Volvo Trucks announced a new hybrid big-rig system expected to improve fuel savings and cut CO2 emissions by 30 percent. Other manufacturers plan electric and fuel-cell big rigs.
Purdue University researchers — aided by trucking industry corporate partners — aim to streamline fuel use for Class 8 trucks via autonomous systems.
Finding safe truck parking has been a challenge for the industry, but the rising popularity of mobile apps that provide parking information among other insights could be a viable first step to solving the problem.
Level 1 truck platooning, driver assistive technologies, connected payment systems and cyber security are highlighted at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The LeMay-America’s Car Museum is celebrating early 20th Century trucks in its “Tools of the Trade – Powering the Working Class” exhibit of vintage vehicles from the era.
The LA Auto Show demonstrated the newest trucks, SUVs and crossovers in the U.S. market, showcasing their latest designs and capabilities.
SUVs are one of the largest and fastest growing segments in the U.S. auto industry, with most manufacturers unveiling an SUV or Crossover at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Mazda introduced an all-new Mazda CX-5 SUV crossover at the 2016 LA Auto Show. It will offer the crossover with a diesel engine option late next year.
Chevrolet looks to enter the high performance off-road pickup truck market as it unveils the 2017 Colorado ZR2 at the start of the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Local Motors displayed its Olli partially 3D printed self-driving bus at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show to showcase autonomous and electric vehicle technology.
The 2017 Ram Power Wagon features a reimagining of the Ram Rebel with nostalgic looks and off-road capability. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has set the price at about $52,000.
While the SEMA Show is all business, the customized vehicles on display demonstrate the best customization of trucks and other vehicles.