While the automotive and transportation sectors are embracing autonomous technologies, they’re also working to educate and entice future users.
Penske Truck Leasing has put a battery-electric eM2 from the Freightliner Innovation Fleet into service with Temco Logistics, a final-mile, white glove solutions provider.
Taking a cue from many of the virtual events since the onset of COVID-19, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems brought attendees a live demo that could be experienced from their home offices.
While age does have some impact on potential truck driver risk, commercial motor vehicle driving experience is more important than age when considering risk, according to a Virginia Tech Transportation Institute study.
There isn’t anything much greener than vegetables, so if that’s part of your company name, you better make sure you are, too. For Veritable Vegetable, an organic supplier and transporter based in San Francisco, it is part of how it meets its customers’ — and its community’s — needs.
In a bold move, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group agreed to join forces in an effort to speed up the development, establishment and acceptance of fuel cell vehicles – at a time when much of the focus on electric trucks among legacy truck makers has been on battery-electric solutions.
It's possible recent low diesel prices may start heading back up, with news that oil-producing countries plan to cut crude-oil production.
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has eased the standards related to commercial learner’s permit holders and obtaining a commercial driver’s license.
When you look at your bottom line, there are always moments of “did we really spend that much?” If you’ve had this reaction to toll charges at your trucking fleet, there may be a few things you can do to keep costs down.
HDT recently sat down with XOS COO and Co-Founder Gio Sordoni at the company’s North Hollywood facility to discuss the future of electric trucks in both the medium- and heavy-duty industries.
Heavy Duty Trucking is looking for fleets that have made a commitment to sustainability, alternative fuels, and lowering greenhouse gas emissions through fuel efficiency and other means, to honor as HDT's 2019 Top Green Fleets. The deadline for nominations has been extended to Sept. 18, 2019
Daimler Trucks North America President and CEO Roger Nielsen recently sat down with HDT to discuss the future of electric trucks in the industry and why it is the end game that everyone is pushing towards.
In Southern California, Toyota and Kenworth unveiled a jointly developed fuel cell electric heavy-duty truck, the result of a collaboration with the California Air Resources Board and the Port of Los Angeles.
Unlike passenger vehicles, which require biennial smog checks in California, heavy-duty diesel trucks are not currently required to undergo regular emissions testing. That might change with the introduction of a bill in the state Senate.
This year’s Fleet Safety Conference started off with a lively discussion during the Future of Vehicle Safety Forum, which included representatives from federal agencies such as the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.