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'Made by Human Workers:' Will There be a Backlash Against Automation?
'Made by Human Workers:' Will There be a Backlash Against Automation?

April 11, 2017
More and more people are starting to question how beneficial the large-scale automation of jobs will be for society as a whole. But all the robots in the...

What My First Job Out of College Taught Me About Driving Trucks
What My First Job Out of College Taught Me About Driving Trucks

July 19, 2017
Driving a truck for a living is hard -- but rewarding -- work. Senior Editor Jack Roberts found that out for himself 20-odd years ago.

Autonomous Trucks: A Disruptive Positive Force Coming but Fast
Autonomous Trucks: A Disruptive Positive Force Coming but Fast

April 19, 2017
It appears autonomous technology will be a winner from the mpg standpoint, according to a new report, with fuel economy increases of up to 18% for most...

Hints of a Hyper-Competitive Future
Hints of a Hyper-Competitive Future

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?"

The Knight-Swift Merger: Lessons from the History of Ocean Shipping
The Knight-Swift Merger: Lessons from the History of Ocean Shipping

April 11, 2017
After World War II, the maritime shipping industry was dealing with pressure for larger loads, faster deliveries, new technology and rising equipment costs....

The Future Revealed
The Future Revealed

December 28, 2016
2016 was the year the crystal ball cleared and offered anyone brave enough to look a clear vision of the future of logistics. Jack Roberts shares his...

An Automated Future, First, Bendix Says
An Automated Future, First, Bendix Says

March 22, 2017
A future filled with fully autonomous cars and trucks remains a long way away, Bendix leaders said in a sit-down at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Jack...

The Electrics Are Coming
The Electrics Are Coming

February 23, 2017
Are electric trucks about to become a “thing?” In the Truck Tech blog, Jack Roberts explores the significance of real-world fleet tests in Europe and...

Freightliner's Inside Man
Freightliner's Inside Man

March 7, 2017
Daimler Trucks North America's CEO just got a big promotion. And that could turn up the heat on the already scorching truck technology race on this side of...

Truckers Aren't Terrorists
Truckers Aren't Terrorists

August 24, 2017
A science writer in MIT's Technology Review is worried angry truckers will one day hack or "bedazzle" autonomous vehicle systems to deliberately cause...