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Volvo Trucks North America’s Class 8 VNR Electric truck led a group of Southern California...
The new Port of Long Beach bridge is a $1.5 billion, 7-year joint effort. Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia dedicated the Port of Long Beach’s new cable-stayed bridge before...
The “first drive” over the bridge was led by 30 cargo trucks representing the port’s terminals... A second Volvo VNR Electric truck represented DHE.
The new Western Star 49X truck is designed for a range of Class 8 vocational applications.
The Western Star 49X, available with a set-forward axle, is lighter than the 4900 for more payload.
For the time being, Western Star will continue to sell both the 4900 Series as well as the new 49X.

Western Star 49X in Photos

The all-new Western Star 49X Class 8 vocational truck is lighter yet stronger than its predecessor, with new safety and driver comfort features, plus details that make adding a body simpler.

Best of Show 1st Place: Brian Dreher's 2016 Peterbilt 389
Best of Show 2nd Place: Jason Koch's 2010 Peterbilt 389
Best of Show 3rd Place: Jake Robak's 2006 Peterbilt 379 Car Carrier
2020 Fact Book: Safety [Photos]
Private fleets reported a DOT Recordable crash rate of 0.54 accidents per million miles in the...
Among drivers and pedestrians killed in crashes in 2018, drivers of large trucks had the lowest...

2020 Fact Book: Safety [Photos]

With the recent addition of the fed's Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, the industry is now, more than ever, in need of data concerning the safety of its drivers and the environment in which they work.

2020 Fact Book: Parts & Service [Photos]
The dealer remains the preferred outlet for parts with 49% of aftermarket demand. Compared to...
Over the last five years, there have been approximately 330 merger and acquisition transactions...

2020 Fact Book: Parts & Service [Photos]

A look at not only the costs involved with the repair and maintenance of trucks, but also what is going on in the mergers and acquisitions world, and its effect on the aftermarket.

2020 Fact Book: Drivers [Photos]
2020 Fact Book: Drivers [Photos]
2020 Fact Book: Drivers [Photos]
2020 Fact Book: Sustainability [Photos]
Phase 2 of the heavy-duty truck greenhouse gas emissions and fuel efficiency standards mandated...
Based on its Run on Less Regional fuel-economy event, the North American Council on Freight...

2020 Fact Book: Sustainability [Photos]

Since fuel savings cover more than just costs and consumption, we decided to rename the Fuel section in this year's Fact Book to give it a broader range of topics to cover.

2020 Fact Book: Equipment [Photos]
While both tractor and trailer sales saw a surge in October of 2019, those numbers quickly...
The trade cycle of Class 8 trucks among private fleets accelerated to 6.3 years from last year's...
2020 Fact Book: Logistics [Photos]
The Cass Truckload Linehaul Index is a measure of market fluctuations in per-mile truckload...
Spot rates were all about the old adage “what goes up must come down.” After strong growth in...

2020 Fact Book: Logistics [Photos]

In HDT’s 2020 Fact Book, this section deals with all aspects of logistics, giving a statistical look at how fleets are addressing available freight over the course of a year.