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Volvo Offers Sneak-Peek of All-New Class 8 Electric Tractor
Volvo Looks to Future with New Electric Truck, Plant Improvements

Volvo Looks to Future with New Electric Truck, Plant Improvements

At the Technology Summit at the Volvo Customer Center in Dublin, Virginia, Volvo Trucks not only highlighted its latest technology; it also gave reporters a report on the state of the North American truck-building industry and the company's position within it.

September 12, 2019

Match Dual Tires for Optimal Miles

Match Dual Tires for Optimal Miles

Mismatched duals on drive axles and trailers can chew up tires and a fleet’s bottom line. Luckily, the fix is fairly simple.

September 10, 2019

NACFE Announces Run on Less Regional Fleets and Drivers

NACFE Announces Run on Less Regional Fleets and Drivers

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has released the 10 fleets and drivers that will be participating in its Run on Less Regional Challenge in October, as well as a series of educational webinars focusing on emerging trucking technologies.

September 10, 2019

Who's Going to Work on Electric and Alt-Fuel Trucks?

Who's Going to Work on Electric and Alt-Fuel Trucks?

Fleets of the future are likely to be powered by a variety of drivetrains and fuels. Can an industry dealing with a technician shortage find the skilled workers it needs to keep them running?

September 9, 2019

Short-Sighted Thinking at the FCC

Short-Sighted Thinking at the FCC

As the possibilities of connected and autonomous vehicles become clearer, the head of the Federal Communications Commission wants to pull the plug on a dedicated Wi-Fi spectrum for vehicle-to-vehicle communications.

September 6, 2019

Weathering the Storm: How Truckers and Fleets Can Prepare for Hurricanes
Q&A: Starsky Robotics Founder on the Digitization of Freight and Autonomous Trucks
Freightliner Delivers First eCascadia Electric Trucks
Trucking: America’s Unsung Economic Ace Card

Trucking: America’s Unsung Economic Ace Card

Long-haul trucking was a key force in the great American economic boom after World War II. And it's still an important advantage for the U.S. in today's competitive global economy.

August 16, 2019

18 Wheelers and Weed

18 Wheelers and Weed

The stigma around recreational Marijuana usage is increasingly fading away and it is even being touted for its medicinal uses. How will a safety-focused trucking industry deal with this new cultural norm? Part 2 of HDT's Trucking Under the Influence series.

August 12, 2019

To Understand Trucking Disruption, Look to the Money on the Table
The Machinery Haulers Association Wants You!
Q&A: Akasol North America President Roy Schulde

Q&A: Akasol North America President Roy Schulde

Akasol is one of Europe’s largest supplier of battery systems for commercial vehicles with hybrid-electric or all-electric drives and is now moving into the North American commercial vehicle market.

August 2, 2019

NACFE: Should Tractors and Trailers be Mated for Life?

NACFE: Should Tractors and Trailers be Mated for Life?

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has released its latest Confidence Reports, including one that delves into the intentional pairing of tractors and trailers for optimal fuel economy benefits and another that updates findings on idling practices.

July 30, 2019