Autonomous technologies now drive significant change in trucking and freight transportation. Transport Topics autonomous coverage provides a comprehensive look at that change. It provides the latest details on deployment concepts such as advanced driver-assist systems, transfer hubs, teleoperations, platooning and off-road automation and latest analysis of the companies who are manufacturing, adopting and investing in these technologies. Readers can follow the impact such deployment has on everything from policy and infrastructure initiatives to highway congestion, fuel consumption, fleet management, driver management and business investment.
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.
TT Podcasts: RoadSigns Archive
How can autonomous trucks fit into the freight transportation industry? Host Seth Clevenger chats with Waabi's Vivian Sun and Apex.ai's Jan Becker.
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.January 4, 2007
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 AccessJanuary 3, 2007
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.
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.January 2, 2007
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.January 2, 2007