Multimedia Library - All http://fleetowner.com/media en TCA 2017: Day 2 http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-2017-day-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The second day of the 2017 Truckload Carriers association (TCA) annual meeting featured welcoming remarks from Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, a performance by noted country music artists Lindsey Lawler in recognition of Daniel Sieczkarski from Melton Truck Lines, Inc., being named the 2016 Highway Angel of the Year, and a talk by noted futurist and Forbes writer Rich Karlgaard about what the Trump era holds in store for trucking. (<em>All photos by Sean Kilcarr for Fleet Owner</em>)<br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-2017-day-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-2017-day-2#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:32:00 +0000 214921 at http://fleetowner.com TCA 2017: Day 1 http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-2017-day-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The 2017 <a href="http://www.truckload.org">Truckload Carriers Association</a> (TCA) set up shop in Nashville, TN, and the exhibit hall at the groups&#39;s yearly gathering showcased a bevy of offerings for fleets, ones largely oriented towards technology: electronic logging devices (ELDs), transportation management systems (TMS), freight costing programs, and the like. Here are a few of the initial sights seen at the TCA&#39;s annual convention. (<em>All photos by Sean Kilcarr for Fleet Owner</em>)</p> </div> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-2017-day-1#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:12:00 +0000 214821 at http://fleetowner.com Winners Circle: 2017 PKY Truck Beauty Championship http://fleetowner.com/equipment/winners-circle-2017-pky-truck-beauty-championship <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The aptly named “Cream of the Crop” and “Showtime” took home top honors as Best of Show in the Working Bobtail and Working Combo classes, respectively, in the 2017 Paul K. Young Truck Championship at the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/home-page-mid-america?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list">Mid-America Trucking Show</a></span> last weekend.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/winners-circle-2017-pky-truck-beauty-championship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/winners-circle-2017-pky-truck-beauty-championship#comments Maintenance Equipment News Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:50:00 +0000 214801 at http://fleetowner.com Gawk at MATS 2017 show trucks with us http://fleetowner.com/mats/gawk-mats-2017-show-trucks-us <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>LOUISVILLE. After you've spent a MATS going frequently to and fro the conference's south and west wings, you'll find that the show truck area way out back does take a bit of getting to. But it's well worth the hike.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/mats/gawk-mats-2017-show-trucks-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/mats/gawk-mats-2017-show-trucks-us#comments MATS News Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:51:00 +0000 214771 at http://fleetowner.com Some rare and ultra-custom ones in there, too, at MATS 2017 http://fleetowner.com/mats/some-rare-and-ultra-custom-ones-there-too-mats-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>LOUISVILLE. Scattered among the later-model show trucks at MATS this year was the occasional very rare old dog like a 1948 Chevrolet tractor or classic 1975 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/Kenworth?solrsort=created%20desc?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">Kenworth</a></span> W900A. Here's the third round of standouts among the show trucks at this year's <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/home-page-mid-america?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list">Mid-America Trucking Show</a></span> in a walkaround from FO Senior Editor Aaron Marsh.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/mats/some-rare-and-ultra-custom-ones-there-too-mats-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/mats/some-rare-and-ultra-custom-ones-there-too-mats-2017#comments MATS News Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:50:00 +0000 214791 at http://fleetowner.com MATS 2017 show trucks: Particular beauties http://fleetowner.com/mats/mats-2017-show-trucks-particular-beauties <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>LOUISVILLE. Regardless of the ultimate winners, the expanse of show trucks at the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/home-page-mid-america?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list">Mid-America Trucking Show</a></span> was packed with memorable trucks everywhere you could look. Here's the second round of standouts among the show trucks at this year's Mid-America Trucking Show in a walkaround from FO Senior Editor Aaron Marsh.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/mats/mats-2017-show-trucks-particular-beauties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/mats/mats-2017-show-trucks-particular-beauties#comments MATS News Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:50:00 +0000 214781 at http://fleetowner.com The 2017 ACT Expo: An Early Preview of the Vehicles http://fleetowner.com/running-green/2017-act-expo-early-preview-vehicles <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Taking place May 1-4 in Southern California, the 2017 ACT Expo will have a packed show floor featuring advanced clean vehicles for all applications and weight classes. All alternative fuels are represented&mdash;including electric, hybrid, hydrogen, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span>, propane autogas, and renewable fuels. Here&rsquo;s a small glimpse of what attendees will see at the 2017 show:</p> </div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/2017-act-expo-early-preview-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/2017-act-expo-early-preview-vehicles#comments Fleet Management News Running Green Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:41:00 +0000 214761 at http://fleetowner.com Tweaking the van into a better work tool http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/tweaking-van-better-work-tool <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Whether you are talking about compact city vans equipped to serve tradesmen such as plumbers, electricians, and the like, or larger &quot;bread van&quot; units aimed at the food truck and parcel delivery markets, those platforms are undergoing a series of &quot;tweaks&quot; for lack of a better term to improve their functionality. (<em>All photos by Sean Kilcarr for Fleet Owner</em>)</p> </div> http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/tweaking-van-better-work-tool#comments HD Pickup & Van Equipment News Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0000 214691 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Photo by Sean Kilcarr for Fleet Owner.</p> Trump meets with truckers http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trump-meets-truckers <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>At a special White House event this week, members of the <a href="http://www.trucking.org">American Trucking Associations</a> (ATA), along with a contingent of <a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/ata-announces-2017-2018-america-s-road-team">Road Team Captains</a>, a group of professional drivers who act as industry &quot;ambassadors,&quot; met with President Trump to discuss a range of issues affecting motor carriers, including health care.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trump-meets-truckers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trump-meets-truckers#comments Fleet Management News Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:15:00 +0000 214681 at http://fleetowner.com Checking out Daimler's work trucks http://fleetowner.com/equipment/checking-out-daimlers-work-trucks <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><a href="https://daimler-trucksnorthamerica.com/">Daimler Trucks North America</a> (DTNA) brought a wide assortment of its wares to the <a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/2017-ntea-work-truck-show-day-2#slide-0-field_images-214071">2017 NTEA Work Truck Show</a>: Trucks sporting the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/freightliner-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Freightliner</a></span>, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/western-star-0?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Western Star</a></span>, and Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) brand names as well as a selection of its Detroit engines, including its latest offering, the diesel-fired <a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/daimler-plans-dd8-engine-release-2018">medium-duty duty DD8</a>.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/checking-out-daimlers-work-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/checking-out-daimlers-work-trucks#comments Equipment News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:39:00 +0000 214541 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Photo by Sean Kilcarr for Fleet Owner.</p>