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Inside The Luxury Big Rig That Carries The Entire Tonka Truck Racing Team

There’s a magical place where grown men still play with Tonka toys. That’s Myan Spaccarelli’s ranch; with a barn full of tools, endless acres to screw around on, and life-size versions of your favorite childhood sandbox trucks. Next week we’ll show you around ‘em all, but let’s check out the biggest right now! » 8/14/15 3:12pm 8/14/15 3:12pm

Guy Does The Right Thing After Crashing Truck Almost Kills Him

This pedestrian was minding his own business, making his way up the sidewalk when a big rig hauling beverage cans took a turn too hard and hurled its contents at him. The quick-thinking fellow found refuge in a nook... and proceeded to start cleaning up the street soon as the spray settled. » 6/02/15 9:00pm 6/02/15 9:00pm

Freightliner Just Revealed The First Real Road-Legal Autonomous Big Rig

The Freightliner “Inspiration Truck” will be the first autonomous commercial truck to drive on American roads. Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and Daimler Chairman Wolfgang Bernhard just bolted on its Autonomous Vehicle license plate to prove it’s the real deal, and it’s already been spotted in action. » 5/05/15 4:54pm 5/05/15 4:54pm

'Platooning:' How Semi-Trucks Are Almost Driving Themselves

Meritor Wabco, Peloton, and Denso are collaborating on a "platooning" system that puts us one step closer to autonomous trucks. Using a radio-based system that can be installed on any big rig in about three hours, trucks can be "tethered" together so that one can effectively control a whole convoy rolling behind it. » 9/14/14 10:00am 9/14/14 10:00am

Watch a surprisingly close drag race between a Ferrari and a Swedish big rig

A drag race between a Ferrari 360 Spider and a Volvo big rig sounds pretty one sided, but this isn't just any big rig. The "Mean Green" was built by Volvo and features a twin turbo 16 liter engine good for 1900hp as well as a 200hp electric motor. The company created the truck to be the world's fastest hybrid truck… » 9/11/11 2:00pm 9/11/11 2:00pm

TeleType GPS Navigation Unit Caters To Truckers, Hazmat Drivers

See, Garmin, now this is a reason to release new GPS navigation units and not because you are increasing the screen size by half an inch. The WorldNav 3300 GPS navigation systems from TeleType cater specifically to drivers of hazardous materials and truckers. You know how some roads don't want your uranium or toxic… » 3/12/08 10:20am 3/12/08 10:20am