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 Apr 02, 2010

The other fuel economy shoe

“These historic new standards set ambitious, but achievable, fuel economy requirements for the automotive industry that will also encourage new and....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 01, 2010

Focus on fuel economy mandates begins

“This report highlights the immense number of variables, complexity and multi-dimensional aspects to reducing fuel consumption in commercial vehicles....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 31, 2010

The cost of snow

“Although snow days often conjure happy childhood memories, this study makes it crystal clear that they have a tangible and serious negative impact....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 30, 2010

A troubadour for truckers

“I was a driver myself for a while, and people out there just don’t know the sacrifices truckers make to deliver everything we live on. That’s why I....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 29, 2010

Cautious optimism in the air

“We’re getting good feelings out in the market, that the economic outlook is growing more positive. But the jury is still going to be out for another....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 26, 2010

A very deserving winner

“This contest isn’t just about getting ‘back on the road.’ It’s more about getting ‘back to my life’ for a truck driver.” –Dave Nemo, Sirius XM radio....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 25, 2010

Sights and sounds of the show

There’s a lot going on here at the 2010 Mid America Trucking Show (or “MATS” as we tired hacks refer to it) in terms of new product rollouts, updates....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 24, 2010

Changing to survive and thrive

“There ain’t no way … but the hard way … so get used to it!” –Airbourne I dropped by Mercer Transportation this week to talk with Dale Corum (seen....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 23, 2010

Travelin’ on down to Louisville

It’s the traditional rite of spring for trucking reporters near and far – travelin’ on down to Louisville, Kentucky for the annual Mid America....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 22, 2010

Chrysler goes on an EV roll

“U.S. Department of Energy support for domestic advanced technology is an important enabler for Chrysler Group and its key suppliers in order to....More

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