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DoorDash for diesel? On-demand service promises to deliver fuel to parked truckers

A newly announced delivery service promises to save truckers time and hassle by delivering fuel to drivers wherever they're parked.

Daimler-commissioned safety feature prototype gets glowing reviews

A new safety feature may soon be making an appearance on trucks across the nation thanks to this new handle intended to aid truckers in entering and exiting their cab. 

Popular driver-facing camera maker rolls out ‘Mask Detection’ feature

A prominent technology provider has rolled out new dash cam features in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Rand McNally says most ELD features are up and running after malfunction

On Monday, the Rand McNally team says that they were able to correct issues that have caused significant problems to their ELD systems since last week.

ELD provider Rand McNally still searching for solutions after systems go down

Days after customers first reported problems, Rand McNally is still trying to find a solution after they say that a "system upgrade" was the cause of major disruptions to their ELD devices.

VIDEO: Simulated crash puts electric semi truck battery to the test

A semi truck’s electric battery was put to the test on camera earlier this week; and experts say it passed with flying colors.  Since hybrid semi trucks were first...

Shell’s futuristic concept truck to make coast-to-coast run next year

Shell Lubricants recently announced that they plan to take their next-generation "Starship" truck and trailer on a cross country efficiency run early next year.

Waymo teams up with Daimler to produce self-driving Freightliner Cascadias ‘in the coming...

An autonomous driving technology company announced a new partnership with one of the world's biggest truck manufacturers to bring self-driving semi trucks to market in America.

Camera system may soon replace rear & side mirrors in Tyson Foods trucks

Tyson Foods is testing out new camera technology that could replace traditional side and rear view mirrors.  ABC 7 reports that Tyson has been working with designer and manufacturer...

Mapping company wants to pay drivers to use their dash cameras

A crowdsourced mapping startup is looking to add ground-level data to its database with the help of truck drivers and motorists.  Beginning in 2021, Hivemapper will offer cash compensation...

Rocket-powered semi truck shot into side of trailer – for science!

Scientists shot a rocket-powered semi truck into a very special prototype truck this summer, all in the name of safely transporting nuclear weapons.  Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) announced the...

New Drivewyze service alerts truckers to speed traps, rollover risks, and more

A weigh station bypass service recently added a new feature that will provide drivers with alerts when they travel into an area deemed risky for truckers, while also allowing fleets to monitor driver behavior.

Company says eerie cab-less truck will be on the road by next year

A tech startup officially debuted the latest version of their very driverless truck with plans to begin shipping to consumers by 2021.
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Bill Gates says Tesla’s battery powered semis ‘will probably never be a practical solution’

Tech guru Bill Gates recently shared a blog post casting doubt on the practicality of the Tesla Semi.

Three major trucking companies subscribe to self-driving truck service

An automated truck technology provider announced partnerships with three large trucking companies to deploy self-driving truck technology on U.S. roadways.

Man leaves Tesla in ‘autopilot mode’ to watch movie, nearly kills two officers

Two police officers narrowly escaped injury and possibly death after a Tesla on “autopilot mode” crashed into their parked vehicles.  The accident occurred in Spring Hope, North Carolina earlier...
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