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Trump Talks Infrastructure – But Will He Go Far Enough?

Blog Commentary by Jack Roberts, Senior Editor

Dedicated lanes for electric trucks, with overhead electric cables to supply power, will likely be a common fixture in a modern 21st Century highway network. Photo: Scania

January 8, 2018

President Trump and Republicans have moved on to talking about infrastructure. But are they talking about the right kind of infrastructure trucking will need to compete in the future? HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts doesn't think so.

Tags: Infrastructure, U.S. Congress, Donald Trump

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Monday, January 8, 2018 8:21 AM | » Comments(0)

Looking Forward and Backward

Blog Commentary by Jack Roberts, Senior EDitor

If nothing else, it seems likely 2017 will go down as 'The Year of the Electric Truck,' says Senior Editor Jack Roberts. Photo: Mitsubishi Fuso

December 15, 2017

It turned out 2017 was quite a year in terms of setting the stage for trucking's adoption of emerging technology. Does that mean 2018 will be a snoozer?

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, International, Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, vehicle to vehicle communication, Tesla, vehicle to infrastructure communication, Electric Vehicles, Future Trucks, Nikola Motor Company, Donald Trump

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Friday, December 15, 2017 1:13 PM | » Comments(1)

Is Another Round of Emissions Wars Coming?

Photo: Jim Park

December 6, 2016

The election of Donald Trump as president has opened up questions about many issues that most people thought were settled. Heavy truck emissions are one such topic. HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts addresses the issue in his new Truck Tech blog.

Tags: Environment, Regulations, Diesel Emissions, Donald Trump

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Tuesday, December 6, 2016 12:00 AM | » Comments(2)

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