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The Kenworth T680 the company is highlighting as "The Driver's Truck." Photo: Deborah Lockridge
A giant blow-up jug of oil greets MATS attendees at the main entrance. Photo: Deborah Lockridge Crates, forklifts, rolled-up rugs ... all the signs of a truck show in the setup stages. Photo:...
Putting a last-minute polish on a truck on display. Photo: Deborah Lockridge Antique trucks like this old Chevy shine in preparation for Thursday's crowds. Photo: Deborah...

Mid-America Trucking Show 2017 in Photos: Pre-Show

The day before the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show opened in Louisville, Kentucky, HDT's editors attended press conferences, conducted interviews, and took in the sights as exhibitors set up their booths.

Alliance AutoGas technicians converted this F-150 to run on propane autogas.
Mercedes-Benz Metris van displayed as handy toolbox. Photo: David Cullen
The 2017 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year award was presented to John Ruppert, Ford general...

2017 Work Truck Show in Pictures

The 2017 Work Truck Show offers up an array of new trucks, engines, and other commercial vehicle announcements. The show runs from March 14 to 17 in Indianapolis. Read our coverage here. Photos by Chris Brown, David Cullen, Lauren Fletcher, and courtesy of Blossman and NTEA.

In addition to the photos featured here, a Top 20 award was presented to Lytx for its Unisyn...
Accuride's Craig Kessler, VP engineering, left, and Dennis Winn, director of technology &...
Keith McComsey, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake director of marketing and customer solutions,...
Photo: Deborah Lockridge
Volvo's booth highlighted connectivity. Photo: Deborah Lockridge
Rush Enterprises highlighted its latest Momentum natural gas offering. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

Photos from TMC in Nashville

HDT was on hand for the annual meeting of the American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council in Nashville, Tennessee, Feb. 27-March 1, 2017. Here are a few of the sights.

Cab-over-engine configuration (though there is no engine as such) helps add interior space....
The Nikola One prototype rotates on a turntable with the veil still in place.
Unique nose styling with LED lighting shows even through the veil.

The Nikola One Launch Event

The unveiling of the Nikola One hydrogen-electric long-haul tractor generated intense curiosity from truck operators, suppliers, and the trucking press. The vehicle's design does away with the traditional diesel and gear-heavy drivetrain in favor of electric propulsion from a hydrogen fuel cell that provides a range of 1,200 miles. Photos: Tom Berg

The 2016 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, an 80-foot Englemann spruce adorned with thousands of LED...
Payette National Forest workers Jared Schuster (left) and Chris Niccoli use a traditional...
Payette National Forest workers trim branches from the base of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree...

The Capitol Christmas Tree Journey [Photos]

Updated: A specially-decaled Kenworth T680 transported the 52nd U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on a special cross-country tour to the U.S. Capitol. The tour visits 27 community celebrations during the 4,000-mile journey. Photos courtesy of Kenworth

The new 48,000 square-foot, $7.5 million facility is clearly visible from Interstate 40 and less...
The Greensboro area needed a new facility to better serve current and prospective customers and...
Volvo Trucks North America's corporate headquarters is also located along Interstate-40, less...

Volvo's New Greensboro Truck Dealership [Photos]

One of the latest and most modern Volvo Truck Dealerships in the United States recently opened in Greensboro, North Carolina. Our European correspondent Sven-Erik Lindstrand was on hand to tour the crown jewel in Volvo's dealer network. Photos by Sven-Erik Lindstrand

A new Freightliner Cascadia awaits its fuel test run at US Xpress headquarters in Chattanooga, TN.
A fuel-economy-spec'd Peterbilt Model 579 away US Xpress headquarters.
An International ProStar prior to beginning the Pit Group-US Xpress fuel run earlier this week.

Pit Tests Fuel Economy With U.S. Xpress [Photos]

The Pit Group is working with U.S. Xpress to test and verify emerging powertrain, fuel efficiency, and safety technology, as well as trucking-specific best practices both in the shop and in the cab. Photos: Jack Roberts