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Is Mexico the Steppingstone to U.S. for Truck OEMs?
Is Mexico the Steppingstone to U.S. for Truck OEMs?

December 8, 2017
Can the presence of German, Chinese, and South Korean OEMs in Mexico tell us anything about the near future of the U.S. truck market? Jack Roberts has more...

21st Century Truck Wheels
21st Century Truck Wheels

December 22, 2016
In practice, wheels function quite well with only limited attention and maintenance. But that’s no excuse not to pay attention to them at regular intervals.

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,...

Why Tesla Matters – Beyond the Electric Powertrain
Why Tesla Matters – Beyond the Electric Powertrain

November 17, 2017
Powertrain aside, the Tesla truck is a glimpse of the future of trucking and will be a game-changer for trucks very soon, says Jack Roberts in his Truck...

Truck Cabs Designed With Drivers in Mind
Truck Cabs Designed With Drivers in Mind

December 19, 2017
Even while headlines gush about advanced vehicle technologies, a great deal of the enhancements on the latest round of Class 8 trucks are primarily focused...

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...

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...

Volvo Issues Upbeat Truck Forecast Heading into Fall
Volvo Issues Upbeat Truck Forecast Heading into Fall

July 13, 2017
Citing positive North American market trends, Volvo is predicting a Class 8 market of approximately 215,000 units by year's end.

The Dark Side of Autonomous Tech Nobody Wants to Talk About
The Dark Side of Autonomous Tech Nobody Wants to Talk About

March 10, 2017
If a robot takes your job, new jobs will arise, experts say. In his Truck Tech blog, Jack Roberts wonders: What if that doesn't happen? How will families...

A New Frontier in Driver Health
A New Frontier in Driver Health

February 16, 2017
Very soon, integrated and automated vehicle systems will work together to keep drivers alert and healthy. But that technology will come at a cost.