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Electric Trucks Charge Ahead
Electric Trucks Charge Ahead

May 2, 2017
If you're an American fleet professional, it’s starting to look like your first, hands-on exposure to all the new transportation technology emerging today...

A Not-So-Gentle Reminder
A Not-So-Gentle Reminder

January 10, 2017
It's never been easier to get distracted behind the wheel -- age and experience notwithstanding. Jack Roberts got an up close and personal reminder of that...

Technology, Trucks and Terror
Technology, Trucks and Terror

December 20, 2016
Take technology far enough and you'll have smart trucks that simply cannot be used as weapons of terror like this week's attack in Berlin, writes Jack...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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....