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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Commentary: Get Ready for Trucking's Future
Commentary: Get Ready for Trucking's Future

May 19, 2017
The only certain thing about the future is that some companies will figure out how to make money using emerging transportation technology. Will your fleet...

Eisenhower and the Interstate
Eisenhower and the Interstate

May 18, 2017
Because of his personal experiences as both a lowly Army officer and Supreme Commander of Allied Forces Europe, Dwight Eisenhower understood the importance...