International Car Rental Show Looks to the Future

Designed for the car rental industry worldwide, the 22nd annual International Car Rental Show has focused on the big topic of mobility and technology. The conference started on Monday March 27 and runs through this evening.

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ATRI Seeks Driver Input on Key Industry Issues

The American Transportation Research Institute is seeking driver perspectives on a number of top industry issues through an online survey.

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Technological Advances Will Put Downward Pressure on Overall Fleet Size

In the long run, technology will exert inexorable downward pressure on overall fleet size and will eliminate altogether the need for some fleet vehicles. Despite this, fleet management will survive, albeit in a smaller capacity, and, most likely, in a completely...

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Tesla on Autopilot Hits Police Motorcycle

A Tesla Model X reportedly driving on autopilot hit a City of Phoenix, Ariz., police motorcycle as the vehicles were exiting the freeway.

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For the Love of Robots

In his Passing Zone blog, HDT's David Cullen ponders whether self-driving trucks will just take away a job that very few people want anymore.

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Ford Boosts Ranger Production in Mich.

Ford will invest $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities to support production of the Bronco and Ranger, build an advanced data center, and add jobs for autonomous and electrified vehicles, the company announced.

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Ford Discusses it's Commercial Fleet Outlook

Ford’s general manager of Commercial & Government Fleet Sales discusses the outlook for 2017.

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Uber Suspends Self-Driving Fleet After Ariz. Crash

The ride-hailing company has suspended its autonomous test fleet operations while investigating the collision.

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ATA Leaders and Road Team Captains Deliver Policy Message to Trump

American Trucking Associations' members and a contingent of America’s Road Team Captains visited the White House for a conversation about issues affecting the trucking industry, including health care.

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First-Ever Global Fleet Networking Consortium

Five fleet associations partnered to form the Global Fleet Networking Consortium to promote best practices. This includes the Automotive Fleet &...

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High-Value-Added: Goodyear’s New WeatherReady Embodies That Philosophy

On the surface, the tire industry appears to be relatively stable. As Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Chairman, CEO and President Rich Kramer likes to say, “We’re in an industry that’s over 100 years old selling essentially the same product, the...

moderntiredealer.com

An Automated Future, First, Bendix Says

A future filled with fully autonomous cars and trucks remains a long way away, Bendix leaders said in a sit-down at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Jack Roberts has more in his Truck Tech blog.

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Q&A: Kenworth at MATS, from 2017 Outlook to the Future of Autonomous Technologies

Kenworth returned to the Mid-America Trucking Show this year, highlighting the driver, its strong vocational lineup, and a made-in-America message. We sat down after the pre-show press conference with Mike Dozier, who took the reins as general manager less than a...

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Kenworth Makes Bendix Wingman Advanced Standard for T680

Ahead of the upcoming Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth has announced that the Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation system will be standard on the T680, beginning July 1.

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Wyoming DOT Pilots Connected Vehicles

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is purchasing vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure roadside units and on-board units for its connected vehicle pilot program.

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Will Commercial Fleets Embrace Autonomous Vehicles?

The safety and productivity gains of autonomous vehicles are appealing, but fleet management companies don't expect fleets to become early adopters of the technology.

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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Thinks Smarter, Not Harder

Vehicle Review: The new version can self park, slow down automatically, and avoid crashes better than ever.

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Trillium CNG lands HART CNG operations, maintenance contract

The company will also complete a series of upgrades to the existing facility.

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