Volvo’s new VNR 640 with a 61-inch sleeper provides drivers all the comfort and storage options they’ll need for week-long excursions. Photos: Jim Park


Test Drive: Volvo's VNR Could be an Urban Legend (in the Making)

The new VNR line up from Volvo Trucks North America is everything a driver and a fleet could want in an urban or short haul tractor, and then some.


HDT's 2017 Trailer Update

Our annual roundup of trailer trends and new trailer announcements, from the July issue of HDT.

Dump trucks have always been tough. But today, they’re getting increasingly smarter as well. Photo: Mack


Demise of the Dumb Dump Truck

Today’s dump trucks are smart, connected and integrated — but still tough enough to handle heavy loads in tough working conditions.

Trucking reporters took the new Volvo VNL for a spin on the test track at Volvo's New River Valley facility. Photo: Jack Roberts


Volvo’s New VNL Tractor Blends Technology, Functionality, Capability

Jack Roberts shares his first impressions of Volvo's new VNL highway tractor. In a world increasingly focused on new technology, Volvo designers made sure to keep their focus on the “human element.”

Vehicle graphics can offer 101 impressions per mile traveled, and at a significantly lower cost per impression than billboards and radio advertising.  (Photo courtesy of Avery Dennison)


Importance of Mobile Truck, Van Marketing

A truck and van owner's guide to mobile vehicle graphics and advertising. A vehicle wrap on a typical trailer makes 10 million impressions every year. Adding graphics to fleet trucks or vans can go a long way toward boosting brand recognition.

Yokohama COO, Jeff Barna Photo: Yokohama


Six Months In: Q&A with Yokohama COO, Jeff Barna

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s New COO, Jeff Barna candidly looks at his first six months at Yokohama and what he sees as the latest tire industry trends and challenges.

Jack Roberts


Commentary: Will Electric Trucks Charge Ahead?

They are already here in small numbers, and several P&D fleets...are aggressively evaluating their performance today. So what does the future hold for electric trucks? Senior Editor Jack Roberts writes in his June column.

Photo: Jim Park


The Rolling Resistance Paradox

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.

More power and increased safety and comfort seem to be the marching orders for OEMs and suppliers developing the next generation of heavy-duty AMTs. The Innovation Truck, unveiled last year, is a concept vehicle proving out these features for ZF. Photo: ZF


Automated Transmissions Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Automated manual transmissions surpassed even the most optimistic predictions for adoption. How will the next generation of smarter, faster, and better connected AMTs boost safety, efficiency and, fuel economy?

Mack will add turbo compounding to is MP8 engine lineup in the spring, as will the Volvo D13. Photo: Mack


The Latest Fuel-Sipping Engines

How engine makers have met the EPA GHG Phase 1 2017 emissions requirements head-on, with a lineup promising better fuel efficiency and greater reliability.

6 Things to Consider When Selecting a Weigh Station Bypass System
Weigh station bypass technology saves you time, fuel and money. But which type of bypass technology is right for your fleet? How do you compare different solutions? Download the free whitepaper to make sure you are saving as much as possible.

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