel cell

Nikola truck to be powered by hydrogen-electric 800V fuel cell

SALT LAKE CITY — Nikola Motor Co. recently announced that it achieved zero emissions with its electric-powered drivetrain.

Isotrak releases certified Hours of Service application

Isotrak releases certified Hours of Service application

ATLANTA — Global telematics software solutions provider Isotrak has released an electronic logging device application.

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