Bridgestone Kodiak Investment to Enable Smart Tire Tech in Autonomous Trucks

What happens if an autonomous truck gets a flat tire? Kodiak and Bridgestone are working together to use technology to help keep that from being a problem.

FedEx, Nuro Team Up on Last-Mile Logistics

The collaboration between FedEx and Nuro launched in April with a pilot program across the Houston area.

Automatic Emergency Braking on DOT Agenda

The U.S. Department of Transportation included automatic emergency braking for both light- and heavy-duty vehicles on its regulatory agenda, which identifies actions the DOT plans to take during the next year and beyond.

PGT Trucking To Deploy Automated Convoy Technology

During an eight-year partnership with Locomation, PGT Trucking will deploy 1,000 autonomous relay convoy systems to enable one driver to pilot a lead truck while a follower truck operates in tandem through a fully autonomous system.

J.B. Hunt, Waymo Partner on Autonomous Freight Transport

Waymo’s autonomous Class 8 trucking unit will haul freight between facilities in Houston and Fort Worth, Texas, for one of J.B. Hunt’s top customers.

Beep, Local Motors Launch Yellowstone’s Autonomous Shuttles

The T.E.D.D.Y. project, an ode to Teddy Roosevelt, will enable the National Park Service to test the feasibility and sustainability of autonomous mobility and better plan for the future of transportation.

New Metro System Puts Riyadh on the Move

In the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh, a population and growth boom means the need for a new rapid transit system to move people more quickly and efficiently.

HDT Editor Wins Journalism Award for Autonomous Trucking Coverage

Heavy Duty Trucking Equipment Editor Jim Park was honored with a 2021 Jesse H. Neal Award in the Best Technical/Scientific Content category for his coverage of autonomous truck technology.

Cruise Gets First Permit for Autonomous Trips with Passengers

Under the California Public Utilities Commission’s rules, Cruise must still employ a human operator to take control if needed.

TCO Deep Dive: Do Teslas Pencil Out as Police Cruisers?

The police department in Westport, Conn. fleeted a Tesla Model 3 fully tricked out for law enforcement. This analysis breaks down costs — including...

Goodyear Acquires Cooper Tire

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company completed its acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, finalizing the merger agreement made public on February 22.

Volvo Begins Autonomous Pilot in Sweden Port

Volvo Autonomous Solutions is moving towards commercialization of autonomous transport solutions on both public roads and confined port areas.

Will In-Vehicle Technology Make Us Dumber Drivers?

If in-vehicle technology is saving lives, isn’t that the most important thing of all?

Q'STRAINT, BraunAbility Team to Accelerate Innovation in Wheelchair Accessibility

One significant opportunity of the venture will be greater integration of the design process, which will set the stage for systems-based solutions.

VW Debuts All-New 2022 Taos Compact SUV

The all-new 2022 Volkswagen Taos compact SUV, which is the newest member of the VW’s SUV lineup. It is available in either a front-wheel-drive (FWD) or an all-drive configuration. The VW Taos is available in three trim levels—S, SE, and SEL. It is based on...

What Type of Data Helps in Last-Mile Delivery Scheduling?

Geotab and Deloitte discuss tips to engage in new data sets to understand electric vehicle state of charge, weather, and designated delivery zones with the goal to create more efficient scheduling for last-mile deliveries.

2021 Industry Trends: Economic and Political Impacts

The automotive industry is heavily influenced by a multitude of factors that fall outside the control of agents, dealers, and F&I product providers and administrators. Following a year that can only be classified as a rollercoaster for the economy, we are now...

Mercedes-Benz Announces the New C-Class Sedan

The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan comes with a new interior and exterior design, electrified engine, innovative comfort features, and the latest technology.