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White Trailer Proved Invisible to Tesla's Autonomous System

A white semitrailer on a bright day proved invisible to the self-driving system of a Tesla S sedan, which failed to brake and ran under the trailer as it crossed in front of the car, said authorities investigating the first fatal crash of an autonomous car in the United States, which happened in early May.

Video Tip: Regaining Control in a Skid

AAA offers advice on how to regain steering control during a skid.


VF Jeanswear Names Senior Fleet Manager

Bill Hartman, CTP was named senior fleet manager at VF Jeanswear in Greenville, S.C. He assumed this position in April of 2016.


Omnitrax Names Fleet Manager

Zenon Mykytyn was named corporate fleet asset and procurement manager at Omnitrax in Cherry Creek, Colo. He assumed this position in June of 2015.

Photo: Skyline Emissions

FSX to Distribute Skyline Aftermarket DPFs

FSX Equipment will distribute Skyline aftermarket diesel particulate filters nationally after entering into a mutual agreement with Skyline Emissions.

Chevin Adds Asset Tracking to FleetWave

This new capability collects telematics delivered data about an asset’s performance and usage from a secure and easily installed device plugged directly into the OBD-II or JBUS.

Photo: Renault

Renault Introduces Light-Duty Pickup

Renault has taken the wraps off the Alaskan, its one-ton pickup.

Southern Company, AGL Resources Merger Approved

When completed, the combination of Southern Company and AGL Resources is expected to create the second-largest utility company in the U.S. by customer base.

A 2017 model-year Hino Model 268A was the 50,000th truck produced by Hino Trucks. (PHOTO: HINO)

Hino Trucks Produces 50,000th Vehicle

Hino Trucks has produced its 50,000th Hino truck. A ceremony to celebrate the milestone took place at Hino's plant in Williamstown, W.V., in front of it local and state officials, assembly team members, and Hino executive management.

Photo of Ford F-150 courtesy of Ford.

Ford Recalls F-150, Explorer for Driver Seat Back

The safety compliance recall affects more than 5,000 2016 model-year pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S.

The event featured the latest electric vehicles from virtually all major manufacturers, giving more than 450 employee attendees an opportunity to drive several models. (PHOTOS: PG&E)

PG&E's EV Showcase Encourages Employees to 'Drive Electric'

As part of the company’s efforts to encourage employees to adopt electric vehicles (EV), Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) hosted an electric vehicle showcase at the company’s San Ramon, Calif., campus.

ith more than 1 million EcoBoost trucks on the road, F-150 owners will save more than 110 million gallons of gas over the course of the next year. Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford F-150 EcoBoost Hits 1 Million Sales

More than 1 million Ford F-150 pickups with segment-exclusive EcoBoost engines have now been sold in the United States.

Evasive Maneuver Assist controls both the longitudinal and lateral movements of heavy-duty trucks and trailers in challenging driving situations at high-speed. (PHOTO: WABCO)

Evasive Maneuver Assist Prototype Tested

Jointly developed by WABCO and ZF, the Evasive Maneuver Assist (EMA) combines WABCO’s braking, stability, and vehicle dynamics control systems on trucks and trailers with ZF’s top active steering technology.

Terex Mixer Trucks Recalled for Stalling

Cummins dealers need to replace the engine control modules in 21 trucks to address a potential stalling risk.

Photo of Chevrolet Low Cab Forward models courtesy of GM.

Chevrolet Low Cab Forward Upfitters Announced

General Motors has struck ship-thru deals with Morgan Corp. and Supreme Corp. to add bodies to the first Chevrolet Low Cab Forward trucks expected to arrive in late August, according to a General Motors Fleet sales manager.

Henrik Henriksson, CEO of Scania, said autonomous trucks in the first round will go to the mining industry. Photo: Sven-Erik Lindstrand

Sneak Preview of the World’s Largest Truck Show

Connected and autonomous vehicle technology, as well as electric power, are three disruptive technologies that will highlight the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in September in Germany.

America’s Highways Turn 60, Need Major Facelift

As the U.S. Interstate Highway system turns 60, it is in dire need of repairs and improvements – and that will require a substantial increase in funding for the long-term, says a new report.

Caterpillar touted its unique ACERT technology as the answer to EPA 2007 emissions regs. HDT file photo by STF

Caterpillar Reaches Settlement in EPA Emissions Lawsuit

Caterpillar has reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit over allegedly defective ACERT EPA 2007-compliant engines, with owners of these engines eligible to receive $500 to $10,000 per engine.

Photo courtesy of NHTSA.

Video Tip: Staying Safe This Holiday Weekend

Fourth of July celebrations can turn tragic when they lead to drunk driving. Here's advice aimed at keeping the roads safe for everyone this weekend.

This year’s Ride of Pride truck is a 2017 Freightliner Cascadia Evolution equipped with a Detroit DD15 engine. (PHOTO: DTNA)

Schneider Presented With Ride of Pride Truck

As part of a program founded in 2002, Daimler Trucks North America presented the 2016 Ride of Pride truck to Schneider during a special ceremony commemorating military veterans

Photo of Ram ProMaster powered by propane autogas courtesy of Alliance AutoGas.

Alliance AutoGas Launches System for Ram ProMaster

The Alliance AutoGas engineered single-plug connector, no cut or drill fuel system, installed on a Ram ProMaster, was spotted at the Government Fleet Expo.

Workhorse has been testing its HorseFly UAS delivery drone system for the past six months, which is launched from the roof of the E-Gen electric delivery truck. (PHOTO: Workhorse)

Workhorse Hybrids Benefit from Drone Usage Ruling

Workhorse Group Inc.’s fleet of EPA-approved E-Gen hybrid trucks has benefited from a new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ruling that approves the routine commercial use of drones.

Photo of 2017 Chrysler Pacifica courtesy of FCA.

FCA Announces 2017-MY Fleet Incentives

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced 2017 model-year fleet incentives for its Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, and Ram brands.

Rotary Lift ARO14 Shockwave four-post lift. (PHOTO: ROTARY LIFT)

5 Tips from Rotary Lift for Choosing a 4-Point Lift

Four-post drive-on vehicle lifts are easy to install, use, and maintain. The only hard part about four-post lift ownership is the initial decision about which configuration to buy.

Verizon-Telogis Deal Creates Top Telematics Unit

Verizon's acquisition of Telogis would create the second-largest telematics company in the U.S. in a deal that brings together complementary businesses, a leading telematics consultant said.

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