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Eaton Highlights Trucking Technology Initiatives at TMC

Eaton Highlights Trucking Technology Initiatives at TMC

Eaton Sunday kicked off press conference at the 2018 Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Atlanta with an update on its most recent products and a in-depth look at the advanced systems and components its engineers are working on, including systems for electric trucks.

March 4, 2018

Technology & Maintenance Council Meeting Kicks off in Atlanta

Technology & Maintenance Council Meeting Kicks off in Atlanta

As TMC's annual meeting kicks off this week, news on new products, maintenance procedures and emerging technology in the trucking industry will flow out of Atlanta, including sessions on hot topics such as last-mile delivery and autonomous trucks.

March 4, 2018

Tire Telematics: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
Test Drive: Mack’s Low-Ride Refuse Hauler

Test Drive: Mack’s Low-Ride Refuse Hauler

Mack’s LR model features high-powered, smart hydraulics and finely-tuned details to help refuse fleets move trash fast. Jack Roberts takes it for a test drive.

February 21, 2018

Disruption thy Name Is Amazon

Disruption thy Name Is Amazon

Industry observers say a rumored Amazon parcel delivery fleet would disrupt today's P&D business climate. Those analysts are missing the bigger picture. Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts

February 16, 2018

Amazon Moves to Launch Its Own Delivery Fleet
Remembering the Red Ball Express

Remembering the Red Ball Express

African-American soldiers risked their lives to keep the U.S. Army supplied during World War II and became legends in the process.

February 9, 2018

Detroit's New DD8 Diesel Engine Completes Medium-Duty Power Offerings
Details Emerge on Tesla's Planned Electric Truck Charging Network
Autonomous Vehicle Sales Could Reach 188,000 Units in 5 Years
Let the Robot Drive?

Let the Robot Drive?

Another Tesla Autopilot crash this week is a reminder that autonomous vehicle technology still has a ways to go before it's ready for widespread use on public roads. But that doesn't mean the technology isn't viable.

January 25, 2018

The Quest for Lighter Trailers

The Quest for Lighter Trailers

Trailers need to be as light, strong, cheap and durable as possible, creating a never-ending race for an always-lighter design.

January 19, 2018

Panic or Profit? Truck Fleets Need to be Ready for Technology Changes

Panic or Profit? Truck Fleets Need to be Ready for Technology Changes

How fast are autonomous and electric trucks coming? That may be up for debate. But Jack Roberts says in his Truck Tech blog, it's the fleets that are already tracking new technology and considering its potential that will be the ones riding trucking's coming technology wave.

January 19, 2018

How Fleets Can Get the Most From A National Tire Account
How 3 SmartWay Excellence Honorees Cut Their Carbon Footprint