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What Will 2018 Bring To Trucking?
What Will 2018 Bring To Trucking?

January 3, 2018
HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts takes a look at what he's expecting to see in terms of new technology as 2018 picks up steam.

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...

Daimler Announces Public Highway Platooning Tests
Daimler Announces Public Highway Platooning Tests

September 25, 2017
DTNA president Roger Nielsen revealed at the NACV Show in Atlanta that the company is conducting platooning tests on public highways in Oregon and Nevada.

Smart Trucks Have Already Arrived
Smart Trucks Have Already Arrived

September 15, 2017
A new kind of truck is already here. And very soon, the incredible capabilities of these smart, connected vehicles will revolutionize virtually every aspect...

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...

Telsa Wants to Test Self-Driving Class 8 Electric Truck in Two States
Telsa Wants to Test Self-Driving Class 8 Electric Truck in Two States

August 10, 2017
According to published reports, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reached out to California and Nevada DMV officials to set up tests of his all-electric Class 8 truck...

Truck Platooning to Become Reality This Year
Truck Platooning to Become Reality This Year

April 13, 2017
Peloton CEO Josh Switkes says early-adopter platooning fleets are "chomping at the bit" and ready to go. An infusion of funding led by Omnitracs will help...

Freightliner's Inside Man
Freightliner's Inside Man

March 7, 2017
Daimler Trucks North America's CEO just got a big promotion. And that could turn up the heat on the already scorching truck technology race on this side of...