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Tennessee International Dealer Turns Heads With Fuel Efficiency Demo Truck
Tennessee International Dealer Turns Heads With Fuel Efficiency Demo Truck

June 16, 2017
Taking technology into its own hands, Cumberland International, in Cumberland, Tennessee, has created its very own mpg-optimized truck model with fleet...

Robots in the Jungle
Robots in the Jungle

June 8, 2017
An autonomous steering test in the cane fields of Brazil shows why autonomous technology won't be limited to city centers and freeways.

Last Legs for Long-Haul Trucking?
Last Legs for Long-Haul Trucking?

June 6, 2017
A move away from long-haul to regional and super-regional routes has been predicted for years. Volvo's Magnus Koeck says that shift may already be underway.

Driving Impressions: Volvo's Tough Tech Truck
Driving Impressions: Volvo's Tough Tech Truck

June 1, 2017
Volvo blends real-world work demands and cutting edge technology together seamlessly in its new VNR vocational daycab tractors. HDT Senior Editor Jack...

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...

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...

HDT Truck Fleet Innovators: It Pays to Focus on Data and People
HDT Truck Fleet Innovators: It Pays to Focus on Data and People

May 9, 2017
Forward-thinking fleet executives touched on a variety of hot-button topics at the Heavy Duty Trucking eXchange fleet networking conference in Phoenix,...

Western Star Celebrates Half Century Mark
Western Star Celebrates Half Century Mark

April 27, 2017
Western Star, the truck OEM that President Kelley Platt likes to tout as "the last of the custom truck builders" has hit the half-century mark. It also...

FMCSA Gets Earful on Autonomous Trucks at Atlanta Listening Session
FMCSA Gets Earful on Autonomous Trucks at Atlanta Listening Session

April 25, 2017
A listening session on autonomous vehicles drew public comment from law enforcement officers, truck drivers, fleet executives, OEM representatives and new...

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...