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Technology trends and news in the trucking industry

Top 5 trends changing trucking forever (and that includes humans)

According to a survey by Supply Chain Management World, 64% of executives believe that the insights being gleaned from big data can change the trucking industry forever.

The £2.5m digital freight start-up flying under the radar

The platform has been stealthily working its way into the hearts of hauliers and their clients, across a variety of sectors: Zeus.

5 trucking techs being used in the fight against Covid-19

It’s not surprising that trucking technology has been updated and repurposed because of Covid-19. Here are five examples of how trucking tech has been adapted.

China leading the way in electric trucking

To say that China dominates the electric trucking market is no exaggeration. The country is leagues ahead of its competitors in terms of producing electrified trucks. However, the signals point to sales of electric trucks to take off around the world pretty soon.

In-cab cameras bring significant business benefits for HGV operators

more than half (56%) of HGV operators said they saw improvements in driver behaviour from fitting camera systems in their vehicles.

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.