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Babcox Media promotes new president and executive vice president
Babcox Media Inc. is pleased to announce that Greg Cira has been appointed president and Mike Maleski has been promoted to executive vice president, effective immediately.
Watch: Peterbilt NACV announcements
At NACV, Peterbilt’s General Manager and PACCAR Vice President Jason Skoog took to the stage to talk about the overall truck market, Peterbilt’s market share, it’s electric truck lineup and strategy, make several product announcements and talk service, support and uptime. To start, Skoog provided a end-of-the-year 2019 market overview, a 2020 market outlook and
How to put telematics to work for your fleet
How quickly has GPS tracking, also known as telematics, adoption for commercial trucks advanced? Back in 2003, The U.S. Mobile Resource Management Systems Market Study estimated that less than 5% of U.S. fleet vehicles were equipped with telematics. Fast-forward to the 2016 study and that percentage has grown to approximately 30% equipped with telematics devices.
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Watch: Finding the right truck tire balance with IMI
A look at IMI’s recently released its Equal Flexx wheel balancer, which reduces wheel end vibration and improves fuel economy and cost efficiency. Watch the full video here.
Watch Fleet Equipment’s On the Road webseries
Fleet Equipment is turning on its out-of-office messages, setting voice mails and hitting the road, cameras in tow, to talk to the industry’s best and brightest equipment manufacturers and bring you an inside look at trucking’s latest and greatest. We’re calling it Fleet Equipment’s On the Road, a video web series that follows our truck traveling
Are you ready for the ELD mandate? This infographic might help
Omnitracs LLC has created an educational infographic, entitled “ELD Benefits Beyond Compliance,” to provide fleet managers and drivers with pivotal information about the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) highly-anticipated electronic logging devices (ELD) mandate. In advance of the mandate publish date, the easy-to-read infographic sheds light on benefits of the pending government regulation, while
Minimizer releases Slick Plate
Minimizer‘s new Slick Plate promises to get rid of grease. Made of poly plastic, the newest maintenance line product, the Slick Plate, removes the need for grease and prolongs the life of the fifth wheel. Less friction also makes for easier handling and maneuverability, the company explained. “I wish they would’ve had this when my father
Protecting tire PSI: Adding TPMS, ATIS, TiS helps protect your investment
Fleet managers are well aware of the importance of proper tire inflation to protect tires. Many are earlier adopters of tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) and/or automatic tire inflation systems (ATIS or TIS). Choosing the right systems for each application is important part of protecting your investment, but which one to choose? Picking the right
ACT Research announces Vision 2025 to track key trends
ACT Research is developing a multi-client study to define a vision of the U.S. transportation and trucking industry for 2025 and to identify and describe key trends that will take us from now to 10 years out. “The U.S. economy is increasing in size, complexity, sophistication, and diversity, and it demands a transportation infrastructure to match,”
Link Mfg. details suspension offering
Greg Elliot, marketing communications manager, at Link Mfg. takes us through the Link 6×2 suspension, Cabmate cab suspension, Self-Steer Lift Axle, and more. Watch the video above and then visit Fleet Equipment‘s MATS Product Showcase for even more videos.