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> 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
Oct 28, 2010
The forgotten fuel economy factor
“The two main issues with fuel economy are idle time and how you drive the truck. Those are management issues, not engine design issues.” –Tom....
Oct 27, 2010
Making fleets more efficient
One of the larger questions being asked as the debate over government-proposed heavy truck fuel economy mandates gets rolling deals with overall....
Oct 26, 2010
Tools for the truck driver
“Drivers can visually preview their trip on-screen, get a mental image of where they’re going, and then use the audio directions to navigate them in....
Oct 25, 2010
Improving the truck efficiency blueprint
“We believe we can avoid any major cost increases to meet the standards until 2017. But then we’re going to need new systems like waste heat recovery....
Oct 22, 2010
Dealing with DEF
Truck makers relying on selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology to get their vehicles into compliance with 2010 emission rules are finding out....
Oct 21, 2010
The cost of emissions
I just recently listened to an interesting presentation by Tom Marangon, managing director of Baumot UK, which makes diesel particulate filters (DPF....
Oct 20, 2010
A liquefied methane/diesel cocktail, anyone?
“We’ve chosen a route whereby we combine the diesel engine’s superior efficiency rating with the benefits of liquefied methane gas, resulting in a....
Oct 19, 2010
Europe offers driver recognition lesson
“This competition puts the spotlight on drivers, celebrates their professional skills and highlights their contributions to society. In this way, we....
Oct 18, 2010
Nothing to hide ...
“By integrating data from our company's SmartTrac and OnGuard active safety systems into Iteris' SafetyDirect and lane-departure warning systems, it'....
Oct 15, 2010
Steady as she goes … for now
“Though freight volumes backed off from the torrid pace we saw in June, demand remained steady across all segments.” –Kirk Thompson, president and....
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