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ZF Shows New 8-Speed Transmission, ADAS Steering Tech

Medium-duty truck builders will soon have a groundbreaking transmission to add to their data books, and heavy-truck makers will have more steering assist options thanks to recently demonstrated technologies from German supplier ZF.

ZF Develops Dual Lens Camera for ADAS, Autonomous Systems

Beginning next year, ZF will use a two-lens camera system to improve the performance and functionality of various advanced driver safety features. A second lens enables redundancy for Level2+ autonomous functions and offers wide-angle field of view for pedestrian detection.

ZF Acquires Wabco

ZF and Wabco say their merger will create a leading global integrated systems provider for commercial vehicle technology.

Wabco Boosts Truck Safety Tech

Wabco Holdings has introduced its Active Lateral Safety solution that adds two driver assistance systems to its existing steering technology that can be paired with SmartDrive's video event recorder. Wabco has also updated its collision mitigation system.

Isuzu Adds Two Class 5 Gasoline Cabovers

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has added two gasoline-powered Class 5 low-cab-forward trucks to its lineup, and will begin offering an advanced driver assistance package and backup cameras in May.

2019 Subaru Forester: Fifth vs. Fourth Generation

The fifth-generation 2019 Forester is better by nearly every metric. It is quieter, larger, and safer. It has increased horsepower, greater fuel efficiency, and is more technologically advanced than the fourth-generation model it replaced.

8 Trends to Watch in Trucking in 2019

Reporting on the trucking industry was eventful in 2018, and it looks to get even more exciting in 2019. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her predictions for where we're going with drivers, regulations, technology and more.

Drivers Overestimating Safety Tech Capabilities: AAA

Four out of 10 Americans overestimate the capabilities of semi-automated driving systems based on their names, which indicates a lack of understanding of the technologies and a possible safety risk, according to a new survey from AAA.