Autonomous Trucks Today

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Last summer, I wrote an article about the future of electric trucks. Notably, I outlined that the industry was ready to transition to zero-emission trucks and that a number of major manufacturers including Tesla, Daimler, Thor, and Toyota had unveiled electric class-8 trucks while UPS, FedEx and DHL had unveiled electric class-6 parcel trucks. But now the big question is whether the industry is ready for autonomous trucks. Uncategorized autonomous trucks

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Tallahassee, Florida, Location

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Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a state-of-the-art facility in Tallahassee, Florida. Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a state-of-the-art facility in Tallahassee, Florida. It contains four truck bays and a wash bay.

Truck Driver Shortage: Myth or Reality?

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For decades there has been a consistent narrative in the trucking industry about there being a driver shortage. According to the American Trucking Associations, for example, there will be a shortage of 174,000 drivers by 2026 if current trends continue.

Driverless Truck Platooning: Is There Enough ROI?

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As reported by Heavy Duty Trucking last week, “Daimler Trucks North America has decided to pass on platooning and focus instead on advancing its position in vehicle automation.” For related commentary, see Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

The Ongoing Impact of ELDs on Trucking

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The post The Ongoing Impact of ELDs on Trucking appeared first on The Ledger. ELDs are here to stay. Since the federal electronic logging device (ELD) mandate took effect on December 18, 2017 the […].

Is the Future of Electric Trucks Now?

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Electric trucks have been in the news a lot lately, especially as Tesla has made multiple announcements regarding the highly anticipated release of its Class 8 semi-truck. However, the state of Tesla’s supply chain, along with the skepticism regarding the design of the truck, had the public wondering if it would actually come to fruition. But Tesla is clearly not the only company working to get an electric truck to the market. Transportation electric trucks

Truck Driver Pay: By the Mile or Hour?

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Back in October 2018, a US district judge in Arkansas ruled that PAM Transport, a trucking company based in the state, would have to pay its drivers at least minimum wage for the 16 hours each day that they work. and Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B.

Penske Truck Rental Reveals 2018 Top Moving Destinations

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For the ninth consecutive year, Atlanta, Georgia, has topped the list of Penske Truck Rental’s Top Moving Destinations. Since 2010, Atlanta has taken the number one spot on the company’s annual list of cities seeing the most inbound truck rental.

Volvo Trucks, FedEx test platooning truck technology

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between a transport company, truck maker. First such demo in U.S. Transportation

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Hurricane Florence Update – Penske Truck Leasing Facilities

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Consumer Truck Rental Reservations: 1-888-996-5415. Commercial Truck Rental Reservations: 1-800-736-7531. Top off truck fuel tanks. Move trucks to higher ground if in a flood-prone area.

Penske Truck Leasing Receives First Battery-Electric Truck from Daimler

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) delivered the first vehicle in its Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet – a Freightliner eM2 – to Penske Truck Leasing today, fulfilling its promise to put an electric commercial truck in customer hands in 2018. Roger Nielsen, president and CEO of DTNA, ceremonially handed over the eM2 key to Brian Hard, president and CEO of Penske Truck Leasing, during an event in Carson, California. Both trucks enter series production in 2021.

Video: How to Transport a 54 Meter Blade by Truck

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Last week I came across a video of 3 trucks, each transporting a 54 meter long blades up a mountain in China. The post Video: How to Transport a 54 Meter Blade by Truck appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Blog Logistics Transportation Trucking Video

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Penske Truck Leasing Expands Into Houston

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Brian Hard, Penske Truck Leasing president and CEO, spoke of the company’s history and its capabilities in the marketplace. ” North Houston is home to a new Penske Truck Leasing facility; It’s the company’s largest in the Houston market.

Trucking in America *Infographic*

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The job of a truck driver in America is crucial. Trucking is the backbone of our economy and just about every industry would collapse without it. In fact, 71% of all freight tonnage moves on trucks in the USA. The post Trucking in America *Infographic* appeared first on Kuebix. That means everything from food to medicine to building materials at one point probably rode on […].

NYC increases truck tolls

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Along with bridge tolls, congestion pricing could cost trucks $25 to drive south of 60th Street on Manhattan next year

Penske Truck Leasing Technology on Display at 2019 Advanced Clean Transportation Expo

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Penske Truck Leasing will highlight its place as an emerging technology leader at this year’s Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, California. The Penske Truck Leasing Freightliner eM2 battery-electric truck. Penske Truck Leasing is an affiliate partner in the U.S.

The birth of your truck

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If you are passionate about trucks, you work in the transport sector, at some point you asked yourself how they are manufactured, how is the assembly process, because I will tell you here. It is the world’s largest truck assembly plant.

Penske Truck Leasing Expands Presence in Utah

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Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Ogden, Utah. acres and is 7,629-square-feet with six truck bays. For a list of open Penske Truck Leasing positions, visit gopenske.com/careers.

Penske Truck Leasing Adds to Electric Fleet with FUSO eCanter Electric Work Trucks

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Penske Truck Leasing is adding FUSO eCanter battery-electric work trucks to its expansive logistics, leasing and rental fleets. We’re pleased to begin introducing the eCanter into our fleet,” said Brian Hard, president and CEO of Penske Truck Leasing. “We Penske will initially take delivery of four FUSO eCanter battery-electric work trucks for use in California. FUSO is the first to commercialize a series-produced, all-electric work truck.

Truck Platooning: A Driving Force to Efficiency

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Experts on transportation supply chain and logistics say that truck platooning may help drive efficiency in today’s demanding market. In their article, truck platooning is referred to as the ‘next big step’. Autonomous Trucking. While consumers are favouring the integration of innovative ways to travel, the self-driving truck market is also progressing. According to Market Watch : Global Autonomous Trucks Market is growing at 15.6% The Rise of Truck Platooning.

Penske Truck Leasing Technology on Display at 2019 Advanced Clean Transportation Expo 

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Penske Truck Leasing will highlight its place as an emerging technology leader at this year’s Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, California. The post Penske Truck Leasing Technology on Display at 2019 Advanced Clean Transportation Expo appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. ACT Expo will be April 23-26 at the Long Beach Convention Center.

Raymond's reach-fork trucks feature new technology

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The trucks now include a 7-inch multifunction color display with touch-screen functionality and an intuitive interface. Lift Trucks

Big truck brings big smiles to autistic kids

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Teamsters organize truck tour to promote autism awareness. Transportation

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Second Location in Hawaii

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the opening a new facility in Kapolei, Hawaii. With three truck bays and one wash bay, the new facility is 11,048-square-feet and is situated on 4 acres. Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the grand opening of a new facility in Kapolei, Hawaii.

Penske Truck Leasing Will be Present at National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Expo

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Penske Truck Leasing in 2019 will serve as a Platinum Sponsor and exhibitor at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition from April 14-16 in Cincinnati. . Penske Truck Leasing will exhibit in booth 400 and display its full range of capabilities for private truck fleets including: full-service leasing, commercial truck rentals, connected fleet technology solutions, preventive maintenance, remote diagnostics, mobile apps and more.

Penske Logistics Honors its Truck Drivers During Canada’s National Trucking Week

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Despite the challenges of driving on the open road, millions of professional truck drivers keep the North American economy moving, one load at a time. Professional truck drivers in Canada and the U.S. and will be sponsored by the American Trucking Associations.

Canada Moves Forward with Autonomous Truck Testing

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The trucks will be must be equipped with SAE level 1 or 2 technology

Penske Logistics Honors Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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Professional truck drivers do more than shepherd deliveries on the open road. They are the face of the trucking industry, making an impression at every stage of their day. Penske Logistics’ nearly 5,000 professional truck drivers in the U.S. The transportation industry will pause this week, during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW), to recognize the contributions of the nation’s 3.5 We join with you in celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

ELDs and truck rentals

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Here's what you need to know about ELD rules for trucks rented for eight days or less

Penske Opens New Truck Rental, Leasing and Maintenance Facility in Coburg, Oregon

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the grand opening of a new facility in Coburg, Oregon. Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the grand opening of a new facility in Coburg, Oregon. acres and is 13,220-square-feet with three truck bays, one wash bay and a two-lane fuel island.

Reading, writing, and really big trucks

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California high school launches truck-driving course. Strategy

Trucks to attention

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In April 2016, a fleet of trucks – some of which had driven almost 2,000km – arrived in the Dutch port of Maasvlakte and made modest headlines around the world. seconds, our platooning trucks transmit braking signals to the vehicles behind in less than 0.1

Penske Truck Leasing Moves into Loveland, Colorado

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Penske Truck Leasing recently marked the opening of a new state-of-the-art facility in Loveland, Colorado, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new facility. Penske Truck Leasing held a grand opening celebration in Loveland, Colorado.

Japan trials truck platooning

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Hino Motors, Isuzu Motors, Volvo group-owned UD Trucks and Daimler subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus have begun highway testing of truck platooning in Japan, under a project backed by the government.

Women in Trucking 2018

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We profile nine women who have found success in trucking -- and helped make transportation companies successful