3 Ways Self-Driving Vehicles Will Change the Future of Tire Retailing

Autonomous vehicles are expected to change tire buying behavior along with consumer driving habits. In this Modern Tire Dealer exclusive, Marc Belanski, president of shop management software developer ASA Automotive Systems Inc., identifies three trends that will...


Valhalla Rising With Volvo Trucks

Long ago, the Vikings told Sagas relating ancient deeds. Today, Volvo has a Saga of its own to tell. But it's of the future, and not the past. Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts.


Scania Inks Historic Platooning Agreement

European truck OEM Scania has inked what it calls a "landmark" agreement to begin testing platooning operations on Scandinavian highways.


Pamela Anderson Drives Push To Expose Uber, Lyft Flaws

The actress appeared at an NLA press conference to hammer TNCs for threats to passenger safety and the job market.


Operators Must Act And Adapt With A Maverick Mindset

Annual State Of The Industry: Luxury ground transportation services should use tech and data to cater to clients.


Verizon Combines Telematics Platforms, Rebrands as Verizon Connect

Verizon Connect unifies three leading telematics providers on a single platform that offers a wide range of scalable and “future-proof” solutions, services, and features to public fleet customers.


DHL Getting into U.S. E-Commerce/Last Mile Delivery Market

DHL is getting back into the domestic delivery market in the U.S. with its new DHL Parcel Metro service in major cities, backed by increasing use of high-tech solutions in the delivery process and the warehouse.


3 Ways Vocational Truck Specs are Changing

Vocational fleets are increasingly spec’ing new technologies, options and features to get their work done.


Fleet Forward Conference Announces Call for Speakers

Taking place Oct. 8-10 in San Francisco, Fleet Forward Conference is accepting proposals that will educate fleet operators on new mobility solutions to foster greater fleet efficiency.


2018 Fleet Forward Conference Dates, Location Announced

The 2018 Fleet Forward Conference — dedicated to mobility solutions for fleets — will take place Oct. 8-10 at The Pearl in San Francisco.


AutoZone's Fleet Evolves with Diversification, New Policies

AutoZone has reshaped the structure of its fleet by establishing a more varied asset portfolio and new policies.


Minnesota Lays Groundwork for Autonomous Vehicles

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has formed a 15-member advisory council to make policy recommendations regarding traffic regulations, safety issues, and privacy concerns as they relate to rolling out self-driving vehicles in the state.


WisDOT Ponders Using I-94 Shoulders for Autonomous Trucks

Should freeway shoulders be set aside to run autonomous trucks? Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation is considering doing exactly that along a portion of Interstate 94 to support the carrying of machinery to a new factory south of Milwaukee. Tom Berg has more...


Continental in Fiscal 2017: Sales, Income and Investments Are Up

Continental AG posted net income of 3 billion euros on net sales of 44 billion euros for its fiscal 2017 ended Dec. 31, 2017. That compares to income of 2.8 billion euros on sales of 40.5 billion euros for fiscal 2016.


2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan arrives as a longer, beefy compact SUV that it will to sell alongside the existing (now Tiguan Limited) model.


A War on Many Fronts

NADA chairman and Michigan dealer Wes Lutz takes the association’s helm during a time of transition and conflict at the factory, retail and legislative levels.


Waymo Begins Autonomous Truck Test Program in Atlanta

Google's autonomous technology division said in a recent blog post it will begin testing self-driving trucks hauling freight to Google data centers in and around Atlanta.


Wholesale Vehicle Remarketing Analyzed at CAR

The 2018 Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) detailed the biggest topics concerning wholesale remarketing, and also elaborated on technological developments that may impact the industry as a whole.