PrePass Taps Doughty to Succeed Rasmussen

Mark Doughty has been appointed president and CEO of PrePass, effective Jan. 1, 2020, following the retirement of Karen Rasmussen.

The 15 Best Cars of the Past Decade

The editors at Autotrader have selected the 15 Best Cars of the Past Decade.

Sustainability Inertia: The Fear of Getting Ahead of the Curve

Corporate sustainability initiatives continue to be a strong trend at many companies, but are tempered by the limited product availability of zero-emission vehicles capable of fulfilling a cross-section of fleet applications.

Hyundai, Uber announce ridesharing partnership, unveil air taxi model

Hyundai will produce/deploy air vehicles, and Uber provides airspace support, links to ground transportation, and customer interfaces.

Goodyear Unveils Venture Capital Fund

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has created a new venture capital fund, Goodyear Ventures, which “is targeted for new investments in future mobility solutions."

ZF to Provide Level 4 Autonomous Tech to Major Truck OEM by 2025

At CES in Las Vegas, ZF announced that it will be providing a major truck OEM with production-ready, Level 4 autonomous control systems in either 2024 or 2025. Autonomous Trucks Possible in Lower 48 by Year's End said its new safety testing program for autonomous trucks will allow operation of self-driving commercial vehicles in the continental United States by the end of this year.

Kenworth, Dana Teaming on Electric Truck Powertrain Development at CES

Kenworth and Dana announced at CES 2020 that the truck maker and the component builder will collaborate on electric powertrain development for medium-duty Kenworth battery-electric vehicles.

Toyota to build prototype city of the future, test connected AI tech

To move residents through the city, only fully-autonomous, zero-emission vehicles will be allowed on the main thoroughfares.

Toyota Plans to Build Prototype 'City of the Future'

Toyota plans to populate Woven City with Toyota Motor Corporation employees and their families, retired couples, retailers, visiting scientists, and...

Connected Cars to Create More Cooperative Mobility in 2020

An ABI Research report looked at technology trends to watch in 2020. Although shared mobility and SAE level 4 won’t be reached in 2020, this year will see the advent of cooperative mobility and the expansion of micro-mobility.

UK City to Ban Private Vehicles From City Center

York’s city council has voted to restrict non-essential private vehicles from the city center by 2023 to help decrease carbon emissions and air pollution.

Hyundai, Uber Announce Air Taxi Partnership

In this partnership, Hyundai will produce and deploy the air vehicles, and Uber will provide airspace support services, connections to ground transportation, and customer interfaces through an aerial rideshare network.

Bridgestone Unveils Smart Strain Sensor

Bridgestone Corp. says it has developed a sensor that can measure the strain that occurs when a moving tire makes contact with the road.

Continental launches smart city mobility, transportation hub

Deployed tech enables future smart cities to boost safety, decrease congestion, reduce pollution and enable autonomous driving.

BYD's first overseas SkyRail moves forward into construction

Located on the northeastern coast of Brazil, with a population of about 3.8 million, Salvador is the country’s fourth-largest city.

Fatal Tesla Crashes Raise Autopilot Concerns

Tesla maintains that vehicles are safer in autopilot, but that drivers must remain alert at all times.

2020 Trucking Ahead

The early signs indicate this will be a newsworthy year -- both inside trucking and out. Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts.