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A Logistical Close Shave
A Logistical Close Shave

June 29, 2017
Gillette now offers razor blade sales direct to its customers. But why is that an important development for truck fleets nationwide? Blog commentary by...

What Do Bans of Diesel and Gasoline Cars in Europe Mean for Trucking?
What Do Bans of Diesel and Gasoline Cars in Europe Mean for Trucking?

July 31, 2017
Great Britain has joined France and India in phasing out gasoline- and diesel-powered passenger cars over the next 20 years. Will those mandates affect the...

Real-World Electric Highway Tests Start in Sweden
Real-World Electric Highway Tests Start in Sweden

January 31, 2017
The 2-kilometer stretch of road features a dedicated hybrid truck lane with a Siemens conductive system with overhead electrical wires, very much like the...

Volkswagen Truck and Bus Reveals Future Transport Vision
Volkswagen Truck and Bus Reveals Future Transport Vision

October 11, 2017
Germany's Volkswagen Truck and Bus Group laid out its long-term plans for shaping the future of transportation this week at its Innovation Day Summit, held...

ZF Brings Reax Electronic Steering System to Heavy Truck Market
ZF Brings Reax Electronic Steering System to Heavy Truck Market

August 20, 2017
ZF's new Reax electronic steering system reads sensors from a wide array of vehicle systems and provides drivers with augmented control automatically...

Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?
Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?

August 31, 2017
Transportation analyst Rick Mihelic says electric powertrains and autonomous vehicles will only be the beginning of the changes fleets will have to deal...

Tried and True Tire Repairs
Tried and True Tire Repairs

February 17, 2017
Smart fleet managers understand that wringing every possible mile from a truck tire saves money. Which means that getting tires fixed properly after...

Eaton, Cummins Announce Global Automated Manual Transmission Partnership
Eaton, Cummins Announce Global Automated Manual Transmission Partnership

April 10, 2017
A new joint venture, Eaton Cummins Automated Manual Transmission Technologies, includes current Eaton AMTs as well as a new, heavy-duty AMT slated for...

Trump and Trade
Trump and Trade

January 24, 2017
President Trump is already making good on campaign promises to end or seriously alter U.S. free trade agreements. But what are the pros and cons of these moves?

Downspeeding Comes of Age
Downspeeding Comes of Age

April 24, 2017
The question of how downspeeding is helping fleets save on fuel – and what's in store for the future – was the topic at a recent session at the American...