ATA Board Endorses Comprehensive Automated Truck Policy

First-Ever Official Policy Sets Federation’s Principles for Technology’s Development ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 24, 2017 — Yesterday, the Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations unanimously approved the federation’s first-ever policy for the development of automated trucks. “Over the past year, ATA has been active in this debate, advocating for recognition of the […]

Hyliion Announces the 6X4HE Electric Hybrid Product for Class 8 Trucks

Hyliion 6X4HE Test Partners

Electrification instantly turns long haul trucks onto electric hybrids with up to 30% fuel and emissions savings PITTSBURGH, Oct. 18, 2017 — Hyliion, the instant Class 8 vehicle hybridizing company announced today the 6X4HE System for long haul trucks.  Easily installed on new or retrofitted on existing trucks, the Hyliion System uses hybrid […]

Hoffa: Senate Committee Right In Reining In Push To Include Trucks In Legislation

International Brotherhood Of Teamsters

In Autonomous Vehicle Debate, Technology Must Serve All Americans Truck Legislation WASHINGTON, Oct. 2017 — The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to today’s passage of S. 1885, the AV Start Act, out of the Senate Commerce Committee. “The Teamsters continue to follow the development of autonomous driving technology […]

Daimler Trucks tests truck platooning on public highways in the US

Daimler Trucks Freightliner Inspiration Truck

STUTTGART, Germany and ATLANTA, Sept. 2017 — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) drives digitally connected trucks on selected highways in Oregon and Nevada Long roads and highways in the USA are predominant for truck platoons Connectivity and automated driving improve safety in truck platoons, support drivers and enhance efficiency Joint tests with fleet customers under real life conditions from […]