How fleets can enjoy greater connectivity without risking more cyber attacks. Part eight of our Trucking in the 21st Century series.
ZF's Reax is a smart, electronic control system that takes input data from various sensors around the vehicle, including the driver, and either loosens, or tightens steering response based on what the truck is doing and what the driver needs in terms of steering inputs to do it safely.
The ELD mandate requiring electronic logging devices to track driver hours goes into effect Dec. 18. Yet a surprising number of fleets have not yet adopted them.
Does trucking face a cyber-threat resulting from weaknesses in the electronic architecture of its trucks? From part eight of our Trucking in the 21st Century series.
As it currently stands, autonomous technology is impractical anywhere except on smooth and easy highways in good weather, says Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood in his October column.
Big rigs are grabbing all the technology headlines today. But medium-duty truck and van models continue to see improved safety and productivity. Check out HDT's annual round-up of what's new in medium-duty.
The biggest pain point for everyone involved in remanufacturing is cores. Things such as core management traceability, identifying cores, accounting for cores, space to store cores, and even the transportation of cores all add complexity to remanufacturing. Aftermarket Contributing Editor Denise Rondini talks cores in her latest column.
You can spend a lot of time choosing the right oil, only to lose out on the benefits by not policing what actually goes into your tanks and trucks.
A perfect storm of business conditions has whipped up insurance costs, but applying technology and managing people can help calm the tempest.
There’s more to complying with the electronic logging device mandate than putting the devices in your trucks. Will your new ELD policies and procedures pass FMCSA’s scrutiny as adequate safety management controls?
Tires look alike, but the wrong tire doing the wrong job can be a productivity killer for fleets. Tracking tires and matching them for the task at hand takes constant patience and vigilance.
Trailer aerodynamics and glider kits might get a reprieve from the fuel-efficiency rules, but backing away from national rules would turn California loose, some warn.
There’s much to like about Volvo’s new VNL lineup. Drivers will like the solid handling and comfortable environment, while fleet owners will be happy with the fuel efficiency.