Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by LYNDON FINNEY/The Trucker Staff GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Tuesday maintained that what it..
Tesla unveils electric tractor Friday, November 17, 2017 by DEE-ANN DURBIN /AP Auto Writer DETROIT — After more than a decade of making cars and..
The body of the Starship Project tractor is a bespoke aerodynamic design made of carbon fiber, including the side skirts, hood, and front end. (SHELL..
By signaling trailer issues as they happen, PULSE enhances the safety of driver and cargo, and helps avoid road incidents, CSA violations, and costly fines,..
Designed from the ground up, the Paccar transmission is up to 105 pounds lighter than comparable transmissions, allowing for greater payloads, spokesmen said. (Courtesy: KENWORTH..
Eddy Mullins has been training drivers for JB Hunt for 18 years, and he says new drivers are coming to him today with less and..
Logged-in carriers and enforcement users with crashes determined to be “not preventable” as part of the program can view measures and percentiles calculated with and..
Hours of Service issues continued to rank high on the list of out-of-service violations. There were 6,565 drivers put OOS for no driver record-of-duty status...
MINNEAPOLIS — PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology, has released its latest enhancement to its video intelligence solution — the next..
LONG BEACH, Calif.— Peterbilt’s commitment to alternative energy solutions was showcased at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo where an all-electric Model 579 day cab tractor..
TROY, Mich. — Meritor said Tuesday that the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) with ThermALERT is a standard/preferred option on Vanguard dry van and CIMC..
CLEVELAND — TMW Systems, a Trimble brand and provider of software, business intelligence and related solutions to the North American transportation industry, has integrated its..
By TOM KRISHER , AP Auto Writer DETROIT — For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on..
PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks Wednesday said it was creating an Automated Truck Research and Development Center at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) headquarters on..
PRINCETON, N.J. — ALK Technologies, a Trimble Company and global provider of transportation technology and mobility solutions, has launched a trip planning driver app—MileOn by..
PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has introduced two new connectivity services into its Detroit Connect portfolio — Detroit Connect Direct and a..
SEATTLE — As of June 2018, carriers using automatic on-board recording devices (AOBRDs) will have less than 18 months to transition from their current solution..
McLEAN, Va. — United Bus Technology (UBT), an IT solution provider in the trucking and motorcoach industries, Monday invited those customers affected by the announced..
TORONTO — Geotab, a global leader in the internet of things (IoT) and connected transportation, has launched an interactive infographic depicting the evolution of America’s..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Landstar System, a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions, has launched its enhanced Landstar Maximizer mobile app, a search engine..
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America, together with FedEx and the North Carolina Turnpike Authority, used advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) technology to conduct..
RESTON, Va. — Trucker Tools, a company that provides shipment visibility, carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching solutions for the transportation industry, has completed a..
KIRKLAND, Wash.-- Highly automated vehicles (HAV) are currently testing on public roads in fewer than 50 cities around the world, but more markets are interested..
SPOKANE, Wash. — Technology is rapidly changing all aspects of public and private sector operations, according to Matthew Garrett, director of the Oregon Department of..
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Toyota Monday said the company took “the next great leap” toward the future of zero-emission trucking, unveiling the second iteration of..
WASHINGTON — Autonomous vehicles (AVs) promise to bring many mobility benefits and reduce traffic crashes enormously, as the federal government notes 94 percent of crashes..
WASHINGTON — Adoption of the newest, cleanest diesel truck technology has jumped by 6 percent in one year and now makes up more than one-third..
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — At a time when big-box retailers are trying to offer the same conveniences as their online competitors, the biggest U.S. grocery chain..
By TOM KRISHER Associated Press Auto Writer What do you do when your CEO confesses that he's cracking under the stress of his job? That's..
DALLAS — Trucker Tools, which provides shipment visibility, carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching solutions for the transportation industry, has made feature and function improvements..
CLEVELAND — TMW, a Trimble brand and provider of software, business intelligence and related solutions to the North American transportation industry, has revealed a new..
DALLAS — Truck fleets and operators using Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service will soon be able to receive bypasses at 21 weigh stations in..
Volvo Trucks is now presenting a new transport solution consisting of autonomous electric commercial vehicles that can contribute to more efficient, safer and cleaner transportation,..
PRINCETON, N.J. — ALK Technologies, a global provider of transportation technology and mobility solutions, has released PC*MILER 32, the latest version of its PC*MILER truck..
HANOVER, Germany — Power management company Eaton says it is developing an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) pump designed to save fuel while meeting new stringent..
HOUSTON — Trimble has made enhancements to its TruETA solution for improved route planning. While estimated time of arrivals (ETAs) are not new to the..
GREENSBORO, N.C. — As part of an innovative partnership between the Volvo Group, California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), and industry leaders in..
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Thursday released new federal guidance for automated vehicles, advancing its commitment to supporting the safe integration of..
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Trucks has expanded its Mack Over The Air (OTA) software and vehicle parameter capabilities with even more available updates for Mack..
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