Truck Tech

Global

1  -  4  of  4

Is Mexico the Steppingstone to U.S. for Truck OEMs?

Blog commentary by Jack Roberts, Senior Editor

Hyundai cabovers are hauling freight in Mexico today. WIll they come to the U.S. next? Photo: Sven-Erik Lindstrand

December 8, 2017

Can the presence of German, Chinese, and South Korean OEMs in Mexico tell us anything about the near future of the U.S. truck market? Jack Roberts has more in his Truck Tech blog.

Tags: Hyundai, Volkswagen, Mexico, Scania, Foton Motor, FAW, Global

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Friday, December 8, 2017 10:08 AM | » Comments(2)

What Do Bans of Diesel and Gasoline Cars in Europe Mean for Trucking?

Blog Commentary by Jack Roberts, Senior Editor

In the short term, new all-electric vehicle mandates from around the globe won't affect North America much. But the long-term trendlines favoring electric vehicles seem clear. Photo: Scania

July 31, 2017

Great Britain has joined France and India in phasing out gasoline- and diesel-powered passenger cars over the next 20 years. Will those mandates affect the North American trucking industry? Senior Editor Jack Roberts has more in his Truck Tech blog.

Tags: Diesel Engines, Diesel Emissions, Climate Change, Electric Vehicles, Gasoline Engines, Global, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Monday, July 31, 2017 2:08 PM | » Comments(4)

Electric Trucks Charge Ahead

Ann-Christin Landman drives a Scania P320 in Karlstad, Sweden, powered by a hydrotreated vegetable oil-electric drivetrain. Photo: Värmlands Folkblad

May 2, 2017

If you're an American fleet professional, it’s starting to look like your first, hands-on exposure to all the new transportation technology emerging today is going to with an electric truck.

Tags: Hino, Mercedes-Benz, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Mitsubishi Fuso, Alternative-fuel vehicles, Tesla, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Scania, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Nikola Motor Company, Global

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Tuesday, May 2, 2017 1:01 PM | » Comments(0)

Hints of a Hyper-Competitive Future

Can Chinese-made SUVs like this one eventually find a following in the U.S.? Photo: Bisu Motors

April 4, 2017

In his Truck Tech blog, HDT's Jack Roberts asks, "Could Chinese cars on Irish roads spell trouble for U.S. automakers?"

Tags: Technology, China, Passenger Cars, Global

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Tuesday, April 4, 2017 12:44 PM | » Comments(0)

Previous||1||Next
Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?
sponsored by
sponsor logo

ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All
GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All
GotQuestions?
sponsored by
sponsor logo

ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All
GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All
GotQuestions?
sponsored by
sponsor logo

ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All
GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All
GotQuestions?
sponsored by
sponsor logo

ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All
GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All