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Daimler Achieves 115% Efficiency Improvement with SuperTruck

Daimler Achieves 115% Efficiency Improvement with SuperTruck

Daimler Trucks North America unveiled its futuristic SuperTruck at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show, saying the project exceeded the company’s expectations. The DTNA SuperTruck has achieved 115% freight efficiency improvement, surpassing the Department of Energy program’s goal of 50% improvement.

March 26, 2015

Daimler Eyes 40% Vocational Market Share by 2015

Daimler Eyes 40% Vocational Market Share by 2015

Daimler Trucks North America mapped out its goals in the Class 6,7, and 8 markets, as well as its goal to increase the company's market share in the vocational market at its annual press event in Northern California.

July 30, 2014

ATA’s Spear Sees Trucking as “Test Bed” for Autonomous Technology
FMCSA’s DeLorenzo: Move to ELDs Benefits Everyone

FMCSA’s DeLorenzo: Move to ELDs Benefits Everyone

As Joe DeLorenzo, director of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance, sees it, there are positive reasons why all motor carriers need to be conscious of the upcoming electronic logging device mandate deadline of December 18, 2017.

February 28, 2017

Volvo Trucks Honors 2014 Safety Award Winners

Volvo Trucks Honors 2014 Safety Award Winners

SAN DIEGO -- Volvo Trucks announced its 2014 Safety Awards winners on the exhibit hall floor of this year’s American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition.

October 6, 2014

Ford Transit’s KC Plant Running Full Steam Ahead
CarrierDirect Gives Outlook for Domestic Transport and Logistics
Kalmar Ottawa Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look at the T2

Kalmar Ottawa Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look at the T2

Terminal tractor manufacturer Kalmar Ottawa hosted a number of industry journalists this past week for a tour of the company’s Ottawa, Kan., facility and some time behind the wheel of the T2, its newest terminal tractor.

June 5, 2015

TSA Demonstrates Vehicle Explosives Detection

TSA Demonstrates Vehicle Explosives Detection

A team of experts from the Transportation Security Administration offered both classroom and hands-on presentations on improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at this year’s Fleet Safety Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois.

July 27, 2017

Utility Trailers Reviews 2016, Looks Ahead to 2017 and New Regs

Utility Trailers Reviews 2016, Looks Ahead to 2017 and New Regs

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. is “fairly optimistic about 2017,” according to Craig Bennett, senior vice president of sales and marketing. Bennett and his team are moving into 2017 with some new products and an eye on incoming federal regulations.

January 26, 2017

XL Hybrids to Offer Hybrid Ford F-250 Pickup

XL Hybrids to Offer Hybrid Ford F-250 Pickup

XL Hybrids will begin producing its XL3R hybrid electric drive system for 2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 pickups in the first quarter of 2018, the vehicle modifier told Heavy Duty Trucking in an exclusive interview.

September 26, 2017