Today's Trucking

The Propane Option: Have we closed the book on the fuel too soon?

March 16, 2018 Rolf Lockwood

Does propane get enough love as an alternative fuel? I think not. The question arose at the recent Green Truck Summit in Indianapolis, Ind., as another journalist and I listened to seemingly endless mention of electric options and natural gas […]


GVWR and GCWR have different specìng roles in work trucks

February 7, 2018 Bob Raybuck

Often, GVWR and gross vehicle weight (GVW) are thought to be the same, but they are not. A truck’s GVWR is the maximum weight rating established by the chassis manufacturer. GVW is the total weight of the truck and payload […]


Keynote named for Green Truck Summit

January 30, 2018 by John Smith

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – Kary Schaefer, general manager of marketing and strategy for Freightliner and Detroit, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Green Truck Summit. Schaefer will address technologies and developments in clean diesel, natural gas, and electrification […]


Work Truck Show back for 2018-19

August 1, 2017 by John Smith

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit will return to their early March timeslots in 2018 and 2019, organizers at NTEA report.


It’s Howie Time: Football hero makes it into a trucking magazine

March 30, 2017 John G. Smith

If there’s one rule that I have for the pages of Today’s Trucking, it’s that every word needs to focus on trucking. It’s the reason we exist, and why the word “trucking” is splashed in bold letters across the front of every cover.