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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 ...

ZF, WABCO unveil collision avoidance system that autonomously steers trucks around stopped vehicles

Global truck components suppliers ZF and WABCO unveiled June 28 the next progression in rear-end collision avoidance technology. The Evasive Maneuver Assist system goes a step beyond active braking systems ...

Covenant Transport exec discusses ‘culture of excellence’ at Spring Symposium

Doug Schrier gave a presentation about how CTG went through a turnaround by creating a culture of excellence at the CCJ Spring Symposium on Tuesday, May 17, in Birmingham, Ala.
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Here’s looking at you: new tech to monitor driver fatigue, distraction

A new set of technologies is able to directly monitor drivers to detect risk.

A holistic approach to connectivity: Daimler’s vision for the future

Once a fully connected truck and supply chain solution exists who will be the first
 to embrace it? Will it be fleets looking to help customers reduce inefficiencies at their ...

Omnitracs hires Brad Taylor to oversee data and Internet of Things offerings

In his post, Taylor will oversee all Omnitracs’ data offerings and operations that include Omnitracs Analytics, new data products and services and the overall big data strategy.

DTNA leadership talks new engines, marketshare and autonomous trucks in industry update

The principle leaders of Daimler Trucks, along with Roger Penske, fielded questions from the press Nov. 20 following the North American launch of the company's new medium duty diesel engines ...

Video: CCJ test drives Freightliner’s autonomous truck

CCJ Equipment Editor Jack Roberts scored a test drive in Freightliner's Inspiration autonomous truck this week in the desert outside of Las Vegas. Here's video of Roberts' behind the wheel, ...

Volvo announces expanded telematics capabilities

Volvo Trucks North America has expanded its Volvo’s ASIST web-based service communication platform developed to integrate with its Truck Diagnostics System (TDS).  The integration of TDS and ASIST complements Volvo’s Remote ...

International to introduce industry-first Wi-Fi engine reprogramming

International Truck today announced it plans to offer over-the-air (OTA) reprogramming of engine control modules (ECM) for International trucks powered by its N9, N10 and N13 proprietary engines. The company has ...

Connected trucks moving to an app-based world

Connected vehicle technologies have changed how drivers and fleet managers interact with vehicle and work information. Everything, it seems, is instantly available using any device.

Volvo, Mack partner with Omnitracs to develop future fleet management services

Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks today entered into a memorandum of understanding with Omnitracs, provider of fleet management, routing and predictive analytics systems, to develop future fleet management ...

A fast and furious future for trucking

At the end of this month, we’ll be in Dallas ahead of the Great American Trucking Show at CV-Outlook. Usually, industry conferences cover a huge swath of issues, but this ...