Automated Technology Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
What role could A.I. play in trucking?

There’s a lot of hyperbole out there about A.I. So let’s talk facts, and get to what role it can play in truck service shops.

Daimler Trucks North America introduces SAE Level 2 automated Freightligher new Cascadia with Detroit Assurance 5.0

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) introduced the first SAE Level 2 automated truck in series production in North America with the latest enhancements to the Freightliner new Cascadia. Level 2 automation means the truck is capable of both lateral (steering) and longitudinal (acceleration/deceleration) control, and is part of the revolutionary truck technologies featured by DTNA

WABCO, Nexteer Automotive sign long-term cooperation agreement

WABCO Holdings Inc. has signed a long-term cooperation agreement with Nexteer Automotive. The two companies will collaborate to develop and supply active steering systems for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles using Nexteer’s advanced steering technology, MagnaSteer Actuation. WABCO also recently signed an agreement to acquire Sheppard, subject to customary U.S. regulatory clearance. The acquisition is

Steering toward automated trucks

Automated technology is out-pacing acceptance, but the stepping stones toward adoption have been laid in the form of adaptive cruise control and collision mitigation safety systems. Steering is the next logical step in its evolution, and availability of driver-assist steering functions is closer than you may think. ZF, a supplier of driveline, chassis and safety

Writing the rules of the autonomous road

  Welcome to 2017—the future is coming fast and furiously. In the trucking industry, automated truck technology has gone from sci-fi-esque, space age technology to an equipment reality. The next challenge is how to bring that technology to today’s highways. Last September, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) published its “Federal Automated Vehicle Policy: Accelerating