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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...

ZF Brings Reax Electronic Steering System to Heavy Truck Market
ZF Brings Reax Electronic Steering System to Heavy Truck Market

August 20, 2017
ZF's new Reax electronic steering system reads sensors from a wide array of vehicle systems and provides drivers with augmented control automatically...

Blockchain Explained, Part 2: What Can it Do?
Blockchain Explained, Part 2: What Can it Do?

November 3, 2017
Blockchain will start out as a platform to enable real-time transparency in logistics. But its future potential could transform trucking operations...

What Do Bans of Diesel and Gasoline Cars in Europe Mean for Trucking?
What Do Bans of Diesel and Gasoline Cars in Europe Mean for Trucking?

July 31, 2017
Great Britain has joined France and India in phasing out gasoline- and diesel-powered passenger cars over the next 20 years. Will those mandates affect the...

10 Tesla Takeaways: Part II
10 Tesla Takeaways: Part II

November 22, 2017
We learned a lot during the Tesla Truck launch last week. But there are still things we don't know about the splashy new electric truck. HDT Senior Editor...

A Logistical Close Shave
A Logistical Close Shave

June 29, 2017
Gillette now offers razor blade sales direct to its customers. But why is that an important development for truck fleets nationwide? Blog commentary by...

Real-World Electric Highway Tests Start in Sweden
Real-World Electric Highway Tests Start in Sweden

January 31, 2017
The 2-kilometer stretch of road features a dedicated hybrid truck lane with a Siemens conductive system with overhead electrical wires, very much like the...

Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System
Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System

August 29, 2017
ZF's Reax is a smart, electronic control system that takes input data from various sensors around the vehicle, including the driver, and either loosens, or...

New Tech, New Challenges for Axles & Suspensions
New Tech, New Challenges for Axles & Suspensions

November 22, 2017
As the trucking industry moves into the future, even the most basic components can be subject to new operational demands. Here’s how heavy-duty axle...

Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?
Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?

August 31, 2017
Transportation analyst Rick Mihelic says electric powertrains and autonomous vehicles will only be the beginning of the changes fleets will have to deal...