Chanje’s electric cargo van will certainly have great appeal among delivery fleets concerned with their carbon footprint, but at the end of the day it’s a big, nicely setup delivery van that just happens to be electric.
A well-managed parts inventory helps can help a heavy-duty truck fleet prevent downtime and save money.
APC Automotive Technologies has launched a replacement parts category program for light-, medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles.
Help Inc. announced seven new operational weigh station bypass locations in North Carolina, increasing the number of stations available to PrePass users traveling in the state.
Phillips Industries’ X-Tend tracker bar extension is designed to prevent scuffs and marring on the back of the cab from swinging cables.
With women making up 7% of the trucking industry workforce, SiriusXM’s Women In Trucking will help promote the employment of more women by identifying and removing the obstacles that keep them from entering the field.
Load post counts were on the rise last week, but truck posts rose even higher after the holidays. It was the first week the van load-to-truck ratio declined since the ELD mandate went into effect. Yet the ratio was still 10.7 van loads per truck, way above what’s been historically typical, for any time of year.
LeasePlan USA has today announced the appointment of Naeem Morris to its Truck and Equipment Division. In his role of truck sales vice president, Morris will be responsible for overseeing the growth and development of the LeasePlan truck division in the Midwest.
Pilot Flying J intends to open 20 new locations this year and continue renovating existing stores. The company is also looking to expand its parking availability notification system, which it began testing last year on the West Coast.
A surge in industrial production for December exceeded expectations, but the strength was largely a function of a weather-related utilities spike. A separate report showed a lot of optimism remains when it comes to the market for newly built homes.