The inevitable mobile communication in trucking

As the technological era continues to grow, so does the trucking industry. Drivers and fleet managers are embracing the normality of smartphone and tablet devices, making them commonplace in [...]

Here they come: First North American Volvo trucks to go electric

Volvo Trucks today announced that its first North American model heavy trucks—a total of 23 of them—will get the company’s all-electric drivetrains in a special demonstration project in [...]

Quietly, Plug Power slips in two big fuel cell advancements

Hydrogen fuel cell manufacturer and innovator has two new developments in its stable that could directly apply to commercial use. After a few of its moves caught some attention earlier this year, [...]

Convoy raises $185 million to tackle trucking’s ‘evergreen’ problems

Convoy has another weapon in its effort to solve what CEO Dan Lewis classified as “evergreen problems” facing the trucking industry: $185 million. The Seattle-based digital freight matching firm [...]

Urbanetic concept brings together autonomous cargo, people transport

HANOVER, Germany. Why separate freight transportation and the movement of people in crowded cities when it can be combined into one? And why not make that an autonomous and electric vehicle, too? [...]

Fleet Complete and Toyota team up to drive fleet insights

Fleet Complete and Toyota team up to drive fleet insightsLeveraging big data, powered by Toyota Connected Data Services, Fleet Complete’s CONNVEX platform enables its fleet-owning customers to [...]

When it comes to autonomous trucks, it’s an evolution

The most important thing to remember is that we need to control the technology and not let it control us. That way we get the maximum value and the least amount of disruption. “Four years ago, I [...]

Truck routing that can think on its own

While there are many ways to take commercial route planning and scheduling to another level by adding in data and real-time feedback from drivers and trucks, there’s something else going on [...]

Drivewyze continues expansion: Furthers footprint into Nebraska

Company introduces five new locations for weigh station bypass. Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass has expanded its service into Nebraska, adding three more locations on I-80, and two on [...]

Next dimensions of routing: Informing the process

Beyond Point A to Point B and even adjusting for situations in real time, fleets can factor in data of all kinds in their commercial routing systems to make the process smarter and more adaptive. [...]

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