Autonomous

About Autonomous News...
Business, Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Garmin Recalls GPS Units; Trucks Not Affected

Garmin Ltd. recently recalled 796,000 Global Positioning System navigation units in the United States, but the company’s trucker-specific GPS navigation handheld was not affected, the company said.

September 7, 2010
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

TTNews To Close Monday for Labor Day

Transport Topics Online will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday. Please check back on Tuesday, Sept. 7, for the latest trucking and freight transportation news.

September 3, 2010
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

TTNews.com Closed Monday for Labor Day

Transport Topics Online will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, for the Labor Day holiday. Please check back on Tuesday, Sept.6, for the latest trucking and freight transportation news.

September 2, 2010
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

iTECH: Safety Concerns Drive Interest in Truck-Specific GPS

Never mind the deliveries you want to make on time — the deliveries you don’t want to make at all may be the best reasons to invest in a navigation system designed specifically for commercial truck operations.

August 30, 2010
Editorial, Business, Autonomous

Truck-Buying Changes

Many fleets are shifting to late-model used trucks to meet their need for additional vehicles, according to registration data provided by R.L. Polk & Co.

August 23, 2010
Business, Autonomous

TT Private 100: Some Shippers Expand Fleets Over Concerns About For-Hire Capacity

Concern about the availability and cost of trucking services is causing some shippers to increase the amount of freight they haul on their own vehicles and find new ways to share freight-hauling capacity with other companies.

August 23, 2010
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Pilot Program Reduces Truck Delivery Times in New York City by Utilizing Off-Hour Runs

A pilot program in which trucks made off-hour runs into New York City decreased the average delivery time from the depot to the first receiver by 75%, according to an analysis of the program.

August 23, 2010
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Trucking Questions New Customs Requirement to Declare Residual Chemicals Crossing Border

Truckers, chemical manufacturers, and other trade groups are questioning a new federal requirement that motor carriers and exporters stipulate on electronic manifests the amount of residual chemicals left inside cargo tank containers when returning from deliveries in Canada and Mexico.

August 23, 2010
Business, Equipment, Autonomous

Medium-Duty Truck Sales Soar in July

U.S. retail sales of medium-duty trucks — Classes 3-7 — jumped 54.5% in July from the corresponding month a year ago, the largest year-over-year gain since mid-2005 and the biggest sales month this year, WardsAuto.com reported.

August 23, 2010
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Three Trucking Fleets Plan Share Offerings as a Way to Raise Funds to Reduce Debt

The decisions by three trucking fleets to announce public share offerings in recent weeks represent a sharp change in direction for an industry that went more than five years without a stock sale.

August 23, 2010

Pages