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In Future, There Will Be 2 Truck Markets

The global recovery from the economic crisis has major implications for the commercial vehicle and tractor-trailer manufacturing industry. There are, essentially, two worldwide markets for trucks in the near future. The first, in Europe, North America, Japan…

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Uber Dropping Autonomous Trucks

Uber is pulling the plug on its autonomous trucks, just four months after it demonstrated the vehicles shipping freight across Arizona. The ride-hailing firm has shifted plans dramatically ever since one of its autonomous cars…

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Daimler Unveiling Electric Trucks

Daimler Unveiling Electric Trucks ORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America recently unveiled electric Class 8 and medium-duty trucks, with plans to have a 30-truck “innovation fleet’’ working in selected applications before the end...

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Use of RFID Depends on Company Goals

Use of RFID Depends – From its inception, radio frequency identification (RFID) has had a questionable role in a world accustomed to cheap, convenient bar codes. Despite plummeting costs, the old advice remains valid: Use…

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Mack To Unveil Electric Refuse Truck

Mack Trucks said it plans to introduce a fully electric refuse vehicle in 2019. The company, a part of the Volvo Group, said the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will test the demonstration vehicle when it is introduced…