Business, Fuel

Our Electric Future: You Don’t Have to See It to Believe It

A phrase from a song came to mind when I entered any discussion last year about electric vehicles and the impending infrastructure challenges: “It’s electric!”

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
February 2, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Volvo Workshop Prepares Fleet Partners for CARB Regulations

Now is the time for fleets to meet the challenge of complying with next year’s CARB regulations, a panelist said during a virtual Volvo Trucks regulatory workshop. 

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
November 15, 2023
Business, Equipment

Yokohama Executives Say Fleets Still Adjusting Post-Pandemic

WEST POINT, Miss. — Executives from Yokohama Tire Corp. said their motor carrier customers have adjusted well to the post-COVID economy, but it's not business as usual.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
November 1, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Shell Starship 3.0 Demo Runs Produce Lower Emissions

Shell announced the results from demonstration runs of its Shell Starship 3.0 truck that included a reduction of energy usage and carbon emissions.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
October 11, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

TMCSuperTech Cast Spotlight on Country’s Top Technicians

Competition brings out the best in us whether it’s play, sport or work, and there aren’t many times when two or more of those occasions merge.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
October 6, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, For-Hire

Doug Nickles Crowned TMCSuperTech Grand Champion

CLEVELAND — Doug Nickles from FedEx Freight earned his first TMCSuperTech grand champion honor at ATA's  Technology & Maintenance Council’s National Technicians Skills Competition.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
September 20, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment

Costs for Truck Parts, Labor Fall in Q2

CLEVELAND — A new report found that parts and labor expenses in heavy-duty truck repair shops dropped during the second quarter of 2023.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
September 19, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment

Cybersecurity, EVs Expand TMCSuperTech Challenges

CLEVELAND — Cybersecurity plays an ever-larger role in the TMCSuperTech competition, part of the Fall Meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
September 18, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment

Step Up Push to Bring Veterans Into Trucking

If there’s an issue that is much discussed in industry circles, it’s undoubtedly dealing with the worker shortage, more specifically, the technician shortage.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
July 14, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire

Cummins Invests in Jamestown Plant for Fuel-Agnostic Engine

LAKEWOOD, N.Y. — Cummins Inc. is readying a $452 million investment in its 1 million-square-foot Jamestown Engine Plant to produce a fuel-agnostic internal combustion engine platform.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
May 24, 2023