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Oct 02, 2014

Touching more than trucks

A straightforward-- and fun-- fundraising and public-awareness event conducted this autumn by an industry supplier was so successful out of the gate....More
Sep 18, 2014

Bulldog leashes Blimps

Determining that its newer and larger airships would be better served tethered to a specialized truck when not in the air-- rather than moored to the....More
Jul 30, 2014

Paccar-VW: The rumor that wasn’t

Germany’s Volkswagen AG  denied weeks ago that it was planning a rumored run at Paccar Inc., but only yesterday did the parent of Kenworth....More
Jul 25, 2014

The most beautiful curve

"The most beautiful curve is a rising sales graph." --Raymond Loewy (1893-1986) If everyone views trucks merely as machines highly....More
Jun 27, 2014

Big haul for a traveling show

A 2015 Ford Transit full-size van has joined the cast of The History Channel’s American Pickers....More
Jun 19, 2014

Where racing is a win-win

Captured at rest by your intrepid reporter during a “race-fan day” held mid-week at Meritor’s Cameri axle manufacturing and....More
Jun 11, 2014

The Cantor effect

The thorough thrashing at the polls (11 percentage points) that will turn out of office the second-highest ranking Republican in the House will rank....More
Mar 18, 2014

Green vs. Green: Winners but no Losers

That trucking is greening ever faster was exceedingly evident to me while in Indy  attending numerous news conferences and taking in a dizzying....More
Feb 20, 2014

Buying time

Despite the recent spate of good economic news, David Nitzsche, vp-- Supply Management for AmeriQuest Business Services, cautions fleet owners that....More
Nov 21, 2013

The One in Indiana

While in Columbus, IN, last month for the rollout of Cummins Inc.’s  ISV5.0 5L V8 diesel, I was once again struck by the architectural....More
Oct 16, 2013

Detroit shudders as Washington dithers

A brief post on the investment-research site SeekingAlpha.com contends that automakers are “nervously” watching the back-and-forth on....More
Sep 27, 2013

Dare to dream— and to share the vision

In his imaginative keynoter at TMW Systems’recent user group conference, company president David Wangler argued convincingly that success is....More
Aug 07, 2013

Prescription for private-fleet success

Presented below is a white paper authored by two executives withArgo, Inc., a performance-improvement consulting firm. Authors James Mourafetis,....More
Jul 18, 2013

Tick tock...

The new Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules kicked in over two weeks ago. But don’t let your guard down. The battle over HOS reform is far from over....More
Apr 25, 2013

Highway Trust Fund seen on very bumpy road

The latest take on the state of the federal Highway Trust Fund issued by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is brightly lit by a yellow caution....More
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