David Cullen

Executive Editor, David Cullen offers his take on how actions taken by government agencies, industry suppliers and other trucking stakeholders impact truck fleet owners. Executive Editor of FleetOwner, Cullen has been covering trucking since 1981 and has been on the staff of FleetOwner since 1989. He does not claim to be an expert on trucking, but will admit to being a writer-- and hoping to be regarded a journalist.

Posts by David Cullen

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

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