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

Ten Things To Know About The Man Who Beat The Veyron To 250+ MPH

Gale Banks is one of those people who's well-known in certain specialized circles, but still not as recognized as he deserves in the general auto-adoring population. Banks has a great many claims to fame, and vast, complex articles could be written, but let's start with this batch of remarkable achievements. » 8/22/13 12:00pm 8/22/13 12:00pm

Subaru sets new fastest time up Mt. Washington

Driving a rally-prepped Subaru WRX STi, David Higgins shaved 30 seconds off the top time for the annual Mt. Washington Hill Climb on Sunday, reconnoitering the 7.6 mile circuit in 6 minutes, 11.54 seconds. Also in competition: Mike Ryan's hillclimbing, Gulf-liveried Frieghtliner, which you can briefly experience below. » 6/27/11 1:30pm 6/27/11 1:30pm

Ride, Johnny, Ride: The Sterling Bullet

Autoblog noted it. PickupTruck.com noted it. So we're not gonna note that the Sterling Bullet didn't debut at Geneva today, but rather at the National Truck Equipment Association Work Truck Show in Indy. A division of Freightliner (itself, of course, part of the German-American Hybrid) with a history that dates back… » 3/06/07 10:45pm 3/06/07 10:45pm