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Ford to Equip Vehicles with Remote Update Technology

Ford to Equip Vehicles with Remote Update Technology In 2020, Ford will begin equipping most redesigned vehicles in the U.S. with advanced over-the-air update (OTA) technology, making it easy to wirelessly upgradeRead More...
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What Will Fuel Stations Look Like in the Future?

What Will Fuel Stations Look Like in the Future? In the “Petrol Station of the Future” study, German fuel retailer Aral and the Institute for Transport Research of the German Aerospace CenterRead More...
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California Bans Government Purchase of Gasoline Vehicles

California Bans Government Purchase of Gasoline Vehicles As part of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration’s attempt to combat climate change, California has banned the purchase of gasoline-fueled vehicles by government groups, according toRead More...
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What Is Penske Doing in Carsharing?

What Is Penske Doing in Carsharing? Penske Corporation — the trucking logistics, rental, and leasing giant, owner of commercial and retail dealership groups as well as 18 Indy 500 victories, that Penske —Read More...
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Tesla’s Electric Pickup: Is It a Work Truck?

Tesla’s Electric Pickup: Is It a Work Truck? The night of broken glass: In the event’s soon-to-be legendary “uh-oh moment,” Musk asked Tesla’s chief designer, Franz von Holzhausen, to test the windowRead More...
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8 Fleet Forward Conference Takeaways

8 Fleet Forward Conference Takeaways The 2019 Fleet Forward Conference convened Nov. 9-11 in San Jose, Calif. These are only a few takeaways from the two days of TEK talks and campfireRead More...
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What I Want from an Electric Pickup

What I Want from an Electric Pickup Things are getting a little nutty with electric pickups these days. It seems automakers, from the incumbents to the upstarts, are tripping over themselves toRead More...
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Entry-Level Driver Training Rule: To Be Continued?

Entry-Level Driver Training Rule: To Be Continued? FMCSA has released no official word of any delay in the entry-level driver training rule, but an official told HDT that notice of a delayRead More...
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ZF Talks Up Electric Truck Tech

ZF Talks Up Electric Truck Tech ZF announced it is supplying its AXTrax electric drive axle to the new Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractor set to go on sale beginning next year.Read More...
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Disruption Can Bring Anxiety or Opportunity: The Choice is Yours

Disruption Can Bring Anxiety or Opportunity: The Choice is Yours The Hyundai HDC-6 Neptune concept truck turned heads at the NACV Show in Atlanta and signaled that Hyundai has not given upRead More...
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Thanksgiving vs. Christmas Deliveries Analyzed

Thanksgiving vs. Christmas Deliveries Analyzed Food and beverage deliveries by Verizon Connect customers are getting longer and more frequent each holiday season. Deliveries made the week of Christmas far outnumber those beingRead More...
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Test Drive: Driving the FTR, Isuzu’s Biggest Truck

Test Drive: Driving the FTR, Isuzu’s Biggest Truck The Isuzu FTR holds true to the company’s vehicle design philosophy with an emphasis on safety, maneuverability and fuel economy. Around the world, IsuzuRead More...
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Cummins Commits to Long-term Sustainability Plan: Planet 2050

Cummins Commits to Long-term Sustainability Plan: Planet 2050 In June 2017, Cummins said it would bring the right technology to markets – not just trucking – that will help its customers win while beingRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 26, 2019
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Keep Fleets in Mind When Considering the Country’s First Proposed Electric Truck Standard

Keep Fleets in Mind When Considering the Country’s First Proposed Electric Truck Standard In California, the transportation sector alone accounts for 41% of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and is a majorRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 26, 2019
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Is California Actually Ready for Electric Commercial Trucks?

Is California Actually Ready for Electric Commercial Trucks? The California Air Resources Board wants to accelerate zero-emissions vehicle technology in the next 10 years through regulation. But OEMs and fleets have concernsRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 26, 2019
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Upfitting Trucks for the Most Demanding Jobs

Upfitting Trucks for the Most Demanding Jobs Curry Supply Company knows a thing or two about working hard. As a third-generation truck equipment manufacturer (TEM), the company has been cutting, grinding andRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 26, 2019
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Ditching Mirrors for Monitors is Easy – If You Want To

Ditching Mirrors for Monitors is Easy – If You Want To Taking into account a little distortion from the ultra-wide angle lens used to take this photo, the view from the driver’sRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 24, 2019
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How to Manage Tires for Optimal Minutes and Miles

How to Manage Tires for Optimal Minutes and Miles From the day it shows up in a yard or in a shop, collecting data on a tire throughout its lifespan will leadRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 24, 2019
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Nikola, BYD Complete First Emissions-Free Beer Delivery for Anheuser-Busch

Nikola, BYD Complete First Emissions-Free Beer Delivery for Anheuser-Busch Using a Nikola hydogen-electric truck and a BYD electric truck, Anheuser-Busch completed a delivery from its brewery to a local wholesale partner thatRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 24, 2019
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How to Start a Truck-Freight Brokerage

How to Start a Truck-Freight Brokerage It’s about a ten-step process to set up a brokerage, from filing paperwork to brokering the first load. It’s becoming something of a thing in truckingRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 24, 2019
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How Tires and Wheels Can Help Save Fuel

How Tires and Wheels Can Help Save Fuel Tires keep you rolling, but they do not have to consume more than their fair share of fuel. The right tire choice and diligentRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 24, 2019
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A Truckload of Safety Technology

A Truckload of Safety Technology There are approximately 2 million semi-trucks on the road in America, each one capable of hauling 80,000 pounds and logging 2,000-3,000 miles per week. Taken individually, anyRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 24, 2019
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Integrating Data: Identifying Untapped Opportunities for Fleets

Integrating Data: Identifying Untapped Opportunities for Fleets You might think the expression “the firehose of data” is overused by now, if it weren’t for the fact that the size of the dataRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 20, 2019
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The State of Remarketing in 2019

The State of Remarketing in 2019 The used market so far in 2019 has enjoyed strong wholesale values; a healthy supply of young, low-mileage, vehicles returning to market; and plenty of demandRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 20, 2019
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4 Trends That Will Affect Your Resale Value

4 Trends That Will Affect Your Resale Value The remarketing industry is constantly changing, and the number of things that remarketers need to stay on top of is constantly growing. Here areRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Nov 20, 2019
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