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The more than 80 attendees of the inagural Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange were all smiles during...
Heavy Duty Trucking eXchange in Photos Heavy Duty Trucking eXchange in Photos
HDTX attendees were treated to a special preview of International’s new RH vocational model,... Ford showcased a 2016 F-650 dump truck at HDTX in Phoenix. Fleet executives who test-drove the...

Heavy Duty Trucking eXchange in Photos

The inaugural HDTX brought fleet decision-makers and host suppliers together in Phoenix for two days of networking, one-on-one meetings, education, and inspiration. Photos by Kareem Girgis

MATS 2017 Photos: Day 3
MATS 2017 Photos: Day 3
MATS 2017 Photos: Day 3

MATS 2017 Photos: Day 3

HDT's editors share some of the sights from around the show on Saturday, the big day of the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show at the Kentucky Fair and Exhibition Center in Louisville, Ky. All photos by Jim Park.

James Teglas, the top tractor tech winner, takes a closer look. Photo: Deborah Lockridge
Happy winners pose at U.S. Xpress headquarters. All competing techs got a tour of HQ and got to...
The competition was greatly expanded from the first year, approximately doubling the number of...

U.S. Xpress MAXimum Tech Competition [Photos]

Truckload carrier U.S. Xpress hosted its second annual technician competition in its Tunnel Hill, Georgia, facility on April 20. HDT's Deborah Lockridge was there and has these photos.

Volvo Trucks Unveils VNR Regional Tractor [Photos]
Volvo Trucks Unveils VNR Regional Tractor [Photos]
Volvo Trucks Unveils VNR Regional Tractor [Photos]
Alan Adams, Anderson, Indiana. 1999 Kenworth W900L.
There were fewer highly customized "Mafia" style trucks, and the winners list showed a...
Alan Adams, Anderson, Indiana. 1999 Kenworth W900L.

Gallery: Paul K. Young Truck Beauty Contest 2017

The bevy of beauties at this year's Paul K. Young Truck Beauty contest at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, seemed a little thinner. There were fewer of the highly customized "Mafia" style trucks, and the winners list showed a preference for more traditional entries. There were some nicely done classics and some brand new trucks as well. Here's a sample of what we saw out behind the stables this year. All photos by Jim Park.

Photo: Deborah Lockridge
Photo: Jack Roberts
Photo: Jack Roberts

MATS 2017 Photos: Day Two

HDT's editors share some of the sights from the massive event show floor on the second day of the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show at the Kentucky Fair and Exhibition Center in Louisville, Ky. 

Freightliner this year was represented by a pair of Team Run Smart owner-operators. Photo:...
Mack Trucks' Jack Mack is a customized mega-pickup, a "what if" exercise highlighting some of...
The Jack Mack features an 800-hp Mack MP8 engine, 8-inch dual exhaust, fully tilting truck bed,...

MATS 2017 Photos: Day One

The show floor is open as Mid-America Trucking Show 2017 kicks off on March 23 at the Kentucky Fair and Exhibition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. HDT's editors share some of the sights.

1949 Peterbilt 350, Gerry Howard, Fairborn, Ohio. Photo: Jim Park
The engine has been completely torn down and restored to working condition but it's not...
1979 Peterbilt Extended Hood, Robert DeLullo, St. Marys, Pennsylvania. Photo: Jim Park