Jaguar Land Rover Advancing Connected Car Tech

The automaker collaborates with Ford and Tata Motors in the U.K. to test advanced features employing vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications.

Future for connected cars is promising, obstacles remain: study

Obstacles include privacy and security concerns, to a lack of infrastructure and the need for a legislative framework.

Video: Tesla Production Adds Self-Driving Hardware

As of Oct. 19, all Tesla vehicles produced in the company factory have the hardware needed for fully autonomous driving capability.

DOT Committee to Offer Autonomous Vehicle Advice

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced plans to establish an Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation to help frame federal policy on the development and deployment of autonomous cars and trucks.

Q&A: Daimler Trucks North America's Kary Schaefer

Find out what DTNA's new general manager of marketing and strategy, a career engineer, has to say about everything from the latest Freightliner and Detroit roll-outs to the challenges of keeping up with fast-moving technology developments inside and outside the industry.

Heavy Duty Fleets Honored for Sustainability and Efficiency at FTX

Several heavy duty fleets were recognized and six took the top honors for sustainability and efficiency at the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo at an Oct. 19 ceremony in Schaumburg, Ill.

Fleet Visionaries Honored at FTX

The inaugural class of Fleet Visionaries were honored at a ceremony in Schaumburg, Ill., during the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo.

Why We Don’t Trust Driverless Cars Even When We Should

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) advances and deep learning matures, algorithms will run a greater share of our lives.

2017 Volkswagen Passat R-Line

The 2017 Passat comes with more features offered on lower trims. Forward collision warning and autonomous emergency braking are now standard across all trims, and blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert is now standard on both R-Line and SE trims.

The Benefits of Route Optimization

Routing has evolved from simply getting a driver from point A to point B. Today’s GPS routing and telematics solutions have made routing more...

Apple Puts Brakes on Car Project

New details have emerged about Apple's decision to drastically scale back its plans to develop an autonomous vehicle in a Bloomberg report that outlines the lack of upheaval in the tech giant's Project Titan business unit.

U.S. DOT forming automation in transportation advisory committee

Seeking 15 individuals with cross-modal perspectives on issues like ITS, robotics, enhanced freight movement, air traffic control next generation technology, and advanced transportation technology deployment.

NHTSA Official Talks Autonomous Vehicles, Safety Tech at FTX

In his keynote address at the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo, the director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Vehicle Research and Test Center provided an overview of vehicle safety technologies, covering systems that have recently been...

Commentary: The Heady Pace of Technology

Drones, self-driving trucks, so-called “Uber” for freight transportation as well as the Internet of Things and Big Data all have the power to disrupt today’s ways of moving freight.

What Would Driverless Cars Do To The Limo Business?

OCT. LCT: No one knows for sure, and the future holds unexpected surprises. But the chauffeured business would change in serious ways.

Car Rental in Middle East Evolves into New Normal

A sustained period of low oil prices has slowed new development in the region, and service industries are processing the impact.

Africa's Challenge

On the world's least developed continent, car rental companies concentrate on corporate growth while managing the threat of terrorism, a lack of infrastructure, and a vast unorganized market.

Nurturing Car Rental in Nigeria

With a population shift to the cities, a growing middle class, and new oil exploration, Elroseandria Automobile in Lagos is looking to take advantage.