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Amazon Delivery Contractors Linked to Increasing Road Deaths

Amazon Delivery Contractors Linked to Increasing Road Deaths As the popularity of next-day and same-day delivery continues to rise, a dark side generated by these transportation demands has been growing, largely outRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Oct 15, 2019
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Amazon Leads $700M Investment in Electric Truck Maker

Amazon Leads $700M Investment in Electric Truck Maker As it builds out its delivery fleet, Amazon is moving toward using a battery-electric delivery vehicle produced by Rivian Automotive, a Plymouth, Mich., manufacturerRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Oct 15, 2019
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Daimler Trucks & Buses Partners on Electric Truck Batteries

Daimler Trucks & Buses Partners on Electric Truck Batteries CATL will supply lithium-ion battery cell modules for a wide range of Daimler Trucks & Buses’ global electric truck portfolio, including the theRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Oct 15, 2019
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Report: Amazon Purchasing Class 8 Day Cab Tractors

Report: Amazon Purchasing Class 8 Day Cab Tractors A report in Business Insider seems to confirm speculation that Amazon is currently building up its long- and regional-haul capabilities in preparation for launchingRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Oct 15, 2019
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Everything You Need to Know About Renewable Diesel

Everything You Need to Know About Renewable Diesel Renewable diesel is a hydrocarbon diesel fuel produced by hydroprocessing of fats, vegetable oils, and waste cooking oils. At its most basic definition, renewableRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Oct 15, 2019
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Cut Hidden Costs: Four Ways to Improve Your Fleet’s Bottom Line

Cut Hidden Costs: Four Ways to Improve Your Fleet’s Bottom Line Fleet managers often focus on controlling the highest fixed operating costs for the acquisition of trucks and fuel. However, it’s theRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Oct 15, 2019
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Remarketing Alt-Fuel Trucks Today

Remarketing Alt-Fuel Trucks Today While alt-fuel trucks are far from dominating the pre-owned truck market, remarketing is a viable option, although one that presents its challenges. Trucks powered by alternative power sourcesRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Oct 15, 2019
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The Future of Medium-Duty Truck Engines

The Future of Medium-Duty Truck Engines A few, specific factors are influencing the future of medium-duty trucks, which includes emissions regulations, electrification and alternative fuels, the driver shortage, autonomous vehicles, and last-mileRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Oct 15, 2019
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eIQ Mobility, Navigant to Launch Electric Vehicle Fleet as a Service

eIQ Mobility, Navigant to Launch Electric Vehicle Fleet as a Service In the U.S. today, fleet operators spend more than $200 billion annually operating and maintaining vehicles, of which less than 1%Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Oct 14, 2019
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Volvo’s XC40 EV Accommodates New Tech

Volvo’s XC40 EV Accommodates New Tech The automaker said the removal of an internal combustion engine for the EV XC40 helped create extra room for even more storage space under the frontRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Oct 14, 2019
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UPS Adding 6,000 Natural Gas Vehicles

UPS Adding 6,000 Natural Gas Vehicles The new vehicles will be equipped with compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel systems provided under an exclusive agreement with Agility Fuel Solutions. Photo courtesy of UPS.Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Oct 14, 2019

Commercial Drivers Are Safer than Public Perception

Verizon Connect has been offering its Integrated Video bundle so fleets can improve driver safety. Photo courtesy of Verizon Connect. Commercial Drivers Are Safer than Public Perception Commercial drivers of light- to heavy-duty vehiclesRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Oct 14, 2019
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Updated advice for EV chargepoint procurement

Updated advice for EV chargepoint procurement The diversity of charging locations means multitudes of organisations will need to procure EV chargepoints. As many of these will be undertaking this task for theRead More...
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Get the most out of your EVs: top five tips

Get the most out of your EVs: top five tips Introducing ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) into a business fleet, no matter how few, is an impressive step for any organisation. However, itRead More...
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An innovative way to boost driver numbers

An innovative way to boost driver numbers New funding from the DfT will allow the Road to Logistics scheme to train veterans, ex-offenders and the long-term unemployed to become qualified HGV drivers.Read More...
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Commercial GreenFleet: coming together to find solutions

Commercial GreenFleet: coming together to find solutions With the support of TfL, Commercial GreenFleet on 19 September addressed the challenges freight and fleet operators are facing and gave delegates the opportunity toRead More...
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Match Dual Tires for Optimal Miles

Match Dual Tires for Optimal Miles At the dawn of long-haul trucking in North America, fleet managers quickly learned that single radial tires simply could not withstand heavy loads. To better distributeRead More...
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Gain the Edge on DPFs

Gain the Edge on DPFs The term DPF in most industries will give people chills. It’s a technology that most people want to avoid and hope will never come up in conversation.Read More...
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A Flexible Graphics Solution For Short-Term Needs

A Flexible Graphics Solution For Short-Term Needs What can changeable graphic films do for your fleet? While most fleet graphics are intended to last for the long haul, changeable graphics are aRead More...
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Is There a Better Way to Drug Test?

Is There a Better Way to Drug Test? Since 1988, federal regulations have required commercial drivers to submit urine samples for pre-employment, random, and post-accident testing for prohibited drugs. Twenty years on,Read More...

How Fuel Management Has Adapted to Industry Changes

Fuel management professionals have expressed interest in the feasibility of new technologies that may change how people pay for fuel. Photo courtesy of Skitterphoto via Pixabay. How Fuel Management Has Adapted to IndustryRead More...

How to Drive Telematics Success by Connecting Data to Strategy

How to Drive Telematics Success by Connecting Data to Strategy What do you think of when you see or hear the word, “telematics?” To this day, one of the most common responsesRead More...

Rethinking Driver Engagement with Design Thinking and Technology

LeasePlan USA has begun refocusing its communication with customers to bring drivers to the forefront. Photo courtesy of LeasePlan. Rethinking Driver Engagement with Design Thinking and Technology Fleet management companies often viewRead More...

The Audi Q3: Delivering High Technology to Fleets

Photo: Courtesy of Audi of America The Audi Q3: Delivering High Technology to Fleets For fleets, the Audi Q3 has it all—style, comfort, and technology at an affordable starting MSRP of $34,7001Read More...

How Trucking Will Find Tomorrow’s Technicians

Fleets and industry groups are changing tactics to find the people they need to maintain and repair their trucks. Photo: iStockPhoto How Trucking Will Find Tomorrow’s Technicians In the past, Tennessee-based truckloadRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Sep 30, 2019
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