Fuel / Technology: Connected

What Drives Driverless Trucks?

October 15, 2017When it comes to autonomous trucks and platooning driverless vehicles present clear economic benefits and improvements to freight hauling productivity, fuel efficiency and safety.

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Senate committee approves autonomous vehicle testing, excludes large commercial vehicles

October 15, 2017The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved legislation that authorizes testing and development of self-driving vehicles, excluding ones over 10,000 lbs.

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Coming Soon to California: Cars Without a Human Behind the Wheel

October 15, 2017California took another step toward permitting testing of self-driving vehicles, continuing a shift away from previous policies that companies criticized as being overly restrictive.

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Self-Driving Vehicles Raising Big Questions Around Drunk Driving, Seat Belts, Open Container Laws and More

October 11, 2017The idea of highways being filled with self-driving cars may be alluring, but it has highway safety experts raising numerous questions about common contemporary issues like drunk driving and how other motorists might react to a car without a driver behind the wheel.

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Navigating VW & Fleet Funding Opportunities

Learn about VW Settlement and other funding opportunities to help offset the cost to modernize your fleet with alternative fuel vehicles.

Three Technologies Volvo Says Will Radically Change Trucking

September 20, 2017The future of trucking and transportation will involve three main elements: connectivity, electromobility and automation.

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Cummins Readies Next-Gen, Future Commercial Power

August 30, 2017Will Cummins become the supplier of choice for diesel, alternative and emerging engine and powertrain technologies for commercial vehicles?

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The Pace of Technological Change is Accelerating in Trucking

August 14, 2017TMW Systems, PeopleNet executives explain that more expansive strategic thinking will be required by trucking executives now.

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Ford to Research Smart Mobility From London Office

June 15, 2017Ford U.K. is to open a dedicated Ford Smart Mobility Innovation Office in London to accelerate its R&D capability in Europe.

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Omnitracs Launches Roadnet Anywhere v4.5

June 14, 2017This latest software update incorporates advanced vehicle overview features, the company says.

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Toyota Oz Branch Launches Fleet Car-Sharing System

June 12, 2017The centralized car-sharing system gives users total visibility of shared vehicles at any time when they log in on their desktops or via an app.

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Mobile Fueling Service, Ride-Sharing Network Team Up

June 8, 2017Filld says its refueling service allows car2go vehicles to maintain adequate fuel levels for the frequent car-sharing trips they make daily.

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ACT Expo 2017 in Review

June 5, 2017Last month’s ACT Expo demonstrated the continued momentum taking place across the transportation industry to push forward low-carbon fuels, more efficient technologies and fleet sustainability.

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GM Says Its Future Mobility Pieces Installed

May 19, 2017Future mobility at GM include Cruise Automation, connectivity, new ventures in shared transportation and autonomous Chevy Bolts under testing.

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ACT Expo Sets 2017 Program

March 7, 2017The stage is set for the 2017 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, the conference will feature the increasing array of commercially available and rapidly developing technologies for sustainable fleet operations.

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