Toronto-based Element Financial Corp. has entered an agreement with General Electric to acquire GE Capital's fleet business in the U.S., Mexico, Australia and New Zealand for $6.9 billion.
Freightliner can build its 122SD heavy-haul vocational chassis into any number of extreme configurations, but this oil-field hauler is one to be reckoned with. This truck lives for roads that would break your average highway hauler in half.
The key disrupter in recent years has been the Internet, which has changed the way a number of industries operate. In trucking, e-commerce has profoundly affected trucking operations, especially those that serve retailers.
Sheryl Connelly is Ford's in-house futurist tasked with identifying global trends for the manufacturer. She is the closing keynote speaker at this year's Fleet Technology Expo.
I wasn’t alone in assuming we'd see an autonomous truck on German or Dutch or maybe Swedish roads long before we saw it here but Nevada and Daimler surprised us all.