Nissan’s ProPilot Breezes Past Past Two Tankers

A pair of handsome rigs co-star with a specially equipped Rogue in a new TV commercial, reports Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg.

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Commentary: When Humans and Safety Technology Collide

Safety technology isn’t always everything it’s cracked up to be – because no matter how sophisticated it is, you still have to consider how it’s going to interact with the human behind the wheel.

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2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

The Volkswagen Tiguan is a compact SUV whose sales to commercial fleets is growing. It is VW’s second best-selling fleet model after the Passat. It comes with a six-year or 72,000-mile bumper-to-bumper and powertrain warranty.

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Honeywell Debuts Robotic Unloader for Trucks and Trailers

Tech giant Honeywell announced a new automated robotic solution for unloading truck trailers and shipping containers at distribution centers.

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Continental Will Build ContiSeal and ContiSilent Tires in the U.S.

Continental Tire the Americas LLC is expanding its Sumter, S.C., tire plant so the company can begin making ContiSeal and ContiSilent tires in the U.S. for the first time.  

moderntiredealer.com

Experts: Future Truck R&D Focused on Efficiencies

What will the 21st Century Truck look like? Safe, productive, and efficient, according to a panel of experts speaking during the Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting.

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Volkswagen testing automated vehicle on German intercity test route

Five e-Golf vehicles, equipped with laser scanners, cameras, ultrasonic sensors, and radars, will drive on a digital test bed.

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VW's 2019 Jetta Earns NHTSA's Highest Safety Rating

Volkswagen's 2019 Jetta has garnered a five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration under its crash-testing program.

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Ford, GM, Toyota Form Autonomous Vehicle Consortium

Ford Motor Co., General Motors, and Toyota Motor Corp. have formed a consortium to help formulate safety standards for autonomous vehicles.

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SAE International, Ford, GM, and Toyota partner to address AV safety

Consortium will leverage expertise to establish a set of AV safety guiding principles to help inform standards development.

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Volkswagen Tests AVs on Hamburg Streets

This is the first time Volkswagen has begun to test Level 4 AVs in real driving conditions in a major German city.

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FHWA awards $53M in advanced transportation grants

Will fund projects that range from advanced real-time traveler info to Integrated Corridor Management and vehicle communications tech.

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Consumers Continue to Mistrust Autonomous Vehicles

Two-thirds of U.S. consumers said self-driving cars should be held to higher government safety standards than traditional vehicles driven by people, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Alstom unveils design for Montreal’s REM train

The external livery, chosen by the public, was inspired by the new Samuel De Champlain Bridge.

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Why freedom of mobility is at the center of dealing with the climate crisis

The single biggest driver of change in transportation in the coming years will undoubtedly be the impending climate catastrophe.

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BMW Promotes Driverless Cars In Spooky Way

A horror movie-esque video shows how the automaker is making self-driving strides.

lctmag.com

The Past, Present, and Future of Fleet

Jeff Schlesinger, who most recently served as president and CEO of LeasePlan, recounts his experience in fleet management and provides insight into what the future of fleet may bring.

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Ex-NHTSA Official Joins Uber's Autonomous Vehicle Team

Uber Technologies Inc. has hired Nat Beuse, a long-time official at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration overseeing vehicle safety research, to support the company's efforts to develop safe self-driving vehicles, reports Reuters.

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