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Why U.S. Xpress is Getting Help With Fuel Economy Testing
Why U.S. Xpress is Getting Help With Fuel Economy Testing

November 8, 2016
U.S. Xpress hosts a fuel-economy test of the latest high-mpg tractors as the Canadian engineering-consulting firm moves to help American fleets protect...

Real-World Fuel Economy Challenge to Hit the Road in September
Real-World Fuel Economy Challenge to Hit the Road in September

April 6, 2017
In September, a contingent of trucks from fleets around the country will hit the road to see if their special blend of vehicles, technology and drivers can...

Hyperloop: A Faster Future for Freight?
Hyperloop: A Faster Future for Freight?

April 7, 2017
Advocates say hyperloop travel tubes will one day shoot passenger and cargo pods between cities faster than the speed of sound. But even if they don't, it's...

The Future of Fuel Economy
The Future of Fuel Economy

June 21, 2016
A fundamental shift in thinking has transformed the trucking industry and ushered in a new era of highly advanced vehicles delivering unprecedented fuel...

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....

Alignment and Balancing: Hassle, or Worth the Hustle?
Alignment and Balancing: Hassle, or Worth the Hustle?

September 29, 2017
There are three strong arguments in favor of a good tire alignment and balancing program, experts say: Fuel, tread life, and drivers.

'Made by Human Workers:' Will There be a Backlash Against Automation?
'Made by Human Workers:' Will There be a Backlash Against Automation?

April 11, 2017
More and more people are starting to question how beneficial the large-scale automation of jobs will be for society as a whole. But all the robots in the...

Mack Cites Positive Trends And Sales Figures at NACV
Mack Cites Positive Trends And Sales Figures at NACV

September 26, 2017
Fresh off the launch of its new Anthem highway tractor, Mack Trucks held an upbeat press conference kicking off day two of NACV in Atlanta with an overview...

NACFE: Modest Gains Seen So Far from Variable Engine-Driven Accessories
NACFE: Modest Gains Seen So Far from Variable Engine-Driven Accessories

February 27, 2017
New NACFE confidence report on emerging technology says that current fuel economy gains are modest, but some systems show promise and research and...

Nikola to Unveil Electric Class 8, Strategic Partnership with Ryder
Nikola to Unveil Electric Class 8, Strategic Partnership with Ryder

December 1, 2016
The day has finally arrived when Nikola Motor Company will unveil its electric Class 8 tractor tonight at a press event at the company's Salt Lake City...