A pilot project between autonomous trucking start-up Locomation and U.S. fleet Wilson Logistics has gone so well, that Wilson said it will convert 1,120 of its trucks to the system.
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Volkswagen’s VWAGY truck arm Traton SE recently entered into a global partnership with TuSimple for developing self-driving trucks.
Lion Electric has reached a deal to delivery 10 battery-electric trucks to Amazon, with the first two to be delivered this year.
Despite the many unexpected challenges that 2020 has brought to every industry, progress towards electrification continues in the trucking industry.
Scania, a Traton brand, has officially launched its range of plug-in hybrid and fully electric trucks with a focus on last-mile operations.
Electrification experts from UPS, Volvo Group and Shell map out a beginner’s strategy to building an EV fleet.
Bendix (Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC) wants to make it easier for fleets and owner-operators to plan for and accomplish basic maintenance tasks with proactive advice on tire and brake systems in time for this year’s International Roadcheck.
We’ve been hearing about the inevitability of autonomous vehicles for years, and while it’s hard to know where we’re at on the roadmap to truly driverless trucks, four things seem certain.
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Electric truck companies’ pursuit of a zero-emissions future has yet to knock out vehicles powered by natural gas as the waste industry’s preferred fuel alternative. But the long view increasingly focuses on electric collection vehicles, even while investment in natural gas continues in the near term.
The public can now see where in the U.S. autonomous vehicles are being tested, thanks to a new tool from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Ford is ditching the traditional method of integrating telematics, avoiding costly and time-consuming aftermarket hardware installations and instead introducing proprietary telematics systems for fleets that use their models and allowing access to data through their open-platform Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC).