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Jan 14, 2011

Driveline 101

“Drivelines are at once very simple yet very complex components. They are very important in terms of vehicle reliability. It’s one of those....More
Jan 13, 2011

The reputation ripple effect

“Last year was remarkable for its series of public gaffes made by CEOs and other leaders that shattered organizations, share price, job tenure,....More
Jan 12, 2011

Fuel-sipping freight equipment

“Because the world is not standing still; we all need to embrace change, not shy away from it. We all need to raise our game, because the game is....More
Jan 11, 2011

Some thoughts on leasing

“Leasing reduces the cost impact for acquisition because typically leasing does not require a down payment and because costs are spread over the life....More
Jan 10, 2011

It costs more … that’s why

“One point to consider, though, is the economy: it's possible that, in economic hard times, environmental enthusiasm wanes as people face tougher....More
Jan 07, 2011

The value deficit

“I can tell you for many years the shipping community has not really given damn, quite frankly, about safety. That’s the reality of it; and it....More
Jan 06, 2011

Confidence starting to percolate

“When asked about future prospects for the economy, 58% of CEOS in our fourth quarter survey expected improvement during the year ahead compared with....More
Jan 05, 2011

Looking at leadership

“The consequences of executives’ actions have impact that reaches far beyond themselves. In fact, these consequences can impact other people,....More
Jan 04, 2011

Kickin’ off in high gear

“My earliest memories were of being on the interstates and seeing all the ‘golden era’ big rigs on the road. The trucks were so unique. Each one was....More
Dec 23, 2010

What lies ahead

“You can't move goods competitively to markets without a solid transportation system, and if we let those systems decline further, we won't be able....More
Dec 22, 2010

Some cheerful news, at least

“We're expecting mid-single digit industry volume growth and low-single digit price increases for the sector. As a result, additional free cash flow....More
Dec 20, 2010

Predicting the demise of “petrol-only” cars

“Clearly, there is an expectation that the move away from petrol will accelerate as hybrids and EVs 0electric vehicles) now begin to attract greater....More
Dec 17, 2010

Portrait of a racer as a young man

“Me and my dad thought it would be a good idea to get into racing as a way to spend time with each other and to do something fun.” –Jared Beyer,....More
Dec 16, 2010

Busing the kiddies … with propane?

“You pay less for fuel, get longer oil change intervals, and the engine lasts longer because propane burns much cleaner. Those savings add up fast,....More
Dec 15, 2010

Rodeo wrap up

“Technicians are the heartbeat of the dealership simply because service sells trucks in this business. You guys are where it’s at. You make us who we....More
What's Trucks at Work?

Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.

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