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Mar 26, 2010

A very deserving winner

“This contest isn’t just about getting ‘back on the road.’ It’s more about getting ‘back to my life’ for a truck driver.” –Dave Nemo, Sirius XM radio....More
Mar 25, 2010

Sights and sounds of the show

There’s a lot going on here at the 2010 Mid America Trucking Show (or “MATS” as we tired hacks refer to it) in terms of new product rollouts, updates....More
Mar 24, 2010

Changing to survive and thrive

“There ain’t no way … but the hard way … so get used to it!” –Airbourne I dropped by Mercer Transportation this week to talk with Dale Corum (seen....More
Mar 23, 2010

Travelin’ on down to Louisville

It’s the traditional rite of spring for trucking reporters near and far – travelin’ on down to Louisville, Kentucky for the annual Mid America....More
Mar 22, 2010

Chrysler goes on an EV roll

“U.S. Department of Energy support for domestic advanced technology is an important enabler for Chrysler Group and its key suppliers in order to....More
Mar 19, 2010

EVs and the electrical grid

“Electric vehicles have enormous potential for creating a cleaner transport system … however, there is uncertainty over the pace of vehicle....More
Mar 18, 2010

Counting on the ‘Czar’

“We want to strive to be as efficient as we can be, because we’re preparing for the future, not just for profit.” – Robert Barron, senior vice....More
Mar 17, 2010

He should be the patron saint for truckers

“What he managed to do with Ireland is nothing short of a miracle. He had such a formidable mission –a lone man trying to spread the message of hope....More
Mar 16, 2010

Taking the long view

“Even in today’s economy, it’s important to step back and take a big-picture look at your situation. Try to look beyond next month or next year and....More
Mar 15, 2010

Down to the bedrock

“ indicates that a lot of the worst in behind us; we’re getting down to the bedrock now.” –Ed Castagna, president of Nassau Asset Management Some....More
Mar 12, 2010

The dichotomy of highway safety

“This is exciting news, but there are still far too many people dying in traffic accidents. Drivers need to keep their hands on the steering wheel....More
Mar 10, 2010

Getting ready to grow ... or not?

“While most businesses remain cautious, some companies are beginning to hire selectively to ensure they have the employees in place to capitalize on....More
Mar 09, 2010

Pre-wired homes for EVs

“It is critical for the mass adoption of electric vehicles to have companies like KB Home leading the industry by offering this pre-wire option, as....More
Mar 08, 2010

Forecasting the automotive future

“The true demand for small vehicles will be tested over the next three years, as nearly one-half of new models will be small. While I believe....More
Mar 05, 2010

Regrets for the postman

"The crisis we're facing gives us an historic opportunity to make changes that will lay the foundation for a leaner, more market responsive Postal....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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