Kenworth vet program deadline. Honda's Class 8 hydrogen truck.
Monday eNews

HDT Headline News

Close-up of an experimental liquid-hydrogen truck engine.

Red ICE and Blue: The Hunt for a Hydrogen Truck Engine Part 1

At ACT Expo 2024, Bosch and the Southwest Research Institute showcased the industry-wide push to develop hydrogen-fueled heavy truck and industrial engines by the end of the decade.

Read More
Karin Rådström, CEO Mercedes-Benz Trucks.

Mercedes-Benz Begins 20-Country eActros Run in Europe

An 8,000-mile test run featuring two Mercedes-Benz eActros electric trucks has begun in Europe.

Read More
Image Courtesy of Ballard Power Systems

Sponsored by Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Powering Ahead | Ballard FCmove® Latest Fuel Cell Engine

Designed to last over 30,000 hours of operation – or over one million miles in truck operation at typical duty cycles, the FCmove®-XD engine offers class-leading durability and a low total cost of ownership.

Read More
Honda hydrogen fuel cell Class 8 concept truck.

Honda Debuts Class 8 Hydrogen Truck

Honda is exploring hydrogen fuel cell technology in a market segment it has traditionally passed by: Commercial vehicles.

Read More

Innovation in driver comfort and safety

Advertisement Link Mfg
Link Mfg

ROI Cabmate delivers fleets and drivers the ride comfort they need to gain an edge. The cab suspension is one of the quickest ways to improve driver health and safety. The optimized ride reduces whole-body vibration, minimizes motion in the cab, and adjusts automatically to road conditions.

Learn More
A red 2019 Peterbilt Model 390.

2024 Shell SuperRigs Shine in Texas

The Shell Rotella annual SuperRigs truck show was held at the Texas Motor Speedway outside of Dallas in early June. Check out some of the coolest big rigs there!

Read More
2024 Kenworth T680 tractor.

Deadline Nears for Kenworth Vet-Driver Recognition Program

The June 20 deadline is drawing near for nominations to the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award sponsored in part by Kenworth.

Read More
Brake lining showing corrosion

What Will CVSA's Brake Safety Week Focus on for 2024?

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced it will hold its 2024 Brake Safety Week August 25-31.

Read More

Listen: Using AI to Engage Truck Drivers

Is artificial intelligence the next big leap in truck driver recruiting and retention? Listen to this episode of the HDT Leadership Insights podcast to learn more.

Battery-electric Lion8 Tractor with trailer at loading dock.

Lion Electric Unveils Class 8 Electric Tractor

“This isn’t just a truck, it’s a powerhouse on wheels,” said Nick Bruni of The Lion Electric Co. unveiling its new heavy-duty electric tractor at ACT Expo.

Read More

J.B. Hunt President: Cutting Carbon Emissions Now — Without Electric Trucks

J.B. Hunt President Shelley Simpson, speaking at ACT Expo, said zero-emissions truck technology is not ready for prime time. - HDT Graphic from ACT Expo/TRC Companies Photo

Without relying on zero-emissions trucks, J.B. Hunt has committed to a 32% reduction in carbon emissions by 2032 compared to a 2019 baseline. President Shelley Simpson talked about the tough realities of zero-emission trucks at ACT Expo.

Read More

More Trucking News You Can Use

Facebook Twitter Linkedin

Trucking Info