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Anthony Levandowski, co-founder of the autonomous trucking startup Otto, shared his vision for...
The Rolling Stones wowed the crowd at Freightliner's annual customer appreciation event. Photo:... "Did You Know" signs greeted attendees in the registration area. Photo: Deborah Lockridge
One of numerous press conferences announcing new products and services. Photo: Evan Lockridge There were plenty of opportunities for attendees to network and socialize, such as during the...

ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in Photos

A new president for the American Trucking Assocations, new big-rigs and even old favorites like the Rolling Stones are just a few of the highlights in pictures from ATA's annual Management Conference & Exhibition that took place in Las Vegas Oct. 1 - Oct. 4

The new International LT on display at the American Trucking Associations’ annual Management...
Navistar Launched its LT series model on Sept. 30 with speeches, rock music and other fanfare....
Heralded by fire and smoke, LT625 drives on stage at the launch in Las Vegas. The LT series will...

Navistar's New Flagship LT Series Truck [Photos]

Navistar International launched its LT (for Linehaul Transport) model on Sept. 30 with enthusiastic speeches, loud rock music, and smoke-and-fire special effects. Here’s a look from the launch event and from the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition show floor. 

Techs begin an exercise involving truck chassis.
Knowledge of parts and how to find them helped in the testing.
All techs were tested on the same equipment, even though some had never before seen certain...

Scenes from TMC's SuperTech 2016 Competition

ATA Technology & Maintenance Council’s SuperTech 2016 competition last week in Raleigh, N.C., saw 140 professionals and 47 students displaying their skills at 55 testing stations. They used equipment furnished by major fleets and manufacturers, and special testing rigs built by volunteers. Photos: Marsh Galloway, TMC

Italy-based truck maker Iveco revealed its Z Truck concept, which aims to attain zero-emissions...
Iveco Z Truck zero-emissions concept using LNG & biomethane technologies w/ waste heat recovery....
ZF fabricated a plastic see-through truck for a virtual-reality demo of its advanced...

Seen at IAA 2016 Truck Show [Photos]

The IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show is the world’s largest truck show, held every two years in Hannover, Germany. HDT’s Deborah Lockridge and David Cullen are covering the event from the floor and have filed these photos.

Volvo Trucks North America's SuperTruck in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 13, 2016. Photo by Jim Park
Volvo Trucks North America's SuperTruck exceeded standards for the Department of Energy program...
An all-aluminum frame designed by Metalsa contributed 900 pounds in weight savings to the truck....

Volvo SuperTruck in Photos

Volvo Trucks North America revealed its contribution to the Department of Energy's SuperTruck project on Sept. 13, 2016. VTNA President Göran Nyberg presented the truck to DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz near DOE headquarters in Washington, D.C., Equipment Editor Jim Park was there.

New Freightliner Cascadia: A Closer Look [Photos]
The driver's perch in the new Cascadia fits like a glove. All the controls are within easy reach...
The new Cascadia will be available in early 2017 as a 2018 model-year truck. Fuel economy...

New Freightliner Cascadia: A Closer Look [Photos]

Freightliner's new Cascadia was revealed formally on Thursday, September 1. Reporters were told more about the truck and they had to opportunity ride in one and take photos. Equipment Editor Jim Park has these photos from press day.  

Toby Faulkner, director of New Cascadia development, presents 12 of the first trucks...
First Look at Freightliner's Newest Cascadia
First Look at Freightliner's Newest Cascadia

First Look at Freightliner's Newest Cascadia

Freightliner Trucks revealed its next-generation Cascadia model for 2017 on Aug. 31, 2016, in Colorado Springs, Colo. The official launch date is Sept. 1, but Freightliner threw back the curtain a few hours early with 12 trucks in fleet colors as a tribute to the largest customers in the Cascadia stable. Jim Park was there and has these photos.

In testing against competitor engines, the new four-cylinder, 5.1-liter DD5 offers 3% better...
The engine will first be offered in 210 hp, 575 lb-ft and 230 hp, 660 lb-ft ratings.
Durability and reliability were a major focus of designers and the engine boasts a B10 life of...

The Detroit DD5 Engine in Photos

Daimler Trucks North America will start production on its entry into the medium-duty market in October. The DD5 was unveiled to trucking press in late July. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge was there and has these photos.