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A day of driving and discussing the electrification of the trucking industry shows just how much cooperation is needed to make it a reality. And California is proving to be one of the biggest supporters of this tremendous undertaking.

Hundreds of thousands of people are in Las Vegas to view the latest in everything from televisions and robots to autonomous and electric vehicles. Each January, CES provides a glimpse into how our everyday lives may change in the coming years.

As the trend of leaner inventory levels spreads across the supply chain, the trucking fleets that thrive in the new decade will be the ones that best adjust to the demands of the just-in-time economy.

Visa Solutions is helping to bring an estimated 1,600 drivers to the United States in 2019 from across the globe through federal government programs.

Running a successful fleet involves far more than tractor-trailers and freight. It requires management of operations, equipment, drivers, and other employees. Combined with the increasing demands of shippers, optimized and secure information technology (IT) systems are a business necessity.

For transportation economist Noël Perry, the debate over the future of autonomous truck technology has already ended. “It is an unstoppable force, no less unstoppable than the car killing the trolley car,” said Perry, who heads up consulting firm Transport Futures. 

The reasoning behind his belief is simple: Automation will increase truck utilization to levels never before thought possible. 

Experts interviewed by Fleet Owner agreed the information technology sector has done a good job of establishing best practices and recommendations, which are beginning to combat a problem the White House estimates cost the U.S. economy as much as $109 billion in 2016 alone. For trucking and transportation firms, cybersecurity worries extend beyond back office networks to every single truck on the highway.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Seven years after his death, a renewed appreciation for daredevil Evel Knievel is under way, delivered by Mack Trucks.

As I watched the video of a man sitting passively in the driver seat, I marveled at just how easily the vehicle managed to properly steer itself. What amazed me even further was when I was told the footage was from the 1950s.

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With 30 players on their roster with less than four full seasons of professional experience, the New York Giants are one of the youngest teams in the National Football League. Even their coach, Jim Fassel, is a rookie.

For much of the past two years, problems concerning the D.C. Public School system have involved school administrators, lawyers, a parents group, a judge, the school board and fire code inspectors.

For much of the past two years, problems concerning the D.C. Public School system have involved school administrators, lawyers, a parents group, a judge, the school board and fire code inspectors.

Three days before one of horse racing's most important days, trainer Bill Mott said Cigar's injured foot is healed. The right foot, bruised for the second time this year in Cigar's 15th consecutive win in the the Massachusetts Handicap June1,forced a temporary delay on his run to history.

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