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Green Transportation: Beyond the Tailpipe [Commentary]
Meet HDT's 2020 Top Green Fleets

Meet HDT's 2020 Top Green Fleets

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.

November 16, 2020

Greener Fuels on the Way to Zero Emissions

Greener Fuels on the Way to Zero Emissions

Clean diesel engines and renewable fuels still have a place in the quest for sustainable transportation, despite all the excitement around electric trucks.

November 2, 2020

Commentary: Trucking’s Many Paths to Saving the Planet
Why A. Duie Pyle is Adding Electric Trucks to its Last-Mile Delivery Fleet
AxleTech Focuses on Electrification for Commercial Vehicles

AxleTech Focuses on Electrification for Commercial Vehicles

AxleTech is reinventing itself with a focus on electrified vehicle solutions. By focusing on a “power-agnostic” between-the-wheels electrification technology, it believes it can provide integrated, in-axle systems that provide the same power and efficiency as conventional diesel powertrains – and maybe even better.

March 1, 2019

8 Trends to Watch in Trucking in 2019

8 Trends to Watch in Trucking in 2019

Reporting on the trucking industry was eventful in 2018, and it looks to get even more exciting in 2019. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her predictions for where we're going with drivers, regulations, technology and more.

December 21, 2018

Ozinga's Merry Mixer Truck Lights up the Holidays

Ozinga's Merry Mixer Truck Lights up the Holidays

Who doesn’t love sparkling lights during the holidays? One Chicago-area fleet is generating holiday spirit and goodwill with a specially-decked-out mixer truck that's touring the area with its animated holiday show.

December 20, 2018

Daimler Deals with Booming Market, Preps Electric Trucks

Daimler Deals with Booming Market, Preps Electric Trucks

Daimler Trucks North America chief Roger Nielsen spoke about managing a runaway truck market, electric trucks, automation and more to trucking reporters at the American Trucking Associations' conference in Austin, Texas.

October 29, 2018

What Do Final Mile Trends Mean for Equipment and Maintenance Managers?
Meritor Looks to Electrified Future

Meritor Looks to Electrified Future

Meritor, in the midst of a three-year push to unveil 20 significant new products as part of its growth strategy, is also looking to a not-so-distant future where electrification will be a major factor in commercial trucks.

August 10, 2017

Solar Power for Your Truck or Trailer Refrigeration Unit

Solar Power for Your Truck or Trailer Refrigeration Unit

Transport refrigeration system batteries are increasingly being tapped to power additional electronics such as telematics devices, fuel-level sensors, interior trailer lighting and other accessories. But that means batteries can go dead faster than ever. Solar power to the rescue.

August 9, 2017

Where U.S. Trucking Fits in the Global Emissions Puzzle

Where U.S. Trucking Fits in the Global Emissions Puzzle

A new report says heavy trucks are the missing piece in the global vehicle emissions puzzle. But the U.S. trucking industry is well ahead of the game, contends Deborah Lockridge in her All That's Trucking blog.

July 7, 2017

2016 Top 50 Green Fleets

This list of 50 industry leaders show there are many paths to sustainability, from better mpg to alternative fuels to “green” facilities.

November 15, 2016

Will Global Interest Spur DME Adoption in North America?

Will Global Interest Spur DME Adoption in North America?

Low oil and diesel prices have dampened interest in alternative fuels, and dimethyl ether, more commonly known as DME, is no exception. But will global interest in DME hasten its adoption as a fuel in North America?

January 22, 2016