How technology, from e-commerce to autonomous vehicles, is reshaping trucking and logistics.
“In many ways, Tom was both the conscience and subconscious of the trucking press corps." Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge wishes a happy retirement to HDT Senior Editor and long-time trucking industry journalist Tom Berg.
If its hydrogen fuel cell-electric powertrain proves workable and reliable, it could replace traditional diesel trucks
To meet Phase 2 GHG regulations, fleets will have to pay for advances to get required fuel-economy gains and keep everything working.
"Trucking engenders passion, and I see it in the engineers you depend on, who seem able to beat just about any challenge that comes along," writes Rolf Lockwood in January's "Locking it In" column.
Trump the candidate promised to eliminate two regulations for every one enacted. Can Trump the president really do that?
While it may feel like dealers are ignoring fleets’ concerns, based on interviews with the American Truck Dealers/Heavy Duty Trucking/Procede Truck Dealer of the Year nominees, dealers not only hear what fleets are saying, but also are trying to do something about it.
Electrical problems will bring a truck to its knees, no matter how humble the source of the problem. Prevention begins with proper maintenance.
Fleets may be wise to check out the latest technological advances in video-based driver safety systems.
Even in an age of ‘rightsizing,’ many fleets have been reluctant to give a 4-cylinder engine a chance. Detroit’s new DD5 diesel is about to challenge that point of view.
Reefer temperature sensing, remote tracking, and tire pressure management are now in use. Coming soon: monitoring more mechanical conditions.
There are still big differences in tire designs for on-highway and off-road tires, but newer designs make it possible to do a little of both.
A high-tech command center helps Old Dominion Freight Line track freight, trucks and drivers as they move across the country.