Multimedia Library - All http://fleetowner.com/media en Kicking up dust with Kenworth http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kicking-dust-kenworth <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/Kenworth?solrsort=created%20desc?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">Kenworth</a></span> Truck Co. recently invited journalists to test drive five of its vocational trucks in Snoqualmie, WA, at the site of one of the most prestigious professional rally schools in the U.S.: a place known as &quot;DirtFish&quot; that is situated roughly 26 miles from Kenworth&rsquo;s headquarters in Kirkland, WA. A century ago, it was the site of the Snoqualmie Lumber Co., later renamed Weyerhaeuser. (<em>Photos: Neil Abt/Fleet Owner</em>)</p> </div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kicking-dust-kenworth#comments Equipment News Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:15:00 +0000 222921 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Photo: Neil Abt/Fleet Owner</p> Mercedes-Benz debuts X-Class pickup — no, really, a pickup http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/mercedes-benz-debuts-x-class-pickup-no-really-pickup <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>As pickup truck sales continue on a healthy climb upward, even Mercedes-Benz — a brand more identified with premium luxury and top-dollar sport — is getting in on the action.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/mercedes-benz-debuts-x-class-pickup-no-really-pickup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/mercedes-benz-debuts-x-class-pickup-no-really-pickup#comments HD Pickup & Van Equipment News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:01:00 +0000 222731 at http://fleetowner.com Behind the scenes at the Formula E electric race series in NYC http://fleetowner.com/technology/behind-scenes-formula-e-electric-race-series-nyc <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>It&#39;s a view of the Formula E electric racecar events you don&#39;t usually get: a look at the setup and some of the complex logistics needed to get the race to its destination.</p> <p>Reporters and media were allowed in before the races this weekend for DHL&#39;s showcase of the races and extreme potential of electric-powered vehicles as well as a number of mobility technology innovations the company has brewing.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> http://fleetowner.com/technology/behind-scenes-formula-e-electric-race-series-nyc#comments News Running Green Technology Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:28:00 +0000 222571 at http://fleetowner.com Volvo VNL sneak peek: 'Radical, exciting' http://fleetowner.com/equipment/volvo-vnl-sneak-peek-radical-exciting <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>DUBLIN, VA. In a semi-sneak preview (the press was here, yet details were few) <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/volvo-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Volvo</a></span> Trucks North America rolled out the company's new flagship highway tractor Monday. But the “radical” new VNL is actually billed as just the “next step."</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/volvo-vnl-sneak-peek-radical-exciting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/volvo-vnl-sneak-peek-radical-exciting#comments Equipment News Tue, 11 Jul 2017 06:48:00 +0000 222191 at http://fleetowner.com <p>(<em>Photo: Kevin Jones/Trailer Body Builders</em>)</p> Photos: New Engine Models http://fleetowner.com/equipment/photos-new-engine-models <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div></div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/photos-new-engine-models#comments Equipment News Silver Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:19:00 +0000 222071 at http://fleetowner.com Photos: The 2018 New Truck Models Part 2 http://fleetowner.com/equipment/photos-2018-new-truck-models-part-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div></div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/photos-2018-new-truck-models-part-2#comments Equipment News Silver Fri, 07 Jul 2017 15:18:00 +0000 222051 at http://fleetowner.com Photos: The 2018 New Truck Models Part 1 http://fleetowner.com/equipment/photos-2018-new-truck-models-part-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div></div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/photos-2018-new-truck-models-part-1#comments Equipment News Silver Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:45:00 +0000 222041 at http://fleetowner.com Turning wrenches around the world http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/turning-wrenches-around-world <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Visit any U.S. military base around the world --- in Europe, Asia, Africa, or here at home in America &mdash; and you&rsquo;ll find that the routines of vehicle maintenance stay the same, for the need to change fluids, tighten bolts, and turn wrenches to keep all manner of equipment up and running remains a steady constant. (<em>Photos: U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Nick Emerick</em>)</p> </div> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/turning-wrenches-around-world#comments Maintenance News Fri, 07 Jul 2017 11:54:00 +0000 221971 at http://fleetowner.com McLeod's Trucking CFO Conference http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/mcleods-trucking-cfo-conference <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The first-ever <a href="http://www.mcleodsoftware.com/">McLeod Software</a> CFO conference for trucking and freight brokerage executives drew 70 participants to the windy city of Chicago to discuss everything from merger &amp; acquisition tactics to lease accounting rule changes and tax strategies. A variety of industry experts, including lawyers, bankers, and accountants, were on hand to share their insights on those and other freight-related topics. (<em>Photos: Sean Kilcarr/Fleet Owner</em>)</p> </div> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/mcleods-trucking-cfo-conference#comments Fleet Management News Technology Fri, 30 Jun 2017 08:53:00 +0000 221551 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Photo: Sean Kilcarr/Fleet Owner</p> A visit to Rush Truck Centers of Denver http://fleetowner.com/equipment/visit-rush-truck-centers-denver <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Located in Commerce City, Colorado, just outside Denver, the most recent addition to the Rush Truck Centers (RTC) network of 108 locations in 21 states covers 83,000 sq. ft. on 13.5 acres, features over 50 service bays, and is currently staffed by 55 technicians. Fleet Owner got an up close and personnel look at RTC&#39;s Denver facility during a special open house event which included a visit by NASCAR racing legend Tony Stewart. (<em>Photos: Michael Catarevas</em>)</p> </div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/visit-rush-truck-centers-denver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/visit-rush-truck-centers-denver#comments Equipment News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:02:00 +0000 221471 at http://fleetowner.com