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Will Your Truck Lighting Pass Inspection?

Will Your Truck Lighting Pass Inspection?

Learn what to expect from the upcoming 2021 International Roadcheck blitz that focuses on lighting and how to ensure that your trucks pass inspection in this Short Hauls video interview.

April 15, 2021

Augmented Reality Tool Helps Train Diesel Techs [Video]
Mack Talks Over the Air Software Updates [Video]

Mack Talks Over the Air Software Updates [Video]

Mack Trucks highway product manager Stu Russoli explains Mack Over the Air at the Mid-America Trucking Show, detailing the feature that can download wireless software updates for various systems on the truck.

March 22, 2018

The Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange Recap [Video]

The Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange Recap [Video]

The first Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange provided a chance to bring fleets and suppliers together in Phoenix for two days of networking, one-on-one meetings, education, and inspiration.

July 7, 2017

On the Spot: U.S. Xpress Max-imum Tech Competition [Video]

On the Spot: U.S. Xpress Max-imum Tech Competition [Video]

U.S. Xpress hosted its second annual technician competition in its Tunnel Hill, Georgia, facility. In this video, HDT's Deborah Lockridge explores how the competition keeps U.S. Xpress's technicians on top of the latest technology to keep the fleet's trucks on the road.

May 11, 2017

Truck Engine Teardown Examines FA-4 Oil Protection [video]

Truck Engine Teardown Examines FA-4 Oil Protection [video]

New fuel-efficient API FA-4 oils have lower viscosity, leading some to worry about engine protection. Chevron recently completed a 500,000-mile engine teardown at a Georgia trucking fleet that's been testing these oil formulations for four years.

April 5, 2017

On the Spot: How Tire Vibration Can Impact Fuel Efficiency [Video]
On the Spot: Michelin Tire Care 2.0 [Video]

On the Spot: Michelin Tire Care 2.0 [Video]

Michelin has launched its new Tire Care 2.0, offering RFID tags to help fleets better manage assets. HDT's Jim Park caught up with Michelin at TMC and has this video report.

March 17, 2017

On the Spot: Truck-Lite's RoadReady Trailer Telematics System [Video]
Video: Wabco Talks Air Disc Brakes

Video: Wabco Talks Air Disc Brakes

Air disc brakes are every so slowly gaining market share and could be at 20% on heavy duty trucks within five years, predicts Jon Morrison, president of Wabco Americas. Senior editor Tom Berg interviewed Jon Morrison at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show.  

April 20, 2016

Why Fiat-Chrysler's Fleet is Moving to CNG [Video]

Why Fiat-Chrysler's Fleet is Moving to CNG [Video]

Fiat Chrysler America's private parts-hauling fleet is spending $40 million to convert 179 trucks to compressed natural gas. Marty DiFiore, head of FCA Transport and Auto Transport Services, and Leonard Tanner Jr., FCA Automotive Driver, talk about the move in this video from FCA's media team.

December 8, 2015

Video: 2015 TMC SuperTech Skills Competition Day 2

Video: 2015 TMC SuperTech Skills Competition Day 2

The TMC SuperTech Skills Competition took place over two days and this year included a student competition which let aspiring technicians test their skills alongside some of the most skilled professionals in the field. 

September 24, 2015

Video: 2015 TMC SuperTech Skills Competition Day 1
The True Causes of Rubber on the Road

The True Causes of Rubber on the Road

Video from the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau and Tire Industry Association shows that retread tires may not be the cause of rubber on the road. The two groups cite independent research and offer easy-to-understand explanations of reasons tires fail and litter highways with dangerous debris.

August 14, 2014

Shell Teardown Evaluates Low-Viscosity Experimental Engine Oil

Shell Teardown Evaluates Low-Viscosity Experimental Engine Oil

In anticipation of a new heavy duty engine oil API classification aimed at improving fuel economy with oils meeting lower high-temperature/high-shear viscosity standards, Shell did a field test of an experimental low HTHS-viscosity version of its Rotella engine oil. It shared the results with trade press editors on May 14, 2014. Here Howard Hill, engineer, lubricant technology, explains the results to HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

May 14, 2014

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