Autonomous Trucking Companies to Know in 2018
Jun07

Autonomous Trucking Companies to Know in 2018

The future is closer than we may think, especially when it comes to trucking. Numerous autonomous trucking companies have made great strides in their plans to transform the trucking industry. Whether or not this is a good thing is something that’s up for debate among drivers, who fear losing their trucking jobs. Without taking any sides, let’s look at the major players in the autonomous trucking industry. Autonomous...

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Autonomous Trucking Technology | New Recommendations and Preparations
Nov08

Autonomous Trucking Technology | New Recommendations and Preparations

No matter what part of the trucking industry you’re a part of, it’s increasingly evident that technology is shaping the way drivers, shippers, and automakers take to the road. By now we’re all aware of just how monumental the autonomous trucking phenomenon is becoming. At the same time, many people still feel uncertain as to what this will truly mean. Are they trucks that completely drive themselves? What autonomous trucking...

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Nikola One: Driving the Future of Trucking
Dec05

Nikola One: Driving the Future of Trucking

It’s either the most obvious or the most innovative idea the trucking world has ever seen – still there’s no doubt that the new Nikola One electric tractor is poised to make a huge change to the industry. In early May, Nikola Motor Company announced that they would be rolling out an all-electric Class 8 Truck, complete with 2,000 horsepower, 2,000 ft. lbs. of torque, and a range of 1,200 miles. Now the world’s first hydrogen...

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Should Truckers Be Worried About Otto Trucks?
Oct28

Should Truckers Be Worried About Otto Trucks?

The most important beer run of the 21st century happened on October 20th, 2016, marking the first commercial delivery made by a self-automated truck. 51,744 cans of Budweiser, 120 miles, four patrol car escorts, and one self-driving truck is all it took to make history. Meet Otto Trucks Although there was a driver in the truck monitoring the trip and ready to take over, that was never necessary as the trip was a total success. The...

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Autonomous Trucks–The Transformers of Trucking?
Jul29

Autonomous Trucks–The Transformers of Trucking?

How would you feel if you could binge watch Netflix, enjoy some takeout and catch up on current events—all while getting paid by the mile in your big rig? With self-driving trucks, this futuristic idea may not be so far off. But then again, how many of you have seen the movie I, Robot? Since early May, Daimler has been testing their self-driving trucks on public highways in Nevada. These trucks are controlled by a computer system...

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