David Cullen

Executive Editor, David Cullen offers his take on how actions taken by government agencies, industry suppliers and other trucking stakeholders impact truck fleet owners. Executive Editor of FleetOwner, Cullen has been covering trucking since 1981 and has been on the staff of FleetOwner since 1989. He does not claim to be an expert on trucking, but will admit to being a writer-- and hoping to be regarded a journalist.

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in Hammer Lane 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
in Hammer Lane 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
in Hammer Lane 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
in Hammer Lane 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
in Hammer Lane 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
in Hammer Lane 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
in Hammer Lane 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
in Hammer Lane 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
in Hammer Lane 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
in Hammer Lane 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
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David Cullen offers his take on how truck fleet owners are impacted by today’s current events. Follow David on Twitter: @David_L_Cullen

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