Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims aren't quite right

AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims aren't quite right

DETROIT — For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on the roads, and CEO Elon Musk doubled down on the claims in a series of tweets this week.

Vigillo receives NPTC's Allied Member of the Year award

Vigillo receives NPTC's Allied Member of the Year award

PORTLAND, Ore. — Vigillo, a SambaSafety company and provider of real-time data for analyzing commercial driver and motor carrier safety performance, has received the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Allied Member of the Year award.

TMW begins Integration with Decisiv to provide a complete solution for fleet maintenance

TMW begins Integration with Decisiv to provide a complete solution for fleet maintenance

CLEVELAND — TMW Systems, a Trimble brand and provider of software, business intelligence and related solutions to the North American transportation industry, has integrated its TMT Fleet Maintenance Software with Decisiv’s Service Relationship Management (SRM) platform.

Michigan House passes platooning bill to shorten space between trucks

Michigan House passes platooning bill to shorten space between trucks

LANSING, Mich. — Self-driving trucks would be allowed shorter distances between vehicles under legislation that the Michigan House passed Tuesday.

Meritor MTIS now standard/preferred option on some vans, reefers

Meritor MTIS now standard/preferred option on some vans, reefers

TROY, Mich. — Meritor said Tuesday that the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) with ThermALERT is a standard/preferred option on Vanguard dry van and CIMC reefer trailers.

Peterbilt showcases all-electric Model 579

Peterbilt showcases all-electric Model 579

LONG BEACH, Calif.— Peterbilt’s commitment to alternative energy solutions was showcased at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo where an all-electric Model 579 day cab tractor was on display.

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