Netherlands completes major test of connected truck platoon

Friday 8 April 2016 | 09:45 CET | News
The Netherlands has completed what it says is the first major test in Europe of so-called truck platooning. A convoy of trucks was connected over Wi-Fi, with the first vehicle determining the speed and route of the trucks. The connected trucks are expected to lead to more efficient journeys and lower fuel usage and pollution. The Dutch infrastructure minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen welcomed the convoy's arrival at the Second Maasvlakte in Rotterdam. She plans to discuss the results of the test 14 April in a meeting with EU colleagues, when they will discuss potential changes to

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