technology

Driver retention mobile app company wins Truck Tank

Max Farrell and Andrew Kirpalani, creators of the WorkHound app, won the first-ever Truck Tank competition at the Great American Trucking Show.

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NG1 TechFlo says it guarantees 10 percent increase in fuel economy

“I’m chasing zero emissions, and we’re doing it mostly through fuel savings,” said NG1 TechFlo Exhaust CTO Dustin Nord. “We work on everything diesel up to Class 8 trucks. We’ve done this through a new theory of fluid dynamics.”

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Kenworth begins production on new predictive cruise control system

Kenworth Predictive Cruise Control is now in production for new T680 and T880 models specified with the Paccar MX-13 engine.

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POLL: Which weather app do you prefer to use on the road?

What is your go-to app for weather while on the road? Weigh in on why you use it.

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Truckstop.com celebrates 20th anniversary

Freight matching marketplace Truckstop.com will turn 20 years old July 24, the company announced this week.

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New load board opens for business

Drivers, brokers and shippers have a new resource with the launch of Apex Capital Corp’s NextLOAD.com.

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Latest ‘uber for trucking’ brokerage launches app

The Transfix brokerage's app offers a variety of free services in exchange for the opportunity to push load offers to drivers well-situated to cover them.

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Cummins releases Android version of QuickServe mobile app

Cummins Inc. announced Wednesday an Android version of its free QuickServe Online (QSOL) mobile app has been released.

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Peterbilt introduces ‘stepping stone to autonomous driving’

Peterbilt showcased its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) during a Technology Showcase Friday at Texas Motor Speedway.

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Truck platooning viable and could improve fuel efficiency in long-haul operations, study finds

In addition to fuel economy benefits, ATRI concluded platooning could improve traffic flow. The next phase of testing will center on driver satisfaction with the systems.

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