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An Automated Future, First, Bendix Says
An Automated Future, First, Bendix Says

March 22, 2017
A future filled with fully autonomous cars and trucks remains a long way away, Bendix leaders said in a sit-down at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Jack...

The Human Element, First and Foremost
The Human Element, First and Foremost

October 20, 2017
The rate of change and complexity of new technology can be daunting. But technology is simply a tool to make our jobs -- and our lives -- easier.

Fleets Share Best Practices on Implementing New Technologies
Fleets Share Best Practices on Implementing New Technologies

September 20, 2017
Looking at technology as a problem-solver first can go a long way toward its successful deployment in real-world fleet operations. A panel discussion at...

TMC Panel Educates Fleets on Real-World Electric Truck Operation
TMC Panel Educates Fleets on Real-World Electric Truck Operation

September 20, 2017
Calculating recharging times, driver training and overcoming “range anxiety” were just a few of the topics covered at an electric truck panel discussion at...

TMC's New Chairman on Trucking's Race to the Future
TMC's New Chairman on Trucking's Race to the Future

March 20, 2017
“I’m really thinking a lot about the ‘TMC of Tomorrow,'" says Glen McDonald, for whom assuming the chairmanship of the ATA's Technology & Maintenance...

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...

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 Future in Your Pocket
The Future in Your Pocket

February 1, 2017
In the Truck Tech blog, senior editor Jack Roberts explains that smartphones are poised to become the foundational building blocks that will take trucking...

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...

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...