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Is Level 2 automation the future of fuel efficiency?

While safety and driver assistance are the primary functions of Level 2 autonomous systems, the experts developing this technology say the benefits don’t have to stop there. “Level 2 systems are designed initially for safety and convenience in mind—but as we move toward higher automation levels in areas like truck platooning there can be enhancements

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Advanced safety features are keeping drivers and roads safer

From brakes and tires to stability control and lane departure systems, safety technology today has made our truck drivers and roads safer.

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Bendix offers tips for upkeep, maintenance of truck steering gears

With the continued integration of more technologies into automated commercial vehicle safety systems, steering gear maintenance is an often neglected, yet key element in the effective operation of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). This installment of the Bendix Tech Tips series focuses on inspection, maintenance, and installation of steering gears, which provide hydraulic power assist

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Upkeep and maintenance of steering gears

With the continued integration of more technologies into automated commercial vehicle safety systems, steering gear maintenance is an often neglected, yet key element in the effective operation of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). The most common steering gear location is on the steer axle’s left-side frame rail, although vehicles with large front axle ratings—such as

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How data relates to driver retention

Data has more to do with driver retention than you might first think. In fact, there are lots of ways you can use your data to influence your best drivers to stick around. ELDs, data and driver retention ELDs can be a huge boon to driver safety, route optimization, driver recognition and overall communication, says

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Data brings the joy back to driving

Capable drivers are the lifeblood of a fleet, and the race to recruit and retain them is fierce. Among large-fleet trucking companies, the quality of the driver experience that can be delivered has emerged as a significant differentiator. Operationally, fleets are constantly working to improve fleet efficiency in three areas: their fuel consumption and sourcing,

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Ford to offer 2022 all-electric transit vehicle

The Ford Transit is going digital, with an all-electric version coming for the 2022 model year. The all-electric Transit is part of Ford’s more than $11.5 billion investment in electrification through 2022. Smart technology built in to the all-electric Transit helps to optimize fleet efficiency and reduce waste, as well as improve driver behavior by

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TomTom, Bosch, Daimler collaborate on ADAS

Trucks use TomTom’s ADAS map and Bosch’s electronic horizon to automate driving functions on highways and, in Europe, on inter-urban roads.

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Trucking trends of the decade

It’s been a decade of innovation, of technological advancements that have made their way into the trucks on the road today, and some that are only beginning to show what they can do.

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FAQ: Answering your questions about Volvo Active Driver Assist 2.0

What are the basics of the system? What are its features? How does it all work? We address those questions and more here.

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Continental expands eHorizon predictive driving technology

Continental has expanded its eHorizon predictive driving technology with its new Dynamic eHorizon. The latest generation of the electronic horizon optimizes the performance and safety in commercial vehicle applications based on real-time data related to traffic conditions.

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Continental releases solid-state 3-D Flash LIDAR for commercial vehicles

Continental has developed and is shipping samples of its new and advanced automotive-grade solid-state LIDAR to the commercial vehicle market. The HFL110 3D Flash LIDAR enhances Continental’s existing ADAS sensor suite or radar and 2D color sensors for automated driving.

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