If hydrogen fuel-cell trucks are truly part of the answer for a zero-emissions future, the upstream process of producing and transporting that hydrogen fuel also needs to be “green.”
In Germany, they’ve been testing trucks that get electricity from overhead electric lines, similar to how many trains work. But unlike trains or streetcars, these trucks can also operate on regular roads.
John O’Leary, the new chief at Daimler Trucks North America, talks about the challenges of a booming truck market, the launch of new vocational and electric trucks, its parent company, and more.
Roger Nielsen has seen a lot change in his 35 years with Daimler Trucks North America. The soon-to-retire CEO shares a historic perspective and his thoughts on current and future challenges in a wide-ranging interview.
Peterbilt just culminated a five-year development process with the launch of its New Model 379 Class 8 truck – but it’s far from the only thing the company has been working on. We talked to General Manager Jason Skoog about the new truck, electrification, and autonomous technology.
ZF says its acquisition of Wabco will create “a leading global integrated systems provider for commercial vehicle technology.” But what does that mean for North American fleets? Find out in this interview with HDT.
In what has felt a bit this year like a headlong rush toward zero-emission battery-electric and hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicles, are we overlooking other potential environmental impacts?
Twenty companies illustrate how trucking can take the lead in sustainability in HDT's annual Top Green Fleet awards, honoring strategies such as electric vehicle and alternative fuel adoption, fuel-saving techniques, and green facilities.
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