5 Takeaways from ACT Expo 2022

HDT Senior Contributing Editor Jack Roberts shares his top take-aways from ACT Expo. Mainly, not to count the internal combustion engine out just yet.


Meet HDT’s 2022 Truck Fleet Innovators

Saluting trucking’s best and brightest leaders. Meet eight fleet leaders who challenge conventional notions of how things have been done before.


Traton: Modular Truck Platform Part of Global Strategy

The Traton Group's Capital Markets Day offers insight into its future plans for Navistar, which it acquired last year.


Global News Roundup: Torc to Open Tech Development Center

ICYMI: A roundup of global trucking news from Torc Robotics, MAN, Hyundai, Iveco, Volvo Truck, Cummins and more.


WSP USA's Walker-Ford Shares Insight on Improving Transit Equity, Ridership

WSP USA's Jannet Walker-Ford discussed how transit agencies can engage with their communities to improve equity, improve ridership, and more.


Loadsmith, Mastery Partner to Optimize Freight Network

Loadsmith will deploy Mastery’s MasterMind cloud-based transportation management system (TMS)/


EAVX & REE Start Customer Evaluations of Electric Walk-in Van

The Class 5 vehicle debuts the EAVX body design powered by REE’s modular P7 platform


Vision Zero Fleet Forum Virtual Conference Kicks Off May 18

Together for Safer Roads is holding its annual Vision Zero Fleet Forum conference virtually this week, bringing together road safety experts in a critical event for fleet operators looking to reduce collisions and improve safety.


The Power of Trucking’s Charm [Commentary]

While there are some serious fixes that need to happen to make trucking an attractive career for most people, HDT Managing Editor Vesna Brajkovic says she still has a lot of faith in trucking’s charm to bring in the next generation.


Virtual Forum on Safer Roads to Feature Global Array of Safety Experts

A “gathering of fleet operators, technology companies, OEMs, city officials, community advocates, and road safety experts from around the world,”...


5 Wheel-End Articles for Roadcheck Week

CVSA's Roadcheck inspection blitz this week focuses on wheel-end violations. How does your wheel-end maintenance stack up?


Fleets Share Progress, Frustrations on the Race to Cut Carbon Emissions

Four fleets on the front lines of the race to net zero carbon emissions talk about the progress they’ve made — and the long road still ahead.


How to Improve the Hertz Tesla Rental Experience

After renting a Tesla from Hertz, this renter shares ideas on how to make the experience better.


How Location Intelligence Assists in a Safe, Connected Future for Fleets

Location intelligence is being used by several auto manufacturers to develop advanced driver assistance systems that lay the foundation for autonomous vehicles. But what benefits exactly do drivers reap from this technology?


Navistar CEO Calls for Long-Term Commitment to get to Net Zero

The trucking industry has done much over the past several years in its quest to reach zero net carbon emissions — but it’s far too soon to pat itself on the back, said Navistar CEO Mathias Carlbaum at ACT Expo.


U.S. Xpress, Embark Team up for Autonomous-Truck Network Development

What happens when an autonomous truck pulls into a fleet terminal? U.S. Xpress and Embark are teaming up to develop procedures in the fleet's network.


Get Smart About Smart Tires

Tire management today is easier with “smart” tire systems, but they present challenges of their own.


Kodiak Develops Failsafe to Guide Autonomous Trucks Out of Traffic

Should any of critical components fall outside the acceptable performance parameters, the Kodiak Driver automatically executes a fallback plan, safely pulling the truck over to the side of the road.