May 2018

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Meet HDT's 2018 Truck Fleet Innovators

Heavy Duty Trucking's 2018 Truck Fleet Innovators are leaders in areas such as fuel economy, driver health, the driver shortage, smart growth, and data-driven decisions.

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Analysis: Rising Interest Rates Got You Down?

Barring the U.S economy suddenly slamming on the brakes — and you would be hard-pressed to find any economist or analyst worth their salt who would make such a prediction — interest rates are going to continue to move higher. Analysis by Business Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge.

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Commentary: Are We Moving Too Fast on Autonomous Vehicles?

We can’t afford to be afraid of change, especially not these days when anything seems possible – but we also can’t afford to be cavalier about the path we take in finding new and better ways to do things. Commentary by Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

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5 Trends Affecting Reefers

Multi-temp trailers like this Utility 3000R are especially affected by trends such as more fresh...

Like the rest of the industry, refrigerated transporters are struggling to find and keep drivers. Meanwhile, outside factors range from regulations to the growing popularity of fresh convenience foods and e-commerce.