Cybersecurity a top concern as automated technologies gain traction

Cybersecurity must be a priority as manufacturers begin rolling out more automated driving systems, transportation industry groups told the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The agency [...]

Penske, NFI to test out electric Freightliners

DTNA forms council to share what’s learned, consult with fleets on ‘holistic’ business plans to put electric trucks into operation; if a business fit, EVs could offer improved [...]

When it comes to technology identify, evaluate

This is a very exciting time for the trucking industry with all sorts of new technology coming into the market and being developed almost on a daily basis. It’s easy to get caught up in the [...]

Trucking and work trucks: Where safety is and isn’t

A glimpse at commercial fleet and driver safety highs and lows around the country along with feedback from truckers on what worries them most Safety is critically important in trucking—not being [...]

Peterbilt offers glowing industry outlook as it shows off PACCAR Innovation Center

SUNNYVALE, CA. As Peterbilt Motors Co. finds itself in the middle of what is shaping up to be a record-breaking year, the company invited trucking journalists to the site of where some of the [...]

Volvo Trucks, FedEx demonstrate truck platooning on NC 540

Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA), along with FedEx and the North Carolina Turnpike Authority, used advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) technology to conduct on-highway truck platooning as [...]

On cybersecurity, rely on third parties at your own risk

Steve Brumer, partner of 151 Advisors, said a recent discussion with the CEO of a trucking and warehousing firm is indicative of too many businesses across the United States. That CEO was unaware [...]

ELDs add another wrinkle to the content cybersecurity challenge

Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of a story posted yesterday.  Bill Brown, who retired earlier this year as manager of fleet telematics for Southeastern Freight Lines, said this is the [...]

Plug Power accelerates on-road fuel cell tech with acquisition

Earlier this month, electric fuel cell maker Plug Power announced it has acquired American Fuel Cell, a developer of membrane electrode assembly technology. That’s a core component that [...]

The cybersecurity battle

For trucking, the concern extends to every single vehicle on the highway When it comes to cybersecurity, it might be best to first focus on the positives. “Everyone has come to grips with how [...]

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