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I learned how to operate Freightliner’s autonomous truck. It’s a strange, yet comforting, experience (VIDEO)

I learned how to operate Freightliner’s...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Sep 22, 2015

In May, when Freightliner pulled the curtain back on its new Inspiration autonomous truck model, the company promised CDL-holding journalists the opportunity ...

How in-motion, pre-scan weigh station technology could affect specialized and heavy equipment haulers

How in-motion, pre-scan weigh station technology could...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 31, 2015

We all are aware of the “red light cameras” that have been around for some time. The technology works through ...

Samsung’s “see-through” semi truck is neat, but its existence hints at a much more exciting future for transportation (VIDEO)

Samsung’s “see-through” semi truck is...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jul 06, 2015

Korean tech giant Samsung has revealed what it calls the “Safety Truck,” aimed at helping those attempting to pass big ...

A closer look at the front end.

Freightliner unveils first self-driving truck that will...

Posted by Jack Roberts on May 05, 2015

Freightliner did it. If you’re one of the many who scoffed at the idea of a commercially-viable self-driving truck, or at ...

Volvo now offers its VNX 630 heavy hauler in a tridem axle model

Volvo now offers its VNX 630 heavy hauler in a tridem...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 13, 2015

Giving the truck even more traction when hauling heavy equipment, Volvo has updated its VNX 630 severe duty hauler with ...

VIDEO: Dozer drops from trailer while being hauled, flies head-on into traffic

VIDEO: Dozer drops from trailer while being hauled,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2015

Since this insanity was captured via a dashcam, we have to assume it happened in Russia. And with that in mind, ...

Heavier front axles give Kenworth’s T370 more brawn in construction applications

Heavier front axles give Kenworth’s T370 more...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 05, 2015

Kenworth announced it will begin offering heavier front axles on its T370 Class 7 work truck. The truck maker will now offer ...

VIDEO: Semi truck jumps over F1 car, lands 83 feet later to set a world record

VIDEO: Semi truck jumps over F1 car, lands 83 feet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 25, 2014

If you were wondering what the coolest way to nearly destroy an 18-wheeler is, we've got your answer. In the video ...

VIDEO: 36,000-horsepower semi truck outruns a microjet plane in a drag race

VIDEO: 36,000-horsepower semi truck outruns a microjet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2014

The spectacle below took place in September at the 2014 Naval Air Station Oceana Airshow in Virginia Beach. And if ...

With Mercedes-Benz 2025 Future Truck, Daimler unveils a vision of future haulers without mirrors or headlights

With Mercedes-Benz 2025 Future Truck, Daimler unveils a...

Posted by Jeff Crissey on Sep 24, 2014

Today’s truck designs are vastly different than those of 15 years ago. OEMs have introduced major advancements in aerodynamics, integrated ...

Peterbilt debuts its own self-driving truck, gives autonomous Model 579 demo at ITS World Congress

Peterbilt debuts its own self-driving truck, gives...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Sep 10, 2014

Advanced technologies capable of autonomous driving to complement vehicle operators was showcased during the ITS World Congress in Detroit this ...

REVIEW: Mack Titan is a beast of a truck with tremendous handling

REVIEW: Mack Titan is a beast of a truck with...

Posted by Jack Roberts on May 01, 2014

  If you went into a lab and boiled down everything Mack trucks has learned and experienced over the past 114 ...

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