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Shell Looks at the Future of Fuel

Shell Looks at the Future of Fuel

At a recent conference at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Shell presented an array of speakers who sized up the state of alternative fuel technologies in trucking and a likely timeline for real-world adoption of these new means of moving freight.

November 27, 2019

Electric and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks at the NACV Show [Video]
Cummins Showcases Hydrogen Fuel Cell Concept Truck
Dana Showcases Fully Electrified Terminal Tractor
Electroeconomics: The Macroeconomics of Electric Trucks
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

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

Freightliner Delivers First eCascadia Electric Trucks
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

Q&A: Sandeep Kar on Tomorrow's Truck

Q&A: Sandeep Kar on Tomorrow's Truck

Sandeep Kar is a leading transportation futurist, tracking and explaining how emerging technologies are changing trucking and logistics. In this HDT interview, Kar talks about his new role at telematics provider FleetComplete and how he thinks trucking will evolve in the near term.

April 11, 2019

Can Electric Trucks Ease the Technician Shortage?

Can Electric Trucks Ease the Technician Shortage?

Electric trucks have thousands fewer moving parts than vehicles with conventional powertrains. Does that mean near-future fleets could get by with fewer technicians? Senior Editor Jack Roberts takes a look in the Truck Tech blog.

April 8, 2019

Prediction: Electric Trucks Are Going to Be a Hit

Prediction: Electric Trucks Are Going to Be a Hit

At the end of the day, says Senior Editor Jack Roberts, an electric truck is simply just a truck. And while they may have a different propulsion system than conventional powertrains, the positives they offer many fleets outweigh the negatives.

March 22, 2019

Quick Spin: Dana’s Electrified Truck Powertrain
Lion Unveils Urban Class 8 Electric Truck

Lion Unveils Urban Class 8 Electric Truck

The Lion Electric Co. showed off its first all-electric Class 8 urban truck at the American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting in Atlanta March 19, saying it will be commercialized this fall.

March 19, 2019

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