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Demise of the Dumb Dump Truck
Demise of the Dumb Dump Truck

July 20, 2017
Today’s dump trucks are smart, connected and integrated — but still tough enough to handle heavy loads in tough working conditions.

How the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Could Change Trucking
How the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Could Change Trucking

July 14, 2017
Opportunities are on the horizon for fleets willing to embrace new market trends and rethink some aspects of their operations, according to logistics...

Volvo Issues Upbeat Truck Forecast Heading into Fall
Volvo Issues Upbeat Truck Forecast Heading into Fall

July 13, 2017
Citing positive North American market trends, Volvo is predicting a Class 8 market of approximately 215,000 units by year's end.

Volvo’s New VNL Tractor Blends Technology, Functionality, Capability
Volvo’s New VNL Tractor Blends Technology, Functionality, Capability

July 11, 2017
Jack Roberts shares his first impressions of Volvo's new VNL highway tractor. In a world increasingly focused on new technology, Volvo designers made sure...

Volvo Unveils Next-Generation VNL Highway Tractor
Volvo Unveils Next-Generation VNL Highway Tractor

July 11, 2017
Volvo Trucks North America Tuesday revealed its new Volvo VNL series highway tractor, available in several configurations, including an all-new, 70-inch...

Commentary: Will Electric Trucks Charge Ahead?
Commentary: Will Electric Trucks Charge Ahead?

June 26, 2017
They are already here in small numbers, and several P&D fleets...are aggressively evaluating their performance today. So what does the future hold for...

Automated Transmissions Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Automated Transmissions Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

June 22, 2017
Automated manual transmissions surpassed even the most optimistic predictions for adoption. How will the next generation of smarter, faster, and better...

Tennessee International Dealer Turns Heads With Fuel Efficiency Demo Truck
Tennessee International Dealer Turns Heads With Fuel Efficiency Demo Truck

June 16, 2017
Taking technology into its own hands, Cumberland International, in Cumberland, Tennessee, has created its very own mpg-optimized truck model with fleet...

Last Legs for Long-Haul Trucking?
Last Legs for Long-Haul Trucking?

June 6, 2017
A move away from long-haul to regional and super-regional routes has been predicted for years. Volvo's Magnus Koeck says that shift may already be underway.

Driving Impressions: Volvo's Tough Tech Truck
Driving Impressions: Volvo's Tough Tech Truck

June 1, 2017
Volvo blends real-world work demands and cutting edge technology together seamlessly in its new VNR vocational daycab tractors. HDT Senior Editor Jack...