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Liftgates for the Final Mile

The last-mile delivery business is driving up demand for liftgates.

Downsizing the truck for last-mile delivery doesn’t mean compromising on the liftgate. Carrying capacity, durability, and driver safety all still matter when spec'ing final-mile bodies and trailers.

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The Regulatory Pendulum

Expect the regulatory pendulum to swing back under the new administration.

As we transition to a new presidential administration, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge muses on the back-and-forth of regulatory priorities.

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How Old Is Your Diesel Exhaust Fluid?

If DEF has been stored in the vehicle over the past 12 months, API recommends that it be drained...

For vehicles being put back into service after a prolonged period — particularly in wintertime — fleets should follow these best practices when replacing diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) and engine oil to avoid mechanical issues and keep vehicles running smoothly.

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Santa Monica Seafood Delivers

The delivery fleet recently redesigned its vehicle graphics as part of an overall company...

In the growing world of last-mile delivery, everything from restaurants to event venues and even theme parks depends on SMS to deliver food on time and at the right temperature.

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Assessing the Ford F-150 Hybrid for Fleets

Our PowerBoost test truck was a 4x4 SuperCrew XLT with 5.5-foot bed. Ford thankfully decided...

Our test of the new F-150 PowerBoost netted an extraordinary 19.2 average mpg with a 1,732-lb. payload and 25.1 mpg without. Adding PowerBoost’s 12,700 lbs. of max towing, is it blasphemy to finally turn our backs on diesel for true work applications?

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Got Questions? Modern Telematics Best Practices

Scott Sutarik is the VP of Commercial Vehicle Solutions at Geotab Inc. He has...

VP, Commercial Vehicle Solutions

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

VP, Commercial Vehicle Solutions

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