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OOIDA cites 'increasing' ELD…

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by LYNDON FINNEY/The Trucker Staff     GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Tuesday maintained that what it..

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Tesla unveils electric tractor

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..

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‘Bespoke’ trucks? Shell 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..

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Peterson’s new smart trailer…

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,..

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Kenworth T680 now available…

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..

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New drivers need to…

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..

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Other shoe has dropped…

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..

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Looks as though there's…

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...

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PeopleNet continues evolution of…

MINNEAPOLIS — PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology, has released its latest enhancement to its video intelligence solution — the next..

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Peterbilt showcases all-electric Model…

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..

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Meritor MTIS now standard/preferred…

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..

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TMW begins Integration with…

CLEVELAND — TMW Systems, a Trimble brand and provider of software, business intelligence and related solutions to the North American transportation industry, has integrated its..

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AP FACT CHECK: Tesla…

By TOM KRISHER ,  AP Auto Writer DETROIT — For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on..

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Daimler creating automated truck…

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks Wednesday said it was creating an Automated Truck Research and Development Center at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) headquarters on..

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ALK Technologies launches new…

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..

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DTNA adds 2 connectivity…

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has introduced two new connectivity services into its Detroit Connect portfolio — Detroit Connect Direct and a..

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Zonar offering ABORD to…

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..

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United Bus Technology offers…

McLEAN, Va. — United Bus Technology (UBT), an IT solution provider in the trucking and motorcoach industries, Monday invited those customers affected by the announced..

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Geotab's interactive infographic showcases…

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..

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Landstar launches exclusive mobile…

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..

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Volvo Trucks, FedEx demonstrate…

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..

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Trucker Tools gets additional…

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..

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INRIX develops self-driving vehicle…

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..

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Oregon DOT director: ‘It’s…

SPOKANE, Wash. — Technology is rapidly changing all aspects of public and private sector operations, according to Matthew Garrett, director of the Oregon Department of..

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Toyota doubles down on…

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..

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New GHSA report: Don’t…

WASHINGTON — Autonomous vehicles (AVs) promise to bring many mobility benefits and reduce traffic crashes enormously, as the federal government notes 94 percent of crashes..

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New generation of diesel…

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..

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Kroger rolls out driverless…

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..

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Musk tells newspaper he's…

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..

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Trucker Tool makes feature,…

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..

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TMW, DMSi combine systems…

CLEVELAND — TMW, a Trimble brand and provider of software, business intelligence and related solutions to the North American transportation industry, has revealed a new..

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Drivewyze customers to receive…

DALLAS — Truck fleets and operators using Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service will soon be able to receive bypasses at 21 weigh stations in..

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Volvo Trucks presents 'future…

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,..

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ALK releases latest version…

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..

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Eaton says it's developing…

HANOVER, Germany — Power management company Eaton says it is developing an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) pump designed to save fuel while meeting new stringent..

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Trimble enhances its TruETA…

HOUSTON — Trimble has made enhancements to its TruETA solution for improved route planning. While estimated time of arrivals (ETAs) are not new to the..

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Volvo Trucks to introduce…

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..

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USDOT releases latest version…

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..

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Mack expands Over The…

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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