A New Guide On How To Electrify Fleets

The fast charging network EVgo releases a step-by-step document that details ways to overcome barriers and establish the best practices for success.

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Navistar Stockholders Approve Traton Acquisition

Navistar International Corp.’s stockholders approved the truck maker’s acquisition by Germany-based truck and bus maker Traton.

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Will Technology Save Fleets From Distracted Driving?

Driving while using one’s phone runs rampant and shows no signs of abating as the fleet sector looks to evolving deterrents and solutions.

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Insuretech Company Raises $4.5M to Change Truck Insurance Underwriting

Koffie uses telematics and advanced safety technology to underwrite trucking companies, rewarding fleets that invest in safety with discounted insurance premiums.

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Survey: Young Women Will Consider Autonomous Trucking Careers

About 45% of women surveyed indicated that they would be interested in an autonomous trucking career.

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A Majority of Drivers Want Improved ADAS Systems

These findings signal that people are open to more sophisticated vehicle technology, which if they provide positive experiences for drivers, will open the road to self-driving vehicle acceptance, according to AAA’s annual automated vehicle survey.

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ID. BUZZ to Be VW’s First Autonomous Vehicle

VW plans to develop and build autonomous robotaxis and vans for service launch by 2025. The automaker is partnered with Argo AI, though most autonomous development remains in house.

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Santa Monica Launches Zero-Emissions Delivery Zone, First in U.S.

The one-square mile zone will provide priority curb access for zero-emission delivery vehicles. The pilot program will also demonstrate medium- and light-duty delivery EVs, electric micromobility delivery solutions, and a medium-duty electric truck-sharing...

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Work Truck Solutions to Host Virtual Commercial Vehicle Business Summit

Work Truck Solutions is hosting its Commercial Vehicle Business Summit on March 3-4, 2021, and will feature leaders in the commercial vehicle industry who will share their knowledge on a variety of industry topics. Registration to the event is free for attendees.

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Q&A: DTNA's Nielsen Reflects on Career, Technological Change

Roger Nielsen has seen a lot change in his 35 years with Daimler Trucks North America. The soon-to-retire CEO shares a historic perspective and his...

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4 Trends to Consider in Fleet Risk Management

In 2021, legacy issues like driver shortage and higher insurance costs will persist, and there’s no end to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. A risk management expert's outlook.

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Gatik Electrifies Autonomous Fleet, Explains Path to Profitability

Gatik is partnering with Via Motors to deploy an autonomous, electrified box truck on a Ford Transit 350 chassis. The initiative comes as the autonomous technology company prepares to remove its safety driver on a Walmart route.

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Stantec GenerationAV, Swiftmile Partner To Advance Micromobility, AV Tech

The partnership addresses immediate needs such as sidewalk safety and parking for micromobility, while creating an AV-ready future.

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The World’s Top 10 Car Manufacturers Submitting the Most Patents

Bristol Street Motors has revealed which car brands are driving automotive innovation and who is investing the most into electric and autonomous technologies.

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Rush to Install, Maintain Locomation’s Autonomous Convoy Tech

Locomation says its agreement with mega-dealer Rush will help drive adoption of human-guided autonomous truck convoying.

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Volvo Tests Sustainable Technologies in Sweden

Volvo Cars has partnered with the city of Gothenburg in Sweden, the OEM’s hometown, for the creation of new urban zones that will be used as testbeds for future sustainable technologies, and is part of the city’s effort of being climate-neutral by 2030.

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A Global Passenger Fleet Operation Invests In All-Electric Vehicle Service

Blacklane buys a majority stake in Havn, a Jaguar-connected venture, that will speed up the electrification of Blacklane’s worldwide luxury chauffeured transportation.

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Link Folding Aluminum Ramp for Last Mile

The new 42-inch-wide ramp fits between the company’s current 36- and 47-inch offerings, giving users more ramp width, without blocking door access when mounted to one side and folded to its upright, storage position.

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