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Ford still makes Class 8 tractors in Europe and is showing this fully autonomous concept truck...
Mercedes-Benz Vans unveiled an autonomous concept can and says it will develop a real world... The ZF zeppelin over the Hannover fairgrounds where IAA is being held.
Cummins CEO Tom Linebarger speaks to the press at IAA 2018 in Hannover, Germany. Cummins introduced its new PowerDrive plug-in hybrid truck at IAA 2018.

2018 IAA Commercial Vehicles Show [Photos]

The IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover, Germany features many new innovations from top Global truck manufacturers that might eventually make their way to North America.

For-hire and private fleets account for half of aftermarket parts demand of Class 6-8 trucks and...
53% of aftermarket parts demand is attributed to fleets with over 100 trucks.
The dealer is the preferred outlet for parts with 49% of aftermarket demand.

2018 Fact Book: Parts and Service

The Class 6-8 trucking aftermarket was a $30.4 billion industry last year that included both parts and service. The 2018 Fact Book offers a snapshot of the aftermarket through statistics.

2018 Fact Book: Equipment
2018 Fact Book: Equipment
2018 Fact Book: Equipment

2018 Fact Book: Equipment

Fleets have been buying new trucks and trailers at records rates to meet economic demand and the numbers from our 2018 Fact Book tell the story of this trucking trend.

Iowa, Pennsylvania , Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois, Nebraska, Kansas, Mississippi, North Carolina...
Note: Pavement condition is measured by the International Roughness Index (IRI), which takes...
Trucks continued to be the most heavily utilized mode for moving goods to and from both Canada...

2018 Fact Book: Highways

The decline of our nation's highways is evident in our 2018 Fact Book, with statistics indicating increasing congestion in our busiest regions and an increasing need for repair.

Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine's annual Fact Book is a statistical overview of the trucking...
Tight carrier capacity pushed shippers to dedicated contract carriers in 2017. Dedicated...
A longer turnaround time indicates that it is taking longer for any particular load to be...

2018 Fact Book: Trucking Industry Stats

Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine's annual Fact Book is a statistical overview of the trucking industry presented in graphical format to give readers a snapshot of the trucking industry as it is today.

Perhaps the star of the Gateway Car Muesum is this one-of-a-kind 1954 Oldsmobile F-88 concept...
At time when Oldsmobile was trying to decide if it was going to be a luxury brand, or a...
The stunning 1955 Thunderbird was Ford's answer to the Chevrolet Corvette.

Gateway Colorado's Incredible Car Museum

At a recent ride and drive event held by Peterbilt, HDT editor Jack Roberts got to tour the world class car museum at the Gateway Resort in Gateway, Colorado.

The diesel-powered F-150 will compete with the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel first introduced as a 2014...
The turbodiesel that powers the F-150 is a 3.0-liter V-6 PowerStroke, while the diesel that...
The diesel F-150 is available with a 145-inch wheelbase (shown) or 156.8-inch wheelbase.

Ford's 2018 F-150 Diesel

Ford has added a turbodiesel engine to its 2018 F-150 lineup to provide half-ton pickup buyers greater towing capability (up to 11,400 pounds). The high-torque (440 lb.-ft.) pickup also provides excellent fuel efficiency (30 mpg on the highway for the rear-wheel model).

The three test trucks in platoon formation on North Carolina's N.C. 540, called the Triangle...
The rigs have been undergoing testing on an 18-mile stretch of North Carolina turnpike since...
You can see two Dedicated Short-Range Communication (DSRC) antennas here. The black one is a...

Volvo/FedEx Truck Platooning Demo in Photos

Three Volvo tractors pulling twin trailers using FedEx Specs demonstrated truck platooning in North Carolina on June 27, automatically maintaining 1.5-second following distance. Deborah Lockridge was there and has these photos.

The Volvo Museum in Gothenburg, Sweden contains vehicles of all types from the company's history...
An early Volvo bus - circa 1929.
Volvo Bus interior- note spare tire mounted next to driver seat.