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Did emissions violations just kill an OEM’s North American dreams?

In the hyper-connected world of automotive and truck manufacturing, a bad decision in one business unit can have devastating consequences in markets and countries far, far away. And that may ...

Opening the floodgates: 5 reasons truck navigation is growing

Five reasons why truck navigation is the most popular addition to core fleet management applications

Quality of U.S. roads, not highway fund solvency, should be measure of highway bill need (also — another short-term patch looms)

Though the Trust Fund ticker says one thing, the state of roads in this country says another. And that should be the real benchmark for the need for a robust, ...
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‘Micromanaged’ drivers hurting recruiting efforts? Prominent analyst says so

“We want he or she to be in the right hand lane doing 62 miles an hour in a speed-governed truck while we’re monitoring his or her fuel efficiency. We ...

Note to disgruntled former trucking editors: Trucks are not killing us

Trucking has made huge gains in terms of safety. And even more giant leaps are coming. To suggest otherwise is irresponsible and hypocritical, especially coming from someone who drew a ...

Making the most of driver apps

Using mobile apps to stay connected with drivers inside and outside the cab has become a strategy to improve quality of life while getting information faster and in more abundance ...

A fast and furious future for trucking

At the end of this month, we’ll be in Dallas ahead of the Great American Trucking Show at CV-Outlook. Usually, industry conferences cover a huge swath of issues, but this ...

Remote diagnostics: fringe benefit or killer app?

Have the alignments between telematics companies and OEMs caused fleets to re-evaluate their use of mobile technologies? Is remote diagnostics the killer app you've been waiting for?

Guessing game: Where will Cat find its 15-liter engine solution?

The big news story this week was, of course, Cat and Navistar breaking up. At first brush, given Navistar’s fresh troubles with a brand-new EPA lawsuit, you’d be forgiven for ...

Daimler, Zonar enhanced partnership takes service and support to the next level

No matter what the OEM makeup of your fleet looks like, a truck isn’t worth a hill of beans if you can’t rely on quality service and support to diagnose ...

Turning on compliance: ‘paperless’ third-party services growing

Managing logbook data and driver hiring are two areas where outsourcing has gained traction by way of new technology and services.