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The Future Looks Familiar for Volvo's SuperTruck
The Future Looks Familiar for Volvo's SuperTruck

February 15, 2017
Volvo's SuperTruck features some amazing, cutting-edge technology. And yet 70% of its components are running the roads on VNL tractors today. Equipment...

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...

Tesla-Truck Crash: Cruise Control on Steroids
Tesla-Truck Crash: Cruise Control on Steroids

June 21, 2017
New details around the infamous Tesla autonomous driving crash last year bring up an important point about new technology. Jack Roberts has the story in his...

10 Tesla Takeaways: Part I
10 Tesla Takeaways: Part I

November 21, 2017
The Tesla Semi launch in California last week answered many questions while leaving others hanging in the air. Jack Roberts' Truck Tech Blog highlights five...

Preventing Truck Terror Attacks Starts With You – And Me.
Preventing Truck Terror Attacks Starts With You – And Me.

May 5, 2017
Terrorists are, by necessity, opportunists. They can't always obtain the weapon of their dreams and are often forced to choose an alternative method for...

The Gig Economy Comes to Trucking
The Gig Economy Comes to Trucking

May 24, 2017
Owner-operators and small fleets have been pronounced DOA many times over the past several years. But if new technology like Uber Freight can breathe...

Trucking Execs, Drivers Tout Trump Tax Cuts in Rose Garden
Trucking Execs, Drivers Tout Trump Tax Cuts in Rose Garden

April 12, 2018
Werner CEO Derek Leathers and Operation Freedom driver Quentin Ward were among the "everyday Americans" speaking Thursday at a press conference in the Rose...

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...

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...

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...