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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

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

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

A Closer Look at Peterbilt's Electric Model 220EV

A Closer Look at Peterbilt's Electric Model 220EV

With the launch of the electric Model 220EV, Peterbilt is wading into what is sure to become a crowded marketplace. With rising consumer interest in electric trucks, the Model 220EV fits right into the pickup and delivery segment.

January 9, 2019

The Electric Truck Landscape

The Electric Truck Landscape

Electric commercial trucks are still in their infancy but the technology and infrastructure that will power future trucks is quickly maturing.

December 17, 2018

Commentary: Electric Truck Progress is Real
Commentary: A Charging Standard Is Practical Progress
Daimler's Daum: Platooning May Not be the Holy Grail

Daimler's Daum: Platooning May Not be the Holy Grail

At the HDMA Breakfast at the IAA Show in Hannover, Germany, the head of Daimler’s Truck and Bus business division noted that not all new technologies ultimately pan out. And truck platooning may be one of them.

September 21, 2018

Why Electric Trucks? Why Now?
Commentary: There Must be a Business Case for New Truck Tech

Commentary: There Must be a Business Case for New Truck Tech

There has to be a business case for fleets to invest in new tech like platooning and electric trucks - a benefit in terms of safety, efficiency, or other factors that eventually will go to the bottom line. Commentary by editor in chief Deborah Lockridge.

July 31, 2018

ZF Unveils its Latest Roadmap to Electric and Automated Trucks and More
Daimler Talks Truck Sales, Tariffs, and Globalism

Daimler Talks Truck Sales, Tariffs, and Globalism

Daimler Trucks execs emphasized the benefits of global collaboration as the OEM develops new electric and automated truck technology, at the same time warning of the potential negative effects of tariffs and trade wars.

June 7, 2018

Thor COO: Electric Trucks a 'Fantastic' Fit for Regional, Local Class 8 Applications
Commentary: Is There an Electric Truck In Your Near Future?
Commentary: 5 Takeaways From 2017

Commentary: 5 Takeaways From 2017

One of the reasons HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge enjoys covering trucking is because there’s always something new to write about. Here are her top 5 takeaways from the changing trucking landscape in 2017.

December 14, 2017

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