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Dec 22, 2014

It’s your skin in this game1

Ever since the Watergate scandal inexplicably captivated my teenaged self, my favorite sport to follow— even to the point of dabbling in it....More
Dec 04, 2014

Not even The Gipper can score this fuel tax

“If you're explaining, you're losing” —Ronald Reagan Conjuring the image— even more so, the actions— of a....More
Nov 18, 2014

Truck vs. Rail2

Trucking is never off the radar screen of the railroads. Even with the Assn. of American Railroads (AAR) pointing out that “The domestic share....More
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 dithers1

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

Dare to dream— and to share the vision1

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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