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Technician Shortage

Imagine A Better World for Technicians

Even if we could find a way to fill every driver’s seat, our trucking industry and our nation would still be in dire straits. We need more technicians and we need them soon – but first some things have to change, says Paul Cupka with the Fairfax County Department of Vehicle Services in this Guest Voices blog.

4 Ways AI Can Improve Fleet Maintenance

Just like the evolution of VMRS codes helped make vehicle repair more efficient, so too will the next wave of evolution — artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Can Electric Trucks Ease the Technician Shortage?

Electric trucks have thousands fewer moving parts than vehicles with conventional powertrains. Does that mean near-future fleets could get by with fewer technicians? Senior Editor Jack Roberts takes a look in the Truck Tech blog.

TMC Chairman Calhoun on Technology, Technicians

Kenneth Calhoun, newest chairman of the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations, has long been an advocate of embracing new technology. Now, he’s doing just that to bring more positive change to the trucking industry.