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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...

The Dark Side of Autonomous Tech Nobody Wants to Talk About
The Dark Side of Autonomous Tech Nobody Wants to Talk About

March 10, 2017
If a robot takes your job, new jobs will arise, experts say. In his Truck Tech blog, Jack Roberts wonders: What if that doesn't happen? How will families...

The Future in Your Pocket
The Future in Your Pocket

February 1, 2017
In the Truck Tech blog, senior editor Jack Roberts explains that smartphones are poised to become the foundational building blocks that will take trucking...

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...

Tesla-Truck Crash: Cruise Control on Steroids
Tesla-Truck Crash: Cruise Control on Steroids

June 21, 2017
New details around the infamous Tesla autonomous driving crash last year bring up an important point about new technology. Jack Roberts has the story in his...

The Future Looks Familiar for Volvo's SuperTruck
The Future Looks Familiar for Volvo's SuperTruck

February 15, 2017
Volvo's SuperTruck features some amazing, cutting-edge technology. And yet 70% of its components are running the roads on VNL tractors today. Equipment...

Meet the Pro-Marijuana, Pro-LGBT Rights Truck Driver Running for Governor of Alabama
Meet the Pro-Marijuana, Pro-LGBT Rights Truck Driver Running for Governor of Alabama

June 14, 2017
Jason Childs says his job as a long-haul trucker has challenged his views about working- and middle- class Americans and how neither political party today...

Preventing Truck Terror Attacks Starts With You – And Me.
Preventing Truck Terror Attacks Starts With You – And Me.

May 5, 2017
Terrorists are, by necessity, opportunists. They can't always obtain the weapon of their dreams and are often forced to choose an alternative method for...

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...

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