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A Logistical Close Shave
A Logistical Close Shave

June 29, 2017
Gillette now offers razor blade sales direct to its customers. But why is that an important development for truck fleets nationwide? Blog commentary by...

Meet the Pro-Marijuana, Pro-LGBT Rights Truck Driver Running for Governor of Alabama
Meet the Pro-Marijuana, Pro-LGBT Rights Truck Driver Running for Governor of Alabama

June 14, 2017
Jason Childs says his job as a long-haul trucker has challenged his views about working- and middle- class Americans and how neither political party today...

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...

First Look: Tesla's All-Electric Semi Truck
First Look: Tesla's All-Electric Semi Truck

November 16, 2017
Tesla’s new electric truck is a Class 8 daycab that features a highly aggressive aerodynamic design and all-electric drivetrain, and Elon Musk promises a...

All Arrows Point to Trucking
All Arrows Point to Trucking

July 28, 2017
Bill Gates just jumped into trucking in a big way. That's not good news if you're hoping all this new tech stuff will just go away. Blog commentary by Jack...

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

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...

Is Another Round of Emissions Wars Coming?
Is Another Round of Emissions Wars Coming?

December 6, 2016
The election of Donald Trump as president has opened up questions about many issues that most people thought were settled. Heavy truck emissions are one...

Time to Face The Future Head-On
Time to Face The Future Head-On

August 15, 2017
Tech gurus are flocking to trucking with new ideas and new technology. The time to prepare for the changes that are coming is now, says Jack Roberts in his...

Five Years to Autonomous?
Five Years to Autonomous?

February 10, 2017
Traffic safety expert Dr. Jim Helund thinks autonomous vehicles will be on the road in five years. And their introduction will have far-reaching...

The Hottest Industry In The Land
The Hottest Industry In The Land

March 15, 2017
Suddenly, lots of new names are very interested in the North American trucking industry. What, exactly, is going on? Jack Roberts offers his answer to that...