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Bob Phillips (center), chairman of Phillips Industries, celebrating the company's 90th...
(Left to right) Rob Phillips, president and COO, David Phillips, VP of marketing and Bob Phillips. Phillips 90th Anniversary Celebration [Photos]
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Phillips 90th Anniversary Celebration [Photos]

At a press conference during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week Rob Phillips, president and COO of Phillips Industries, detailed historical milestones in the formation and development of the company into an innovative commercial vehicle electrical and air brake components and global supplier. Photos: Phillips Industries

Concrete pumper trucks line aisles of the Las Vegas Convention Center's central hall, where most...
Ozinga, a ready mix operation in Chicago, has committed to converting its fleet to natural gas...
Stone Slinger body sits on a five-axle International HX. Matte-finish paint is Linex Ultra,...

2018 World of Concrete Show [Photos]

World of Concrete is held annually at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and it’s the year's first trade show where truck builders announce new or improved vocational models. HDT's Tom Berg was there.

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. Photo: Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week
Bob Dieli talks about MacKay & Co.'s Truckable Economic Activity during Heavy Duty Aftermarket...
A presentation from MacKay & Co. during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue, the day before HDAW....

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2018 in Photos

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week was held Jan. 22-25, 2018, at The Mirage in Las Vegas. There were a number of new aftermarket product announcements, educational and motivational sessions, and a trade show.

Lee White II, president of Old River Companies, says more of his customers want advanced safety...
Many of the New England Kenworth’s customers don't have stand by or replacement units so they...
Joe Alosa, president and CEO of New England Kenworth, says there is no such thing as “no” when...

2018 Truck Dealer of the Year Nominees [Photos]

The 2018 Truck Dealer of the Year award recognizes commercial-truck dealers for business performance, industry leadership, and community service. The seven nominees were selected by state, metro, and national association leaders and a winner will be chosen during the 55th annual ATD Show in Las Vegas in March.

Here I am ready to take Volvo's incredible SuperTruck for a drive. Photo: Jack Roberts
I was honored to speak to the California Trucking Association's January meeting in lovely...
February kicked off with a bang with an up-close look at Volvo's new SuperTruck. (Video here.)...

Covering Trucking in 2017 - in Photos

Get a peek behind the scenes at HDT as Senior Editor Jack Roberts looks back at the places he went, the trucks he drove and the technology he reported on in 2017.

The event set up six labs including Sprinter Versatility, eSprinter, Sprinter Digitalization and...
Volker Mornhinweg, head of Mercedes-Benz Vans, spoke about the 2018 Sprinter.
The van will be a good fit for plumbers, electricians, and other tradesman due to its...

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Innovation Labs

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will launch in early 2018 as a more connected and versatile cargo van. The company gave automotive journalists a few early details at a Dec. 4 event in Stuttgart, Germany, called Sprinter Innovation Campus. Read the full story here. Photos by Paul Clinton and courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

A steak dinner and a festive mood kicked off the night.
Rush Truck Centers Chairman and CEO gets the crowd fired up as the evening kicks off.
Award Trophys await their proud new owners.

Rush Tech Skills Rodeo Awards Dinner [Photos]

Rush Truck Centers wrapped up its 12th Annual Technician Rodeo in San Antonio, Texas, Dec. 12, 2017, with a large banquet honoring winners reflecting every OEM and supplier in the national truck dealer's portfolio. All told, more than $225,000 in cash and prizes were awarded before the evening was through. Photos courtesy of Rush Truck Centers

There's no engine up front. Instead, the Semi's "hood" opens up to reveal a luggage and storage...
In a wild press launch, Tesla founder and CEO finally showed his vision of trucking to the...
Musk ended the evening by showing a brand-new roadster, which he said will be the fastest...

Tesla Semi Unveiling

The much-anticipated Tesla Semi electric truck finally debuted at a splashy launch ceremony in Los Angeles -- and HDT was there!