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Trucking’s technology revolution already begun, futurists say at CV Outlook panel

Kenworth Icon 900 glider kit now available from Fitzgerald’s

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced Aug. 27 it has added the the Kenworth Icon 900 and the Western Star 4900 to its glider kit offerings. The ...

Meritor WABCO enhances OnGuard platform (with video)

Meritor WABCO unveiled Thursday OnGuardACTIVE, an active braking driver assist feature that triggers on stationary objects and serves as an add-on to the company's OnGuard platform. NHTSA ...

CV Outlook: Current innovations driving future evolutions in remote diagnostics, automated vehicles

Tomorrow's trucks will be equipped for wireless remote updating of spec's for specific operating conditions, such as crossing mountains, speakers said at a trucking conference ...

Here in the real world: CV Outlook panel tackles applying technology in today’s industry

After discussions on smart wallpaper, buying goods by blinking and driverless trucks that self-diagnose and repair while on the road, the final panel at this ...

Evolving use of U.S. highways, increasing truck freight efficiency highlight CV Outlook panel on freight infrastructure

Increasing truck size and weight limits will boost the U.S. trucking industry’s productivity, reduce the number of truck-involved accidents each year and, most importantly, level ...

PeopleNet takes its new ‘ConnectedFleet’ platform to the Cloud

After a few PowerPoint slides and a description of how the new ConnectedDriver app works, Jim Lowell plugged his smartphone into the projector on stage. “I ...

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Direct Drive or Overdrive?

  There’s no single answer to this age-old debate The long-running debate over which type of transmission - direct drive or overdrive - provides the…

CV Outlook: Physicist Michio Kaku predicts digitized world in transportation, medicine and nanotech

Renowned Scientist Dr. Michio Kaku paints a picture of the future where computers and the Internet will be so integral to everyday life that they ...

ATA presses Congress to continue driver drug testing reform after Teamsters’, labor groups’ cry foul

The American Trucking Associations has sent a letter to Congress asking lawmakers to retain in a trucking regulatory reform bill a provision that would allow ...

CV Outlook, focusing on future of trucking, starts today: Here’s how to follow

Fleet executives and managers will get a glimpse of trucking's future today and Thursday at the CV-Outlook conference being held in Dallas, Texas, where speeches ...

Trucking’s Future Now: Live coverage from the 2015 CV Outlook

Live coverage of the 2015 CV-Outlook conference: 

Top truck dealer will be crowned Wednesday

Successful Dealer, a sister publication of CCJ, will name its 2015 Successful Dealer Award recipient Wednesday at the conclusion of the first day of CV ...

ATA: ‘Falsehoods,’ misleading stats abound in NYT’s ‘Trucks are killing us’ column

In an open letter response to a New York Times column (The trucks are killing us) posted this weekend, the American Trucking Associations says the ...

Con-way employees in Portland reject Teamsters

The Teamsters Union was dealt a blow this week in its efforts to organize Con-way (No. 6 in the CCJ Top 250) workers, as employees at ...

The comforts of home: More fleets using in-cab TV to recruit, retain drivers

One of the great joys of the modern age is relaxing in front of the television set after a hard day at work, or catching ...