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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
Dec 14, 2010

Rush rodeo time comes round again

“The diagnostic work technicians need to perform in order to figure out what needs to be fixed is almost always the hardest part; fixing the truck....More
Dec 10, 2010

A nod to “Old School”

“It’s really hard to beat the look of black and silver.” –Kirby Martin, an owner-operator out of Gettysburg, PA, and the 2010 grand champion of....More
Dec 09, 2010

Gauging economic prospects

“In both the results and among our clients, we're seeing CEOs increasingly view international markets as holding the best growth opportunities. But....More
Dec 08, 2010

Saving money ... via climate change?

“While programs could be seen as a burden, they are actually great opportunities to cut costs while reducing an organization's environmental....More
Dec 07, 2010

Failure is not always the end

“We shall not flag nor fail. We shall go on to the end.” –Winston Churchill There have been many dark times in American history (including the one of....More
Dec 06, 2010

A new hybrid breakthrough?

“With the cost of the battery remaining a principal hurdle, a dual battery system could bring these costs down and help accelerate the electric....More
Dec 03, 2010

Shaping the trucks of the future

“Trucking companies succeed through efficiency. End of story.” –John Woodrooffe, director of the transportation safety analysis division at the....More
Dec 02, 2010

Heated rhetoric builds over heavier trucks

“It is fiscally irresponsible as well as morally unethical for Maine DOT officials to be lobbying for extending this dangerous heavy truck project....More
Dec 01, 2010

Will EVs sell?

“It seems the car-shopping public still has a long way to go concerning electric vehicle consideration and understanding the realities of electric....More
Nov 30, 2010

The real worries

“You can’t handle the truth.” –from the movie A Few Good Men It’s funny how one can lose focus on the really important issues of the day, sitting at....More
Nov 29, 2010

Traffic, traffic everywhere …

“Increasing traffic congestion places a tremendous burden on the economy as well as individuals. When traffic congestion increases in a region, it....More
Nov 19, 2010

Snapshots of trucking history

If you think the inclusion of a classic Diamond-T truck within the confines of a Peterbilt dealership’s annual calendar is surprising, think again,....More
Nov 18, 2010

The “sticker shock” problem

“Fuel economy mandates attempt to push more efficient designs and technologies into the new vehicle marketplace. as a practical matter, unless fuel....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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