Gear up for important decisions with the new Calibrate quarterly magazine.
With a view from the repair shop to the corner office, Calibrate offers more involved discussions into the trends and issues surrounding equipment and maintenance.
Be ready to lead the next office conversation about driver seat comfort, electric refrigerated trailers, or 24-hour repair shops!
For some time, there has been quite a change in how the trucking industry views the internal combustion engine juxtaposed with the emergence of electrification. I witnessed that during the reveal of Navistar’s S13 Integrated powertrain in Las Vegas this summer, features editor Michael Freeze observes.
The axiom is especially true in technological innovation, according to Features Editor Michael Freeze.
At the Low net-GHG Fuel and Engine Technologies Symposium at the University of Wisconsin in June, researchers noted that the life of familiar internal combustion engines may be extended. This will happen via the use of fuels created from renewable crops, agricultural waste, and even solar energy.
Fleets need real-time data from the commercial vehicles of today and tomorrow, and the ability to pose queries and communications regarding vehicle and systems operation status, cargo security and condition, and environmental and safety performance.
Windshield-mounted video cameras will remain compliant with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rules for mounting placement, thanks to an exemption the agency recently made permanent.July 22, 2022
The saying “Time flies when you’re having fun” could likely apply to developing new engine oils. And some time has passed since the last diesel engine oil category was introduced in 2017 when the American Petroleum Institute (API) announced CK-4 and FA-4.
Greg McQuagge, maintenance supervisor at for-hire carrier U.S. Xpress, shares some insight on what it takes to keep trucks on the road.April 29, 2022
The California Air Resources Board has approved for 2027 what the Engine Manufacturers Association refers to as “sweeping new regulations affecting heavy-duty trucks sold in the state.”
In the current environment of high fuel prices and a technology shift looming over many companies regarding last-mile delivery, fleets are challenged to develop a strategy toward tire management. For some maintenance managers, the debate of new tires versus retreads offers various methods in battling some of those concerns.