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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

Great Change and Great Pain in Trucking's Future?
Getting Guidance on Electric Trucks

Getting Guidance on Electric Trucks

The first-ever Guidance Report issued by NACFE seeks to clear the air on both the myths and realities of battery electric vehicles in fleet operations today and in the near future. Blog commentary by Jack Roberts.

May 9, 2018

Future Tech Gets Trashed

Future Tech Gets Trashed

The trucking segment arguably leading the way forward in terms of new technology and alternative fuels is one that would surprise most casual observers of today's trucking industry. Blog commentary by Jack Roberts, Senior Editor.

April 27, 2018

Bonus Blues: What Trucking Company Owners Can Learn About Sharing Success
Valhalla Rising With Volvo Trucks

Valhalla Rising With Volvo Trucks

Long ago, the Vikings told Sagas relating ancient deeds. Today, Volvo has a Saga of its own to tell. But it's of the future, and not the past. Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts.

March 16, 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

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

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

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

Trump Talks Infrastructure – But Will He Go Far Enough?

Trump Talks Infrastructure – But Will He Go Far Enough?

President Trump and Republicans have moved on to talking about infrastructure. But are they talking about the right kind of infrastructure trucking will need to compete in the future? HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts doesn't think so.

January 8, 2018

What Will 2018 Bring To Trucking?

What Will 2018 Bring To Trucking?

HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts takes a look at what he's expecting to see in terms of new technology as 2018 picks up steam.

January 3, 2018

Looking Forward and Backward

Looking Forward and Backward

It turned out 2017 was quite a year in terms of setting the stage for trucking's adoption of emerging technology. Does that mean 2018 will be a snoozer?

December 15, 2017

Is Mexico the Steppingstone to U.S. for Truck OEMs?
10 Tesla Takeaways: Part II

10 Tesla Takeaways: Part II

We learned a lot during the Tesla Truck launch last week. But there are still things we don't know about the splashy new electric truck. HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts takes a look at what we need to know from Tesla going forward.

November 22, 2017