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Photos: A Visit to the Mack Trucks Museum

Over 100 years ago, Mack was building trucks, before anybody really understood waht a truck was. A visit to its incredible museum celebrating that heritage is a must for any trucking or automotive history fan. 

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Book On Trailer Manufacturing History Recalls Personal Stories

U-boat attacks on the Gulf and Atlantic coasts early in World War II forced hauling of petroleum by truck, the interesting volume says.

Remembering the Red Ball Express

African-American soldiers risked their lives to keep the U.S. Army supplied during World War II and became legends in the process.

Phillips Industries Celebrates 90 Years

Phillips Industries embarked on a year-long celebration of its 90th year in business with a press conference during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.

Q&A: Phillips Industries, From Signal Arms to Autonomous Trucks

Phillips Industries is celebrating 90 years in business. We talk to its third- and fourth-generation leadership to learn more about the history of the company and how it's looking ahead to wireless technology, autonomous trucks and more.

Talbert Celebrates Removable Gooseneck’s 70th Anniversary

The mechanical gooseneck revolutionized equipment loading by eliminating the need to drive machinery up and over the trailer tires, says Talbert. Tom Berg has more in the Trailer Talk blog.

Old Trucks At Old Car City, USA

HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts recently stopped in at Old Car City, USA, while on a test drive. The site has been an automotive graveyard since 1931 and is the final resting place for a wide array of old cars, trucks and vans from the Golden Age of the Automobile. Photos highlight some of the old working trucks and vans slowly melting away in the woods near White, Georgia.

The Knight-Swift Merger: Lessons from the History of Ocean Shipping

After World War II, the maritime shipping industry was dealing with pressure for larger loads, faster deliveries, new technology and rising equipment costs. How fleets responded to those challenges is instructive.

American Truck Historical Society Display at MATS

The American Truck Historical Society has a display in the South Hall of the Mid-America Trucking Show again this year. Here are a few of the trucks on the floor this time around.

Focus On... Cummins' One-of-A-Kind Diesel Indy Car

When Cummins entered its #28 Special race car in the 1952 Indianapolis 500, it wasn't looking to get into the racing business. It was trying to prove a point about diesel engines, and boy, did they succeed. Equipment Editor Jim Park met got a close look at the car at the launch event of Cummins 2017 engine lineup in July.