San Francisco-based Starsky Robotics' system uses software, front- and side-facing radar and camera systems for autonomous highway driving like other autonomous companies, such as Otto and Embark, but it also puts drivers in an office where they can remotely control ...
The 14.9-liter diesel gains 3 percent in fuel efficiency over the preceding model, the ISX15, through improvements to air-handling, combustion efficiency, reduced parasitic losses and advanced electronics, according to Cummins.
Mack, Volvo, Stoughton Trailers and more are some of the latest equipment and technology companies to make announcements at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council’s annual conference, which is ongoing in Nashville through Thursday.
In the near term, the new partnership will focus on developing common power train systems that are set to be delivered to North American customers by 2019, according to the companies' original announcement in September.
A bill in the Iowa state legislature this session would open the door for truck platoons to begin operating on the state’s highways as a means to test the technology and fine tune it for wider scale deployment.