Sean Kilcarr

Senior Editor, Penton Media comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry -- light and medium duty fleets up through over-the-road truckload, less-than-truckload, and private fleet operations

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Jun 20, 2016

Escaping the tyranny of technology … with technology?

Here’s a strange concept: using technology to remove people’s addiction to technology, especially when they drive. Huh?....More
Jun 17, 2016

Restoring a car once touched by evil

Here’s a conundrum. Say you accidently stumble upon one of the rarest automobiles ever built – in this case a 1938 Mercedes-Benz....More
Jun 16, 2016

Data breaches: It’s a $4 million per incident problem now

I’ve discussed the cybersecurity threats facing the U.S. business community more than a few times in this space – go here and here for....More
Jun 13, 2016

Of thinking machines and transportation

The whole idea of developing machines that can think is incredibly unnerving to me; perhaps unsurprising, since The Terminator remains a favorite....More
Jun 09, 2016

Of data, computation, and transportation

So I listened to a great presentation by Will Hickie yesterday, the chief data scientist for Lixar, a firm that specializes in database management, e....More
Jun 08, 2016

Electricity for trucking

For a long while, I’ve harbored big doubts about the ability of all-electric powertrains to deliver the beefy muscle necessary to get....More
Jun 07, 2016

Flexible truck maintenance takes root in Europe

It’s one of the many “holy grails” being sought after in trucking, right up there with maximizing fuel economy: pulling a truck off....More
Jun 06, 2016

The Golden State still tops for vehicle theft rate

This really shouldn’t surprise anyone: according to analysis by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), California was home to eight of the....More
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Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.

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