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Predicting Trucking in 2020 – 10 Years Ago
Imagining a Completely Driverless Truck

Imagining a Completely Driverless Truck

A truck designed from the ground up with only minimal considerations for human passengers would be a radically different vehicle from the ones on the road today.

December 29, 2020

Connectivity Comes Online at TMC

Connectivity Comes Online at TMC

It’s usually not by design, but trade shows usually have an unofficial theme that can provide clues as to where a particular industry is heading. At the TMC Annual Meeting, HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts thinks connectivity was the most dominant topic of discussion.

February 27, 2020

Alexa Everywhere – Even in Big Trucks

Alexa Everywhere – Even in Big Trucks

Artificial intelligence personal assistants in the truck cab may completely revolutionize the driver-vehicle interface experience, says Senior Editor Jack Roberts in the Truck Tech blog.

January 13, 2020

2020 Trucking Ahead

2020 Trucking Ahead

The early signs indicate this will be a newsworthy year -- both inside trucking and out. Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts.

January 3, 2020

Trucking Technology: 2019 in the Rear-View Mirror

Trucking Technology: 2019 in the Rear-View Mirror

2019 wasn't so much a year of earth-shattering headlines on the trucking technology front, as it was a year of consolidating gains and making solid business cases for new ways of moving goods. Commentary by HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts.

December 31, 2019

Looking into Trucking's Future with DTNA's Roger Nielsen

Looking into Trucking's Future with DTNA's Roger Nielsen

Battery-electric trucks and fuel-cell electric trucks will exist side by side – and sooner than you may think, predicted Daimler Trucks North America chief Roger Nielsen in a short interview with Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

November 7, 2019

Disruption Can Bring Anxiety or Opportunity: The Choice is Yours
Self-Driving Tech Developer Aims for 24/7 Trucking

Self-Driving Tech Developer Aims for 24/7 Trucking

Much of the talk around self-driving trucks has focused on safety enhancements lately. But Waymo's CEO made it clear that trucking nonstop and around-the-clock remains the Holy Grail of tech developers.

October 1, 2019

A Critical Design Fault in Connected Transportation

A Critical Design Fault in Connected Transportation

We’ve all heard about hacking computerized vehicles, but the risk may be worse than you think. A hacker with only modest resources could launch a massive attack against our automotive infrastructure.

September 18, 2019

To Understand Trucking Disruption, Look to the Money on the Table
The Delivery Robots’ Greatest Threat

The Delivery Robots’ Greatest Threat

A new wave of delivery robots could transform the way goods are delivered – provided they survive their first contact with the greatest nemesis they’ll ever face: teenagers, says Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

June 21, 2019

How is Trucking Different in 2019?

How is Trucking Different in 2019?

There are many lifers in the trucking industry and in 2019 it seems that so much has changed that it's hard to pinpoint just how different it has become, finds Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

June 5, 2019

Is Autonomous Tech Taking a Time-Out?

Is Autonomous Tech Taking a Time-Out?

A few high-profile tech developers are tapping the brakes when it comes to autonomous trucks. What’s going on? Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts

May 16, 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

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