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

Feb 24, 2017

Autonomous trucks: The reality is setting in

Despite the recent lawsuit filed against self-driving truck systems maker Otto and its new owner, Uber, regarding the theft of autonomous vehicle....More
Feb 23, 2017

Digital stress: How might it affect trucking?

There’s been an awful lot of talk regarding the ongoing “digitization” of the trucking industry, in no small part because, well,....More
Feb 22, 2017

Device interoperability: It could be a concern for trucking

As we rush headlong into the newfangled “digital world” of e-commerce, the Internet of Things (IoT), and connected trucks, an interesting....More
Feb 16, 2017

Cybersecurity: Still not as secure as it should be

The cyber threats facing trucking continue to pile up – go here, here and here for just a few examples – the defenses needed to repel....More
Feb 14, 2017

Are trucking conditions really improving?

Kenny Vieth is about as steely-eyed as any of the analysts who cover trucking for a living. As president and senior analyst at ACT Research, he....More
Feb 09, 2017

Is it 'vroom, vroom' time for V2X technology?

A new report from Navigant Research predicts that annual sales of light duty vehicles equipped with factory-installed vehicle-to-external, or V2X,....More

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