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The first self-driving heavy hauler is here: Daimler unveils a fully-functional autonomous Mercedes Actros prototype (VIDEOS)

The first self-driving heavy hauler is here: Daimler...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jul 03, 2014

Speculation about autonomous —or “driverless”—vehicles has been commonplace in the trucking industry for years. Now, Daimler has made this concept ...

PHOTOS: Transformer and heavy hauler Optimus Prime invades Mid-American Trucking Show

PHOTOS: Transformer and heavy hauler Optimus Prime...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2014

Our friends at sister site Overdrive are covering the big Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky this week and grabbed ...

Obama orders tighter fuel economy standards for work trucks, praises Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck

Obama orders tighter fuel economy standards for work...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2014

Medium- and heavy-duty trucks are set to receive a second round of standards that will tighten limits on fuel economy ...

Auto for the People: Automatic, automated transmissions make a push in heavy-duty commercial trucks

Auto for the People: Automatic, automated transmissions...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jul 01, 2013

That’s what makes trucking today so interesting: It is going through several revolutions and evolutions at the moment. The advent ...

Cat: “Beneficial partnership with Navistar”

Cat: “Beneficial partnership with Navistar”

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 23, 2012

"We feel we have a very beneficial partnership with Navistar, and we're moving forward on getting an SCR engine in ...

Machine Matters

Machine Matters

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 01, 2011

Calling on Construction Established and new players alike take aim at the vocational truck market.   By Mike Anderson While there may be a ...

Cat: New truck debuts at ConExpo

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 26, 2010

As expected, Caterpillar has announced that it will debut the first model of its full line of Cat Vocational Trucks -- ...

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