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How to Get a Fast 1 MPG Fuel Economy Boost

How to Get a Fast 1 MPG Fuel Economy Boost

Joel Morrow, technology officer for Ploger Transportation and recognized fuel economy guru, shares a quick and easy way to get an immediate 1 mpg fuel economy bump from new trucks.

June 15, 2018

Volvo, Mack, to Discontinue 16-liter Diesel Immediately
HDT's 2018 Class 8 Truck Preview

HDT's 2018 Class 8 Truck Preview

A host of new models and features show that 2018 will be a game-changer in terms of Class 8 truck productivity and technology.

November 22, 2017

The Lowly Fifth Wheel Receives a Technology Boost
Continental Shows Off Advanced Transportation Technology

Continental Shows Off Advanced Transportation Technology

If you only think "tires" when you think of Continental, think again. HDT's Jack Roberts shares a preview of some of the high-tech solutions the company will showcase at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in September in Germany.

July 6, 2018

A Fatal Vision of the Autonomous Vehicle Future
The Hyperloop Scoop

The Hyperloop Scoop

A whole new means of moving people and freight is quickly moving from concept to reality all around the globe.

July 20, 2018

Navistar Rising: A26 Engine Signals New Chapter

Navistar Rising: A26 Engine Signals New Chapter

International's all-new A26 diesel engine is the product of a radically new engineering philosophy designed to return the company to its position as a technology leader in the trucking industry, says the company.

February 27, 2017

3 Proven Fuel-Saving Strategies for Truck Fleets
Quick Spin: Volvo FL Electric Truck

Quick Spin: Volvo FL Electric Truck

HDT's Jack Roberts gets behind the wheel of one of Volvo's new electric trucks in Sweden, as Volvo shows that electric truck technology is ready to go to work in some real-world fleet operations.

June 21, 2018

First Look: Tesla's All-Electric Semi Truck

First Look: Tesla's All-Electric Semi Truck

Tesla’s new electric truck is a Class 8 daycab that features a highly aggressive aerodynamic design and all-electric drivetrain, and Elon Musk promises a 500-mile range. "You can go out to the middle of nowhere and come back." HDT's Jack Roberts is at the launch and has this report.

November 16, 2017

First Look at Detroit DD5 Medium-Duty Engine
21st Century Truck Wheels

21st Century Truck Wheels

In practice, wheels function quite well with only limited attention and maintenance. But that’s no excuse not to pay attention to them at regular intervals.

December 22, 2016

In-Cab Cameras Are Out of Sight, Always in Mind

In-Cab Cameras Are Out of Sight, Always in Mind

They began as simple event recorders, but today’s in-cab camera systems are integrating with other systems to add power, depth and an unprecedented understanding to fleets.

April 19, 2017

Automated Transmissions Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Automated Transmissions Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Automated manual transmissions surpassed even the most optimistic predictions for adoption. How will the next generation of smarter, faster, and better connected AMTs boost safety, efficiency and, fuel economy?

June 22, 2017