Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features APX control system

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ATHENS, Ga. — Engineered to protect temperature-sensitive products transported by trailer or rail through sub-freezing ambient conditions, Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features...

Schneider teams with SkyBitz to Implement third generation trailer, container tracking system

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GREEN BAY, Wis. and HERNDON, Va. — Schneider, a provider of transportation and logistics services, has teamed up with SkyBitz to implement Schneider’s third...

PeopleNet continues evolution of video intelligence with debut of next-generation side cameras

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MINNEAPOLIS — PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology, has released its latest enhancement to its video intelligence solution — the...

Used truck, trailer numbers rise

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 COLUMBUS, Ind. — Rise. That’s the appropriate word when it comes to Class 8 used truck volumes and trailer orders.ACT Research reports that used...

Looks as though there’s a lot of trucks without ELDs

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Hours of Service issues continued to rank high on the list of out-of-service violations. There were 6,565 drivers put OOS for no driver record-of-duty...

Other shoe has dropped regarding ELDs and CSA violations

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Logged-in carriers and enforcement users with crashes determined to be “not preventable” as part of the program can view measures and percentiles calculated with...

New drivers need to stop leaning on GPS, develop navigational skills, trainer says

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Eddy Mullins has been training drivers for JB Hunt for 18 years, and he says new drivers are coming to him today with less...

Kenworth T680 now available with Paccar MX-11 engine and automated transmission

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Designed from the ground up, the Paccar transmission is up to 105 pounds lighter than comparable transmissions, allowing for greater payloads, spokesmen said. (Courtesy:...

Volvo debuts ‘rugged yet refined’ new VNX series for heavy-haul applications

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The new Volvo VNX series is available in three cab sizes — daycab, 42inch sleeper and 70-inch sleeper. The VNX 740 (above) features a...

Peterson’s new smart trailer controls, relays tire, brake, cargo temperature status

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By signaling trailer issues as they happen, PULSE enhances the safety of driver and cargo, and helps avoid road incidents, CSA violations, and costly...

‘Bespoke’ trucks? Shell and AirFlow Truck Co. have designed and built one

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The body of the Starship Project tractor is a bespoke aerodynamic design made of carbon fiber, including the side skirts, hood, and front end....

Tesla unveils electric tractor

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Tesla unveils electric tractorFriday, November 17, 2017 by DEE-ANN DURBIN /AP Auto WriterDETROIT — After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs —...

OOIDA cites ‘increasing’ ELD exemption requests

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GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Tuesday maintained that what it calls the “increasing number of exemption requests” from the December...

Volvo goes electric

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