Autonomous Tech Company Locomation Signs Deal With Wilson Logistics
Autonomous-trucking technology provider Locomation and Wilson Logistics, a Springfield, Mo.-based trucking and transportation logistics company, have announced a multiyear partnership.
Peloton to Develop System for Driverless Following Truck in Platooning
Peloton Technology Inc. announced it is expanding its vision for truck platooning and driver productivity.July 17, 2019
Platooning Continues to Be Put Under Microscope at Federal Level
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The effects of truck platooning on the nation’s infrastructure continues to be studied, federal officials told the American Society of Civil Engineers’ International Conference on Transportation and Development here.
Automated and Electric Vehicles
The Technology & Maintenance Council is evolving to contend with the necessary maintenance and specification issues that are arising as a result of two advanced technologies that are fast becoming part of today’s trucking scene.
Developers Seek to Advance Truck Platooning Through Higher Automation, Global Demonstrations
WASHINGTON — Truck platooning has not yet advanced beyond the testing and development stage, but proponents and developers of the technology continue to explore ways to eventually deploy it in real-world freight operations.
Platooning Tries to Move Past a Work in Progress
The head of Daimler Trucks has questioned, but not completely written off, the business case for heavy-duty truck platooning in light of other emerging technologies and fuel gains from new combination vehicles operating independently.October 3, 2018
Volvo, FedEx Team on Live Platooning in North Carolina
Volvo Trucks North America and FedEx Corp. demonstrated on June 27 a platooning system with three twin trucks on a stretch of Route 540 in North Carolina, one of 10 official test sites for driverless cars designated in 2017 by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Peloton to Launch Platooning by End of 2018
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Platooning developer Peloton Technology will have its two-truck platooning system in day-to-day commercial operation by the end of the year, a company executive said.May 7, 2018
Can Bridges Handle Weight of Platooning Trucks? Engineering Firm Wants to Know
WASHINGTON — While truck-to-truck communication, driver training and safety have advanced the effort to hasten platooning to market, another critical aspect is looming and just may cause momentum to pull back some: the impact on infrastructure.
Peloton Demonstrates Platoon System in Michigan
Peloton Technology recently demonstrated its driver-assist truck platooning system on Interstate 96 in Michigan with two Volvo VNL 670 trucks, featuring one following about 60 feet behind the lead truck.December 18, 2017