Fleet Owner http://fleetowner.com/rss.xml en SAF-Holland unveils expanded electronic parts catalog http://fleetowner.com/equipment/saf-holland-unveils-expanded-electronic-parts-catalog <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LAS VEGAS.&nbsp; A new parts-on-demand (POD) electronic catalog with information on over 15,000 parts was introduced by suspension-fifth wheel manufacturer <a href="http://ww1.safholland.us/sites/usa/en-US/Pages/default.aspx">SAF-Holland</a> at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/saf-holland-unveils-expanded-electronic-parts-catalog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/saf-holland-unveils-expanded-electronic-parts-catalog#comments Equipment News Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:18:00 +0000 149081 at http://fleetowner.com ATA makes promotions http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-makes-promotions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The trade group <a href="http://www.truckline.com/">American Trucking Assns.</a> (ATA) is restructuring its executive suite with several new promotions.</p> <p>Chris Spear is taking the reins as ATA&rsquo;s senior vp for legislative affairs, while Darrin Roth is stepping up to become the trade group&rsquo;s vp of highway policy, the organization said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-makes-promotions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-makes-promotions#comments Fleet Management News Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:45:00 +0000 149071 at http://fleetowner.com ATA's Chris Spear Trucking touts safety investments, wants FMCSA to see data ‘without political lens' http://fleetowner.com/safety/trucking-touts-safety-investments-wants-fmcsa-see-data-without-political-lens <div class="field-deck"> Senator notes ‘startling’ rise in accidents, questions restart suspension </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Touting trucking’s $7 billion investment in safety and a resulting improvement in fatal crashes, an industry spokesman on Thursday told a Senate committee that FMCSA should focus on the primary causes of crashes and not on “peripheral issues.” One senator, however, questioned the recent safety record – and the industry’s attempt to undo fatigue regulations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/safety/trucking-touts-safety-investments-wants-fmcsa-see-data-without-political-lens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/safety/trucking-touts-safety-investments-wants-fmcsa-see-data-without-political-lens#comments News Regulations Safety Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:59:00 +0000 149061 at http://fleetowner.com Ryder ups used vehicles available for online purchase http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ryder-ups-used-vehicles-available-online-purchase <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.ryder.com/">Ryder System, Inc. </a>announced today that it&rsquo;s &ldquo;making it easier than ever for customers to find a pre-owned vehicle to meet their needs&rdquo; through the addition of &ldquo;economical &lsquo;As-Is&rsquo; condition vehicles, cab and chassis, and high-horsepower trucks to <a href="http://www.usedtrucks.ryder.com">its existing online catalogue of commercial trucks, tractors, trailers and vans</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ryder-ups-used-vehicles-available-online-purchase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ryder-ups-used-vehicles-available-online-purchase#comments Equipment News Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:46:00 +0000 149031 at http://fleetowner.com ALK adds Weather Alert module for web-services platforms http://fleetowner.com/technology/alk-adds-weather-alert-module-web-services-platforms <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.alk.com">ALK</a>, a Trimble Company, has rolled out Weather Alerts-- the latest module for its <a href="http://www.alkmaps.com">ALK Maps</a> and PC*MILER web-services platforms. According to the company, fleet managers can use the new module to &ldquo;quickly and easily identify weather-alert information overlaid on the existing ALK Maps route-visualization platform to assess the impact on route planning. This can improve driver safety and operational productivity by more efficiently planning routes around inclement weather.&rdquo;<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/alk-adds-weather-alert-module-web-services-platforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/alk-adds-weather-alert-module-web-services-platforms#comments Fleet Management News Technology Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:44:00 +0000 149021 at http://fleetowner.com Truck-Lite redesigns packaging http://fleetowner.com/equipment/truck-lite-redesigns-packaging <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.truck-lite.com">Truck-Lite</a> has redesigned its packaging for its polybags, retail boxes and clamshell packaging. The new designs will be completely rolled out by the end of the first quarter, the company said.</p> <p>&ldquo;Consumer packaging is a hugely influential aspect of a customer&rsquo;s purchasing decision, especially in a premium product like Truck-Lite. We&rsquo;re confident that this change strengthens our in-store presence,&rdquo; said Beth English, vice president of marketing.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/truck-lite-redesigns-packaging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/truck-lite-redesigns-packaging#comments Equipment News Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:43:00 +0000 149011 at http://fleetowner.com Bosch offering aftermarket starters for start/stop systems http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bosch-offering-aftermarket-starters-startstop-systems <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.boschautoparts.com/alternators-and-starters">Robert Bosch LLC</a>, a major supplier of start/stop systems and<br /> components to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), has announced the availability of aftermarket starters for vehicles equipped with these systems.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bosch-offering-aftermarket-starters-startstop-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bosch-offering-aftermarket-starters-startstop-systems#comments Equipment News Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:42:00 +0000 149001 at http://fleetowner.com WIX zeroing in on fuel maintenance with heavy-duty line http://fleetowner.com/equipment/wix-zeroing-fuel-maintenance-heavy-duty-line <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.wixfilters.com">WIX Filters</a> has launched a &ldquo;comprehensive fuel maintenance initiative&rdquo; that will &ldquo;create a more expansive product line&rdquo; to meet the diverse needs of heavy-duty customers with operations ranging from small- and medium-sized fleets to light-duty larger vehicles.</p> <p>The new HD product line includes filters, test kits, fuel water absorbers and additives.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/wix-zeroing-fuel-maintenance-heavy-duty-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/wix-zeroing-fuel-maintenance-heavy-duty-line#comments Equipment News Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:41:00 +0000 148991 at http://fleetowner.com Safety may be the key to autonomous vehicles http://fleetowner.com/blog/safety-may-be-key-autonomous-vehicles <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>A new survey put together by the <a href="http://engineering.cmu.edu/">College of Engineering</a> at <a href="http://www.cmu.edu/index.shtml">Carnegie Mellon University</a> finds that improvements to driver safety may be the key to broader acceptance of autonomous or &ldquo;<a href="http://fleetowner.com/self-driving-trucks">self-driving</a>&rdquo; vehicle technology.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/trucks-work">Trucks at Work</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/safety-may-be-key-autonomous-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/safety-may-be-key-autonomous-vehicles#comments Trucks at Work Trucks at Work Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:24:00 +0000 148981 at http://fleetowner.com Trucking rates to rise but challenges remain http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-rates-rise-challenges-remain <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>TL rates are projected to jump between 3% and 5% this year, with LTL rates increase 3% 4% as well, according to projections issued by John Larkin, managing director &amp; head of transportation capital markets research for Wall Street investment firm <a href="http://www.stifel.com/">Stifel Nicolaus &amp; Co.</a>, during a webinar presentation this week.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-rates-rise-challenges-remain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-rates-rise-challenges-remain#comments Fleet Management News Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:45:00 +0000 148971 at http://fleetowner.com Camp Jeep at the 2015 Washington Auto Show http://fleetowner.com/equipment/camp-jeep-2015-washington-auto-show <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>To demonstrate the off-road prowess of its vehicles, the Jeep division of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) takes a mobile &quot;track&quot; to major events; a track complete with steep hill grades and suspension-twisting surfaces. Fleet Owner got a chance to observe one of the smaller versions of &quot;Camp Jeep&quot; in action at the 2015 Washington Auto Show, which is held every year in the nation&#39;s capital city.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/camp-jeep-2015-washington-auto-show#comments Equipment News Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:59:00 +0000 148961 at http://fleetowner.com January 30, 2015: Low fuel prices boost trucking stocks, DTNA settles civil rights lawsuit; Boston creates “snow farm” for blizzard cleanup. http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/january-30-2015-low-fuel-prices-boost-trucking-stocks-dtna-settles-civil-rights-law <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/january-30-2015-low-fuel-prices-boost-trucking-stocks-dtna-settles-civil-rights-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/january-30-2015-low-fuel-prices-boost-trucking-stocks-dtna-settles-civil-rights-law#comments Fleet Management News Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:55:00 +0000 148951 at http://fleetowner.com Meritor Aftermarket expands brake, suspension, wheel-end product lines http://fleetowner.com/equipment/meritor-aftermarket-expands-brake-suspension-wheel-end-product-lines <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LAS VEGAS.&nbsp; A major expansion of its air disc brake offerings, a lightweight brake drum, and a broadened all-makes product line of Euclid suspension parts were among the announcements by <a href="http://www.meritor.com/">Meritor Inc.&rsquo;s Aftermarket business</a> at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.&nbsp; The company also said it will create a network of approved independent service providers and added new wheel-end products, as well as announced its financial support for a program that helps wounded veterans transition into business and community leadership roles.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/meritor-aftermarket-expands-brake-suspension-wheel-end-product-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/meritor-aftermarket-expands-brake-suspension-wheel-end-product-lines#comments Equipment News Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:28:00 +0000 148941 at http://fleetowner.com Shippers take SmartWay seriously http://fleetowner.com/blog/shippers-take-smartway-seriously <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>I&rsquo;ve heard more than a bit of grumbling about the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/">Environmental Protection Agency&rsquo;s</a> (EPA) <a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/smartway-s-global-impact">SmartWay program</a> from time to time, often from truck owners who question whether there&rsquo;s truly a direct connection between the program&rsquo;s voluntary standards and <a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/marketing-low-rolling-resistance">monetary savings supposedly gained</a> from fuel efficiency improvements those standards aim to generate.<img alt="" src="/site-files/</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/trucks-work">Trucks at Work</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/shippers-take-smartway-seriously" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/shippers-take-smartway-seriously#comments Trucks at Work Trucks at Work Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:02:00 +0000 148931 at http://fleetowner.com Mack Financial Services offers special financing for U.S. Military http://fleetowner.com/equipment/mack-financial-services-offers-special-financing-us-military <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/mack-0?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Mack</a></span> Financial Services, an affiliate of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/mack-trucks-0?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Mack Trucks</a></span>, is offering special financing terms on new Mack vehicles to returning U.S. Military veterans.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/mack-financial-services-offers-special-financing-us-military" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/mack-financial-services-offers-special-financing-us-military#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:05:00 +0000 148901 at http://fleetowner.com Freightliner adds options to MD model http://fleetowner.com/equipment/freightliner-adds-options-md-model <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.FreightlinerTrucks.com">Freightliner Trucks</a> has announced new option packages that are now available to order on its Class 6/7 M2 106 medium-duty truck model. The new packages were introduced at the 2014 Work Truck Show.</p> <p>&ldquo;We know our medium-duty customers want options that enhance productivity, efficiency and driver recruitment, and we are delivering smart solutions on all levels,&rdquo; said Mary Aufdemberg, director of product marketing for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/freightliner-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Freightliner</a></span> Trucks.</p> <p>The new options for the M2 106 include:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/freightliner-adds-options-md-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/freightliner-adds-options-md-model#comments Equipment News Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:04:00 +0000 148891 at http://fleetowner.com Peterbilt Model 320 notches record production http://fleetowner.com/equipment/peterbilt-model-320-notches-record-production <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.peterbilt.com">Peterbilt Motors Co</a>. has announced that its low-cab forward Model 320 reached record production in 2014 with more than 1,600 trucks built&mdash;which amounts to a 12% year-over-year increase.</p> <p>&nbsp;The specialty vehicle &ndash; used primarily in refuse operations and concrete-pumper applications &ndash; was recently introduced with an entirely new interior. A right-hand, stand-up cab configuration was announced late last year as well. Additionally, the company said it would introduce a dual-steer configuration later this year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/peterbilt-model-320-notches-record-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/peterbilt-model-320-notches-record-production#comments Equipment News Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:03:00 +0000 148881 at http://fleetowner.com OnTerra Systems updates RouteSavvy planning software http://fleetowner.com/technology/onterra-systems-updates-routesavvy-planning-software <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>OnTerra Systems has added a new version of its <a href="http://www.onterrasystems.com/">RouteSavvy</a> route planning software for small and midsized fleets who drive to multiple destinations for their work. The software also provides an alternative to Microsoft&rsquo;s MapPoint and Streets &amp; Trips, which were discontinued on Dec. 31, 2014, the company said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/onterra-systems-updates-routesavvy-planning-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/onterra-systems-updates-routesavvy-planning-software#comments Fleet Management News Technology Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:01:00 +0000 148871 at http://fleetowner.com Senate kicks off highway bill debate; ‘to hell with politics,’ DOT Sec. Foxx says http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-kicks-highway-bill-debate-hell-politics-dot-sec-foxx-says <div class="field-deck"> Lawmakers look to long-term package to provide states 'certainty' in project planning </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When it comes to the transportation system, the U.S. is losing the race both against the nation’s own history of innovation and now against global economic competitors, Transportation Sec. Anthony Foxx told a Senate committee on Wednesday. “We must do something dramatic." Foxx said. "To hell with the politics.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-kicks-highway-bill-debate-hell-politics-dot-sec-foxx-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-kicks-highway-bill-debate-hell-politics-dot-sec-foxx-says#comments News Regulations Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:49:00 +0000 148861 at http://fleetowner.com <p>DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx testifying before Congress yesterday.</p> Toyota at the 2015 Washington Auto Show http://fleetowner.com/equipment/toyota-2015-washington-auto-show <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Toyota brought a bevy of sedans, sport utility vehicles, pickups, race cars, and even its latest hydrogen-powered fuel cell automobile to the 2015 Washington Auto Show, held annually in the nation&#39;s capital.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/toyota-2015-washington-auto-show#comments Equipment News Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:21:00 +0000 148851 at http://fleetowner.com January 29, 2015: Report says lift “restrictions” on transpo funding; Port labor strife hurts truckers; Paris mayor seeks ban on buses & trucks. http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/january-29-2015-report-says-lift-restrictions-transpo-funding-port-labor-strife-hur <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/january-29-2015-report-says-lift-restrictions-transpo-funding-port-labor-strife-hur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/january-29-2015-report-says-lift-restrictions-transpo-funding-port-labor-strife-hur#comments Fleet Management News Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:37:00 +0000 148841 at http://fleetowner.com Tool finds intake, exhaust leaks quickly http://fleetowner.com/equipment/tool-finds-intake-exhaust-leaks-quickly <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><span style="font-size: 13px;">LAS VEGAS. A high-pressure diagnostic leak detector for medium- and heavy-duty diesels was introduced by <a href="http://www.redlinedetection.com">Redline Detection </a>at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. THe HD PowerSmoke can replicate high-pressure boost loads in both intake and exhaust systems with the engine off to safely and quickly identify leaks, according to the manufacturer.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/tool-finds-intake-exhaust-leaks-quickly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/tool-finds-intake-exhaust-leaks-quickly#comments Equipment News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:12:00 +0000 148831 at http://fleetowner.com Luber-finer adds high-efficiency fuel, air filters http://fleetowner.com/equipment/luber-finer-adds-high-efficiency-fuel-air-filters <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><span style="font-size: 13px;">LAS VEGAS. A diesel fuel filter that removes 95% of emulsified water and an air filter with nanotech media for high-dust conditions were introduced by <a href="http://luber-finer.com">Luber-finer</a> at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/luber-finer-adds-high-efficiency-fuel-air-filters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/luber-finer-adds-high-efficiency-fuel-air-filters#comments Equipment Fuel News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:31:00 +0000 148821 at http://fleetowner.com Costs and benefits of autonomous vehicles analyzed http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/costs-and-benefits-autonomous-vehicles-analyzed <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Will the costs of <a href="http://fleetowner.com/news/road-self-driving-truck">autonomous commercial vehicle (ACV) technology</a> in the trucking industry overshadow the benefits? Or will it prove to be the other way around, with fuel savings, driver lifestyle enhancement, and safety improvements outweighing the price tag of ACVs?</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/costs-and-benefits-autonomous-vehicles-analyzed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/costs-and-benefits-autonomous-vehicles-analyzed#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Technology Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:20:00 +0000 148811 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Daimler AG&rsquo;s Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 can operate without driver input via a function the OEM calls &ldquo;Highway Pilot.&rdquo;</p> Used-truck sales decline as prices rise; trailer orders up http://fleetowner.com/equipment/used-truck-sales-decline-prices-rise-trailer-orders <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.actresearch.net">ACT Research</a> said that used Class 8 truck sales in 2014 declined 5%, but prices climbed 18%. The research is part of ACT&rsquo;s U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks report.</p> <p>For December 2014 ACT said Class 8 sales volumes rose 8% month-over-month to 2,078 units.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/used-truck-sales-decline-prices-rise-trailer-orders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/used-truck-sales-decline-prices-rise-trailer-orders#comments Equipment News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:52:00 +0000 148771 at http://fleetowner.com Bendix sees trucking renewing its focus on reman products http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bendix-sees-trucking-renewing-its-focus-reman-products <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.bendix.com">Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC</a> has announced that it is continuing &ldquo;to build on its nearly 40-year legacy as a remanufacturing leader, growing its reman business and further developing its operations and offerings.&rdquo; Remanufactured components from Bendix include brake shoes, valves, air dryers, compressors, and electronics.</p> <p>Bendix said it plans to further extend its remanufactured product offerings this year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bendix-sees-trucking-renewing-its-focus-reman-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bendix-sees-trucking-renewing-its-focus-reman-products#comments Equipment News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:48:00 +0000 148761 at http://fleetowner.com WIX Filters names national sales manager http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/wix-filters-names-national-sales-manager <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.wixfilters.com">WIX Filters</a> has named Mike Harvey national sales manager along with announcing a new structure for its national sales team.</p> <p>&ldquo;When a company innovates and grows, it has to make sure its internal structure is keeping up with those advancements,&rdquo; said Jeff Blocher, vice president of sales. &ldquo;In the midst of our 75th year, we&rsquo;ve been evaluating our day-to-day business operations to ensure we have the right team in place to meet and exceed our business and sales goals.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/wix-filters-names-national-sales-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/wix-filters-names-national-sales-manager#comments Fleet Management News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:46:00 +0000 148751 at http://fleetowner.com SkyBitz launches new fleet monitoring tool http://fleetowner.com/technology/skybitz-launches-new-fleet-monitoring-tool <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Remote asset tracking and information management solutions provide SkyBitz has launched a new dashboard designed to give fleet managers additional insight into operations decisions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/skybitz-launches-new-fleet-monitoring-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/skybitz-launches-new-fleet-monitoring-tool#comments Fleet Management News Technology Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:45:00 +0000 148741 at http://fleetowner.com In the lap of luxury at the 2015 Washington Auto Show http://fleetowner.com/equipment/lap-luxury-2015-washington-auto-show <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Who doesn&#39;t sometimes dream of owning a sleek supercharged sports car, the kind piloted by dashing and debonair film characters such as British secret agent James Bond? Thus let&#39;s take a moment to feast our eyes upon some of the luxurious rides displayed at the 2015 Washington Auto Show -- new and classic models alike.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/lap-luxury-2015-washington-auto-show#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:43:00 +0000 148801 at http://fleetowner.com Motivational speaker to present keys to work-life balance at NAFA conference http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/motivational-speaker-present-keys-work-life-balance-nafa-conference <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Motivational speaker Shawn Archor will lead a discussion on the keys to home and work-life happiness at the upcoming NAFA Fleet Management Assn. <a href="http://www.nafainstitute.org/">2015 Institute &amp; Expo</a>. The event will be held April 14-17, in Orlando, FL.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/motivational-speaker-present-keys-work-life-balance-nafa-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/motivational-speaker-present-keys-work-life-balance-nafa-conference#comments Fleet Management News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:43:00 +0000 148731 at http://fleetowner.com