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Diversification in Disruptive Times: How Four Fleets are Doing It

Diversification in Disruptive Times: How Four Fleets are Doing It Fleets play their best hand by diversifying into services that can boost business with existing customers and attract new ones. Editor’s note:Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 17, 2020
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Fleet Finds Ways to Say ‘Yes’ to Customer Needs

Fleet Finds Ways to Say ‘Yes’ to Customer Needs Midwest has diversified by hauling overweight as well as specialized bulk-oil intermodal containers. The fleet also offers a yard-spotting service. Editor’s note: ThisRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 17, 2020
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Kenworth to Work with Meritor on Electric T680

Kenworth to Work with Meritor on Electric T680 Kenworth’s T680E Class 8 electric tractor is reported to be a short-hood day cab in tractor with an operating range between 100 to 150Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 17, 2020
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Fleet Customers Receive Insurance Discount for Installing Dash Cameras

Fleet Customers Receive Insurance Discount for Installing Dash Cameras Samsara and specialty transportation insurer RLI Transportation have announced a new partnership that will help fleets across the country improve safety and saveRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 17, 2020
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Volvo: It Takes More than the Truck to Switch to Electric Power

Volvo: It Takes More than the Truck to Switch to Electric Power The Volvo Lights event included ride-and-drive time in five electric trucks on a closed course. Volvo Trucks North America laidRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 16, 2020
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Scania Hails Positioning Accuracy Breakthrough for Autonomous Vehicles

Scania Hails Positioning Accuracy Breakthrough for Autonomous Vehicles Scania said new technology tested in Europe has lead to a breakthrough in safely merging trucks under autonomous control. Autonomous vehicles and advanced driverRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 16, 2020
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How to Spec and Protect Truck Electronics

How to Spec and Protect Truck Electronics Electronics maintenance will become a priority for fleets as systems become both more common and more complex. Truck cabs are crammed with integrated and add-onRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 16, 2020
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Fleet Managers Struggle to Cope with Data Overload

Fleet Managers Struggle to Cope with Data Overload A connected vehicle is a vehicle that is equipped with Internet access, allowing it to remotely send and receive data. By 2022, more thanRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 16, 2020
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Emerging Legal and Privacy Issues for Fleets

Emerging Legal and Privacy Issues for Fleets The presentation of actionable data is forcing managers to respond to it. What is the potential liability exposure if they do not respond to actionableRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 14, 2020
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Five Reasons Why Fleet Managers are Terminated

Five Reasons Why Fleet Managers are Terminated Fleet managers must avoid being perceived as closed-minded. While you may be recognized for your strong industry knowledge, you do not want to develop aRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 14, 2020
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Toyota Creates Single European Mobility Brand

Toyota Creates Single European Mobility Brand Toyota announced that it is launching a new brand, Kinto, dedicated to offering mobility services to users across Europe. This is part of Toyota’s global visionRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 14, 2020
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Jaguar Land Rover Developing a ‘Moving’ Seat

Jaguar Land Rover Developing a ‘Moving’ Seat The seats will feature micromovements on the left and right side in order to make the driver’s brain believe the driver is walking. Jaguar LandRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 14, 2020
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Food Delivery Fleet Has Zero No-Fault Accidents with SmartDrive

Food Delivery Fleet Has Zero No-Fault Accidents with SmartDrive With more than 60 years in business, Prime Source Foods — formerly Poultry Products Northeast — is the largest independently owned food distributorRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 11, 2020
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Daimler Announces Electric Medium-Duty eEconic

Daimler Announces Electric Medium-Duty eEconic The eEconic is based on the eActros electric truck for heavy distribution, which will already go into series production in 2021. Daimler Trucks is taking the nextRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 11, 2020
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Isuzu, Honda Ink Hydrogen Fuel Cell R&D Deal

Isuzu, Honda Ink Hydrogen Fuel Cell R&D Deal Isuzu and Honda have announced a joint research agreement to develop hydrogen fuel cell technology for commercial trucks. Research and development costs for newRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 11, 2020
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How to Keep Drivers Alert, Not Annoyed

How to Keep Drivers Alert, Not Annoyed To date, Nauto has helped its customers avoid more than 25,000 collisions and save more than $100 million in claims. Nauto is a real-time, artificialRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 11, 2020
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Avoiding Accidents With Defensive Driving

Avoiding Accidents With Defensive Driving The annual accident rate for commercial fleets is around 20%, and even higher for some specific industries. Moreover, the average cost of a loss related to fleetRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 10, 2020
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TCO for EVs: Working Toward a Solution

TCO for EVs: Working Toward a Solution As we move toward the third decade of the 21st Century, fleet managers are faced with more and more options when developing vehicle selections.  OneRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 10, 2020
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Major Companies Accelerate EV Fleet Transition Through New Alliance

Major Companies Accelerate EV Fleet Transition Through New Alliance Amazon, DHL, and other fleets have joined the new Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance to advance their commitments to fleet electrification. The Corporate ElectricRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 10, 2020
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Hybrids Top List of Greenest Vehicles

Hybrids Top List of Greenest Vehicles After several years of all-electric cars dominating the annual Greenest vehicles list, 2020 brings a resurgence of the hybrid, whether plug-in or gasoline only. With slightlyRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Feb 10, 2020
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More Fuel-Efficient Diesels Coming in 2020

More Fuel-Efficient Diesels Coming in 2020 Fleets will have more fuel-efficient options in the most popular vehicle segments as 2020 brings the first full year of opportunity to invest in diesel enginesRead More...
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Advancing Fuel-Management Technologies

Advancing Fuel-Management Technologies The latest fuel-management trends include fuel-access apps and mobile refueling solutions to minimize refueling time, installing in-cab tech, and using tech that automatically maintains tire-inflation pressure. As a topRead More...
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Connecting Propane Fleets with the Fuel They Need

Connecting Propane Fleets with the Fuel They Need Propane autogas fueling infrastructure costs less than any other transportation energy source — conventional or alternative. When commercial fleets look to decrease their emissions,Read More...
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How Does Your Fleet Handle Truck Maintenance?

How Does Your Fleet Handle Truck Maintenance? Maintenance is a large part of managing a truck fleet. Work Truck magazine is looking for fleet manager input regarding truck fleet maintenance trends, including information related toRead More...
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Airbag Thefts on the Rise

Airbag Thefts on the Rise Airbag thefts especially among Hondas are on the rise in several states, according to various news reports. In Columbus, Ohio there was a rash of airbag theftsRead More...
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