TD137: OTR Trucking vs. LTL Trucking

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TuSimple, ZF Develop Technology for Autonomous Trucks

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TuSimple, a global autonomous trucking technology company, has established a partnership with ZF, an automotive supplier, to develop and commercialize technology for autonomous trucks. The post TuSimple, ZF Develop Technology for Autonomous Trucks appeared first on NGT News.

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Green Truck Summit Names Keynote Speaker

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Sean Waters, vice president of product compliance and regulatory affairs for Daimler Trucks North America, will give the keynote address at Green Truck Summit 2020 on March 3, 2020. Waters will discuss the future of trucks powered by electricity, diesel fuel and hydrogen fuel cells.

TD142: Being An Expedited Truck Driver

Trucker Dump

On today’s show, we’ll be continuing the series where we highlight unique trucking jobs. This time Joshua Knode will tell us about expedited trucking and how it differs from a typical truck driving job.

Status of On-Demand Trucking

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Politics and Autonomous Trucks

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Autonomous trucks will be technologically feasible for operation on the interstate in three years? Even if the autonomous vehicle industry can make a valid argument that their trucks are statistically safer, will voters and politicians respond rationally to an accident with fatalities?

Volvo Trucks Bringing Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks to Market

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Volvo Trucks says it is kicking off commercial sales of its Volvo FL and Volvo FE electric trucks in selected European markets. The post Volvo Trucks Bringing Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks to Market appeared first on NGT News.

TD141: Women In Trucking With Ellen Voie

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Today we’ve got an interview with Ellen Voie from the Women in Trucking Association, which is a non-profit organization that aims to help and promote women truckers. The post TD141: Women In Trucking With Ellen Voie appeared first on About Truck Driving.

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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IDTechEx: The Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Market is Evolving

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According to IDTechEx’s new Electric Trucks 2020-2030 report, the medium- and heavy-duty truck market is transitioning towards an all-electric future. The post IDTechEx: The Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Market is Evolving appeared first on NGT News.

TD138: Being A Rental Equipment Truck Driver

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This episode of Trucker Dump is sponsored by Volvo Trucks. The post TD138: Being A Rental Equipment Truck Driver appeared first on About Truck Driving. This episode of Trucker Dump is sponsored by Volvo Trucks. Learn more at volvotrucks.us.

Renault Begins Production of Electric Trucks

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Renault Trucks will begin production on their D and D Wide Z.E. electric truck models this month. The serial production of Renault Trucks D and D Wide Z.E. electric trucks will take place in the company’s Normandy plant in Blainville-sur-Orne.

Renault Finalizes Electric Truck Agreement with Carlsberg

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Renault Trucks says it is signing a contract with the Carlsberg Group to deliver 20 D Wide Z.E. electric trucks. These 100% electric 26-ton trucks, which will be delivered in 2020, will be operated by the Feldschlösschen Brewery, Carlsberg Group’s Swiss subsidiary.

Ideanomics Formalizes Agreement with BeiBen Heavy Truck

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Ideanomics, a global company focused on monetizing the adoption of commercial electric vehicles (EV), has entered a strategic framework agreement with EV heavy truck and bus manufacturer, BeiBen Heavy Truck Co. Electric Heavy-Duty Trucking Alf Poor BeiBen Heavy Truck Co.

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Stage Set for NTEA’s Green Truck Summit 2020

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Neuron EV Debuts Battery-Electric TORQ Semi-Truck

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Startup automotive OEM Neuron EV has unveiled the Neuron EV TORQ, a battery-electric semi-truck. The truck’s functional architecture also features an aerodynamic profile that has an integrated sleeper cabin, with […].

Highlights From National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is here and it’s important to take the time to recognize truck drivers and all they do for the transportation industry. The post Highlights From National Truck Driver Appreciation Week appeared first on Kuebix.

Raymond's reach-fork trucks feature new technology

DC Velocity

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

Highlights From National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Kuebix

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is here and it’s important to take the time to recognize truck drivers and all they do for the transportation industry. The post Highlights From National Truck Driver Appreciation Week appeared first on Kuebix.

Agility Enters Partnership with XStream Trucking

NGT News

Agility Fuel Solutions, a business area of Hexagon Composites ASA, and XStream Trucking have entered an agreement whereby Agility will be the exclusive distributor of Xstream’s TruckWings aerodynamic systems for compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks in North America.

Volvo Trucks Unveils the Volvo FH

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Volvo Trucks says it has launched the new Volvo FH featuring a re-imagined cab, innovative safety features and a driver-focused working environment. The post Volvo Trucks Unveils the Volvo FH appeared first on NGT News.

Daimler Trucks’s E-Mobility Group Begins Electric-Truck Charging Initiative

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Daimler Trucks & Buses, one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers, says it has started the “eTruck Charging Initiative,” through its E-Mobility Group, the goal of which is to establish a charging infrastructure for battery-electric trucks.

Trucking Detention Fees: Insights from Indago Members

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Read more Trucking Detention Fees: Insights from Indago Members. The post Trucking Detention Fees: Insights from Indago Members appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Transportation Management Indago logistics transportation trucking detention fees

Fastenal Implements Electric Truck Pilot Program

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As part of its sustainable distribution efforts, Fastenal, a company that helps customers simplify and realize product and process savings across their supply chain, says it is now running a battery-electric Freightliner eM2 straight truck to service branches in the Los Angeles metro area.

There are Two Models for Truck Platooning: Which will Win?

Logistics Viewpoints

Increased attention to truck platooning. In platooning, trucks are connected using direct vehicle to vehicle communication to allow trucks to tailgate each other very closely. The opportunistic and the truck train model. Transportation Truck Platooning

Driverless Truck Platooning: Is There Enough ROI?

Talking Logistics

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?

Big truck brings big smiles to autistic kids

DC Velocity

Teamsters organize truck tour to promote autism awareness. Transportation

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

How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry

Kuebix

The post How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Future Tech Technology Virtual Reality technology Training trucking VRVirtual reality (VR) is most commonly known for its recreational use in video games.

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Reading, writing, and really big trucks

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California high school launches truck-driving course. Strategy

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Greenlots, Volvo Partner on Electrified Trucking Project

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Greenlots, a member of the Shell Group and innovator in electric vehicle (EV) charging and energy management solutions, says it has installed the charging infrastructure for a fleet of electrified commercial trucks as part of its ongoing partnership with Volvo Trucks, a heavy-duty truck company.

Volvo Trucks Pilots All-Electric VNR Model

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Volvo Trucks North America has offered a first look at its Class 8 battery-electric project trucks during an exclusive event at TEC Equipment dealership in Fontana, Calif. The post Volvo Trucks Pilots All-Electric VNR Model appeared first on NGT News.

California port trucking company replaces diesel fleet with CNG trucks

Fleet Owner

acquires 40 near-zero-emissions Volvo and Freightliner trucks spec’d with Cummins natural gas engines for ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Total Transportation Systems Inc.

Zero-Emission Trucking Moves Forward

Material Handling and Logistics

Toyota and Kenworth will deploy a total of 10 trucks as part of the Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities Project (ZANZEFF), hauling cargo received at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, throughout the LA Basin

Sponsored: The Iowa 80 Truck Stop Is Trucker Heaven

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Autonomous Trucks Today

Logistics Viewpoints

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