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How 3 SmartWay Excellence Honorees Cut Their Carbon Footprint
Thor Trucks Takes Different Approach to Electric Trucks

Thor Trucks Takes Different Approach to Electric Trucks

A new electric truck company thinks its modest approach will captivate regional-haul trucking fleets. The Thor Trucks team is focused on providing long-haul electric truck solutions that it says are “reasonable and profitable now.”

January 18, 2018

Truck Technology Takes the Stage at the Consumer Electronics Show
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

Taking Tire Pressure Management to the Next Level

Taking Tire Pressure Management to the Next Level

Tire pressure monitoring and inflation systems are a proven way for fleets to manage one of their biggest consumable items and ensure safe operation. New technologies will take the capabilities of these systems to the next level.

December 28, 2017

Quick Spin: HX Series - International's Refined Linebacker

Quick Spin: HX Series - International's Refined Linebacker

The new International HX Series severe-duty tractor resembles the PayStar it replaces but it has a tough, no-nonsense stance and a quiet and ergonomic interior - much like International's other new trucks, the LT and RH.

December 27, 2017

Truck Cabs Designed With Drivers in Mind

Truck Cabs Designed With Drivers in Mind

Even while headlines gush about advanced vehicle technologies, a great deal of the enhancements on the latest round of Class 8 trucks are primarily focused on making drivers more comfortable and productive while they’re on the road, as well as increasing their chances of coming home safe and sound.

December 19, 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

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

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

Cautiously Optimistic, Rusty Rush Looks Ahead
Is Mexico the Steppingstone to U.S. for Truck OEMs?
House Committee Hears Testimony on Autonomous Truck Tech
Freightliner Aims to Stay on Top in Mexico

Freightliner Aims to Stay on Top in Mexico

Freightliner is maintaining an impressive 39% share of the Mexican commercial truck market as 2017 draws to a close — and is looking to build on that standing in 2018. HDT's Jack Roberts reports from Puerto Vallarta.

November 29, 2017