Tess Lovrak, Author at Fleet Equipment Magazine - Page 77 of 128
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The evolution of ADAS technology

Technology has been propelling human innovation since our first ancestors picked up a bone and used it as a hammer. It has made our lives easier, safer and more efficient. And when it comes to the trucking industry, technology has improved safety measures by leaps and bounds. OEMs are continuously developing advanced driver assistance systems

Toyota, Kenworth prove fuel cell electric truck capabilities with completion of truck operations for ZANZEFF project

Toyota Motor North America and Kenworth Truck Co. announced that they have proven the capabilities of their jointly designed heavy-duty, Class 8 fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) as a potential zero-emissions replacement of diesel-powered trucks with the completion of their operations in the Zero- and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) “Shore to Store” (S2S) project

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CarriersEdge course helps prevent injuries while operating a tanker

CarriersEdge has introduced a course to help drivers avoid injuries while performing tasks directly or indirectly related to operating a tanker. The “Tanker Injury Prevention” course focuses on risks associated with getting in and out of the cab, climbing on and off the tanker, securing the cargo, and handling hoses while loading and unloading cargo.

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Booster expands renewable diesel product offering in California

Booster has expanded its renewable diesel product offering to three new markets in California. The move enables nearly 50 Booster-fueled fleets in Sacramento, San Jose and San Diego — totalling nearly 1,000 fleet vehicles serviced daily — to slash their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by up to 70%, Booster says. With the addition of these

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FTR reports preliminary trailer orders fell in August

FTR reports preliminary trailer orders fell 3% m/m in August to a total of 16,400 units.  August 2022 trailer order activity was +21% y/y with orders now totaling 286,000 units for the past twelve months. Factors such as labor conditions, component supply chains, and volatile raw material prices remain the primary factors preventing OEMs from

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Data analysis best practices for fleet efficiency

Having lots and lots of data can feel like having all the answers right at your fingertips. The information, however, can feel like trying to interpret a new language if you don’t know what questions to ask or what you’re even looking for in the first place.  The endless possibilities for data collection can act

Fullbay’s third annual State of Heavy-Duty Repair survey now open

For the third consecutive year, Fullbay has launched a survey for its report on the State of Heavy-Duty Repair. This anonymous survey asks industry professionals to share their experiences with heavy-duty repair shops over the past year. The survey results will allow Fullbay to deliver a comprehensive report of definitive benchmarks that will provide transparency of the current state

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Kumho Tire USA appoints new CEO

Kumho Tire has recently appointed Nam Hwa (Ed) Cho as the new chief executive officer of North America, effective October 1, 2022. He will also lead the sales and operations efforts for Kumho’s Canada and South American divisions. Cho has more than a 30-year history with Kumho Tire where he has held various leadership positions

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The value of vehicle visibility: How location intelligence can deliver

Logistic challenges are nothing new to the trucking industry. Today’s challenge is keeping up with customer expectations that are pushed to increasingly higher levels by technology. Visibility is the name of today’s logistics game and location-powered, end-to-end technology is enabling fleets to deliver on those expectations. From predictive solutions that help fleets tackle challenges typically

Stem announces joint infrastructure offering with InCharge Energy

Stem recently announced its partnership with InCharge Energy to provide an EV fleet infrastructure solution to maximize charging assets. The offering combines Athena, Stem’s clean energy management platform, with InCharge Energy’s “In-Control” software platform, giving fleet owners the tools to manage EV charger loads with clean energy using solar and storage, optimize utility bills, build

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TecAlliance appoints David Williams as CEO of OptiCat/ JNPSoft

TecAlliance has appointed David Williams as the new CEO of its OptiCat / JNPSoft operations in the United States and Canada. Williams will progressively succeed Charles Johnson. After 10 years as CEO, in which he helped grow the business to a position of significance in providing data distribution and software services to the North American

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Dynamic introduces 28-piece insulated tool set

The Dynamic tool brand has introduced a 28-piece insulated tool set for commercial and residential electricians, industrial maintenance professionals, mobile/field service technicians and electric vehicle (EV) mechanics. Each tool within the set has been tested to 10,000 AC and is VDE certified to 1,000 VAC in compliance with IEC 60900, the company says. Dynamic’s new

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