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An Evolution in Semi-Truck Technology

World-wide efforts to become green have birthed electric trucks. Since the goal is to reduce carbon emissions, it’s important to note that the source of electricity greatly affects the variable amounts of carbon ...

Cummins Develops ZED Connect To Facilitate ELD Compliance

According to a June 27 report in Equipment World, Cummins now offers a new electronic logging device (ELD) called ZED that works on a smartphone. The hardware connects to the vehicle’s OBD port and it communicates via ...

Modern Semi-Truck Technology Requires Attention To Cyber Security

Today’s connected area network solutions in the trucking industry allow for real-time, two-way communication that offers real advantages. Increased connectivity enhances productivity in a variety of ways. For example, within ...

Peloton and Omnitracs Unveil Platooning Semi Truck Technology

In a recent company press release, Peloton Technology, technological developer of automated vehicles for freight carriers, announced its industry-renovating truck platooning system to the semi-truck world. Omnitracs, LLC, a ...

Avoid Fines With This New Weight Monitoring Technology

Fleet owners, carriers and individual truckers are all governed by federal restrictions when it comes to the weight of vehicles that operate on the Interstate Highway System, which covers roughly 50,000 miles of limited access, ...

Can Solar Power Make Winter Roadways Safer?

Sometimes there are advances in technology that significantly impact commercial trucks, even though they are not a part of the truck itself. Technology that affects the roadways--where semi-truck drivers spend most of their ...
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