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Video: On the Spot at the IAA

October 5, 2018 by John Smith

HANNOVER, Germany — The IAA commercial vehicle show, one of the largest in the world, showcased advancements in everything from electrification to autonomous tech and connectivity. Today’s Trucking editor John G. Smith offers a quick video recap.

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The business of clean air continues to grow

September 24, 2018 by John Smith

HANNOVER, Germany – Discussions about emissions standards are often anchored around the rules that govern trucks in North America and Europe, but John Wehrenberg knows the business opportunities don’t end there. The Tenneco executive points to India’s plans for the […]

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Euro Zone: New and future truck tech at IAA show

September 20, 2018 by John Smith

HANNOVER, Germany — The scope and scale of the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany, is like no other. Daimler and Traton – the recently rebranded Volkswagen Truck and Bus — stake their claims to entire buildings rather than individual exhibit halls. Some of the aisles in the halls are as wide as streets. The individual buildings are divided by actual streets. And did we mention the Ferris wheel?

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WABCO links with Peloton, Mobileye

October 3, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

HANNOVER, Germany – Autonomous driving took a step forward with the new collaboration of the German company with both Peloton and Mobileye.

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IAA report #1: the electric scene

September 28, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

HANNOVER, Germany — If there was an overall theme to the 2016 version of the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show, it was probably electrification, followed closely by… you guessed it, connectivity.

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The urban future?

September 21, 2016 by John Smith

As I write this in a hotel room in Hannover, Germany — where 400 other trucking journalists are also lodged — I’m anticipating the opening of the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles Show tomorrow morning. Ultimately there will be some 2500 motor noters like me descending on the Hannover exhibition grounds and then rushing about this way and that like pen-wielding ants, all of them looking for a story that nobody else has discovered.