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Boosting service operations

While the space on this page is most often devoted to the latest light- and medium-duty vehicle developments, the productivity of these fleet operations is also highly dependent on efficiency behind the scenes.

Industry showcase

For the past year or longer, a considerable amount of space on this page has been devoted to hybrid trucks.

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Don’t laugh – this is serious business

Keep an eye on your tires: pass it on

“Before you get too carried away, check with the real world.”

Consider TPMS

With an eye to enhancing operating efficiency as a key strategy to ensure success, if not survival, in the trucking industry, we need to consider new ideas, new technology and different approaches.

Firsthand look

With production of 2008 Dodge Ram 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cabs underway at Chrysler LLC’s assembly plant in Saltillo, Mexico and these new trucks now arriving in dealerships, the OEM recently took some of the latest models in its medium-duty lineup on the road.

Bullseye: Sterling trucks on target

Early indications are that Sterling Truck Corp.’s Bullet and 360 models are right on target.

It’s about relationships

It’s about relationships “So, what’s new?” A common pitfall is to answer that question only in terms of individual products or services and not to appreciate fully the synergies that flow from some component interactions that are becoming more common.

An in-depth look at tread thickness

If some amount of a concept or product is good, then more of it should be better, right?

Shockingly good tire wear

The soft-riding trucks of today are a far cry from therough-and-tumble kidney bouncers of yesterday.

Industry value

With 90 fleet managers from in-vestor-owned electric utilities in the U.S. and Canada in attendance at its 54th annual gathering, the Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC), which was held in June in Williamsburg, Va., attracted a record number of attendees.

Hybrids: Creating incentives

With any new technology and especially experimental designs, low production volumes mean higher prices for fleets.