100 Miles of Power Line Inspections Completed in Five Days with Drones

Honeywell’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspection service helped Ozarks Electric Cooperative inspect more than 100 miles of power lines in five days.

worktruckonline.com

2018 Fleet Forward Conference in Pictures

The 2018 Fleet Forward Conference convened Oct. 9-10 at The Pearl in San Francisco. The event is dedicated to providing strategies and new mobility solutions to fleets.

businessfleet.com

Mobility, New Vehicles Highlight BusCon 2018

Held once again in Indianapolis, this year's event featured a look at AVs and electric vehicles, as well as new offerings from BYD, MCI, and Micro Bird Commercial.

metro-magazine.com

ATA’s Manning Highlights Trucking Lobby’s Top 7 Priorities

Dave Manning, whose term as the 73rd chairman of the American Trucking Associations wraps up at the end of this month, outlined ATA’s top seven legislative and regulatory priorities as 2018 heads into 2019.

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CEOs in Autonomous Vehicles with KCATA's Makinen

The CEO joins Paul Comfort to discuss the need to interweave new technology into public transportation.

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Autonomous Trucks Need More than Self-Driving Tech to Become Reality

How does a self-driving truck get dispatched? What happens when it breaks down? If a receiver keeps it sitting waiting to unload? When it encounters a four-way stop or a policeman directing traffic? These questions and more were explored during a panel discussion...

truckinginfo.com

BlackBerry Targets Trucking Industry with Latest Technology

Once known mostly for its smartphones, BlackBerry has pivoted toward developing technologies for the transportation industry.

truckinginfo.com

Canadian Defense Dept. Takes Delivery of Mack Defense Trucks

Mack Defense is contracted to deliver more than 1,500 8x8 trucks, as well as an initial five years of in-service support to the Canadian Department of National Defence.

government-fleet.com

How the Evolution of Parking Will Affect Fleets

With cities constricting parking and now charging for use of loading zones — while fewer spaces are being built overall — fleet operators must view parking as dynamic to alleviate rising costs.

autorentalnews.com

Jaguar Land Rover Recalls Three Models for Autonomous Braking System

Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC, is recalling an estimated 86 2018 Land Rover Range Rover, Land Rover Range Rover Sport and Land Rover...

automotive-fleet.com

6 Trucking Transportation Trends for Now and the Future

John Larkin, investment banker and longtime transportation investment research analyst, outlined the trends he’s seeing in freight transportation, many of which are being driven by the evolution of the retail supply chain.

truckinginfo.com

DOT Updates Guidance on Autonomous Vehicles

The Department of Transportation has expanded its voluntary guidance for the development of what it calls “automated vehicles.”

truckinginfo.com

Volvo Gains Traction With Safety-Technology Focus

OCT. LCT Cover: The S90 sedan offers the amenities luxury operators need to provide distinguished service in a crowded ground transportation market.

lctmag.com

Top BusCon 2018 tweets

A look at some of the highlights from BusCon 2018, which was held in Indianapolis Oct. 1 to 3.  

metro-magazine.com

Ford Urges Standard for Autonomous Vehicle Communication

In an effort to advance the safe deployment of autonomous vehicles for all roadway users, Ford Motor Company is calling upon all self-driving vehicle developers to work together to develop an industry standard for communicating driving intent.

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Mich.'s TheRide lands grant to test autonomous securement of wheelchairs

The systems are scheduled to be installed into the buses by January 2019.

metro-magazine.com

CEOs in Autonomous Vehicles with Gary Rosenfeld

The CEO of Memphis Area Transit Authority discusses how AVs could assist in limiting transit deserts in a conversation with Paul Comfort.

metro-magazine.com

Honda Joins GM in Cruise Autonomy Investment

Honda has invested $750 million into Cruise, a company focused on building autonomous vehicles. Cruise also has the backing of General Motors.

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