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Q&A: Bruce Stockton Talks Maintenance Challenges

Q&A: Bruce Stockton Talks Maintenance Challenges

What are fleets' biggest maintenance headaches today and some ways to address them? We talk to Bruce Stockton, who has headed up equipment and maintenance for fleets ranging from CFI to Kenan Advantage and is now consulting on total cost of ownership and uptime.

October 9, 2017

Autonomous Truck Technology: Stepping Stones and Stumbling Blocks

Autonomous Truck Technology: Stepping Stones and Stumbling Blocks

There's no doubt that research and development work on the building blocks of autonomous and automated truck techologies is proceeding apace. It was one of the key themes at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta recently. But it may yet be quite a while before people truly trust these technologies -- or before large numbers of fleets find them to be a worthwhile investment.

October 6, 2017

Organizers Pronounce Inaugural NACV Show Success, Plan for 2019

Organizers Pronounce Inaugural NACV Show Success, Plan for 2019

Organizers of the first North American Commercial Vehicle Show held last week say they’re happy with the results of the show’s business-to-business concept and focus on global technology, and they learned how to improve the next one, to be held in 2019.

October 3, 2017

New Wheel Covers Hide Fasteners for Optimized Aerodynamics

New Wheel Covers Hide Fasteners for Optimized Aerodynamics

Deflecktor has designed a new generation of aerodynamic wheel covers, which it says offer a more aerodynamic shape because the fastening system is entirely contained behind the smooth, aerodynamic wheel cover face.

October 2, 2017

Meritor CEO Predicts Electrified Future

Meritor CEO Predicts Electrified Future

“There is a sea change in our industry with regard to electrification of the drivetrain,” said Jay Craig, CEO of Meritor, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

September 28, 2017

Data-Driven Intelligence from Thermo King Refrigeration Units
Digital Supply Chain Offers Greater Potential Than Electric, Autonomous Trucks
Stoughton Adds PureBlue Refrigerated Trailer to Product Lineup
Meritor to Start Testing Electric Drivetrain Next Year

Meritor to Start Testing Electric Drivetrain Next Year

Meritor announced at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show that it is developing a platform of electric drive axles and suspensions as well as supporting systems “to position Meritor as a leader in electric solutions for the commercial vehicle market.”

September 26, 2017

Navistar-VW Alliance to Bring Electric Truck, Integrated Powertrain to Market
International HV Series Debuts for Severe Service Market at NACV
How Fleets are Using Solar Power
3 Tech Trends from McLeod User Conference

3 Tech Trends from McLeod User Conference

In a roundtable with trucking reporters at the McLeod 2017 User Conference in Atlanta, McLeod executives talked about a number of technology trends affecting their fleet customers and the industry at large, including ELDs, blockchain, and making sense of the vast amount of data available to fleets.

September 18, 2017

Commentary: Can Autonomous Trucks Help You Attract Fresh Talent?

Commentary: Can Autonomous Trucks Help You Attract Fresh Talent?

We tend to shake our heads and roll our eyes at the breathless coverage in the mainstream and tech media about “driverless trucks”. But there’s one good thing about all this coverage: It’s helping to make trucking look “cool”, says Editor In Chief Deborah Lockridge in her September editorial.

September 15, 2017

Can a Fleet of Many Colors Help Recruit and Retain Drivers?

Can a Fleet of Many Colors Help Recruit and Retain Drivers?

In the quest to attract and retain drivers, these three trucking companies have found that a fleet of colorful tractors is one stepping stone on the path to success. Learn why in Deborah Lockridge's All That's Trucking blog.

September 13, 2017