Daimler gives truck drivers a virtual look into the future

Randomly-selected truck drivers are being given the chance to try out prototype technologies in a mobile ...

Development engineers at Daimler Trucks are hitting the road with a mobile vehicle simulator that will offer truck drivers a sneak peak at upcoming technologies. The team will drive the specially kitted out Mercedes V-Class to motorway rest stops along major traffic routes around Stuttgart, Germany, gauging driver opinions about systems Daimler is currently working on.

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BMW drops a pickup bed on an X7 to make it a motorcycle hauler

The one-off BMW X7 Pick-up ready for action

What's better than a pickup truck – or even Jeep Gladiator – loaded with motorcycles? A mystical BMW pickup truck with a BMW adventure bike strapped atop its teak-lined bed. It's not the BMW pickup truck teaser that some fans might like, but it's a cool little X7 pickup project, nonetheless.

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Iveco's fitness-focused truck cabin is more like a gym on wheels

Onboard Iveco's Fit Cab concept is a package with an assortment of resistance bands, sliders and ...

They say sitting is the new smoking, but for the typical truck driver it's a pretty unavoidable part of the job. Iveco is imagining a future where drivers of its vehicles can mix in a bit pf physical activity, unveiling a new cabin concept fitted out with gym equipment for some serious gains on the road.

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Waymo hires former Anki staff to lead its self-driving trucks

Anki's robotic toy business is no more, but the expertise behind it might live on. Waymo has hired 13 of Anki's robotics experts to head its self-driving truck efforts. The recruits include Anki co-founder Boris Sofman as well as five engineers wit...

Waymo hires former Anki staff to lead its self-driving trucks

Anki's robotic toy business is no more, but the expertise behind it might live on. Waymo has hired 13 of Anki's robotics experts to head its self-driving truck efforts. The recruits include Anki co-founder Boris Sofman as well as five engineers wit...

Bliss Mobil and Acela put fiercely meticulous engineering into extreme-duty expedition motorhome

Bliss and Acela reveal their creation at Overland Expo West 2019

Among the many big trucks of Overland Expo, one particular green machine stood out. A collaboration between American truck manufacturer Acela and Dutch camper module maker Bliss Mobil, this particular expedition motorhome features exacting state-of-the-art engineering from bumper to bumper, roof to contact patches. Each company goes through great pains to push its product to the pinnacle of its respective segment, and the team-up results in a go-anywhere expedition vehicle ready to brave Arctic winters, make fresh water out of murky river, live astonishingly comfortably off-grid, and look pretty damn good doing it all.

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2019 Ford F-150 Limited combines rugged luxury with Raptor power

The Limited runs on 22-inch wheels and has the 450-horsepower (336 kW) turbocharged 3.5-liter engine from ...

The best-selling vehicle in North America is a pickup truck. The world might roll their eyes at that American fact, but there's good reason for it. Americans like big, capable, and luxurious. That's what the 2019 F-150 in its Limited package personifies. It sets the benchmark for all of those things.

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Volvo’s self-driving buses and trucks will run on NVIDIA tech

Volvo's self-driving trucks will have some familiar hardware under the hood. The automaker has signed a deal with NVIDIA that will use the chip company's Drive platform to "train, test and deploy" a slew of large self-driving vehicles that include b...