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ATA 2016

ATA panel: the future of trucking is ‘liquidity and automation’

The panel agreed driverless trucks are coming, but did not provide a specific timeframe as to when that would happen. Uber is already in hot ...

Industry orgs launch new parking app to help drivers find open spaces

When the app is opened, it gives the user the option to search for parking spaces within a certain distance of their current location, up ...

Volvo rolling out Active Driver Assist platform

Volvo currently is the only OEM to fully integrate the system into its Driver Information Display.

Economic panel: Slow going for U.S. economy

The anemic economic recovery also is reflected in the trucking industry, with total truckload volumes flat on a year-over-year basis, said Bob Costello, ATA chief ...

Spear keynote hints at winds of change at ATA

Trucking remains the backbone of the nation's freight system, but threats exist that could hinder the industry's growth and productivity. "Don't mess with trucking," said ...

Mack publishes Mack ASIST mobile app

The free ASIST app will feature a quick link to the Mack Uptime Center for quick repairs.

Mack, Volvo ink deal with Geotab, unlocking telematics for older trucks

The agreement would enable connectivity for older Mack vehicles not currently equipped with Mack’s integrated telematics solutionMack GuardDog Connect.

DTNA’s Daum: Service improvements, connectivity efforts continue

As the battle for North American Class 6-8 market share continues, Daimler Trucks North America’s CEO Martin Daum said the company is well-positioned to maintain ...

PrePass InfoRM data dashboard helps fleets improve inspection selection scores

Carriers who use PrePass now have a new tool to help them improve their safety scores by identifying and acting on their fleet's safety trends. ...

Iowa Motor Truck Association President wins Leadership Award

As head of IMTA, Neville led a successful campaign to raise Iowa’s gas tax, has overseen the Iowa Motor Carriers Foundation which has distributed $180,000 ...

Former White House Chief of Staff: Trucking must be united in presidential election

The 2016 presidential campaign has been marred by its lack of convention, in everything from campaign strategy to the candidates themselves.

ATA honors 15 recipients of EPA SmartWay Excellence Award

EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership is a market-driven initiative that empowers businesses to move goods in the cleanest, most energy-efficient way possible, while protecting public health ...

SAF-HOLLAND will be fifth wheel standard on International trucks

Manufactured from cast-steel, the HOLLAND FW17 is the lowest weight steel fifth wheel available.

Lytx offers two new DriveCam video triggers, updates enterprise program

Lytx announced two new triggers – rolling stops and roll stability – to its DriveCam exception-based video safety program, bringing the total number of triggers ...