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The Path to Autonomous Trucking

March 31, 2021

Last month, Locomation announced that it had formed a partnership with Rush Enterprises making them the primary installation and maintenance provider of Locomation's autonomous technology.

2020 Year in Review: Technology, Business, Government

December 22, 2020

We asked Transport Topics reporters for technology, business and government to try to put 2020 into perspective by identifying the three most significant stories of the year in their coverage area. Here's what they said. 

2020 Year in Review: Technology

December 18, 2020

Transport Topics Managing Editor/Features Seth Clevenger recaps the three most significant technology stories of 2020, part of our Year in Review package. 

Mooney - Newsmakers

Mitigating Risk with CVSA Executive Director Collin Mooney

November 17, 2020

Accident risk lessened as the pandemic eased highway traffic this year. Fleets, however, remain subject to increased litigation and nuclear verdicts. Experts suggest that the wider adaption of advanced technology - including onboard safety systems, in-cab video, and telematics - could not only improve safety but also preserve relevant information in the case of an accident.

2020 TMC

February 28, 2020

Transport Topics' video coverage of the 2020 Technology & Maintenance Council in Atlanta.

2020 TMC Recap: Collaboration Rules the Day

February 27, 2020

Joe Howard, Transport Topics executive editor, gives his take on the TMC annual conference this year.

Volvo to Share Fleet Performance Tool With Dealers

February 26, 2020

TT Senior Reporter Roger Gilroy recaps Volvo's announcement at TMC 2020 that it will share an internal tool for reviewing fleet operational performance with dealers.

NACFE Begins Three-Year Program to Discover Best Routes for Electric Trucks

February 26, 2020

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency announced at 2020 TMC that it is beginning a three-year program to identify what it calls “high-potential” regional routes that are well-suited to running electric trucks. Dan Ronan, Transport Topics associate news editor of print and multimedia, reports.

Mack Announces Command Steer at 2020 TMC

February 26, 2020

Mack Trucks announced an active steering option, Command Steer, for its Anthem models that monitors road conditions at nearly 2,000 times per second using truck-mounted sensors to help maintain directional stability, for instance, on rough roads, in high winds or during blowouts. Transport Topics senior reporter Roger Gilroy reports.

The Importance of Honesty Between Fleets and Service Dealers at 2020 TMC

February 25, 2020

Government reporter Eleanor Lamb recaps the managers and trucking executives discussion about how to maximize uptime at 2020 TMC on Feb. 25.

FMCSA Announces Tech-Celerate Now at 2020 TMC

February 25, 2020

Tech-Celerate Now, FMCSA’s first-of-its-kind program to bring together government agencies and private sector industry leaders to promote advanced driver assist systems, got a boost at American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting.

Automated and Electric Concerns at 2020 TMC

February 24, 2020

Transport Topics Features Editor Seth Clevenger recaps a three-part 2020 TMC work session on automated and electric vehicles, as well as platooning strategies.

Spear Assesses State of the Industry

October 7, 2019

ATA President Chris Spear delivered his state of the industry address to MCE 2019 attendees Oct. 7, announcing the creation of a marijuana policy committee among other areas of focus for the next year. Eleanor Lamb recaps the address. 

ATRI's Top 10 Industry Issues

October 6, 2019

Transport Topics reporter Jim Stinson recaps the MCE 2019 session in which panelists discussed the 2019 release of American Transportation Research Institute's Top Industry Issues report. 

Last Call for Transition to ELDs

October 6, 2019

Recapping the MCE panel session discussing the final months leading up to the deadline for converting from AOBRDs to ELDs. 

Plugging Into an Electric Future

December 19, 2018

On our Dec. 19 LiveOnWeb program, we were “Plugging Into an Electric Future” as we assessed the rapid escalation of development and deployment of electric vehicle technology.

2018 Most Memorable Stories

December 17, 2018

Because taxes went down, almost everything else that drives the trucking industry went up in 2018. Look back at a newsy year for the industry.

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