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 November focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place.
5. Adoption of FA-4 oil continues to be slow
Introduced three years ago, the American Petroleum Institute (API)’s CK-4 and FA-4 oil categories were billed as the next generation of oil, improving on the engine protection and fuel economy benefits offered by previous engine oil categories.
4. What is the electric truck impact on tire design? Penske, ATD pilot program aims to find out
The collaboration gives ATD an opportunity to add electric trucks to its fleet, and the company says it is the first tire distributor to pilot electric vehicles as part of its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2030.
3. A dedicated dashboard can help fleet managers who are drowning in data
With hundreds, even thousands of trucks to manage on the road, and real-time updates coming in from each of these trucks, a fleet manager may feel like he or she is drowning in data. A well-designed telematics dashboard can serve as a fleet manager’s lifeboat when it comes to managing all this information.
2. What your fleet needs to know about scan tools
Fleet managers can help avoid the downtime of waiting on or sending a truck to the dealership by owning the right scan tools. Not only can this minimize headaches, it can save the fleet money.
1. Executive Interview: Kenworth is rolling with the changes
In a time in which the industry is constantly shifting and changing, and with more changes looming over the horizon, Kenworth Truck Co.’s Kevin Baney is building on his R&D and sales backgrounds to make sure Kenworth is well positioned for the present and the future.