Jeff Crissey

Petro-Canada’s next-generation oils now available

In the CK-4 category, Petro-Canada now offers three formulations in increasing levels of durability, engine protection, oil drain intervals and extreme temperature performance.

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Daimler introduces new electric truck concept

After introducing its electric drivetrain concept in July, Daimler continued the project with the introduction of the Urban eTruck, an all-new electric truck concept for short-radius, zero-emissions goods distribution.

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Daimler adds platooning capabilities to autonomous system, outlines future of truck connectivity

Daimler debuted its Highway Pilot Connect, the next step in it quest for autonomous truck operation. In an on-highway demonstration on the Autobahn on the outskirts of town, Daimler showcased its new capabilities with a platoon of three Highway Pilot Connect-equipped Mercedes Actros trucks.

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Daimler debuts advanced aero truck and trailer

Daimler Trucks announced an Aerodynamics Truck & Trailer initiative that it says provides a more fuel-efficient design between tractor and trailer.

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Detroit gives sneak peek of DT12 transmission

The DT12 will be available in the Freightliner Cascadia Evolution starting in May 2013.

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Avondale outlook: regionalization changing equipment choices

Fleet executives say regionalization is affecting equipment spec'ing and fleet management operations.

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Hours comment period extended to March 4

FMCSA extended comment period from Feb. 28 and made corrections to proposal notice.

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Cross-border Mexican trucking plan unveiled

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood offered Congress and Mexico an initial concept for a long haul cross-border Mexican trucking program.

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Speeding tops safety violations

Top three reasons warnings and citations were issued to commercial vehicle drivers included speeding, failing to use a safety belt and failure to obey traffic control devices.

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Study links strict cell phone use to safety

Motor carriers with the highest safety performance records also are likely to have stringent cell phone use policies.

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