Five truck trend takeaways from January

Five truck trend takeaways from January

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 January focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place.

5. Navistar partners with General Motors, OneH2 to bring long-haul hydrogen truck to market

In collaboration with General Motors and OneH2, Navistar Inc. introduced a complete solution for customer implementation of a zero-emission long-haul system, which will be initially piloted by J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. Navistar plans to make its first production model International RH Series fuel cell electric vehicle available in model year 2024. Read all about it here.

4. What the trucking industry learned in 2020

It’s no secret that 2020 was a difficult year for so many people and businesses. You don’t need us to tell you that. But, there is always optimism to be found in times like these, and in that spirit, FE reached out to a wide variety of executives from OEMs, suppliers, technology providers and more, asking one question: What did you learn from 2020?

Click here to watch Part 1, and here is Part 2.

3. Introducing Fleet Equipment’s Data Center

Massive amounts of data are streaming off your trucks right now. Dashboards can show you efficiency and service information on demand. Near limitless insight into your trucks’ operation, but what do you do with it? It’s hard to know where to start.

Enter Fleet Equipment’s Data Center. Every week, we bring you ways to use your data to improve efficiency and ROI in your fleet. Subscribe to our newsletter to catch every episode as we’ll be diving into use cases, talking with the data pros, and making data usage approachable all year.

Click here to watch Episode 1, and here to watch Episode 2.

2. Podcast: Four takeaways from Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week is an annual event that is usually held in Las Vegas but, this year, took place virtually. And while the show was absent from its usual backdrop of the sights and sounds of Vegas, the heavy-duty aftermarket insight was as strong as ever. Here are four of the biggest takeaways from the show this year, featuring insight from International Trucks, FleetPride and SAF-Holland.

1. Steering advanced truck safety system development

The more trucks drive toward higher levels of automated operation, the more their systems depend on rock-solid software. So when we asked Mike Hawthorne, president and chief executive officer of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, what motivated the acquisition of steering system manufacturer R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc., his answer shouldn’t have come as a surprise. But it did. And it’s a reflection of how software driven and dependent trucks have become. For his answer, click here.

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Albert Gore named ZETA executive director

Joe Britton, ZETA’s previous executive director, will remain president of ZETA’s board of directors.

The Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) announced that Albert Gore has taken over as executive director effective Jan. 3. Gore joins ZETA after seven years at Tesla, most recently as the lead for public policy and business development in the Eastern and Midwestern United States—having previously been deputy director of policy and electricity markets at SolarCity prior to its acquisition by the company. Joe Britton, ZETA’s previous executive director, will remain president of ZETA’s board of directors.

How trucking fleets will benefit from the Inflation Reduction Act

How much money can you squeeze out of the tax credit for EVs? Find out here.

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Why this year will be the ‘Year of Fuel Efficiency’ regulations

Plus top takes on the CHIPS Bill, Repair Act and what this Congress can actually get done.

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FTR reports: Shipper’s conditions stabilize

Aside from a large increase in diesel prices during the month, shippers’ market conditions were more positive m/m.

Live Blog: Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue 2023 (Updated!)

It’s the first trucking event of the year! Here’s what happened, as it happened.

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