Lyft Permitted to Test Self-Driving Cars in Calif.

The ride-hailing company has plans to introduce a self-driving car option to customers in the Bay Area.

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HDT's 2018 Class 8 Truck Preview

A host of new models and features show that 2018 will be a game-changer in terms of Class 8 truck productivity and technology.

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10 Tesla Takeaways: Part II

We learned a lot during the Tesla Truck launch last week. But there are still things we don't know about the splashy new electric truck. HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts takes a look at what we need to know from Tesla going forward.

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Fleetmatics to Move to New Dublin HQ

Fleetmatics will relocate its employees to a new campus-style headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, by the middle of 2018, the Verizon company announced.

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10 Tesla Takeaways: Part I

The Tesla Semi launch in California last week answered many questions while leaving others hanging in the air. Jack Roberts' Truck Tech Blog highlights five things we learned after the truck's debut – and in Part 2, five lingering questions Tesla needs to answer.

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Report: Autonomous Vehicles Could Save Trucking $300 Billion in Labor Costs

A report by a Wall Street analyst firm says the potential savings from autonomous technology are huge, but notes that new costs will be created as it takes hold in trucking.

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Audi's 2019 A8 Arriving in Late 2019

Audi's fourth-generation 2019 A8 will arrive in late 2019 with a bevy of semi-autonomous features for the brand's flagship model.

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Volvo to Supply Uber 20K+ Autonomous Vehicles

Under a framework agreement, the automaker will sell the ride-hailing company autonomous driving-compatible base vehicles from 2019 to 2021.

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Donlen Focusing on Mobility with Hertz-Themed Rebrand

Donlen has updated its corporate logo to closer align the fleet management company with its corporate parent, Hertz Global Holdings, by adopting a black-and-yellow color scheme.

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7 Lessons From Cadillac's Partial Self-Driving Car

Super Cruise accelerates and brakes to keep pace with other vehicles or hold any speed you set up to 85 miles per hour.

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Volkswagen to Invest $40B+ on EVs, Autonomy

Volkswagen AG will spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) in the next five years to revamp its vehicle lineup to include a heavier push of battery-electric vehicles, autonomous driving features, and ride hailing systems, the company has announced.

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Commentary: The 3D Force of Disruption

3D printing is about as big a disruptor as you’ll find in the freight-hauling world, t has the potential to wipe a lot of freight right off the map, says Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

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Why Tesla Matters – Beyond the Electric Powertrain

Powertrain aside, the Tesla truck is a glimpse of the future of trucking and will be a game-changer for trucks very soon, says Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

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Tesla Unveils All-Electric Class 8 Semi Truck

Tesla says its new, all-electric Class 8 Semi will feature a 500-mile range on a single battery charge, can go from 0 to 60 mph in 20 seconds when bobtail, and is actually cheaper to operate per mile than a comparable diesel truck.

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Which Way to the Smart Highway?

There’s no one route to the future, yet there already are on ramps open to it.

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Embark Transports Appliances Over 300 Miles with Autonomous Trucks

Autonomous vehicle technology company Embark has partnered with Ryder System and household appliance maker Frigidaire, on a pilot test program to transport goods on public highways in the Southwest.

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ACRA Works — And I've Seen It

Bill Plamondon, vice president of ACRA, reflects on his more than 40 years in the industry and how ACRA has played a role in supporting the industry, especially from a legislative front.

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Mobility Changes to Transportation to Accelerate in 2040

The emergence of ride hailing, autonomous vehicles, electrified vehicles, and other mobility trends should bring greater changes to transportation networks in the U.S., Europe, and China by 2040, according to a new report from IHS Markit.

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