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Business, Technology

Takeaways From Navistar's NACV Announcements

TT Managing Editor/Features Seth Clevenger (right) and staff reporter Roger W. Gilroy discuss takeaways from Navistar's press conferences at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Sept. 25, 2017. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

September 25, 2017
Business, Technology

Takeaways From DTNA Announcements at NACV

TT Executive Editor Joe Howard (right) and Managing Editor/Features Seth Clevenger provide their takeaways from Daimler Trucks North America's press announcements Sept. 25, 2017, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

September 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Takeaways From Volvo Announcements at NACV

TT Executive Editor Joe Howard (right) and Associate News Editor Jonathan S. Reiskin discuss the takeaways from Volvo's announcements on Sept. 25, 2017, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

September 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Drivers to Remain Necessary Despite Advancements in Autonomous Vehicles, ATA Policy Expert Says

ATA's Mike Cammisa Cammisa by Eugene Mulero/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — The trucking industry will continue to depend on drivers to assist with the navigation of autonomous and connected truck fleets, a policy expert at American Trucking Associations said at the Connected Fleets USA conference Sept. 25.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

ClearMetal Gets $9 Million in Funding

ClearMetal, a San Francisco-based technology startup that is using artificial intelligence to develop what it calls “predictive logistics,” has received $9 million in second-round funding from an investment group led by Prelude Ventures and Innovation Endeavors.

Transport Topics
September 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Volvo Sees Growth in 2018, Especially With VNR

Volvo's Goran Nyberg John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Volvo Trucks North America is preparing for expected heavy-duty sales growth in 2018, and two trucks introduced earlier this year, the new VNR and the remodeled VNL, will be its main warhorses.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Daimler Trucks Outlines Vision for Electric Vehicles, Platooning, Connectivity

Martin Daum Daum via Daimler Trucks North America

ATLANTA — Daimler Trucks North America outlined its vision for electric trucks and platooning and showcased its latest advances in active safety and connectivity in the first press conference held by a truck manufacturer here at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics

ScanTech Prepares to Open Food Treatment Facility

ScanTech Sciences Inc. announced that it will partner with Freight Handlers Inc. to staff and operate the company’s first electronic cold-pasteurization food treatment center in McAllen, Texas.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Features Writer
September 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Nikola Taps Bosch for eAxle, Other Key Components

Bosch eAxle Bosch Group

Nikola Motor Co. announced Bosch Group will play a key role in supplying powertrain components for its over-the-road and day cab Class 8 hydrogen-electric trucks, which are scheduled to come to market in 2021.

Transport Topics
September 25, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Safety, Productivity to Improve With Proliferation of Autonomous Trucks, Executives Say

ATLANTA — Advancements in the technology facilitating autonomous trucks will enhance safety and productivity across the freight sector, two executives helping to drive the issue said at the Connected Fleets USA conference Sept. 25.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 25, 2017

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