Commercial freight transportation businesses rely on data, intelligence, and novel solutions for operational efficiency. Transport Topics technology coverage investigates available technologies, real-world applications of business solutions, and the strategies necessary for advancement. News topics focus on the latest applied science, and issues range from autonomous vehicle and robotics innovations to management software, tracking and transparency, data analytics, blockchain, and the internet of things.
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Many fleets have adopted forward- and inward-facing cameras to coach drivers and reduce liability. Now the latest smart camera technology is taking things a step further.
Autonomous trucks could unlock safety improvements and greater freight efficiency in the coming years, but they won't be a one-size-fits-all solution for the entire trucking industry.
John Reed, chief information officer and vice president of technology at Aim Transportation Solutions and a 30-year company veteran, is passionate about programming.November 22, 2023
Video-based safety systems are helping fleets prevent crashes and exonerate drivers, but successful deployment of this technology continues to hinge on driver acceptance.
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Nov. 22 announced a tight deadline imposed in a final rule by the Federal Highway Administration for states to establish emission-reduction goals.
Rivian Automotive CEO RJ Scaringe will take on an expanded role overseeing all product-related functions as the automaker prepares for the next generation of its electric vehicle lineup.
A prototype of a battery-electric Class 8 truck with an expected range of 500 miles is set to begin its first pilot tests in Florida in the first quarter of 2024, according to vehicle developer Terraline Inc.