technology

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.

Gamer turns trucker

Simulator games are designed to resemble real life as accurately as possible.

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.

Long-range camera catches drivers 1km away

It’s a common sight: motorists travelling too fast on the motorway and slamming on their brakes when they see a police car.

Are silent overnight deliveries the way forward

Trucks are usually banned from driving through Stockholm’s city centre at night – they’re too noisy. That means heavy vehicles end up adding to the morning congestion in the rush to get deliveries where they need to be.

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.

Renault’s 2019 models comply with CO2 emissions regs

Renault’s Euro-6 Step D-compliant drivelines for its new 2019 models deliver fuel savings compared to current generation trucks.

Does Convoy have all the answers?

Trucking is a lucrative industry and there are plenty of startups keen to get in on the action. Convoy is just one. The brainchild of two former Amazon employees, this startup uses technology to connect truck drivers with companies that need to move freight.

Trucker power comes through social

The world of social media is cut-throat. Over the years, numerous social media sites have fallen by the wayside. Many have flourished too, but even the behemoth that is Facebook has not been immune to controversy – a victim of its own success, if you will.

Seaweed-powered trucks. No, seriously…

You’d expect to find seaweed in the sea. You’re probably happy to eat it. But have you ever thought about driving a truck powered by seaweed?

Convoy testing on real routes

Whatever you think about advanced transportation technology, the tech being created by truck designers these days is certainly impressive. This advanced tech focuses not just on alternative ways to power vehicles but also how those vehicles ‘think’.

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