Bestmile partners with self-driving tech co. StreetDrone

The StreetDrone Xenos platform provides a combination of hardware, including modified Renault Twizy vehicles.

Enterprise Completes Acquisition of Deem

Since 2011, Deem has provided the technology behind Enterprise Holdings’ EHIDirect travel booking platform for small- and medium-sized corporations.

Ohio City Installs Connected Vehicle Technology

The City of Dublin, Ohio, has installed connected vehicle technology at two intersections and on two fleet vehicles.

2018 Was a Year of Change, 2019 Will Be a Year of the Impact

What transpired in the tire industry in 2018 and what will happen in 2019? John Healy, a managing director and research analyst with Northcoast Research Holdings LLC based in Cleveland, Ohio, and author of MTD’s monthly column Your Marketplace, took on our...

FMCSA Keeping Sights on Hours-of-Service Reform, New Safety Rating System

At TRB meeting, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officials discussed the agency's goals for the new year, highlighting hours-of-service reform and a new safety rating system. Blog commentary by Executive Editor David Cullen.

Hyundai to Offer Air-Bag System for Multiple Collisions

Because 30% of accidents involve a secondary impact, Hyundai Motor Group is developing a first-of-its-kind air-bag system designed to improve driver and passenger safety and reduce injuries in accidents with two or more collisions.

Texas DOT forms connected and autonomous vehicle task force

Group is designed to be a one-stop resource for information and coordination on all ongoing CAV projects, investments, and initiatives in Texas.

Amazon Scouts a New Robotic Delivery System

Amazon is testing a six-wheeled, cooler-sized robotic delivery system in Snohomish County, Washington.

The Allure of the High-Tech Shop

Technology is rapidly changing the industry, and media coverage of cool future-looking trends such as electric and autonomous trucks can only help improve the image of trucking among young people looking for a career.

Bridgestone Acquires TomTom Telematics

Bridgestone Europe N.V. will acquire TomTom's commercial telematics business, which is the largest among European fleet telematics providers, to...

Texas Forms Autonomous Vehicle Task Force

The Texas Department of Transportation is developing a Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Task Force with the goal of advancing Texas as a hub for new initiatives and investments in self-driving vehicle projects.

Texas to Form CAV Task Force

Texas Gov. Greg Abbot announced the impending formation of a statewide Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Task Force.

Uber exploring autonomous bikes, scooters

The new division, Micromobility Robotics, will explore autonomous scooters and bikes that can drive themselves to be charged, or drive themselves to locations where riders need them.

Fla. City Selects Solar EV Charger for Disaster Prep

The City of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has purchased a solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging system to charge four new electric vehicles.

Enterprise to Acquire Online Booking, Tech Platform

Enterprise Holdings serves more than 95% of the worldwide car rental market and has been a minority investor in Deem since 2016.

Ryder Rethinks Smart-Warehouse Concept

Ryder System has joined forces with new technology suppliers to showcase smart warehouse operations, such as robotics; autonomous vehicles and drones; sensors and automatic identification tools; and wearable technology.

Trust in Autonomous Vehicles Takes Another Hit

About half of U.S. consumers say they don't believe autonomous vehicles will be safe, which increased slightly from last year’s 47%, according to the 2019 Deloitte Global Automotive Consumer Study.

Using Autonomous Vehicles for Grocery Delivery

With a focus on providing last-mile logistics, autonomous vehicle startups like California-based AutoX and Udelv are deploying small fleets of self-driving vans and sedans to make the case for autonomous delivery.