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Telematics in the driver’s seat of connected vehicles

As busy as OEMs are with connected vehicle technology, telematics companies carry an equally heavy load. They are building engines of a different kind to power big data analytics.

Finland announces pilot project to explore connected vehicles and roadways

HERE, a European leader in mapping, navigation and location services, has been selected by Finnish traffic agencies to lead a pilot project to enable vehicles to communicate safety hazards to ...

Samsung gives trucking another glimpse of its future

Right now, autonomous vehicle technology is essentially cruise control on steroids. That’s because the scope of a current truck’s operating environment is limited by the amount of information it receives ...

The Internet of Transportation Things, part II: moving at the speed of Android

With the use of Android and Apple devices, the trucking industry is moving closer to "plug and play" functionality in the cab.

Dealing with the trade-offs of autonomous trucks

Experts say that technologies can help prevent or at least mitigate the downsides of using autonomous trucks like driver complacency and security risks.

Daimler Trucks asks DOT to allow it to use camera systems in lieu of rearview mirrors (with photos)

Citing it as a way to improve aerodynamics and gain more flexibility in creating new technologies, Daimler Trucks North America, parent company of Freightliner and Western Star, has petitioned the ...

Volvo previews future fuel efficiency, connectivity improvements

New fuel efficiency improvements and vehicle connectivity changes are coming, according to Volvo Trucks North America, which shared its visions at its Volvo Trucks Business Symposium in Providence, R.I., this ...

Freightliner’s self-driving truck event: Photos, tweets and video of Freightliner Inspiration, SuperTruck

The truck maker is giving trucking industry press the opportunity to see the trucks up close and drive them and ride in them today, May 6. CCJ's Equipment Editor, Jack ...

Volvo announces major truck-platooning investment

Volvo Group Venture Capital, a subsidiary of the Volvo Group, today announced its investment in Peloton Technology, a developer of vehicle technologies that deliver safety and fuel savings to fleets ...

Peterbilt highlights green trucks at Earth Day Texas

Peterbilt Motors Company is again participating in the world’s largest Earth Day celebration – Earth Day Texas – April 24-26 at Fair Park in Dallas. The company has two vehicles ...

Why you workin’ so hard?

"If I had a dollar for every time a fleet manager has told me about drivers threatening to quit if assigned an AMT-equipped truck, only to threaten to quit if ...

Bendix CEO discusses evolution of vehicle “sensing” technology

Sensing technologies that have changed – and are changing – the vehicle landscape were on the agenda April 10 for the 2015 Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship conference at Bowling Green ...