Technology
Business, Technology

Electronic Logging Use Jumps to 35%, Study Says

The number of carriers using electronic logging devices on all of their trucks jumped to 35% in February from 25% in May of last year, according to a new study from Transport Capital Partners.

Transport Topics
March 28, 2013
Business, Technology

Cummins to Reap Fuel Gains From ‘SuperTruck’ Research

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Engine maker Cummins Inc. said it will introduce some of the fruits of its “SuperTruck” research in its upcoming models that will make them more fuel-efficient.

March 25, 2013
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
Special Coverage, Business, Technology

Rand McNally Announces Product Updates at MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rand McNally made several product announcements here, including the news that the latest version of its IntelliRoute TND 520 truck GPS device will be available for sale in May.

Transport Topics
March 22, 2013
Business, Technology

Growing TMC Membership Is New Chairman’s Goal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — There is a drawing of the cartoon character Yosemite Sam hanging in Kirk Altrichter’s office that says a lot about the man who is the new public face of American Trucking Association’s Technology & Maintenance Council.

March 18, 2013
Business, Technology

Volvo to Partner With Telogis, Trimble to Offer Fleet Management Technology

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Volvo Trucks said it will collaborate with telematics providers Telogis and Trimble Navigation Ltd. in a move that could give rise to factory-installed fleet management technology in the heavy-duty truck market.

March 18, 2013
Business, Technology

FMCSA Urges Truckers to Use Proper GPS, Issues Recommendations for Picking Device

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched a campaign last week to warn truck drivers about the dangers of using navigation systems designed for smaller vehicles.

March 18, 2013
Business, Technology

Cummins, Peterbilt Debut 10 MPG ‘SuperTruck’

Cummins Inc. and Peterbilt Motors Co. said they have developed a demonstration “SuperTruck” capable of averaging 10 miles per gallon in real-world conditions, a 54% increase in fuel economy.

Transport Topics
March 14, 2013
Government, Business, Technology

FMCSA Warns Truckers to Use Truck-Specific GPS

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has begun distributing cards to truck drivers warning them that using GPS navigation devices meant for smaller vehicles can be dangerous and could lead to trucks hitting low bridges.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
March 12, 2013
Special Coverage, Business, Technology

FMCSA Warns Truckers to Use Truck-Specific GPS

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has begun distributing cards to truck drivers warning them that using navigation GPS devices meant for smaller vehicles can be dangerous and could lead to trucks hitting low bridges.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
March 11, 2013
Business, Technology

XRS Corp. Appoints Reidy President, COO

XRS Corp. said Monday it has appointed Brendan Reidy its president and chief operating officer, effective immediately.

Transport Topics
March 11, 2013

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