Peterbilt demonstrated its latest technology and a number of concept vehicles, including autonomous technologies, at its Technology Showcase event for trucking reporters. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge covered the event.
Tags: Peterbilt, Autonomous Drive, Camera System
To celebrate the opening of its Navistar Proving Grounds in New Carlisle, Ind., the truck maker invited media to test its full range of medium-duty, vocational, heavy-duty, and school bus products. Photos by Chris Wolski
Tags: Navistar, International DuraStar, International WorkStar, International ProStar
In mid-May, Kenworth held an Editor Ride & Drive even at its Chillicothe, Ohio manufacturing facility. These photos represent some of the latest additions to the lineup, including the Icon 900, The T800 mid-roof sleeper and the T680 mid-roof sleeper.
Tags: Kenworth T680, Kenworth T880, Icon 900
It was the most beneficial traffic jam of the year. A convoy of 380 trucks rolled through central Pennsylvania on Mother’s Day, raising more than $300,000 for the Philadelphia, Northern Delaware & Susquehanna Valley chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. Photos courtesy of RoadPro.
Tags: Pennsylvania, Image, Make-A-Wish
Pressure Systems International held its annual Fleet Technology Event May 12-13 at its San Antonio, Texas, facility, where it makes the Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI. HDT Equipment Editor Jim Park was there and got a first-hand look at how the systems are made.
Tags: Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI, Automatic Tire Inflation Systems
Daimler Trucks North America unveiled the Freightliner Inspiration Truck in Nevada, where it is the first autonomous truck legally licensed to travel on public highways, according to the company. Journalists from around the world got a chance to see it up close.
Tags: Freightliner, Daimler Trucks North America, Autonomous Drive
Daimler Trucks North America unveiled its Freightliner Inspiration Truck, an autonomous truck licensed for Nevada highways, in grand scale at the Hoover Dam after projecting past, present and future milestones on the dam itself. The Inspiration Truck drove across the dam as the finale.
HDT editors and sales representatives presented the 2015 Top 20 Products winners their trophies at year's TMC Annual Meeting, Work Truck Show and Mid-America Trucking Show. Read more about the 2015 HDT Top 20 Product winners here.
Tags: Awards, Top 20 Products
Saturday at Mid-America is usually the biggest day, but it turned out to be not quite as big as everyone expected. While the crowds were stronger than expected on Friday, numbers were down on Saturday. That was good news for show-goers, as it was actually possible to walk the aisles and get close to the trucks. Equipment Editor Jim Park spent the day wandering the show and took these photos.
Tags: Mid-America Trucking Show, MATS
Day 2 of MATS got off to a sunny but cold start -- a pleasant change from Day 1, when rain spoiled the day for anyone outdoors. Exhibitors seemed to think the crowds on the first full day of the show were better than any in recent years.
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