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10 Tesla Takeaways: Part I
10 Tesla Takeaways: Part I

November 21, 2017
The Tesla Semi launch in California last week answered many questions while leaving others hanging in the air. Jack Roberts' Truck Tech Blog highlights five...

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.

HDT's 2018 Class 8 Truck Preview
HDT's 2018 Class 8 Truck Preview

November 22, 2017
A host of new models and features show that 2018 will be a game-changer in terms of Class 8 truck productivity and technology.

FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate
FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

September 14, 2017
The latest series of platoon tests will evaluate Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology, which adds vehicle-to-vehicle communications to the...

Coolant Confusion Crisis
Coolant Confusion Crisis

April 21, 2017
Many fleet managers today have no idea what coolants are in their trucks — or even what coolants are supposed to be in them. Here’s how suppliers are...

A Not-So-Gentle Reminder
A Not-So-Gentle Reminder

January 10, 2017
It's never been easier to get distracted behind the wheel -- age and experience notwithstanding. Jack Roberts got an up close and personal reminder of that...

VW CEO: Tesla Among Our Top Competitors
VW CEO: Tesla Among Our Top Competitors

August 7, 2017
In the "old world," VW CEO Herbert Diess watched and worried about Toyota and Hyundai. Today he's keeping an eye on a new American automaker.

The Hottest Industry In The Land
The Hottest Industry In The Land

March 15, 2017
Suddenly, lots of new names are very interested in the North American trucking industry. What, exactly, is going on? Jack Roberts offers his answer to that...

A New Frontier in Diagnostics
A New Frontier in Diagnostics

November 17, 2017
Diagnostic devices on the shop floor are powerful maintenance tools. But as with any new technology, fleets are still learning how to uses them in a...

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...