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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...

House Committee Hears Testimony on Autonomous Truck Tech
House Committee Hears Testimony on Autonomous Truck Tech

December 7, 2017
During a House subcommittee hearing on emerging transportation technology Thursday, representatives found themselves pondering the societal impact...

Freightliner Aims to Stay on Top in Mexico
Freightliner Aims to Stay on Top in Mexico

November 29, 2017
Freightliner is maintaining an impressive 39% share of the Mexican commercial truck market as 2017 draws to a close — and is looking to build on that...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tesla Unveils All-Electric Class 8 Semi Truck
Tesla Unveils All-Electric Class 8 Semi Truck

November 17, 2017
Tesla says its new, all-electric Class 8 Semi will feature a 500-mile range on a single battery charge, can go from 0 to 60 mph in 20 seconds when bobtail,...