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Future of the world’s largest truckmaker

Posted on Sep 19, 2018 in Perspective, Trucks

Martin Daum, chief executive officer for trucks and buses divisions at Daimler, discusses the demand for trucks, the impact of the trade...

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Why the future of driving isn’t just driverless, it’s ownerless

Posted on Sep 19, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

Over the past five years, the development of new technologies has brought about real change in the way we travel. Lately, the rise of...

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WABCO sets its sights on pioneering development of its autonomous driving open platform technology or ADOPT, with qualified technology partners

Posted on Sep 18, 2018 in Buses, News, Technology, Trucks

WABCO Holdings Inc. WBC, +3.22% (, the leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced...

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Renault, Daimler to showcase self-driving tech

Posted on Sep 18, 2018 in Cars, News, Trucks

The future of vehicles will be electrified, autonomous and connected — but trucks and vans might get there before passenger cars....

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Daimler hints at Cascadia improvements with new Actros truck

Posted on Sep 18, 2018 in News, Trucks

Foreshadowing expected improvements to its Freightliner Cascadia heavy-duty truck, Daimler Trucks unveiled massive updates to the...

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Continental is growing with state-of-the-art product portfolio in the commercial vehicle business

Posted on Sep 18, 2018 in Cars, News, Trucks

At the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover, the technology company Continental will be presenting digital technologies for the safe,...

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Automation, electrification could advance faster in intermodal

Posted on Sep 18, 2018 in Perspective, Technology, Trucks

Autonomous technologies and electrified equipment will have specific roles in the transportation and intermodal sectors and already are...

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How Volvo is cruising into the autonomous vehicle race

Posted on Sep 18, 2018 in Cars, Technology, Trucks

All this talk over autonomous vehicles has investors and industry observers drooling over companies like Nvidia (NVDA – Get Report)...

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INRIX identifies U.S. corridors best suited for highly automated truck deployment

Posted on Sep 17, 2018 in News, Trucks

Highly Automated Vehicles (HAVs) are poised to radically impact the future of the long-haul trucking sector. However, where their...

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Qualcomm unit to boost LTE-V2X commercial roll-outs in China

Posted on Sep 17, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc, a subsidiary of QUALCOMM Incorporated QCOM, China Mobile Research Institute and China Mobile IoT...

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New Volvo trucks autonomous semi is a cabless tractor pod

Posted on Sep 16, 2018 in News, Trucks

Volvo Trucks, the world’s second-biggest heavy-duty truck maker behind Daimler Trucks, unveiled Wednesday its first all-electric...

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Federal standard on autonomous vehicle technology is needed, Rep. Latta says

Posted on Sep 13, 2018 in Cars, Perspective, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

Congress needs to ensure autonomous vehicle technology operates under a national directive instead of a patchwork of guidelines from the...

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Fully autonomous vehicles still a long time away, according to ABI Research

Posted on Sep 13, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Trucks

A new report by ABI Research has muted the excitement for the arrival of fully autonomous vehicles, claiming they won’t see large...

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Volvo shows off self-driving, electric truck with no cab

Posted on Sep 13, 2018 in News, Trucks

Sweden’s Volvo, the world’s second-biggest truck maker, presented a new self-driving electric truck on Wednesday, which it...

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How will self-driving trucks affect driver pay?

Posted on Sep 12, 2018 in Perspective, Trucks

A new study claims self-driving trucks could replace up to 294,000 of the best-paying driving jobs. University of Pennsylvania Professor...

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USDOT’s Federal Highway Administration awards SAE International contract to develop connected vehicle and automated driving system standards

Posted on Sep 12, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

SAE International’s ground vehicle standards program has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s...

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Humatics launches spatial intelligence platform for human-robot interactions

Posted on Sep 11, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Technology, Trucks

Humatics today announced the commercial launch of its spatial intelligence platform designed to help people and machines navigate a...

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FMCSA chief Martinez wins praise for approach to truck safety

Posted on Sep 11, 2018 in News, Trucks

In six months leading the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Ray Martinez has won praise across the trucking industry for asking...

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Mercedes-Benz unveils modular self-driving vehicles for people or cargo

Posted on Sep 10, 2018 in News, Trucks

As the competition surrounding autonomous vehicles intensifies, Mercedes-Benz Vans on Monday unveiled a hybrid strategy around a...

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Preparing for the future of transportation

Posted on Sep 8, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

US Department of Transportation, September 8, 2018 Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 (AV 3.0) advances...

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