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What makes Level 2 autonomy the ultimate driver’s assistant

Level 2 automation has been a game-changer in terms of safety for about a decade now, and manufacturers continue to churn out better versions of this technology every year. Active steering, automatic emergency braking—you’ve heard the terms and you have a good sense of what they do, but how do the companies behind this technology

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

How data can influence your best drivers to stick around

Every morning you grab your cup of coffee and scroll through your telematics dashboards, soaking up the fresh data and deciding how to put it to use today. Here’s something to consider: Every bit of data you have on your fleet can be relevant to driver retention and recruitment. Your drivers are concerned about the

Optronics introduces custom LED logo lamps

Optronics International is introducing new lamps that display stop, tail and turn lights with integrated graphics. The new lamps merge brand identities into the lighting design.

Drowning in data: How a dedicated dashboard can help

With hundreds, even thousands of trucks to manage on the road, and real-time updates coming in from each of these trucks, a fleet manager may feel like he or she is drowning in data. A well-designed telematics dashboard can serve as a fleet manager’s lifeboat when it comes to managing all this information.

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.

Bendix Wingman Fusion upgrade to offer new collision mitigation, steering capabilities

Forthcoming Bendix Wingman Fusion upgrades in hardware and software will power new collision mitigation and driver assistance features, including Traffic Jam Assist, Highway Assist, and Pedestrian/Cyclist Alerts, along with steering capabilities such as Lane Keeping Assist and Lane Centering. The new state-of-the-art components fully support SAE Level 2 driving functions, The new capabilities are expected

Mack to offer Bendix Wingman Fusion with enhanced features on Anthem and Pinnacle trucks

Mack Trucks has announced that the Bendix Wingman Fusion advanced safety system with enhanced features is now available on its Anthem and Pinnacle models.

Kenworth to make Bendix Wingman Fusion standard on T680

Kenworth will make new features for Bendix Wingman Fusion advanced driver assistance system standard for the o Kenworth T680, and optional for the T880 vocational leader and the conventional medium-duty T270 and T370 models, beginning in the first quarter of 2020. Kenworth customers will benefit from the new Highway Departure Braking (HDB) and Multi-Lane Emergency Braking (AEB) features

Western Star brings tough to technology

Just because a job is hard doesn’t mean that the solution has to be. The Western Star team tackles it from all angles.

WABCO to provide Altec with active collision mitigation system for medium-duty trucks

WABCO Holdings Inc. has reached an agreement to provide its emergency braking system to Altec, a provider of products and services to the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs and contractor markets, for its medium-duty trucks.

WABCO named supplier of the year by Wabash National

WABCO Holdings Inc. has received Wabash National’s Pinnacle Award for 2019, which recognizes Wabash National’s supplier of the year.