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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...

Could Tesla Solve EV Range Issues With Battery Swapping System?
Could Tesla Solve EV Range Issues With Battery Swapping System?

September 18, 2017
Tesla filed for a patent on a high-speed battery replacement system for electric vehicles that would quickly swap out a spent battery with fully charged...

Smart Trucks Have Already Arrived
Smart Trucks Have Already Arrived

September 15, 2017
A new kind of truck is already here. And very soon, the incredible capabilities of these smart, connected vehicles will revolutionize virtually every aspect...

Does Clean Equal Green?
Does Clean Equal Green?

October 21, 2016
Colorful, clean trucks can offer a gleaming, positive image of a fleet and the services it provides but can a regular wash program pay for itself, or is it...

GHG Phase 2: Trucking Industry Reactions
GHG Phase 2: Trucking Industry Reactions

August 29, 2016
Industry reactions to the final greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency rules for medium- and heavy-duty trucks tended to be [mostly] upbeat and positive, reflecting...

In-Cab Cameras Are Out of Sight, Always in Mind
In-Cab Cameras Are Out of Sight, Always in Mind

April 19, 2017
They began as simple event recorders, but today’s in-cab camera systems are integrating with other systems to add power, depth and an unprecedented...

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...

FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate
FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

September 14, 2017
The latest series of platoon tests will evaluate Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology, which adds vehicle-to-vehicle communications to the...

Colorado Announces Energy-Transfer Highway Project
Colorado Announces Energy-Transfer Highway Project

December 9, 2016
The Colorado State Department of Transportation is working with private partners to explore the development of an energy-transfer highway segment.

Motor Trucks in the Wild West
Motor Trucks in the Wild West

May 11, 2017
In 1919, a young Army officer learned firsthand how important modern roads were for his rapidly transforming young nation. And trucking benefits from the...