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Fleets Can Help Drivers Maximize Fuel Economy
Fleets Can Help Drivers Maximize Fuel Economy

June 18, 2015
The right equipment for the job improves the fleet’s and the driver’s chances for success. Part 6 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.

The Automated Revolution is Real
The Automated Revolution is Real

May 25, 2015
After 20 years on the fringes of the heavy-duty transmission world, the switch from sticks to semiconductors may be reaching the tipping point.

Video: The Autonomous Truck Comes to Life
Video: The Autonomous Truck Comes to Life

May 11, 2015
HDT Equipment Editor Jim Park gets a right-hand-seat view of Daimler Truck's Inspiration Truck and the Highway Pilot autonomous control system in action.

Hands-off on the Highway
Hands-off on the Highway

May 7, 2015
There are still a few misconceptions about autonomous commercial vehicles. They are not driverless trucks, but trucks that help make drivers' lives a little...

Navistar Takes ProStar ES to 110,000 GVW
Navistar Takes ProStar ES to 110,000 GVW

April 19, 2015
Downspeeding isn't a good approach to fuel savings in high GVW applications, so Navistar is offering Canadians a ProStar ES spec designed for 110,000 GVW....

Test Drive: Western Star 5700XE
Test Drive: Western Star 5700XE

November 14, 2014
Western Star’s 5700XE might just be everything to everyone. It’s a big classic-styled truck with second-to-one aerodynamics.

Eaton Stirs up Medium-Duty Market with Dual-Clutch Transmission
Eaton Stirs up Medium-Duty Market with Dual-Clutch Transmission

September 5, 2014
A new medium-duty, dual-clutch transmission from Eaton, called Procision, promises automatic-like driver feel and interface with the performance attributes...

Driving A SuperTruck
Driving A SuperTruck

August 26, 2014
The SuperTruck lives up to its name as a groundbreaking technology demonstration project that is also fun to drive.

Law Firm's "Serial Killer" Ad Provokes Strong Response from Trucking

June 5, 2014
An ad placed in Maxim magazine by a Texas-based law firm specializing in truck crash litigation characterized truckers as serial killers. Response from...

Driver Ergonomics: Round Pegs and Oval Holes
Driver Ergonomics: Round Pegs and Oval Holes

May 15, 2014
As well as being in short supply, trucking’s new recruits are also, shorter generally, and thinner, as well as less likely to want a truck to look and feel...