Today’s Pickup: Bendix makes advanced safety systems available for older truck models

Today’s Pickup: Bendix makes advanced safety systems available for older truck models

Bendix is now making its advanced safety systems available for retrofit for models where it was not factory-installed. Plus, U.S. finds little support for postal rate changes, detention time increasing and air cargo boom may be over.

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The forgotten transportation fuel: Why some believe propane deserves a second look

The forgotten transportation fuel: Why some believe propane deserves a second look

While propane doesn’t pack quite the punch diesel does, it does produce enough power to handle many of the tasks at a fraction of the overall cost, advocates say, so why is not a more popular fuel for commercial operations?

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Today’s Pickup: Volvo begins California test of connected vehicle technology

Today’s Pickup: Volvo begins California test of connected vehicle technology

Volvo has started testing connected vehicle technology in California, plus Michigan governor pitches fuel tax hike, California legislator wants to phase out diesel engines and Alibaba buys into delivery company.

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Wrapping up the Work Truck Show with some of the new products displayed

Wrapping up the Work Truck Show with some of the new products displayed

Thousands of people flooded the Indiana Convention Center this week to see the latest products and services being offered to vocational and other types of fleets. Dozens of new products were announced, here is a look at some of them.

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Last-mile delivery innovation: Lots of ideas, lots of challenges

Last-mile delivery innovation: Lots of ideas, lots of challenges

Innovations in last-mile delivery continue, but each faces challenges to widespread adoption, although UPS, which will trial Thor electric trucks, encourages fleets to test out new technologies.

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