Technology & Maintenance Council report shows increase in tire issues

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and FleetNet America, an ArcBest company, released the executive summary of their Truckload...

Bendix rolling out new advanced technology training courses for 2019

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ELYRIA, Ohio — To help fleets, technicians and owner-operators keep pace with today’s ever-advancing truck technologies, Bendix (Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Bendix Spicer...

Schneider rolls out tablets to improve driver experience, efficiency

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GREEN BAY, Wis.  — Schneider isn’t just one of the largest trucking carriers in North America.It is a leader in utilizing new technology to...

Blue Ink Technology releases BIT Air Scale for gross and axle weights

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HUNTINGTON, W. Va. — Blue Ink Tech, maker of the BIT ELD, has released the most recent addition to its BIT Full Service Platform.BIT...

Diesel Laptops launches virtual diesel technician program

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GILBERT, S.C. — Diesel Laptops, a distributor of commercial truck diesel diagnostic software, hardware and services, has launched a Virtual Diesel Technician Program.This program...
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Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania conduct automated truck platooning demo, deliver donations to local food banks

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Motorists in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan on Oct. 22 might have noticed a matching pair of tractor-trailers playing “follow the leader” along the interstates...

Volvo Trucks’ collaboration with SAS enhances remote diagnostics

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America says it is further strengthening its portfolio of uptime-boosting services by enhancing Remote Diagnostics with an advanced...

Detroit Connect Analytics extended to additional truck models

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America said Thursday that Detroit Connect Analytics has extended its services to additional truck models and can also...
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Bridgestone unveils air-free, commercial-truck tire concept at TMC annual meeting

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. —Bridgestone is showcasing its advanced air-free commercial truck tire concept for the heavy-duty trucking market at the 2020 Technology & Maintenance Council...

J.J. Keller offering new video monitoring platform

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NEENAH, Wis. — The new J.J. Keller Encompass Video Event Management and Dash Cam Pro are now available.Using artificial intelligence to detect and record...

GAO: Federal agencies should take additional steps to prepare for potential workforce effects of...

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WASHINGTON — Even though deployment of automated heavy-duty trucks, including self-driving trucks, being developed for long-haul trucking operations is likely years or a decade...

Eaton contributing several components for SuperTruckII program

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GALESBURG, Mich.— Power management company Eaton says it is contributing several components to truck manufacturers participating in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) SuperTruck II...

Daimler introduces first SAE Level 2 automated truck in North America with the Freightliner...

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LAS VEGAS — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Monday introduced the first SAE Level 2 automated truck in series production in North America with...

Nebraskan Trey Mytty named ATD Dealer of the Year

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By CHARLES CYRILLATD/NADA Director of Public RelationsSAN FRANCISCO — Trey Mytty, president and CEO of Truck Center Companies in Omaha, Nebraska, has named 2019...

Kenworth T680 with Toyota hydrogen fuel cell technology displayed at LA port

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LOS ANGELES — The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship was the featured Class 8 truck at a major, zero emissions trucking event that featured more...

Minnesota House backs hands-free cellphone rule for driving

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota motorists would be required to use hands-free devices when talking on the phone while driving under a bill that...

Uber resumes autonomous car testing following suspension for pedestrian fatality

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PITTSBURGH — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has approved Uber's request to resume testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads in the Pittsburgh area.The...

Mack Trucks seeks entries for 2020 Mack calendar contest

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Owners of Mack trucks have the chance to once again be in the spotlight for a month courtesy of the 2020...

Eaton Cummins adds dual PTO variant to Endurant automated transmission portfolio

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GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has expanded the Endurant automated transmission portfolio to include a new dual Power Takeoff (PTO) version...

Bendix opens new Technical Center in Monterrey, Mexico

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MONTERREY, NL, Mexico —  Expanding its global engineering capabilities, Bendix (Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC) Wednesday held a...