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Wheel ends in the winter: What you need to know

Safety systems like full stability and collision mitigation can be valuable on winter roads, but they perform at their best only when the brakes at the wheel-ends are also in peak condition to deliver stopping power.

Clore releases battery charger for diesel engine reprogramming

Clore Automotive has introduced model PL6800, a 12-volt 100A flashing power supply and 100/40/10A battery charger from SOLAR. The PL6800, according to Clore, is built to provide stable power on demand up to 100 amps to a vehicle electrical system to support module reprogramming. The unit is also capable of...

Reyco Granning adds new coating to suspensions

The company says the coating will improve corrosion resistance and resist chipping, scratching and gravel damage seen on truck and trailer underbodies.

Peterson celebrates its 75th anniversary

Founded in 1945 and owned by the Armacost family since 1956, Peterson says it has grown to a quarter-billion-dollar, multi-faceted corporation.

Technology

Keep truck data rights in the foreground

At Fleet Equipment, we’ve harped on the importance of reviewing your EULAs to protect your data rights, but here’s a new wrinkle: The data covered in one EULA that is integrated with another service provider is subject to that new EULA. If you're confused, no worries – FE is here to...

Bypass the weigh station, not the data-sharing conversation

Open APIs was a big talking point at Geotab Connect. What that means to fleets is the ability to integrate technologies. Within the market as a whole, it means more companies collaborating on solutions to bring more value to the market. Drivewyze is a great example of this in action....

Bendix adds Geotab as SafetyDirect telematics partner

SafetyDirect gives fleets key insights into common driving behaviors and trends across their operation, according to the company.

Drivewyze debuts on the Geotab Marketplace

Drivewyze provides bypass at more than 800 sites in 47 states and provinces.

Podcasts

Podcast: Talking autonomous trucks and the focus on the customer with Kenworth’s Kevin Baney

In the November issue of Fleet Equipment, we featured Kevin Baney, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president, on the cover. Kevin took the position as Kenworth GM over the summer, and in the story he talks about Kenworth’s work on hydrogen-powered trucks, his background in engineering, the role of...

Podcast: Making smart decisions about when to replace your older trucks

One of the most important considerations for fleet managers is how long you want to keep your trucks. Are you the type of fleet who wants to run every truck for a million miles, or do you want to keep a tight trade-in cycle so you’re almost always operating relatively...

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