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 14, 2010

Ford’s fuel numbers

“Performance and capability is the story today in this segment. No longer can you deliver one attribute versus another. Pickup owners expect you to....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 13, 2010

Virtual road testing

"Just like a photo scanner, we can scan the surface of a road to create a three-dimensional digital representation.” –Mine Tasci, Buick engineer Here....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 12, 2010

AFV choices = confusion?

“More adults claim to be knowledgeable or very knowledgeable about the causes of the global financial crisis, the difference between good and bad....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 11, 2010

Competing to drive innovation

“The Shell Eco-marathon challenges students from across the globe to design and build energy efficient vehicles with the ultimate goal to see which....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 08, 2010

Building better driver behavior

“Inattention, poor awareness of traffic conditions and unsafe maneuvers by drivers are leading causes of fatal crashes between passenger cars and....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 04, 2010

Fear the deer!

“While the number of miles driven by U.S. motorists over the past five years has increased just 2%, the number of deer-vehicle collisions during that....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 01, 2010

Life on the asphalt

“Work-life balance is more important than ever to today's professional truck driver.” –Mike Hinz, vice president of recruiting for Schneider National....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 30, 2010

Managing EV power demands

“The integration of electric vehicles onto the grid is one of the greatest challenges that utilities, automotive manufacturers and consumers will....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 29, 2010

A curveball in the distraction debate

“The point of texting bans is to reduce crashes, and by this essential measure the laws are ineffective. This doesn't mean it's safe to text and....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 28, 2010

Seeing good trends amid tough times

“The last few years have caused global third-party logistics providers to reconsider the structure of their businesses within a shifting industry....More

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