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The Amazing Potential of Telematics

August 29, 2019

Nowadays, telematics – a technology combined of telecommunications and informatics – is mainly used in transportation. A key…
Volvo Trucks launched a system, which will manage torque when cruise control is off

July 4, 2019

Fuel consumption is extremely important. The world is moving towards electric power as a cleaner mode of transportation.…
Laser trucks help maintain roads

May 15, 2019

Pavement engineering company, Dynatest, has developed a truck in partnership with DTU which analyses the state of the road…
Augmented reality can remove lorry’s blind spots

March 6, 2019

Three students have developed a system that eliminates blind spots by creating the illusion for the driver that…
5 Ways Digitization Helps Freight Operators

October 17, 2018

Most freight operators today don’t need to be persuaded in the importance of technologies. At the same time, freight transportation still languishes on the…
Polluting diesel trucks are hidden behind the facade of electrification by EU truckmakers

September 18, 2018

Despite all the fanfare about electric trucks at the world’s largest truck fair (IAA) tomorrow, the German and…
Autonomous self-driving trucks on the road would make Germans feel increasingly safer

September 14, 2018

Automated trucks on the road: more than one in three survey respondents have no preference for a human…
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Zero-emission trucks would save 1bn barrels of oil and create 120,000 new jobs by 2030

September 6, 2018

The European trucking sector is at a crossroads and must make a choice between emissions climbing 10% over…
Natural Gas Engine Can Reduce Smog from Heavy-Duty Trucks

September 6, 2018

The University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) and Southern California Gas Co.(SoCalGas)…
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Toyota Doubles-Down on Zero Emissions Heavy-Duty Trucks

July 31, 2018

Project Portal 2.0 Revealed During Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars Traverse City, Mich. (July 30,…
MEPs back road tolling based on trucks’ CO2 emissions

May 24, 2018

Today’s vote by the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to introduce distance-based road tolls for trucks will…
EU paves the way for cleaner, safer trucks

May 17, 2018

The European Commission today proposed the EU’s first-ever fuel economy standards for new trucks. The 2025 target of…
Why most of trucks and busses are rear-wheel-drive?

February 25, 2018

Which one is better – front-wheel-drive or rear-wheel-drive? People are always arguing about which cars are safer, more…
Volvo solved the problem of dead batteries in long-haul trucks

December 23, 2017

Life of the trucker is not easy. You work entire day and you are forced to rest in…
Scania introduced a new line of city trucks – improved drivability, safety and performance

December 8, 2017

We got used to talking about delivery trucks of the future. They are electric, streamlined, very efficient and…
Volvo knows a way to make truck emit no CO2 – LNG to the rescue

October 13, 2017

By now you probably already know that diesel has a bad reputation and is bound to go away…
Scientists developed a cool technology, which can make old trucks more efficient

June 21, 2017

Obviously, trucks and buses produce a fair share of harmful emissions. Manufacturers are trying to reduce their fuel…
Drone vs. truck deliveries: Which create less carbon pollution?

May 31, 2017

Delivering packages with drones can reduce carbon dioxide emissions in certain circumstances as compared to truck deliveries, a…
Another impressive demonstration from Volvo – showcased amazing emergency breaking technology

May 9, 2017

Volvo is well-known for its obsession with safety technology. As all of you know by now, Volvo is…
Volvo is demonstrating ground-breaking hybrid powertrain for long haul trucks

March 2, 2017

Truck companies are trying to come up with new technology to make their vehicles more ecological. Daimler, MAN…
Access to big data would help trucking companies improve safety and productivity

March 1, 2017

The trucking industry loses billions of dollars and wastes millions of hours each year sitting idle in traffic.…
Job of a truck driver is increasingly dangerous, but business managers do not see it

February 7, 2017

Losing your job is not fun at all, especially if it is the only source of income for…
Volvo Trucks flexing muscles – The Iron Knight truck races the Volvo S60 Polestar TC1

December 30, 2016

Volvo Trucks are famous with their amazing tricks, done with large trucks and stuntmen. Not so long ago…
Volvo Trucks did it again – how did the amazing “Flying Passenger” trick work?

December 10, 2016

Volvo Trucks are famous for their crazy publicity stunts. One of the most memorable involved a Hollywood actor…
MAN developed a safety truck to protect road workers

November 6, 2016

Have you ever seen people working on a highway and wondered how safe it is? In fact, despite…
Researchers use big data to save big dollars for transportation

October 26, 2016

It takes a fleet of around 900 snow plow trucks for the Iowa Department of Transportation to keep…
Truck emissions: Survey gauges trucking industry attitudes

October 18, 2016

As the U.S. trucking industry faces new federal limits on greenhouse gas emissions, a University of Michigan team…
Autonomous Volvo trucks are being tested in mines in Sweden

September 13, 2016

Trucks are moving the world nowadays. They are modern workhorses and they are essential part of growing a…
Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck – electric trucks are becoming a reality

July 29, 2016

Electric cars are getting more and more popular as their prices are decreasing. It will not take long…
Samsung‘s Smart Truck Gives Trailing Drivers a Clear View of the Road Ahead

June 23, 2015

Trying to overtake a large 18-wheel truck is one of the most dangerous manoeuvres a driver can perform…
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