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ACT Expo 2024 kicks off

Day one keynote speeches came from executives at Volvo, Tesla, and more.

Volvo on Demand battery electric truck adoption program launches

Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) launched Volvo on Demand, a Truck-as-a-Service (TaaS) business model focused on battery electric trucks in collaboration with Volvo Financial Services (VFS). Volvo says Volvo on Demand was designed as a solution to simplify the acquisition and reduce the major upfront investment in battery-electric vehicles. Volvo on Demand provides qualified customers

Hino, Hexagon Purus launch Tern zero-emission truck brand, RC8 Class 8 truck

Hino Trucks and Hexagon Purus announced the launch of Tern, a new zero-emission truck brand along with their inaugural truck model, the RC8, a battery electric Class 8 tractor. The Tern RC8 is built on Hino’s XL Series 4×2 chassis and integrates Hexagon Purus’ zero-emission technology. The companies say the RC8 will have proprietary battery

Daimler announces battery repairing, remanufacturing, repurposing and recycling program

DTNA says the circular economy approach strives to extend the usability of rare-earth materials and products.

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The latest on ADAS

Adoption rates of ADAS continue to grow, and the newest features continue to be exciting and, much more importantly, potentially life-saving.

The potential benefits of parts inventory management software

Let’s take a look at a few common parts inventory mistakes in this episode of On the Road.

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The most important things to remember about brake maintenance

Regular visual inspections are crucial to the safety of your trucks and their drivers.

The power of truck data visibility

For fleet managers, data is power, and there have never been as many tools for them to take advantage of as there are now. Fleet managers today are more connected to their trucks than ever, and one of the biggest benefits of that is visibility. Today’s telematics offerings give fleet managers a real-time look at

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Noregon and Phillips Connect on their partnership, trailer health and data

Sandeep Kar of Noregon and Mark Wallin of Phillips Connect join On the Road to answer questions about the new partnership.

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Truck maintenance recommendations for the spring season

Brian Screeton of Bendix talks about what maintenance practices fleets should put into place for their trucks, trailers and components during the spring.

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Everyone’s talking about AI, but will it make an impact in trucking?

How much of the AI craze will result in real help for fleets?

Work Truck Week 2024 recap: Here’s what we saw at the show

This week, On the Road is living up to its name as we report from the road at the Work Truck Show.