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Could Tesla Solve EV Range Issues With Battery Swapping System?
Are Your Tires up to the Job?

Are Your Tires up to the Job?

Tires look alike, but the wrong tire doing the wrong job can be a productivity killer for fleets. Tracking tires and matching them for the task at hand takes constant patience and vigilance.

October 26, 2017

What Do Bans of Diesel and Gasoline Cars in Europe Mean for Trucking?
Truckers Aren't Terrorists

Truckers Aren't Terrorists

A science writer in MIT's Technology Review is worried angry truckers will one day hack or "bedazzle" autonomous vehicle systems to deliberately cause accidents, Jack Roberts pumps the brakes on that idea in his Truck Tech blog.

August 24, 2017

The Human Element, First and Foremost

The Human Element, First and Foremost

The rate of change and complexity of new technology can be daunting. But technology is simply a tool to make our jobs -- and our lives -- easier.

October 20, 2017

Blockchain Explained, Part 2: What Can it Do?

Blockchain Explained, Part 2: What Can it Do?

Blockchain will start out as a platform to enable real-time transparency in logistics. But its future potential could transform trucking operations completely, explains Senior Editor Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

November 3, 2017

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

ATA's Spear: Trucking Deserves a Stronger Role in Policy

ATA's Spear: Trucking Deserves a Stronger Role in Policy

At the TMC Annual meeting, ATA president Chris Spear said that the time was right for trucking to take its rightful seat at the negotiating table, tell its story and make certain it was not cut out of the picture in the legislative, policy and technology issues both today and in the future.

March 5, 2018

Daimler Announces Public Highway Platooning Tests
Tesla's Musk Teases 'Mind-Blowing' Truck Launch
More Details Emerge on Tesla Electric Big Rig
Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?

Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?

Transportation analyst Rick Mihelic says electric powertrains and autonomous vehicles will only be the beginning of the changes fleets will have to deal with in the near-term future.

August 31, 2017

Missouri Tech Named Grand Champion of Rush Rodeo

Missouri Tech Named Grand Champion of Rush Rodeo

At Rush Truck Centers’ 12th annual Technician Rodeo in San Antonio, Justin Euler, from Rush Truck Center, St. Peters, Mo, was named this year’s Grand Champion. Euler has been a technician with Rush for six years.

December 13, 2017

Embark's New Road to Autonomous

Embark's New Road to Autonomous

Embark COO Mike Reid says his company's approach to autonomous trucks will help resolve driver shortage issues while delivering immediate value for fleets.

December 18, 2017

VW CEO: Tesla Among Our Top Competitors

VW CEO: Tesla Among Our Top Competitors

In the "old world," VW CEO Herbert Diess watched and worried about Toyota and Hyundai. Today he's keeping an eye on a new American automaker.

August 7, 2017