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 Feb 11, 2014

Hitting the 75-year mark at Peterbilt

One of the biggest challenges faced by truck makers in this day and age is how to build products that are not only compliant ever-widening pool of....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 10, 2014

Cybersecurity for vehicles

The issue of cybersecurity is no stranger to this space – indeed, it’s no stranger to the trucking community, either. Yet when the....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 07, 2014

The push continues for diesel-powered pickups

It’s really not surprising to me at any rate that a concept pickup truck recently developed by Nissan and displayed at the Chicago Auto Show is....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 06, 2014

In-vehicle wearables: help or hindrance?

Here’s an intersection between technology and motor vehicle operation many might have overlooked: how the new trend towards “wearable....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 28, 2014

Shoring up the cyber defenses

One ongoing challenge that tends to fly under trucking’s radar when it comes to the industry’s “worry list” regards the need....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 27, 2014

Looking ahead for trucking

A lot of confidence is being expressed about the future of the trucking right now, despite the industry’s many well-known challenges, the....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 24, 2014

A sobering thought on trucking and the “work ethic”

I touched on a report compiled by Wall Street investment firm Stifel Nicolaus & Co. entitled Transportation & Logistics: 10 Game Changers for....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 23, 2014

A new round of testing for Nissan's electric van

Nissan is kicking off a new round of “work truck testing” for its all-electric NV200 cargo van model in Washington D.C. in partnership....More

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