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Semi-Truck Tire Technology Promotes Savings and Safety

Tagged truck tires help to address one of the trucking industry's ongoing concerns - tire safety. Now, Michelin has announced plans to incorporate radio frequency identification (RFID) tags in all of its truck tires. According ...

CES Show Highlights Truck Platooning Technology

The concept of truck platooning took a step forward at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Two companies, Peloton Technology and FEV North America, collaborated to introduce SAE Level 1 truck platooning. ...

Balancing the Benefits and Risks of Semi-Truck Technology

Trucking companies work in pretty much the same way as they always have. They own and maintain a fleet of vehicles and trailers, employ professional drivers, and transport cargo for companies across industry lines. But, like ...

Semi-Truck Technology Integrates Electronic Logging And Video Capture

A new mobile communications device was introduced by Driver Tech on January 20, 2017. The DT4000 Rev 7 features a front-facing dashcam and electronic logging device (ELD) combined in a single unit. Fleets can use this ...

Forward Collision Mitigation Semi-Truck Technology Gaining Momentum

A post on the Truck Safety Coalition website suggests that forward collision mitigation (FCM) with automated emergency braking could reduce the impact of large truck collisions in the United States. It is estimated that ...

Electric Semi-trucks Are On Their Way

The next wave of the future, electric semi-trucks, may be on its way to roads near you more quickly than expected. The truck company Nikola recently announced they'll be launching an electric semi-truck. " On Dec. 1 in Salt ...

Is A Shortage Of Drivers Pushing The Need for Self-Driving Semi-Trucks?

"Long before autonomous vehicles are cruising the suburbs, you will have autonomous trucks on the highway." - Bryant Walker Smith, University of South Carolina law professor. Self-driving semi-trucks are hitting the ...

Semi-Truck Technology and the Future

Trucking is vital to the nation's economy.  In fact, according to the American Trucking Association, trucks carry nearly 70% of all the freight tonnage transported in the United States each year.  As the country depends ...

Chevron's New Delo 400 Engine Oils

In a recent bit of semi-truck industry news, petroleum powerhouse Chevron has released its new line of Delo 400 engine oils. In the ongoing effort to increase fuel-efficiency and reduce dependence on fossil fuels, Chevron's ...

Samsung Safety Truck

Last summer, Samsung introduced its latest semi-truck technology designed to make highways safer for those sharing the roads with semis. Samsung's Argentinian division, unveiled to the public the first Samsung Safety ...
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