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Trucking isn’t immune to the digital revolution. In fact, a day may come soon where tech tools like the Uber app become essential heavy duty truck parts. Probably the most controversial piece of heavy duty truck equipment right now is one the government…
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The heavy duty truck parts in Thor Trucks are just a little different than standard issue. How different? Well, in this heavy duty truck parts include a beach ball-sized electric motor and a massive dashboard touch screen. Founded by 25-year-old Dakota…
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Reliable tractor trailer parts are essential to the trucking industry, and so are drivers. But how long will drivers be necessary? Quite a while, at least if 22-year-old founder of one autonomous truck manufacturer gets his way. Fast Company reports: “The…
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An addition to the tractor trailer parts list isn’t exactly eagerly anticipated. Government-mandated Electronic Logging Devices will soon be part of the gear in truck cabs. More than 3 million truckers will have to replace the paper log books that have…
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Elon Musk’s electric car company, Tesla, is now an electric truck company as well. But some question whether the company is aiming at the right segment of the truck market. Tesla has unveiled its electric semi truck, priced at a lower-than-expected…
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Electrolux, teaming with Ryder and tech company Embark, recently tested a self-driving 18-wheeler that rolled 2,400 miles delivering refrigerators with minimal interference from a human supervisor. The Charlotte Business Journal reports: Josh Benton, vice…
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Blockchain, the technology that makes cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin possible, could also make for much more efficient shipping. That’s why UPS joined the blockchain in trucking alliance. CNBC reports: “The technology has the potential to increase…
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America’s truckers are getting older. The country will need 898,000 new drivers in the next decade to replace them. That’s one result of a study from the American Trucking Associations. Another result: The industry is lagging far behind on that…
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Daimler unveiled a new all-electric semi-truck at Tokyo’s Motor Show last week, ahead of the much- touted and much-delayed electric big rig promised by Tesla. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck, a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks, unveiled the E-Fuso Vision, a semi-truck…
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Tesla has promised its electric semi-truck and the eventual development of self-driving technology will revolutionize the way freight is delivered. But production snafus with another of the company’s vehicle have delayed the unveiling of the Tesla Semi…
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