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
Battery-electric and hydrogen-electric trucks and components stole the show at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.
November 21, 2019
To demonstrate its capabilities as an electrification powertrain supplier, Cummins showed a concept Class 8 day cab, featuring a hybrid fuel cell-battery electric drivetrain.
October 31, 2019
The new Lonestar Specialty Vehicles electric terminal tractor unveiled at the NACV Show in Atlanta was designed, built and manufactured by Dana.
October 28, 2019
Find out why an electric truck or van may be on your comparative shopping list in the near future.
October 17, 2019
At its Technology Summit, Volvo Trucks North America highlighted a number of new products and upgrades, including a glimpse of an all-electric Class 8 VNR slated for production next year.
September 12, 2019
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
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
Daimler Trucks North America presented the keys to its first two production eCascadia battery-electric tractors to Penske and NFI on Aug. 21 in Napa Valley, California.
August 21, 2019
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
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
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
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
Dana hosted a test drive of trucks outfitted with its latest technology at TMC’s annual meeting in Atlanta.
March 20, 2019
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