Glider makers are laying off workers as the EPA temporarily backs down on lifting a production cap that allows the use of dirtier engines in new truck bodies.
Competitive Enterprise Institute predicts all states could green light truck platooning within five years as Peloton and others continue to improve the technology.
The Environmental Defense Fund and others sued the EPA to reinstate a ruling limiting the building of gliders, new trucks with older, higher-polluting diesel engines, to just 300 vehicles.
Volvo Trucks is combating a national diesel technician shortage by expanding training and trade school partnerships to prep shop-ready workers who can keep its trucks on the road.
Technology supplier Bosch is well positioned as the trucking industry leans more toward electrification, but timing of wide adoption is still uncertain.
Flexibility in hours of service rules could follow industry data sharing showing no road safety impact, FMCSA Administrator Ray Martinez says in a Trucks.com interview.
Makers of light detection and ranging sensors, or LiDAR, have turned to big trucks and commercial vehicles as a prime market for their technology, which enables autonomous driving.
Support for follow-the-leader autonomous truck platooning is growing in the U.S. and Europe as industry looks to solve chronic shortage of drivers
The Department of Energy wants to cut medium-duty truck fuel use by 50 percent. Bosch is leading an R&D project that could make it happen.
Automotive parts manufacturer Bosch will debut lane keeping for heavy-duty trucks this year, a building block to more semi-autonomous technology cribbed from passenger cars.