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Mercedes-Benz Vans details robotic delivery concept

On the eve of the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Stefan Maurer, head of future transportation for Mercedes-Benz Vans, went into greater detail about its ideas for incorporating ...

Mercedes-Benz concept plugs in to driver health

At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Mercedes-Benz put driver health at the center of innovation introducing several “Fit & Healthy” concepts for the company’s passenger car line. ...

Nikola One shows the future of the connected truck

Nikola Motor Company has pulled the curtain off some information systems that will be included in its revolutionary truck.

Bridgestone joins Peterbilt, Cummins on SuperTruck II project

The company says the prototype tires are expected to increase fuel efficiency by up to 6 percent through a 30 percent decrease in rolling resistance compared to a model year ...

Unlocking MPG: new tech helps fleets, drivers reach max fuel potential

Vnomics says fleets see their mpg improve by an average of nine percent in the first 12 months of deploying True Fuel and save $160 per truck per month in ...

Beyond the speed limiter, part 4: changing behaviors

A number of systems give drivers automated feedback through mobile devices, which include easy-to-understand scores and competitions to earn rewards and recognition.

Netradyne expands driver safety platform with new visibility, insights

Netradyne has added traffic light detection, relative speed determination and pedestrian identification to its driver safety platform

Navistar CEO Troy Clarke lays out vision for trucking’s future in address at FTR

By the year 2035, the U.S. will have 35 mega-cities connected by major freeways on which tractor-trailers operate in a self-driving autopilot mode, according to the vision offered by Navistar ...

NetraDyne uses artificial intelligence in new driver safety platform

NetraDyne launched a video safety system that identifies risk and safety from a driver's perspective.

Panel: U.S. carriers increasingly opting for automated tech, advanced safety systems

Driverless trucks may not be around the corner, but automation and advanced safety technology still appears to be making itself at home in North American fleets. At least that was ...

Omnitracs creates educational website for fleet technologies

Its new FleetScience.com digital hub showcases business best practices with a focus on how fleets are using both existing and developing technologies.

The Proper Truck Seat & Your Health

Video: Automated truck braking/steering system from ZF and WABCO in action

ZF and WABCO unveiled June 30 a new system that enables Class 8 trucks to autonomously brake and steer to avoid a rear-end collision should the truck determine it cannot ...