Jeff Sass addressing attendees of first HDTX fleet networking conference.


Navistar’s Sass Surveys the Road Ahead for HDTX Attendees

As Navistar works to move past the mistakes of the past and looks ahead to the future, International Trucks’ Jeff Sass opened HDT’s inaugural Heavy Duty Trucking eXchange fleet networking conference in Phoenix this week with a peek at the future, from electric trucks to autonomous vehicles

Jeff Allen Photos: Daimler Trucks North America


Daimler Trucks Names Jeff Allen and Stefan Kurschner to its Operating Committee

Daimler Trucks North America announced the appointment of Jeff Allen and Stefan Kurschner to its operating committee.

HDT's Deborah Lockridge and Phillips' Rob Myers discuss fleet management with Innovators honorees (l-r) Altrichter, Lo Priore, Obermeyer, and Swart. Photo: Jack Roberts


HDT Truck Fleet Innovators: It Pays to Focus on Data and People

Forward-thinking fleet executives touched on a variety of hot-button topics at the Heavy Duty Trucking eXchange fleet networking conference in Phoenix, including filtering data, using specs to your advantage, and motivating technicians and drivers.


Federal Signal to Buy Truck Bodies and Equipment International

Federal Signal Corporation has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Truck Bodies and Equipment International, a manufacturer of dump truck bodies and trailers.

Logo: Hino


Hino Manufacturing Resets U.S. Management Structure

Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. has appointed a new management team that includes a chairman, president, and two executive vice presidents that places emphasis on North American expertise, according to the truck maker.

Sounds like Donald Trump was listening when ATA visited the White House. Photo: American Trucking Associations


Trump Comments on Fuel Taxes for Highway Infrastructure

A comment by President Trump in an interview has led to widespread reporting that the president would consider raising fuel taxes to help pay for infrastructure. His press secretary later emphasized that the comments did not indicate support for such a strategy.

Western Star's newest Model 5700 paint scheme is based on colors and patterns the company used on show trucks in the 1970s. Photos: Jack Roberts


Western Star Celebrates Half Century Mark

Western Star, the truck OEM that President Kelley Platt likes to tout as "the last of the custom truck builders" has hit the half-century mark. It also unveiled a new, 25-ton, off-highway truck designed to work in construction, mining and quarry applications to reporters in Phoenix.

Image courtesy of Teletrac Navman.


Teletrac Navman's ELD Solution is FMCSA Compliant

Teletrac Navman has announced its new Director ELD solution, which meets all currently published technical requirements of FMCSA's Electronic Logging Device mandate.

The regulation applies to shippers, receivers, loaders, and carriers involved in the transportation of human or animal food within the U.S. Photo: Carrier Transicold


Is Your Fleet Ready for the New Food Transport Rules?

The deadline has passed to begin complying with the Food and Drug Administration’s new regulations on the safe transport of food. The regulations apply to vehicles, operations, driver training, and records. Is your fleet ready for the new rules?

Photos: PrePass


The Future of Tolling in America

Regardless of what happens to improve infrastructure at the federal level, state and local governments are increasingly taking steps to improve roads and bridges through tolling.

Corporate Inertia: Overcoming Hurdles to Continuous MVR Monitoring
Driver behavior is the biggest source of fleet liability. Still, the benefits of a strong continuous MVR monitoring program are not always fully recognized and can encounter obstacles on the road to implementation.

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