Topics: Trucking

What the Fleet of the Future Could Mean for Truckstops and Travel Centers

What the Fleet of the Future Could Mean for Truckstops and Travel Centers Members Only Join or Login

New technologies, advancements in autonomy and advanced fueling options are bringing change to the trucking industry. Stop Watch, NATSO's magazine, examines what it means for the truckstop and travel center industry. More

Truckstop and Travel Center Takeaways on the ACT Expo 2022 From NATSO  [Podcast]

Truckstop and Travel Center Takeaways on the ACT Expo 2022 From NATSO [Podcast]

NATSO staff attended the ACT Expo 2022 this year to gather intel on emerging alternative fuel trends sure to impact the truckstop and travel center industry. More

Fleets of the Future will Include Alternative Fuels, Automation

Fleets of the Future will Include Alternative Fuels, Automation

At NATSO Connect 2022, a panel of speakers shared their insights during a “Fleets of the Future” Keynote address. More

Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Without Rest Area Commercialization Provisions

The U.S. Senate on Aug. 10 voted 69-30 to pass a historic, $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that did not include any provisions which would upend the longstanding federal law prohibiting commercial activity, including electric vehicle (EV) charging, at Interstate rest areas. More

Volvo Embraces the Future with the Latest 18-Wheeler Technology Members Only Join or Login

How and when freight is delivered is changing and so are the vehicles that transport truckloads of goods. Old and new are coming together, and the Class 8 trucks of the future will combine automation, connectivity and electromobility while also becoming more integrated. Susan Alt, senior vice president of public affairs for Volvo Trucks, shared those insights with attendees at NATSO Connect 2019 during her keynote address. More

Trucks Of The Future Will Take Some Decision Making Away From Drivers Members Only Join or Login

Advances in technology are changing everything from how we interact with friends and family to products we buy. Technology is also bringing significant changes to Class 8 trucks, and the trucks of the future are likely to use autonomous technologies, such as adaptive cruise control systems, self-steering technology and vehicle-to-vehicle communication. Those advances will take decisions out of the hands of drivers and leave them to the vehicle and could, potentially, make driverless trucks a thing of the future. More

Top Economist Shares His Outlook for the Year Ahead Members Only Join or Login

At this year’s NATSO show, Bob Costello, senior vice president and chief economist at American Trucking Associations will share his insights during a keynote address, offering predictions on the economy, the trucking industry. More

Stay Current on these Regulations and Fuel Standards Members Only Join or Login

The trucking industry is constantly adjusting to and preparing for new regulations, and the coming years are no different. Two of the primary regulatory issues the trucking industry is monitoring are requirements to use speed limiters and electronic logging devices. The Department of Transportation is also considering altering regulations related to driver health. More

Five Factors Affecting the Future of Freight Movement

The need to get items to consumers quickly coupled with concerns over aging infrastructure and supply chain disruptions is driving a growing number of retailers and shippers to position product regionally throughout the country More

American Trucking Associations' Chief Economist to Speak at The NATSO Show

Bob Costello, senior vice president and chief economist at the American Trucking Associations, is back by popular demand to provide insight into the latest on the future of the trucking industry at The NATSO Show. More

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