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    Consortium creates CAN Data Diode for vehicle cybersecurity


    Image: Irdeto A consortium including America’s National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), Irdeto, Geotab and DG Technologies has developed a CAN Data Diode hardware device in collaboration with the University of Tulsa. Created in the university’s Student CyberTruck Experience (CyTex) program, this is said to secure a truck’s electronic ...

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    ZF introduces 2 new ADAS features for trucks


    ZF's new ADAS features use sensors, software and intelligent mechanics (Photo: ZF) ZF Friedrichshafen has unveiled two new advanced driver-assistance features designed to help truck drivers avoid collisions. The Evasive Maneuver Assist (EMA), which the Germany-based automotive supplier developed in cooperation with US vehicle control systems specialist Wabco, automatically ...

  • iaa.automotiveIT

    IAA Commercial Vehicles - Hanover


    The IAA features demonstrations of the latest trucking technologies (Photo: IAA) The Hanover commercial vehicles fair (IAA) will take place September 23 through October 2. The show, which is held every other year, kicks off with two press days, Sept 23 and 24, before opening to the public Sept. ...

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    Renault sells remaining stake in truck maker Volvo


    Renault is selling its remaining stake in AB Volvo and will use the proceeds to reduce debt and make investments both in France and internationally. The French carmaker said the 6.5 pc shareholding in the Swedish truck maker is being sold through a private placement in Sweden and elsewhere. The ...

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    MAN appoints Volkswagen IT executive as new CIO


    Stephan Fingerling joins MAN from controlling shareholder VW German truck maker MAN has appointed a Volkswagen executive as its new CIO, underlining the tightening control of the German car group over the Munich-based truck maker and engineering company. Stephan Fingerling, who most recently served as CIO of VW's American operations ...

  • garmin.automotiveIT

    From Garmin, a 7 inch navigation screen for trucks


    With a 7 inch display, Garmin says its new truck navigation system is "a full-featured digital assistant in the cab" (Photo: Garmin) Garmin has launched a new truck navigation system with a 7 inch display. The dezl 760LMT will also feature active lane guidance, lifetime maps and a range of ...

  • siemens ehighway.automotiveIT

    Siemens proposes overhead power lines for trucks


    Siemens says its eHighway concept lowers fuel consumption significantly and is easy to realize (Photo: Siemens) Siemens believes electric or hybrid-electric trucks can be easily powered via overhead electrified wires, similar to how trolley buses and streetcars are operated today. The German power engineering group unveiled its "eHighway" concept at ...

  • MAN truck concept.automotiveIT

    MAN chief: Electric trucks not an option today


    An aerodynamically styled MAN truck concept could save 25% in fuel costs, the truckmaker claims (Photo: auto-reporter) Trucks powered by electric motors are not feasible at the moment, said Georg Pachta-Reyhofen, CEO of truck maker MAN. Pachta-Reyhofen said batteries alone would cost about 300,000 euros and would add 6,000 kilos ...