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The right solutions: Manufacturers providing medium-duty trucks designed for fleet customers’ applications

Growth in the medium-duty truck segment continues to lead fleets to look for new vehicle capabilities and options that can be used in specific and dedicated applications. Across the board, truck manufacturers are responding to those needs with a range of vehicles.

Making upfitting easier in medium-duty applications

Trucking companies are working to improve the total cost of ownership by focusing on making upfitting easier for truck equipment manufacturers.

Benchmarking success: Utility fleets are using performance metrics to drive measurable improvements

Fleet executives at the annual Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC), discussed benchmarking. For fleet managers on the panel, using data and performance metrics is a means of showing opportunities for improvement, through which cost savings can be realized.

Watch: Five tips to make your truck’s wheels last

There’s a lot to consider when spec’ing the wheels on your truck, but with the correct application and proper maintenance, these days it isn’t uncommon for wheels to last the life of the vehicle. Here are our top five tips to make sure your truck’s wheels last as long as the truck itself.

Change management: Navistar’s Vision 2025 highlights facing challenges, embracing change and working together

To answer the big questions, you have to start by looking inward—collaborating with the people you work with every day and discovering the answers together. That’s what Navistar did with its Vision 2025 experience.

Sleeper supremacy: A focus on the customer has led to more fleets spec’ing large, decked-out sleepers

Across the business world, companies are becoming more and more interested in emulating the success of Amazon. It’s a model that many truck OEMs are now following as they sharpen their focus on fleet customers, learn what equipment will meet the customers’ needs and deliver the products that they want.

Medium-duty trucks will see safety benefits from integrating winter tires on all axles

The winter season might be months away, but now is the time for medium-duty fleets to start thinking about their choice of tire for when the rain, sleet and snow starts to pelt the pavement.

Five truck trend takeaways from August

We know it’s not easy to keep up with everything that happens in the world of trucking. So here are the biggest stories from August focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place.

What to expect at this year’s NACV Show

This year’s North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) takes place Oct. 28-31 – and with so much to see and do under one roof, it’s important to arrive with a plan to be sure you leave with plenty of ideas to take back home to your fleet.

Watch: Providing the comforts of home within the cab

Trucking companies are always looking for ways to help recruit and retain good drivers. Sometimes this means more pay or other financial incentives, and oftentimes this means doing their best to provide the comforts of home within the cab.

Watch: Maintaining the right coolant mix is a must

The chemistry of today’s extended-life coolants is fairly complex, and you need to maintain the proper mix if you want to make the most of it.

How do my truck’s axles integrate with…

The axle is a complementary part, working with both the powertrain and the suspension. It’s important to understand the relationship between these components and to make sure that your truck and trailer axles are operating in unison with the parts they complement.