Neil Abt

Technology, Business

Mercedes-Benz Showcases ‘Vision Van’

Daimler AG

It may have been the flashiest vehicle on display at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles Show.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
November 17, 2016
Business

ATA Plots Future Course

John Sommers II for TT

LAS VEGAS — The more than 2,500 attendees of this year’s Management Conference & Exhibition arrived here with the expectation of gaining insight on how American Trucking Associations’ new leadership team will set the industry’s course.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
October 10, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Freightliner, The Rolling Stones Get Truckers Rocking

Neil Abt/Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — The Rolling Stones played a blistering 90-minute surprise set on Oct. 3 for 1,200 truckers at the 2016 Freightliner customer appreciation dinner here.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
October 4, 2016
Business

Electric Is the Buzz at IAA

Daimler AG

HANOVER, Germany — The loudest buzz at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show came from a technology not meant to be heard.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
October 3, 2016
Business

VW-Navistar Deal to Yield New Engine Platform for 2021

Volkswagen

HANOVER, Germany — The recently announced Volkswagen-Navistar deal will yield a new North American engine platform for 2021, the top executives with both companies said here.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
October 3, 2016
Business

IAA Notebook: News From Cummins, Eaton, Dana, Volvo and More

Cummins Inc.

HANOVER, Germany — The 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles Show featured more than 2,000 exhibitors from all over the world and more than 70 press conferences. Here are highlights, featuring news from Wabco, Continental, ZF, Cummins, Eaton, Volvo, Dana and DAF.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
September 30, 2016
Business, Fuel

Daimler Targets Urban Uses With Electric Concept Vehicles

Neil Abt/Transport Topics

HANOVER, Germany — Daimler Trucks presented three electric concept vehicles ahead of the IAA commercial vehicles show here, signaling a focus on urban transportation.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
September 26, 2016
Business

Daimler Shows Three Electric Concept Vehicles Focused on Urban Transportation

Daimler

HANOVER, Germany — Daimler Trucks focused on improving urban transportation during its media event ahead of the IAA commercial vehicles show, presenting three electric concept vehicles.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
September 20, 2016
Business

Freightliner Updates Cascadia; Boosts Connectivity, Efficiency

Daimler Trucks North America

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Freightliner Trucks unveiled its new Cascadia model that executives said features major advancements in connectivity and fuel efficiency over the current version. (See video.)

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
September 12, 2016
Business, Safety, Government, Fuel, Technology, Autonomous

DTNA’s Daum Cautious on Speed Limiters, Autonomous Expectations

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The growing importance of fleets being able to regulate the speed of individual trucks through remote, over-the-air engine updates should be taken into account as the federal government considers a mandate requiring heavy-duty vehicles to utilize speed limiters, the president of Daimler Trucks North America said.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
September 6, 2016

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