David Sickels, Author at Fleet Equipment Magazine
Commercial tire market cautiously recovering from 2023 challenges

To better understand commercial tire expectations for the remainder of the year, we spolke with Pierluigi Cumo, VP of B2B products at Michelin North America.

Michelin-truck-tires
How supplier partnerships move sustainability forward in commercial transportation

The right tires can contribute to significant forward sustainable progress for commercial fleets.

michelin-dtna-tires
Continental Tire opens Retread Solutions Center in South Carolina

The company hopes to uncover new improvements and technologies to innovate the retread process.

Continental-Tire-retread-solutions-center-south-carolina
Continental cuts the ribbon on new U.S. HQ in South Carolina

The building’s 840 solar panels are capable of offsetting up to 25% of its total energy consumption.

Continential-Tire-Review-South-Carolina-US-HQ
Nikola launches hydrogen fuel cell commercial EV

Nikola says the hydrogen fuel cell electric truck features a range of up to 500 miles and an estimated fueling time as low as 20 minutes.

Nikola_Hydrogen_Fuel_Cell_Commercial_Launch-1400
Yokohama’s Mississippi tire plant fuels the company’s commercial tire market growth

Established in October 2013, today the plant produces around 800,000 commercial tires annually.

Yokokhama-YTMM-tire-manufacturing-1400
Electric truck tire tips

What’s round, black and requires application-specific spec’ing and scrap tire analysis? EV tires!

Electric-Truck-Tire-Generic-1400
Trucking Sustainably means exploring many paths to decarbonization

Decarbonizing fleet operations can come with the potential of fleets meeting their customers’ sustainability expectations, increasing efficiency, attracting and retaining the drivers of the future all while making a positive impact on the planet.

Trucking-Sustainably-Ep.-1-1400
Will upcoming truck sustainability standards affect uptime?

What does the EPA’s Clean Trucks final rulemaking really mean for fleets running heavy-duty trucks?

Fleet-Uptime-June-FE-1400
Cummins produces 2.5 millionth engine at its Jamestown Engine Plant

President of Engine Business Srikanth Padmanabhan anticipates a bright future in trucking for natural gas and hydrogen powertrains.

Cummins-JEP-millionth-engine-1400
The 7 EV battery lessons we learned at ACT Expo

Battery experts weigh in on long-life vs. high-density, the residual value of older EVs, ethically sourcing EV battery materials and more.

ACT-Battery-Panel-1400
Cummins, Accelera emphasize decarbonization, hydrogen at ACT Expo

The company showcased technologies including electrolyzers to produce hydrogen that can power both a hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine concept truck and a fuel cell electric powertrain.

Cummins-natural-gas