Video: Tony Seba and the future of transportation disruptions

Video: Tony Seba and the future of transportation disruptions

Tony Seba is an expert on industry and market disruptions. He recently spoke at the 2017 Nor-Shipping Conference, offering his unique take on Transportation as a Service, which incorporates autonomous technologies, and how it is poised to disrupt the shipping and transportation industries in the next few years.

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How does a vehicle platoon work?

How does a vehicle platoon work?

Ready or not, truck platooning is inching closer to reality. And it offers a real chance at fuel savings. Research suggests that trucks running in platoons can save between 4% and 10% in fuel depending on their position in the platoon. Read more about how Peloton is moving the industry closer to vehicle platoons: Peloton set to debut truck platoons later this year.

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Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell powertrain designed to haul 80,000 pounds

Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell powertrain designed to haul 80,000 pounds

Toyota Motor North America announced its Project Portal hydrogen fuel cell powertrain this week. The engine produces 670 hp. and can pull an 80,000-lb. pound, the company said. Vehicle tests will take place at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, hauling cargo between the two sites.

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The Freightliner Inspiration Autonomous Truck

The Freightliner Inspiration Autonomous Truck

While much attention has been paid to autonomous trucks recently thanks to startup companies such as Otto, Embark and Startsky Robotics, many forget that the first company to test an autonomous vehicle in highways was truck manufacturer Daimler Trucks North America. Here is a look at the Freightliner Inspiration.

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Big Data impact areas for freight transportation

Big Data impact areas for freight transportation

Steve Sashihara, CEO of Princeton Consultants, recently spoke about disruptive technologies and Big Data in the transportation space. Here are 9 areas of impact he identified. Each slide represents the belief that industry stakeholders surveyed have in digital disruption. (Click the arrow to scroll through). 

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