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Don't let anyone tell you that the classic-styled trucks are dead. Peterbilt's Model 389 drew...
A footsore driver catches up on her reading, Saturday afternoon at the Mid-America Trucking... Equipment Editor, Jim Park at around 4:30 Saturday afternoon at Mid-America. While Saturday was...
Equipment Editor Jim Park logs a little booth duty on Saturday, Day 3 of the Mid-America... Mike Ryan of Pikes Peak fame -- not to mention dozens of movie roles as the invisible truck...

Mid-America Trucking Show 2014, Day 3

Saturday in Louisville, Ky., was windy, blustery and rainy -- great weather for an indoor trade show, not so good for those wanting to see the truck beauty competition outside. Inside it was warm and dry, and attendees got some valuable one-on-one face time with the hundreds of exhibitors.

Photo: Evan Lockridge
Photo: Evan Lockridge
Photo: Evan Lockridge

Show Trucks at Mid-America Trucking Show

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Competitors at this year's Paul K. Young Memorial Truck Beauty Championship at the Mid-America Trucking Show had to deal with some cloudy and rainy weather, but that didn't keep away the more than 100 competitors.

Day Two of Mid-America
FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro at the listening session on testing new entrant to the industry.
David Owen of the National Association of Small Trucking Companies talks about how new-entrant...

Day Two of Mid-America

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Day Two of the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., featured more interesting people and products.

Photo: Evan Lockridge
Photo: Evan Lockridge
Mid-America Trucking Show 2014 - Day 1

Mid-America Trucking Show 2014 - Day 1

The official start of the Mid-America Trucking Show kicked off with more press conferences, continued with VIP show hours, and officially opened at 1 p.m. Get a taste of the show with these photos from HDT's editors.

Photo: Evan Lockridge
The Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience is a concept tractor-trailer combination that features...
The Walmart WAVE concept truck's interior features a single driver seat in the center of the...

Mid-America Trucking Show 2014 Pre-Show

The annual Mid-America Trucking Show is being held this week in Louisville, Kentucky. Trucking journalists and trucking enthusiasts are excited to see what's new in trucking. The day before the show kicked off, press conferences and the Fleet Forum provided plenty of pre-show information.

Detroit and Freightliner at TMC.
Technical sessions, study group mini-techs, Fleet Talk and more are the hallmark of the...
Total Lubricants USA showcased a bit of its history at its TMC booth. The company was founded in...

Highlights from TMC's 2014 Meeting

Check out this sampling of the sights from the 2014 annual meeting of the American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council, held March 10-13 in Nashville, Tenn. Read more about the meeting and about TMC here.

Test Drive: Detroit’s Smooth Self-Shifter
This Freightliner Cascadia Evolution is equipped with a Detroit DD13 diesel and smooth DT12...
The Detroit DD13 was rated at 450 horsepower and 1,550  pounds-feet. The DT12 transmission...

Test Drive: Detroit’s Smooth Self-Shifter

HDT's Editor Tom Berg recently took a Freightliner Cascadia Evolution equipped with a Detroit DD13 diesel and smooth DT12 automated mechanical transmission out for a spin. Check out the photos, and click here for a link to read about the test drive.

1931 Kenworth Model N — Dave Schroyer, Celina, Ohio
1928 Kenworth Model VS107 – Al Koenig, Rochester, Minn.
1935 Kenworth Model 89 – Gordon W. Cooper, Calgary, Alberta

Owners Restore Vintage Kenworth Trucks

For Al Koenig, his first look at a Kenworth truck at the age of 8 was love at first sight. “I can remember the first time I saw Kenworth trucks as they passed my parents’ Minnesota farm,” Koenig said. The stories of Koenig and several other Kenworth truck owners who collect and restore vintage Kenworths have one common theme: a strong fondness for trucks, particularly Kenworths.