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The Gig Economy Comes to Trucking
The Gig Economy Comes to Trucking

May 24, 2017
Owner-operators and small fleets have been pronounced DOA many times over the past several years. But if new technology like Uber Freight can breathe...

All Arrows Point to Trucking
All Arrows Point to Trucking

July 28, 2017
Bill Gates just jumped into trucking in a big way. That's not good news if you're hoping all this new tech stuff will just go away. Blog commentary by Jack...

Time to Face The Future Head-On
Time to Face The Future Head-On

August 15, 2017
Tech gurus are flocking to trucking with new ideas and new technology. The time to prepare for the changes that are coming is now, says Jack Roberts in his...

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...

Could Tesla Solve EV Range Issues With Battery Swapping System?
Could Tesla Solve EV Range Issues With Battery Swapping System?

September 18, 2017
Tesla filed for a patent on a high-speed battery replacement system for electric vehicles that would quickly swap out a spent battery with fully charged...

The Future of Fuel Economy
The Future of Fuel Economy

June 21, 2016
A fundamental shift in thinking has transformed the trucking industry and ushered in a new era of highly advanced vehicles delivering unprecedented fuel...

TMC's New Chairman on Trucking's Race to the Future
TMC's New Chairman on Trucking's Race to the Future

March 20, 2017
“I’m really thinking a lot about the ‘TMC of Tomorrow,'" says Glen McDonald, for whom assuming the chairmanship of the ATA's Technology & Maintenance...

Hyperloop: A Faster Future for Freight?
Hyperloop: A Faster Future for Freight?

April 7, 2017
Advocates say hyperloop travel tubes will one day shoot passenger and cargo pods between cities faster than the speed of sound. But even if they don't, it's...

Robots in the Jungle
Robots in the Jungle

June 8, 2017
An autonomous steering test in the cane fields of Brazil shows why autonomous technology won't be limited to city centers and freeways.

Autonomous Trucks: A Disruptive Positive Force Coming but Fast
Autonomous Trucks: A Disruptive Positive Force Coming but Fast

April 19, 2017
It appears autonomous technology will be a winner from the mpg standpoint, according to a new report, with fuel economy increases of up to 18% for most...

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