At the end of the day, electric trucks aren't all that exotic, says Senior Editor Jack Roberts....

Prediction: Electric Trucks Are Going to Be a Hit

At the end of the day, says Senior Editor Jack Roberts, an electric truck is simply just a truck. And while they may have a different propulsion system than conventional powertrains, the positives they offer many fleets outweigh the negatives.

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“When you see a FedEx truck on the road, it not only is carrying those local ‘last mile’...

FedEx Reveals What's Inside Every 'Last Mile'

Valuable insight about how FedEx sees the marketplace and reacts to it will not be found in the stark numbers of its latest earnings report. Commentary by David Cullen, Executive Editor.

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Why Small Carriers Have It So Tough

Why Small Carriers Have It So Tough

Many fleets say 2018 was one of their best years ever, but smaller carriers (1-100 trucks), while growing, struggle with challenges such as drivers, high fuel and insurance costs, government regulations and fierce competition. HDT has an exclusive first look at a new survey by Bibby Financial Services.

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Sidhu pleaded guilty to 16 counts of dangerous driving causing death and 13 counts of dangerous...

Truck Driver in Hockey Team Bus Crash Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

The driver involved in Humboldt Broncos bus crash last April, Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, was sentenced to serve eight years in prison. He will be deported back to his native India after the sentence is served.

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Depreciation is the No. 1 cost expense since expensive, higher GVW assets equipped with...

10 Trends: Vocational Work Trucks Cost of Ownership

Total cost of ownership (TCO) for vocational truck fleets is trending upward, primarily due to higher fuel prices, increased maintenance costs due to higher labor rates and parts prices, and commodity-driven increases in tire prices.

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Krista Toenjes, Cummins’ North American manager of on-highway sales and marketing, accepts...

Cummins X12 Wins Truck Writers' Technical Achievement Award

The Truck Writers of North America has awarded the Cummins X12 diesel engine its Jim Winsor Memorial Technical Achievement Award.

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(from l. to r.) Travis Guenzler, Jason Hodge, Kelley Hatlee, Amos Eaton, and Ryan Egleston...

Enterprise Fleet Management Technicians Gain ASE Certification

Five automotive technicians from Enterprise Fleet Management have earned certification as an ASE World Class Technician, including four this year, the fleet management company has announced.

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Spireon's non-powered asset business is growing faster than its fleet tracking business aimed at...

Spireon Grows Fleet, Asset Tracking Businesses

Spireon increased sales of its FleetLocate commercial vehicle tracking solution in 2018, and saw even stronger growth from its asset and trailer intelligence business, the telematics provider announced.

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Gross vehicle weight (GVW) and per axle load information is displayed to the driver on an...

New Axle Overload Monitoring System for Light-Duty Vehicles

VPG Onboard Weighing introduced the second generation VanWeigh axle overload monitoring system, an overload protection and load optimisation system for light commercial vehicles.

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