Technology

Technology trends and news in the trucking industry

Britain to build prototype electric truck

A Swedish start-up hoping to shake up the trucking industry with electric trucks has chosen the UK to build its prototype vehicle.

5 trucking apps you need in 2020

The more eagle-eyed among you may notice this isn’t the first time we’ve suggested must-have apps for truckers.

3 driving laws to know about

As someone who drives a vehicle for a living, you’ll know how often road legislation can change.

Volvo Group and Samsung work together to develop electric truck batteries

Volvo Group and Samsung have joined forces to develop battery packs for Volvo’s electric trucks.

sennder raises €62.4 million in funding

sennder, a Berlin-based logistics startup has just raised €62.4 million in a Series C financing round led by Lakestar, with existing investors like venture capital firms Accel, Holtzbrinck Ventures, Project A and Scania.

World’s first electrified roadway in Germany

Germany has launched the world’s first electrified truck route.

Driverless truck let loose on Sweden’s roads

A driverless delivery truck is being used on public roads in Sweden.

New tech for trucking presents a real challenge

There’s one question on everyone’s lips – from owner-operator to large fleet. What’s the best way to select and adopt new technology.

Do drivers have a future when robot trucks are the future?

At the same time as pushing the sale of robot trucks, manufacturers are adamant that drivers still have a future in the industry.

Daimler vs Tesla. Again…

Daimler Trucks are world-class business and for many, what they say about the trucking industry goes. Although, Tesla may disagree…

Is electric truck technology making progress?

Unlike light vehicles, the commercial vehicle sector has largely avoided the emissions scandal. However, there is increasing political pressure to regulate heavy-duty CO2 emissions.

Digitising the trucking supply chain

As ecommerce harnesses an increasing amount of technology, it’s no surprise that these technologies have started to make their way down the supply chain.