Truckers and grocery store workers share what it’s like to work on the other frontline during the coronavirus pandemic.
The nation’s 3 million truck drivers are unsung heroes of the coronavirus crisis, working overtime to keep the critical supply chain moving.
Battery and fuel-cell-powered electric vehicles are new to the market with differing charging methods. Can these technologies find their own market, or will a single winner emerge? We have the battery-electric people in one camp and the fuel-cell-electric crowd in the other. The discussions between the two camps are interesting to say-the-least..Tesla’s efforts to build an electric Class 8 tractor and their supporters are quick to trash the “competition,” including Daimler, one of the most comprehensive truck manufacturers in the world.
Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics have announced that they are actively producing and examining automated trucks with SAE Level 4 intent technology on public roads. Initial testing routes are on highways in southwest Virginia where Torc Robotics, an independent technology developer that Daimler obtained earlier this year, is headquartered.