Autonomous
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Carriers, Drivers Embrace Mobile Tracking Technology

When Foodliner Inc., a liquid and dry-bulk carrier based in Dubuque, Iowa, put in a mobile communications system to track the location of its trucks and monitor the performance of its drivers, corporate controller Tom Stueck said he expected some resistance.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Features Writer
January 8, 2007
Business, Fuel, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Truck Officials Wrestle With In-Cab Systems for Monitoring Sophisticated Diesel Engines

Engine manufacturers and trucking officials said they recognize the need for onboard diagnostic systems to monitor the performance of emission-treatment systems because diesel engines are growing in complexity.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
January 4, 2007
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

TransForce Completes Acqusition of Trucking Firm Westfreight

Canadian transportation firm TransForce Income Fund said Thursday it completed its acquisition of Westfreight Systems and Westfreight Holdings (U.S.A.). Terms were not disclosed.

Transport Topics
January 4, 2007
Business, Autonomous

Security & Safety Briefs — Dec. 28 - Jan. 3

FMCSA to Offer Driver-Training Grants • Groups Sue Army to Stop Trucking Nerve Gas • Cakeboxx Says Doorless Container Prevents Unauthorized Access

January 3, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

U.S. Border Remains Closed to Trucks From Mexico

The Department of Transportation went from being “very close” to opening the border with Mexico to trucks, to preparing a pilot project to allow such trucks to enter the country, to having the border shuttered indefinitely to Mexican truck traffic.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
January 3, 2007
Business, Equipment, Autonomous

Cummins Gains EPA Certification for ’07 Truck Engines

Diesel engine manufacturer Cummins Inc. said late Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency has certified the company’s medium- and heavy-duty truck engines for 2007.

Transport Topics
January 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

N.D. Trucking Firm Lewis Transportation Closes Doors

Fargo, N.D., trucking firm Lewis Transportation, which has employees in at least seven states, is shutting down after 43 years of operation, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
January 2, 2007

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