Conventional 2022 trucking industry predictions basically boil down to, “Meet the New Year, same as the old year.” At least in the first quarter to through the first half, strong demand will continue, as well supply constraints. We’ve heard it from ACT Research, and Hendrickson’s newly appointed president and CEO, Matt Joy, doubled down on
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 August focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place. 5. We had electric truck questions, and fleets had answers With electric trucks starting to make their way into fleets’
Do I have a service problem? Whenever a fault code is triggered or a telematics alert goes out, it’s one of the first questions fleet managers have. Telematics systems are evolving to present information more actionable—providing guidance in the form of prescriptive maintenance—as opposed to alerts that don’t give you much direction. The onus of
Maintaining the proper tire pressure is crucial to tractor-trailer productivity and efficiency. It impacts everything from MPG to safety. While the road is often punishing on tires, the last thing you need is to miss those small things that make a big impact. A nail in a tire for example– something that slowly bleeds out
If the engine is the beating heart of the truck, and the telematics system its brain, then the tires are the legs, enabling it to complete its runs day in and day out. Like any good runner, you can’t expect to make good time on your runs, or complete them incident-free, without a good care
1. Under-inflation / Low tire pressure Under-inflated tires are a leading cause of tire failure on the road. Continental offers regular fleet checks to all its customers to ensure tires are performing at their best. Tires typically lose up to 2% of their air pressure every month. A tire that is underinflated by as little
Phillips Connect has entered into an exclusive agreement with STE North America LLC for its new TPMS sensor based on Micro.sp technology. Phillips Connect says the technology’s energy consumption is 300% more efficient compared with Bluetooth and other RF technology. Phillips Connect’s first product using Micro.sp technology is its integrated tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
You’ve heard the stats: tires are the second-highest annual cost for the average fleet, behind fuel; and a major component of that is tire pressure. But why is that, and what can you do about it? FE spoke with many major players in the truck tire industry to answer your biggest questions about tire pressure
What if there was a simple way to save as much as $1,000 per vehicle, per year on fuel and maintenance costs? Depending on the state of your tires, there might be. That’s how much you could be losing out on just because your trucks and/or trailers are running on improperly-inflated tires, according to the
On the newest episode of the Fleet Future podcast, we’re talking tires–tire telematics, specifically. Aperia’s Josh Carter stops by to talk about what fleets can get if they invest in tire tracking and telematics, and the importance of proper tire pressure. Listen below, and catch up with past episodes of Fleet Future here.
SAF-Holland President—Americas, Kent Jones, shares his view on the brand’s successes, the challenges it faces, and what it will take to continue growth.
Hendrickson has introduced Tiremaax Pro-LB, a next-generation update of the Tiremaax Pro trailer tire inflation system. Tiremaax Pro-LB adds the ability to adjust tire pressure based on load.