Adaptive Cruise to Zero eases pain of stop-and-go traffic
Daimler Trucks' new Adaptive Cruise to Zero feature relieves the stress of stop-and-go driving by managing acceleration and braking automatically. It will even bring the truck to a full stop and then relaunch, all with no driver input. Equipment Editor Jim Park put it to the test in morning rush-hour traffic in Portland, Ore. He says it works like a charm.
Daimler’s Lane Keep Assist helps keep trucks in the lane
Lane Keep Assist, the first Level 2 automation technology from Daimler Trucks, isn't quite a self-steering technology. It's designed to help drivers battle crosswinds and uneven pavement geometry. It will keep the truck straight in a lane, but drivers still have to keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road. Equipment editor Jim Park filed this report from Oregon's Interstate 5.
Understand Hyliion’s hybrid electric drive
Hyliion founder and CEO Thomas Healy explains how the hybrid electric drive saves fuel by adding power to the drive line, but only when it's needed. Equipment editor, Jim Park, reports from Hyliion's Austin, Texas headquarters, where he found out how the system works.
Understand how Hyliion’s electric drive system performs
How does Hyliion's hybrid electric drive system perform? Equipment editor, Jim Park, took the 6X4HE for a spin around the city of Austin and reports on how the system generates its own electricity and then delivers it to the drive wheels. In the right application, Hyliion says it can deliver up to 15% fuel savings.
Ready to put your Logistics Know-How to the Test?
CITT’s new Challenge On-Ramp was designed specifically with experienced supply chain executives like Perry Lo in mind. The managing director of Canaan Transport Group Perry explains how if you already know the business of logistics, CITT can certify you without the need to go back to class. Feeling up to the challenge? To learn more about this time-saving two-step qualification process, visit www.citt.ca/challenge-onramp/index.html