Podcast: Where the trucking industry stands in the midst of the coronavirus situation
Fleet Equipment editors Alex Crissey, Jason Morgan and David Sickels discuss the state of the trucking industry during the current crisis, including which manufacturers have suspended production, freight market conditions and the need to keep telematics and service going as trucks continue to run their routes. Note: This episode was recorded on March 20, so
Taking the first electric truck step together with Volvo Trucks
Volvo Trucks North America knows that it takes more than an OEM, a customer or a supplier
to make electric trucks a reality. It takes everyone.
Avoid the trucking service communication breakdown
How you can help your service provider be more productive—and boost your bottom line in the process.
Geotab talks electric vehicle strategies, working during the pandemic
No script? No plan? No problem. Welcome to Fleet Equipment Unscripted—the video interview series that connects you with the greatest minds in the heavy-duty trucking world. For our first episode, I connected with Matt Stevens, vice president of electric vehicles at Geotab, to see how Geotab continues to support its customers in these strange pandemic
How dealership programs can improve truck service
Dealers are well aware of fleets’ need for efficient service, and many of them make use of programs that prioritize this.
Michelin continues North Americas operations, but monitoring Coronavirus
Michelin said March 19 that the company is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and making plans for short-, mid- and long-term contingencies; however, to date, all of the company’s activities in North America are operating normally. The company says at this time its immediate priority is the health and safety of its employees and communities,
Goodyear to suspend Americas manufacturing due to Coronavirus
In response to the sudden decline in market demand resulting from the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company plans to suspend Americas manufacturing through at least April 3 or until further notice. A phased shut down will begin across the company’s tire, retread and chemical plants in Brazil, Canada,
Podcast: The coolest equipment, technology we saw at the TMC Annual Meeting and Exhibition
In the newest episode of the Fleet Future podcast, Alex Crissey and Jason Morgan recap the 2020 TMC Annual Meeting and Exhibition.
While the world self-quarantines, trucks keep rolling
You deliver what the world needs, we’ll deliver the information you need.
Fleet Profile: Energy Transportation Group is driven to be different
Energy Transportation Group
continues to grow by providing innovative, reliable and efficient service solutions.
Diesel engine oil purchasing tips: Bulk fluid, bulk price
The second part of our in-depth look at bulk fluid holding.
Behind the brands: How DTNA decided it was time for a market strategy change
“They’re going to know that a major change is coming.” That thought nagged the minds of Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) executives last August as David Carson, then president of Western Star, stood between a gleaming red Western Star 4700 chassis and a Freightliner EM2 upfitted for utility applications, and addressed the North American trucking