Looking Forward and Backward

It turned out 2017 was quite a year in terms of setting the stage for trucking's adoption of emerging technology. Does that mean 2018 will be a snoozer?

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Denso Buys InfiniteKey to Help Develop Keyless Automotive Technology

Denso International America Inc. has acquired Holland, Mich.-based InfiniteKey Inc., along with several key patents and research and development resources.

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Ford Locates Self-Driving Unit in Historic Detroit

Ford Motor Co. is setting up its electrification and autonomous vehicle teams in a historic building in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit, and will begin operations in early 2018, the company announced.

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Commentary: 5 Takeaways From 2017

One of the reasons HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge enjoys covering trucking is because there’s always something new to write about. Here are her top 5 takeaways from the changing trucking landscape in 2017.

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Industry First? Operator Loses Account To Driverless Cars

eNews Xclusive: Nick Kokas was recently told a client would no longer need his services because they will be putting staff in autonomous vehicles.

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2019 Audi A8 Can Self Drive: Are We Ready?

Will you finally be able to take a snooze or catch up on "Game of Thrones" while the car is driving itself?

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Keolis starts operation of regional train network in Germany

The TWN consists of five lines, approximately 310 miles of track and 52 stations. Its 27 trains are expected to cover a distance of approximately 3.2 million miles per year.

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RTC of Southern Nevada celebrates 25 years

To mark the occasion, RTC staff spent the day traveling to various locations throughout the transit system in branded community outreach vehicles to thank customers for riding.

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Is Mexico the Steppingstone to U.S. for Truck OEMs?

Can the presence of German, Chinese, and South Korean OEMs in Mexico tell us anything about the near future of the U.S. truck market? Jack Roberts has more in his Truck Tech blog.

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House Committee Hears Testimony on Autonomous Truck Tech

During a House subcommittee hearing on emerging transportation technology Thursday, representatives found themselves pondering the societal impact...

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Jon Morrison on Wabco's Technology Strategy

Wabco is increasing its presence in the North American market and working to push the implementation of advanced driver assistance systems. HDT's Deborah Lockridge recently sat down with Wabco chief Jon Morrison to discuss the changes.

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Anheuser-Busch Orders 40 Tesla Semi Tractors

Anheuser-Busch said 40 new Tesla Semi tractors will help the company meet its sustainable transportation goal to reduce its carbon footprint by 30% by 2025.

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Q&A: Bendix's Bracht on the Changing Truck Industry

We recently caught up with Berend Bracht, president and CEO of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, at an industry event to talk about his first two years on the job in a rapidly changing industry, from electrification to connectivity to automation.

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Watchdog Groups Call for Rental Car Data Protection

According to a joint statement issued today, Consumer Watchdog joined Privacy International and other public interest groups in an international call for car rental companies to protect the privacy of driver and passenger data their rented vehicles collect.

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How to Use Technology in Truck Accident Management

Technology is impacting accident costs on all sides, from helping to reduce the number of overall accidents to increasing the cost of accident repairs.

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Will Cars Become Transportation Appliances?

The cars are still the stars, but this year’s L.A. Auto Show revealed an auto industry at a crossroads.

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GM Wants To Start Uber-Like Self-Driving Car Service In 2019

The company outlined its vision during an investors call from San Francisco, where journalists rode in prototype vehicles.

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