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ATA's Spear on Fox Business News: Autonomous Trucks Can Improve Job Growth in Sector

Fox Business News

American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear appeared on Fox Business News on Aug. 16, and for the third time in less than a week, addressed the topic of autonomous trucks. See video.

August 16, 2016
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Video: Bendix, Kenworth Demonstrate Wingman Fusion

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems provided an in-cab demonstration of the Bendix Wingman Fusion safety system here during a Kenworth media event.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
August 15, 2016
Equipment, Business, Technology

Cab Seat Technology Addresses Driver Health Concerns

Driving a truck for hours on end day after day takes its toll on the body, but the engineers of today’s cab seats are doing more than ever to address driver health and comfort concerns. These seats offer an array of features that soothe body aches and pains, reduce vibration and accommodate the range of body sizes.

Bruce Lilly | Special to Transport Topics
August 12, 2016
Business, Technology

Milan Supply Chain Solutions Adds Spireon’s FleetLocate to Trailers

Milan Supply Chain Solutions has chosen Spireon Inc.'s FleetLocate telematics application to track 1,100 trailers to improve utilization and deliver operational savings.

August 12, 2016
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Another 9,000 Trailers Recalled Due to Bendix Defect

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall of more than 9,000 additional trailers because of a defect with the Bendix SR-5 spring brakes that the manufacturer believes could affect up to 194,410 trailers in total.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 11, 2016
Business, Technology

Tech Startup Enjoy Delivers Your Product, Teaches You How to Use It

Photo courtesy of Enjoy

Enjoy, a tech device set-up and delivery service, aims to make reading indecipherable instruction manuals a thing of the past. An Enjoy "expert" delivers the purchase, unpacks and sets up the device, then helps the client learn about it, in up to an hourlong visit.

Marcia Heroux Pounds | Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla. )
August 9, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Letters: Mandate Technology, A Modest Proposal

Mandate Technology That Boosts Collision Avoidance

August 8, 2016
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Commercial Vehicle Group to Close Three Midwest Facilities

Commercial Vehicle Group Inc.

Cab-related products and systems supplier Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. announced that it would close three U.S. facilities in the Midwest beginning in the third quarter of the year in connection with a cost-reduction and restructuring plan it announced in 2015.

August 4, 2016
Business, Technology

Google's Project Wing Delivery Drone to Be Tested at US Site


Google’s Project Wing drone delivery services will be tested at a U.S. site, the White House announced as part of an initiative to push research and safety measures for unmanned flight.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
August 2, 2016
Business, Technology

LiveOnWeb Replay: Top 100 For-Hire Carriers and Disruption in the Industry

Costello (left), Byrd

On the heels of the release of our 2016 TT Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings, our July LiveOnWeb program focused on regulatory issues and the potential for disruption in the industry. Watch the replay of the July 27 program.

July 28, 2016