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Trucking and Technology: Looking Forward

 It seems technology and its advances are more and more frequently infringing upon many of the jobs performed by humans. Until now, at least, the trucking industry has remained immune to these job infringements as trucking has ...

Are Cameras Better Than Mirrors? FMCSA Considers

According to a recent article from CDL Life News, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is considering allowing an exemption to a regulation that requires trucks to be equipped with rear vision mirrors. The ...

Eaton-Cummins Endurant Transmissions

Kenworth is offering to equip their T680 model with the Endurant, and Peterbilt with their 579 and 567 models Want to know what Scott Davis, GM of Eaton Cummins has called a "game changer"? It's the new 12-speed ...

What is the Future of Self-Driving Trucks?

Self-driving cars are becoming less and less of a science fiction possibility in the commercial world: they're being tested as taxi alternatives through Uber in a few major cities around the United States, and Ford just chose ...

Michelin Introduces X Multi D Tire

Michelin introduced a tire in late June that addresses certain challenges inherent in difficult environments. According to Equipment World, the Michelin X Multi D tire is designed for a variety of applications, including those ...

Ford Looking To Do More With 3D Printing

3D printing is one of the most innovative technologies to develop in recent years.  It allows companies to produce the parts they need without having to manufacture them in a factory.  This technology has made its way into ...

Daimler Electric Semi-Trucks to Debut

You might have read about truck companies starting to experiment with making electric semi-trucks. Well, this advanced semi-truck technology will soon become reality. Recently, Daimler announced that they're in the process ...

Four Semi Truck Apps to Make Trucking Life Easier

Owning a trucking company or being an independent trucker means dealing with paperwork, rising costs and more. It is no wonder that the trucking industry is turning to smartphone apps to solve some of these issues.  According ...

Adoption of ADAS Semi-Truck Technology To Surge

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) continue to make inroads in the American trucking industry. Collaborative research by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and the Intelligent Transportation ...
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