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Q&A: Kenworth Talks Production Delays, New Trucks, Tech

Q&A: Kenworth Talks Production Delays, New Trucks, Tech

Kenworth General Manager Kevin Baney discussed production delays due to a COVID-19 disruption in microchip availability and sat down with HDT to talk about the past year, his company’s new trucks, technology, and the road ahead.

April 5, 2021

Virginia Port to Evaluate Autonomous Trucks

Virginia Port to Evaluate Autonomous Trucks

The Virginia Port Authority has received a federal grant that will allow it to begin evaluating the potential benefits of autonomous truck use for intermodal port operations.

February 1, 2021

How Trucking Fleets Can Manage the Next Crisis
Kodiak Showcases Autonomous Truck Freight Runs

Kodiak Showcases Autonomous Truck Freight Runs

Kodiak Robotics is now making 200-plus-mile “disengagement-free” autonomous freight runs with a tractor-trailer equipped with its autonomous driving technology.

January 12, 2021

Daimler Showcases Second-Generation Autonomous Freightliner Cascadia
Events Fleet Pivots to Relief Runs During COVID-19 Outbreak
Trucking on the Front Line in Fight Against COVID-19

Trucking on the Front Line in Fight Against COVID-19

As an increasingly aware United States mobilizes to contain the spread the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the trucking industry is uniquely positioned to help in the containment effort – or to spreading the disease.

March 12, 2020

Mid-America Trucking Show Cancelled as Coronavirus Concerns Spread
What Oil War Could Mean for Trucking

What Oil War Could Mean for Trucking

A sudden war in crude oil prices between Russia and Saudi Arabia could mean a drop in diesel and gasoline prices at American fuel pumps. But the longer-term implications are more worrying.

March 10, 2020

Q&A: DAT Analytics Guru Explains how Freight Forecasting Works

Q&A: DAT Analytics Guru Explains how Freight Forecasting Works

DAT Solutions announced a pilot program for a suite of new rate forecasting and market analysis tools in January ahead of a commercial launch in April. In this HDT interview, we asked the company how this new capability works and how it benefits shippers, brokers and carriers alike.

February 7, 2020

Scania Hails Positioning Accuracy Breakthrough for Autonomous Vehicles
Waymo Begins Autonomous Mapping Runs in New Mexico and Texas

Waymo Begins Autonomous Mapping Runs in New Mexico and Texas

Waymo has begun carrying out interstate mapping operations by a fleet of minivans in New Mexico and Texas – a move that is seen by many tech observers as a prelude to long-haul evaluation runs of tractor-trailers under autonomous control.

January 23, 2020

U.S. Commits to Lead in Autonomous Vehicle R&D

U.S. Commits to Lead in Autonomous Vehicle R&D

A new report issued by the U.S. National Science and Technology Council and the U.S. Department of Transportation laid out the Trump administration’s plans to stake out a leadership role for the country in the global race to develop autonomous vehicle technology.

January 13, 2020

NACFE Fleets Saved Almost $900 Million in Fuel Costs

NACFE Fleets Saved Almost $900 Million in Fuel Costs

The North American Council for Fuel Efficiency’s 2019 Annual Fleet Fuel Study found that the 21 participating fleets have saved almost $900 million in combined fuel costs since 2017. But there's a “significant” performance gap between them and typical fleet performance.

January 6, 2020

HDT's 2019 Test Drives in Review

HDT's 2019 Test Drives in Review

Our editors get to climb behind the wheel of some truly fascinating pieces of equipment. Here's a look back at 2019's test drives.

December 26, 2019

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