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September 14, 2017 - Product News
Like its predecessor, the new GO8 also offers advanced GPS technology, G-force monitoring, Geotab IOX expandability, engine and battery health assessments, and in-vehicle audible driver coaching, according to Geotab.
September 14, 2017 - Industry News
Three of the new all-electric trucks will be deployed in North America by UPS for testing and evaluation.
September 14, 2017 - Industry News
Talk about how the company Amazon is changing the future of freight transportation kicked off the final day of the FTR Transportation Conference in Indianapolis on Wednesday with a panel that included two truck fleet representatives.
September 13, 2017 - Industry News
Not since Mack introduced the Vision model highway tractor in 1999 has the company done such a significant vehicle reveal. The company has seen its on-highway market share decline in recent years due to what the company admits was an "aging product." Mack hopes to turn that around with the latest addition to its lineup, the Anthem, unveiled on Wednesday in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
September 13, 2017 - Industry News
While the House has already passed a bill that could help bring self-driving cars to market faster, a Senate panel is taking a more deliberative approach by considering whether such legislation should also help foster the development of autonomous truck technologies.
September 13, 2017 - Industry News
Trimble has announced it has acquired privately held 10-4 Systems, a provider of multimodal shipment visibility solutions for shippers and transportation companies.
September 13, 2017 - Industry News
Attorneys for the United Steelworkers have laid out their case with the ways they believe the International Trade Commission erred in February when it didn’t order tariffs on truck and bus tires from China.
September 13, 2017 - Industry News
Lightning Systems will offer commercial fleets a battery-electric heavy duty Ford Transit van in early 2018 under a partnership with New Eagle, the vehicle modifier announced.
September 13, 2017 - Industry News
The level of for-hire freight shipments in the U.S during July hit another record high, according to new Transportation Department figures, eclipsing two previous records set just earlier this year.
September 13, 2017 - Industry News
Speaking about the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma at the FTR Transportation Conference, analysts estimated that the economic impact on the region could cost GDP 0.5% in the third quarter of 2017.
September 13, 2017 - Industry News
"Sometimes growing stronger is also the next thing that leads to the next recession." Dr. Larry Davidson, professor emeritus of business economics and public policy at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, talked about "secular stagnation" at the FTR Transportation Conference.
Tags: Economy, FTR, GDP
September 12, 2017 - Industry News
Hurricane Irma's late shift to the west seems to have spared Florida the worst of the storm, but even with reduced impact, its effects are widespread.
September 12, 2017 - Industry News
The National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that a truck driver’s failure to yield the right of way and a car driver’s “inattention due to over-reliance on vehicle automation” are the probable cause of the May 7, 2016, collision of a tractor-trailer and a Tesla S sedan operating in autonomous mode.
September 12, 2017 - Industry News
Third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson has entered into an agreement with telematics company Transflo to supply telematics for its carrier network.
September 12, 2017 - Industry News
XPO Logistics has announced plans to nearly double its current last-mile footprint to 85 service hubs by late 2018.
September 12, 2017 - Industry News
Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) today announced that Daniel Gage has been named its new president.
September 11, 2017 - Industry News
Kenworth has announced that it will participate in the Department of Energy’s SuperTruck II program, collaborating closely with the Paccar Technical Center and DAF Trucks, a subsidiary of Paccar, to develop fuel efficient technologies.
September 11, 2017 - Industry News
T-Mobile will offer a cloud-based fleet management telematics system called SyncUP FLEET this fall under a partnership with Geotab, the wireless provider announced.
September 11, 2017 - Industry News
David Miller saw a man fall on the floor, unresponsive. The driver performed CPR until emergency medical services arrived, helping save the man's life.
September 11, 2017 - Industry News
On Sept. 13, Sen. John Thune of South Dakota will convene a hearing to examine the potential benefits and impacts of automated commercial vehicles.
September 11, 2017 - Industry News
President Trump has nominated Paul Trombino to be the administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, replacing current acting administrator Brandye Hendrickson.
September 11, 2017 - Product News
Lytx will begin producing its video event recorders in Logansport, Indiana, in March in a shift from the company's prior operations on mainland China, the company announced.
September 11, 2017 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations kicked off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, a week-long celebration of the trucking industry’s 3.5 million professional truck drivers.
September 11, 2017 - Press Release
At Fleet Technical Congress, fleet managers can explore the latest technology solutions while gaining management insights from leaders of some of the country's biggest fleets and suppliers.
September 11, 2017 - Industry News
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America promoted Gene Hedbany from product support manager to a new position as manager, field services.
 
 
  
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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