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

Posts by Sean Kilcarr

in Trucks at Work Oct 20, 2016

A 'new jeep' gets ready to roll

One of the more interesting and indeed famous motorized vehicles in history is the jeep; a “jack-of-all-trades” piece of military....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 19, 2016

Time for a few video updates …

There’s a lot going on in the world of trucking at the moment – with the sluggish start to what’s generally considered to be the....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 13, 2016

The regulatory retooling of engines – even for pickup trucks

So we all know that the Phase 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) rules mandate fuel economy improvements for a wide variety of trucks, which in turn is leading....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 11, 2016

Deconstructing millennials for trucking

There’s been a tremendous amount of discussion regarding the millennial generation and their impact on the trucking industry – both good....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 10, 2016

Driverless vehicles: A tale of two surveys

Are Americans truly ready to let go of the steering wheel and let autonomous vehicles do all the driving? This, of course, is the key question in the....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 07, 2016

Trucking seeks a seat at the autonomous table

The ongoing effort to develop self-driving trucks is starting to involve a very heavy dose of irony, for the very industry being targeted for....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 06, 2016

Small business is confident; will that benefit trucking?

The latest trucking-focused analysis regarding freight and equipment trends are not exactly heartening, even if they project mild optimism in some....More

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