Lion, a manufacturer of all-electric school buses and minibuses, on Tuesday at ATA‘s Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting in Atlanta showcased its Lion8 Class 8 truck – marking the electric unit’s U.S. trade show debut. The truck made its global debut in Montreal last week. The company says its Lion8 truck will be commercialized […]
SmartDrive video event recording joins existing technologies like lane departure warning and active lane keeping assist – which are all possible through the application of one camera – in the WABCO OnLane product family.
The take rates of active vehicle safety systems have risen steadily over the last five years as the technology has advanced and fleet interest has grown. But despite that growing acceptance, both fleets and manufacturers note implementation of these systems is rarely seamless. Plug-and-play as they may seem, advanced vehicle safety technologies represent a significant […]
Joining Cooper PRO Series long haul drive (LHD) tire introduced last year, the new Cooper PRO Series LHS steer tire will initially be available in size 295/75R22.5. Other sizes will be available in June.
Rush Truck Centers has stepped into the e-commerce space. The company announced Monday at ATA‘s Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting in Atlanta the introduction of RushCare Parts Connect, an easy-to-use online parts ordering system that provides customers the ability to shop for and order parts from the entirety of company’s 22-state dealer network. […]
During an address at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council 2019 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Chris Spear, ATA president and CEO lauded the council’s role in helping shape ATA’s advocacy efforts and discussed the importance of infrastructure funding and workforce development. “The standards and protocols produced here transform into message plates that we […]
Price changes varied by region across the country during the most recent week with the most significant increase being seen in New England (up 1.7 cents) and the most significant decrease being seen in the West Coast less California region (down 2.3 cents).
Playing a game, watching a movie, hailing a ride…phones open the door to plenty of possibilities, including augmented and virtual reality training (AR/VR). While it may be a while before greasy shop manuals and keyboards are a thing of the past, Design Interactive proved once again that AR/VR training is a viable technology especially for […]
Autonomous truck tech developer TuSimple said Tuesday is has engineered a proprietary automotive-grade camera and vision system that will go into volume production in the coming months, and will be deployed on the company’s autonomous customer fleet later this year. Featuring a state-of-the-art automotive CMOS image sensor from Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation, TuSimple Vice President […]