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Seth Clevenger

Managing Editor, Features

@sethclevenger

Seth Clevenger is managing editor of features at Transport Topics. He plans, writes and edits news features for Transport Topics’ weekly newspaper, supplemental publications and TTNews.com. 


Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Broader Horizons for Autonomous Trucks

Gatik technology on an Isuzu truck at CES 2023

Self-driving truck developers are pursuing several different concepts for how and where their technology could fit into real-­world freight operations in the coming years.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 17, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Fleets Will Need to Navigate Powertrain Options Amid Green Push

Buttgenbac

ORLANDO, Fla. — Fleet operators will have an array of truck powertrain choices to consider in the future as the industry complies with stricter emissions regulations and meets shippers’ demands for more environmentally sustainable freight transportation.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 28, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment

Aperia Expands Halo Tire Analytics Platform to Trailers

Aperia

ORLANDO, Fla. — Aperia Technologies is expanding its Halo Connect tire analytics offering to trailers with the introduction of Halo Trailer Connect.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 28, 2023
Business, Equipment

Gear Head Debuts Soy-Based Grease Pads for Fifth Wheel Lubrication

Gear Head pads

ORLANDO, Fla. — Gear Head Lube has introduced soy-based grease pads designed to provide a less messy, faster and more environmentally friendly way to lubricate tractors’ fifth wheels.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 27, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

NACFE Releases Report on ‘Messy Middle’ for Decarbonization of Trucking

NACFE's Mike Roeth

ORLANDO, Fla. — The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has released a new report examining the myriad powertrain decisions trucking companies will face on the industry’s journey toward decarbonization.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 26, 2023
Technology, Equipment

P.S.I. Adds Real-Time Visibility for Wheel-End Temperatures

P.S.I.'s Craig Smith

ORLANDO, Fla. — Pressure Systems International has introduced Digital ThermAlert, a sensor that provides fleets and drivers with real-time visibility on trailer wheel-end temperatures.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 26, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, For-Hire

Electric, Autonomous Trucks Hold Promise, Executives Say

Manifest tech panel

LAS VEGAS — Autonomous and electric-powered trucks hold great potential to improve safety and efficiency in the freight transportation sector, but it will take time for these emerging technologies to overcome various market challenges and achieve widespread commercialization, industry executives said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 8, 2023
Business, Technology, Autonomous, Private

Fleets, Tech Developers Chart Course to More Sustainable, Efficient Supply Chains

Frito-Lay Tesla Semi

LAS VEGAS — Electric and autonomous vehicles can help build more sustainable and efficient supply chains, but the freight transportation sector will need to overcome various challenges to realize their potential.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 2, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics

CES Attendees Focus on Customer Meetings, Transportation Technology Partnerships

CES attendees filter into the annual technology trade show.

LAS VEGAS — CES 2023 served as a prime opportunity for transportation businesses to meet with their customers and for industry and government officials alike to explore potential partnerships and spark innovation.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 8, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Ryder Spotlights Investments in E-Commerce at CES

Ryder exhibit at CES 2023

LAS VEGAS — While many of the exhibits at CES 2023 focused on next-level vehicle technologies, some other companies highlighted their efforts to enhance supply chains in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and meet the ever-increasing demand for home delivery of products ordered online.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 8, 2023