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Thor COO: Electric Trucks a 'Fantastic' Fit for Regional, Local Class 8 Applications
Help for Tire Management Headaches

Help for Tire Management Headaches

Constantly evolving outsourced maintenance programs are helping fleets bring an unprecedented level of detail and expertise to total tire management.

May 10, 2018

Commentary: How Fuel-Efficient is That Electric Truck?

Commentary: How Fuel-Efficient is That Electric Truck?

No standard means of demonstrating the efficiency of electric vehicles has taken root in trucking yet. But the EPA’s MPGe rating gives fleet managers a useful means of comparing new vehicles with conventional ones.

May 9, 2018

Driving Mack’s Low-Ride Refuse Hauler
The Tales Trailers Tell: High-Tech Communications

The Tales Trailers Tell: High-Tech Communications

A growing number of OEMs and suppliers are starting to take a hard look at how to improve the flow of information about the function, health or cargo in a trailer as the latest step toward total logistics transparency.

March 27, 2018

Q&A: FR8Star CEO Matt Kropp on Using the Data from ELDs and More
Q&A: TMC Chairman Jeff Harris to Focus on Technicians
Keeping Truck Bodies Repaired Is Good for the Bottom Line
Q&A: ZF's Emerging Technology Push Gains Steam

Q&A: ZF's Emerging Technology Push Gains Steam

ZF has deep roots as a technology pioneer. In this exclusive HDT interview, Mitja Schulz, senior VP and general manager of commercial steering systems for ZF TRW, talks about how the company is serving both North American fleets and OEMs with a growing portfolio of advanced vehicle systems.

March 19, 2018

3 Ways Vocational Truck Specs are Changing
Volvo Blends Tech and Tough in New VNX Tractor

Volvo Blends Tech and Tough in New VNX Tractor

Volvo’s new VNX heavy-haul tractor is a perfect example of the trend to blend cutting edge tech with tough. It’s a truck that leverages all of Volvo’s latest technologies with a robust frame, high-horsepower engines, and 125,000 GCWR. Jack Roberts has first impressions.

March 14, 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

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

How Fleets Can Get the Most From A National Tire Account