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Test Drive: Paccar's New Automated Transmission
Test Drive: Paccar's New Automated Transmission

August 22, 2017
Paccar is the latest North American truck manufacturer to bring a proprietary automated transmission to market. HDT's Jim Park got a sneak preview of the...

Chanje Bringing Class 5 Electric Cargo Van to U.S.
Chanje Bringing Class 5 Electric Cargo Van to U.S.

August 10, 2017
Can an electric medium-duty vehicle manufactured at a global scale and priced on par with a diesel finally achieve mass-market appeal? Chanje is betting on it.

Quick Spin: Orange EV's All-Electric Terminal Tractor
Quick Spin: Orange EV's All-Electric Terminal Tractor

February 14, 2017
It has all the performance attributes of a diesel without the maintenance and fuel costs. And it’s emissions-free, which will keep your neighbors happy.

Could New Administration, Congress Scuttle GHG Phase 2 Rule?
Could New Administration, Congress Scuttle GHG Phase 2 Rule?

January 6, 2017
Could the incoming administration or Congress deep-six the Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas rule? ATA's Glen Kedzie says it's entirely possible, but he cautions to...

Super Trucks: Pie in the Sky, or Pathway to Super Fuel Savings?
Super Trucks: Pie in the Sky, or Pathway to Super Fuel Savings?

June 14, 2017
The DOE SuperTruck projects have demonstrated what’s possible. The next challenge is to turn the possible into the practical.

What's Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?
What's Ahead for Wide-Base Single Tires?

May 23, 2017
Could the next round of greenhouse gas reduction rules push more fleets over to wide-base single tires? It seems likely, given not only their relatively low...

Nikola One: Disruptive Technology?
Nikola One: Disruptive Technology?

January 17, 2017
If its hydrogen fuel cell-electric powertrain proves workable and reliable, it could replace traditional diesel trucks

The Rolling Resistance Paradox
The Rolling Resistance Paradox

June 23, 2017
Looking for a tire with the lowest possible rolling resistance? If that’s your only consideration, you might not be happy with the tire you get.

Cummins Taking Long View on Alternative Power
Cummins Taking Long View on Alternative Power

August 31, 2017
Cummins sees itself as a technology company that has been very successful in commercializing diesel power. Through decades of change and disruption, the...

Bridgestone Developing SuperTire for Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck II Project
Bridgestone Developing SuperTire for Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck II Project

January 6, 2017
Rather than go with an off-the-shelf tire, the Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck II team is bringing Bridgestone on board to develop an ultra-low rolling...

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