technology

‘Intelligent’ mapping service planned to create safer roads

Vehicle-mounted image recognition technology is being used on Britain’s roads to create ‘intelligent’ maps of roadside assets.

£5 million of Apple products stolen in truck theft

Apple products worth a total of £5 million were stolen from an HGV in the UK.

E-highways could reduce UK trucking emissions

The report by the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight argues that the so-called Electric Road System (ERS) would cost £19.3 billion, be completed by late 2030s, and have paid for itself within 15 years.   

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.

Not watching trucking YouTubers? Here’s why you should

have you ever thought about checking out some trucking YouTubers?

Uber Freight continues its journey into Europe

Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany in the race to get a share of Europe’s €350 billion trucking market.

Starsky Robotics beat others in autonomous vehicle race

A little-known trucking start-up has beaten Tesla and Waymo in the race to run driverless trucks on the open road.

Nintendo announces FIA European Truck Racing Championship

People might not fancy driving a truck in real life, but there’s plenty who are keen to have a go in gaming life.