The latest behind-the-scenes video from Nikola's Trevor Milton reveals more details about the hydrogen-electric truck and shows he has high expectations for its success. But HDT's Jim Park says at this point, he's still long on promises but short on mileage.
July 26, 2020
As COVID-19 cases, positive test percentages, and hospitalizations and deaths rise, there's increasing momentum for widespread use of face coverings to slow the spread of the pandemic. Trucking has been ahead of the curve and should continue to lead the way, says Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge in her blog.
July 22, 2020
A tech’s pay is determined by the type of job and whether they can complete the repair in less time than specified by the flat-rate, which will allow them to increase their work volume.
July 13, 2020
Owner-operator Jeff Clark shares his thoughts on how to stay safe during the ongoing protests over police violence, and how they can affect drivers' routes.
July 10, 2020
Varying lead times, a continued focus on safety and green transportation, and concern over aesthetics are just a few trends occurring with vocational truck and van upfits right now.
June 29, 2020
Ford’s electric F-150 is due by mid-2022. Is this a realistic assessment of the electrification timeline, or is Ford late to the game?
June 23, 2020
The Metris Cargo Van is a very maneuverable and fuel-efficient fleet vehicle that offers excellent low-end torque to haul 2,500-pound payload capacity. Its tight turning radius is ideal for navigating crowded metropolitan streets.
June 23, 2020
The past few months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic mean some changes – possibly for the better – will remain in trucking long after the virus is no longer viewed as a threat. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares takeaways from a recent webinar.
June 12, 2020
Truck drivers have been put in some terrible predicaments as protests and sometimes-violent riots have spread across the country in recent days. Deborah Lockridge looks at two disturbing incidents in her blog.
June 1, 2020
Groendyke Transportation watched the number of rear-end collisions with its trailers rise steadily until it tried an unorthodox and then unapproved method of alerting following drivers that its trucks were applying brakes and slowing down.
June 1, 2020
Stepping outside of its normal dedicated carriage mode, Transervice Logistics was able to provide additional resources to one customer during the COVID-19 crisis.
May 29, 2020
Rolf Lockwood thinks a significant corner has been turned in the quest to bring hydrogen to the highway in heavy trucks. Read more in his Locking it In blog.
May 19, 2020
In places such as New York City and Detroit, overwhelmed hospitals and mortuaries are using refrigerated trailers to store the bodies of people killed by COVID-19.
May 14, 2020
Millions of people are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, including large percentages of trucking fleet office staffs. How will this unplanned experiment affect the future of the office? HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares insight from working at home for more than 20 years.
May 13, 2020
CARB’s new targets may be unrealistic, but will they propel the electrification market? Also: Tesla releases Autopilot crash data; autonomous start up attacks the middle mile.
May 12, 2020