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Afraid of autonomous trucking? Here's why you should embrace it
Richard Stocking, principal and founder at DPX Consulting and former CEO of Swift Transportation, envisions a greener, leaner autonomous future for the industry and for society.
February 10, 2021
U.S. Xpress announces investment in autonomous trucking firm
U.S. Xpress announced a "significant investment" in autonomous trucking firm TuSimple, while TuSimple announced the members of its new Executive Advisory Board. Also: A fleet announced a new company driver pay program and owner-op lease program.
January 22, 2021
Kenworth, Peterbilt eye self-driving trucks
Paccar announced Tuesday plans to work with autonomous vehicle upstart Aurora Innovation on the development self-driving trucks.
January 19, 2021
Fuel savings from intelligent cruise a profitable first step towards self-driving trucks
Traxen developed a new intelligent adaptive cruise system that can increase fuel efficiency by 10%. See CCJ for details of the new iQ-Cruise technology.
October 9, 2020
Major fleets partner with self-driving truck developer TuSimple on autonomous freight network
UPS, U.S. Xpress, Penske Truck Leasing and private fleet McLane plan to deploy TuSimple's autonomous truck tech this year. More details here on CCJ.
July 1, 2020
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Wilson Logistics to pilot automated convoy technology
New truck platooning technology will allow drivers for Wilson Logistics to log off duty while in motion.
March 4, 2020
Wild West approach to autonomy regulation isn’t working
Are government regulations hindering the implementation of autonomous trucks in the trucking industry? ATRI notes a strong correlation. Details on CCJ.
January 16, 2020
Israeli company brings teleoperation to trucking
An Israeli company, Ottopia, has developed technology that fleets can use to operate trucks remotely.
October 2, 2019
Drivers’ jobs post-autonomy, ‘disruption in chunks’: Panel talks self-driving trucks
Self-driving truck technology developers shared their thoughts on the deployment of autonomous trucks at the FTR Transportation Conference. Learn more on CCJ.
September 23, 2019
New Pronto CEO: advanced safety tech still on target
Pronto appointed a new CEO to stay focused on delivering an advanced driver safety product after one of its founders had a legal dispute with Google.
August 29, 2019
Industry leaders talk future; ATA economist predicts ‘bloodbath’ next 18 months
A panel of industry executives agreed the driver shortage is the most immediate concern and were skeptical about the future of autonomous trucks.
August 28, 2019
Comment period around autonomous vehicle regs extended
FMCSA is looking input on CDL requirements for automated driving system operators, cybersecurity, hours of service requirements and more. Read more on this.
July 31, 2019
A new safety layer: Pronto tech automates lane keeping, cruise control for drivers
Pronto gave CCJ a demo of its Copilot system that brings electronic steering to trucks along with adaptive cruise that rivals the technology in luxury cars.
July 26, 2019
Remote driving start-up Starsky Robotics seeks drivers for its trucking fleet
Starsky Robotics is offering safe, experienced and well-trained truck driver opportunities for the company's 36 truck fleet of human-driven units. More on CCJ.
June 11, 2019
Michelin announces trial test with driverless truck upstart
Michelin plans to use Einride's autonomous vehicle, T-pod, to transport goods between its warehouse and terminal at its facilities in France. Learn more on CCJ.
June 4, 2019
DOT to seek public input on integrating autonomous cars and trucks into U.S. roadways
Both US DOT agencies seek input to ensure that all potential approaches are fully considered when it comes to integrating autonomous vehicles onto public roads.
May 23, 2019
Back from the future: Autonomous truck developer Levandowski discusses his latest self-driving truck venture
Anthony Levandowski has created an innovative aftermarket, Level 2 driver-assist system, he believes will add immediate value to the industry. Details on CCJ.
May 7, 2019
Daimler announces push toward highly automated driving with majority stake in Torc Robotics
Daimler Trucks and Buses majority stake in Torc Robotics moves the company ever closer to their goal of delivering commercially viable self-driving trucks.
March 29, 2019
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Digitizing paper for trucking success
Efficient document management is quickly becoming a vital survival strategy.
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Goodyear Introduces Tire Management, Improving Efficiency for Fleets
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Take Control of Toll: How Violations Work and How to Minimize Fleet Impact
With the rapid adoption of cashless tolling across the country and the associated benefit in transponder deployment for operations and the company’s bottom line, it is now more important than ever for fleets to develop an informed toll management strategy