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A Look Back at 2016

A Look Back at 2016

Now that 2016 is behind us, for this special New Year's Day (observed) newsletter, we wanted to reflect on the year that just ended by compiling lists and stories to encapsulate 2016 from the trucking industry’s perspective.

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Chassis Recycling Among Nikola Motor's Plans

Fuel bottles are in a cabinet behind the cab to allow access for required pressure-vessel...

A "cab replacement program" will enable Nikola fuel cell-electric chassis to be reused "over and over again," the company's founder said, answering one of many questions answered at the launch event last month.

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What Will the Class 8 Market Look Like in 2017?

What Will the Class 8 Market Look Like in 2017?

The economy is currently on solid footing, but the Class 8 market has fallen dramatically this year. With the economy expected to grow slightly better in 2017, can we expect this to translate into a better environment for new equipment orders for the truck OEMs and their suppliers?

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Trailers the European Way

High-cube Kögel Mega van has the usual rear doors plus curtain sides and a liftable roof tarp,...

European designs are often more elegant (or complex, depending on how you look at it), but these features add functionality to products.

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21st Century Truck Wheels

With strict emissions and fuel-economy requirements of new GHG Phase 2 regulations just around...

In practice, wheels function quite well with only limited attention and maintenance. But that’s no excuse not to pay attention to them at regular intervals.

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The Aftermarket in 2016: A Review

The Aftermarket in 2016: A Review

The truck parts and service aftermarket has grown to $107 billion. In 2016 there seemed to be a big focus on parts, alliances, and training with other issues like DPFs, remanufacturing and some innovative ways to deal with the technician shortage also getting some play.

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Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

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Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

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