Meet HDT's inaugural Emerging Leaders, a group of young professionals who are influential, innovative and successful, who can point to outstanding accomplishments and leadership qualities, and who have a passion for the trucking industry.
After an uncertain first half of the year, we finally got the economic news that we had been hoping for with third-quarter GDP. But no sooner were we breathing sighs of relief, everything becomes uncertain…again.
Even as innovative technologies leap borders, the engineering focus of truck builders and suppliers remains fixed on meeting the needs of local markets.
Editor in chief Deborah Lockridge contemplates the lessons of the volatile 2016 presidential election and what the trucking industry can learn from it.
Engine remanufacturers talk about the impact of electronics, emissions regulations and more.
What are the differences between trucks and trucking in North America versus Europe? Try to drive a long-nose conventional on roads that were conceived in the year 1403.
The Unified Registration System really does affect all motor carriers — for-hire, private, or exempt. In fact, the URS has already affected you and you probably didn’t even realize it.
Mobile Express Assessment lets the customer make an educated decision about vehicle repairs before sending a truck to the dealer.
Navistar's SuperTruck, the CatalIST, makes creative use of existing systems, relying less on advanced technology for its impressive gains.
With two of the three major components in place, Paccar touts the advantages of an integrated powertrain.
Automated manual transmissions rule the roost at U.S. Xpress today. Out of some 7,000 U.S. Xpress trucks running today, the fleet is down to just 16 “legacy” models still equipped with manual transmissions.
Quietness and driver-inspired interior amenities are the prime virtues of International’s recently introduced LT series tractor.
In practice, wheels function quite well with only limited attention and maintenance. But that’s no excuse not to pay attention to them at regular intervals.
Heavy Duty Trucking’s staff will be out of the office today and Monday for the Christmas holiday weekend and will be back to cover trucking news on Dec. 27.