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 Jan 19, 2016

A look ahead for light trucks

So what does the future hold for light trucks?....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 15, 2016

Linking public health and transportation

One of the sessions this week at the 95th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) dealt with what’s often become a rather....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 14, 2016

Fitting freight into the urban planning process

One of the more interesting discussions that came out of the 95th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington D.C. this....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 13, 2016

Renault-Nissan planning big self-piloting vehicle push

Whether you are a fan of autonomous vehicles (AVs) or not – and California is certainly looking very hard at how such systems perform in the....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 11, 2016

The vehicle as digital assistant

Time used to be that we viewed vehicles as a way to transport ourselves as well as a host of goods from point A to point B (and thus sparing....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 07, 2016

GM’s Barra: Next decade to bring big automotive changes

Typically, the rule of thumb is that trucking technological developments lag about a decade or so behind those of automobiles. Not this time around....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 06, 2016

At CES 2016, Toyota takes a long look into the future

Vehicles that not only run on hydrogen but offer trillion-mile reliability and drive themselves are just a few of the “future of mobility....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 05, 2016

Logistics: Tough duty even for soldiers

A recent Iowa National Guard profile of two senior supply sergeants began with these immortal words, which, frankly, many in trucking can relate to:....More

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