All platooning articles

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    Daimler Trucks launches platooning trial on Oregon and Nevada highways

    2017-09-27T10:02:27Z

    Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced a truck platooning trial that will take place on selected highways in Oregon and Nevada. The move follows successful trials on DTNA’s proving ground in Madras, Oregon, and the granting of permission by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) for real-world trials. There ...

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    UK government announces funding for truck platooning trials

    2017-08-25T16:54:00Z

    The UK government has announced £8.1m ($10.4m) in funding for a truck platooning trial starting at the end of 2018. The trial, which will be carried out by the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory, will involve up to three heavy goods vehicles travelling in convoy, with acceleration and braking controlled by ...

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    EU truckmakers set out roadmap for platooning

    2017-05-10T11:06:06Z

    European truck manufacturer body ACEA has provided a roadmap for EU-wide truck platooning calling for a wide range of regulatory change as well as upgrades to EU roads. Speaking at the European Parliament on May 9 th , Erik Jonnaert, secretary general of ACEA, said the roadmap provided an overview ...

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    Omnitracs to offer Peloton’s platooning solution to customers

    2017-02-17T17:14:52Z

    Fleet management solutions provider Omnitracs has formed a partnership with Peloton Technology allowing the former to offer the latter’s truck platooning solution to its customers. This year, Peloton will begin filling pre-orders of its platooning product for Class 8 trucks. The Silicon Valley-based company’s investors include Volvo Group, UPS, Intel ...

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    Scania and Toyota start Singapore truck platooning trial

    2017-01-23T10:06:20Z

    VW subsidiary Scania and Toyota are to conduct the first full-scale autonomous truck platooning operations in Singapore, in what has been described as the largest pilot project of its kind. The three-year pilot, work on which begins this month, will involve three autonomous trucks following a lead manned truck on ...