Senior editor William B. Cassidy covers trucking for The Journal of Commerce. He is based in Washington, D.C.

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Don’t call the Freightliner Inspiration a “driverless truck.” The heavy-duty tractor, unveiled yesterday by Daimler Truck North America, is an “autonomous commercial vehicle,” but the driver is still a key part of the “collaborative vehicle system.”

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