Fleetowner Archive http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/32192/more en Turbine trucks? 50 years ago, we got behind the wheel http://fleetowner.com/fleetowner-archive/turbine-trucks-50-years-ago-we-got-behind-wheel <div class="field-deck"> Historic look back to Fleet Owner's take on turbine-engine trucks and cars </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Half a century ago, Fleet Owner explored a future that ultimately would never emerge: heavy trucks and highway freight transport powered by turbine engines.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleetowner-archive/turbine-trucks-50-years-ago-we-got-behind-wheel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleetowner-archive/turbine-trucks-50-years-ago-we-got-behind-wheel#comments Fleet Management Fleetowner Archive Must Reads News Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:05:00 +0000 177871 at http://fleetowner.com <p>From our Nov. 1964 issue is this photo of General Motors&#39; Bison heavy truck concept. No, that&#39;s not a sleeper space behind the cab, it&#39;s a pod designed to house two turbine engines producing a total of 1,000 hp.!&nbsp;</p> Fleet Owner Time capsule: Turbine trucks and cars, 50 years ago http://fleetowner.com/fleetowner-archive/time-capsule-turbine-trucks-and-cars-50-years-ago <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>In this photo series from more than 50 years ago, Fleet Owner explored the possibility of heavy trucks as well as passenger cars powered by turbines.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleetowner-archive/time-capsule-turbine-trucks-and-cars-50-years-ago" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleetowner-archive/time-capsule-turbine-trucks-and-cars-50-years-ago#comments Fleet Management Fleetowner Archive Must Reads News Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:05:00 +0000 177911 at http://fleetowner.com OSHA rule would give public electronic access to workplace reports http://fleetowner.com/regulations/osha-rule-would-give-public-electronic-access-workplace-reports <div class="field-byline"> FleetOwner staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> NPRM calls for reporting workplace injuries and illnesses electronically </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Dept. of Labor&rsquo;s <a href="https://www.osha.gov/">Occupational Safety and Health Administration</a> (OSHA) is proposing to switch from the traditional reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses (using annual paper Form 300A) to requiring electronic delivery of that information.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/osha-rule-would-give-public-electronic-access-workplace-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/osha-rule-would-give-public-electronic-access-workplace-reports#comments Fleetowner Archive News Regulations Safety Silver Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:38:00 +0000 114281 at http://fleetowner.com <p>If the OSHA proposal becomes a rule, &quot;fleets should be prepared for their injury and illness information to become public record so anyone can use it to paint any picture they want,&rdquo; contends TIA&#39;s Kevin Rohlwing.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Photos: Trailer Aerodynamics http://fleetowner.com/fleetowner-archive/photos-trailer-aerodynamics <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div></div> http://fleetowner.com/fleetowner-archive/photos-trailer-aerodynamics#comments Fleetowner Archive Tue, 21 Feb 2012 16:28:00 +0000 27581 at http://fleetowner.com Faulty valve affects as many as 60,000 trucks http://fleetowner.com/equipment/news/faulty-valve-affects-trucks-0202 <div class="field-byline"> Brian Straight, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Driver complaints in December 2011 helped Bendix uncover a faulty valve on vehicles equipped with its traction control and stability systems. The issue, a Bendix spokesperson told Fleet Owner, has been resolved, but as many as 50,000-60,000 vehicles may be affected</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/news/faulty-valve-affects-trucks-0202" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/news/faulty-valve-affects-trucks-0202#comments Equipment Fleetowner Archive News Thu, 02 Feb 2012 17:07:00 +0000 26589 at http://fleetowner.com Navistar believes it will avoid ‘nonconformance’ engine penalties http://fleetowner.com/equipment/news/navistar-avoid-nonconformance-0202 <div class="field-byline"> Sean Kilcarr, senior editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/international-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Navistar</a></span> faces stiff fines from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for building engines that do not meet the agency’s 2010 emissions standards, the truck and engine maker told analysts during a meeting at its new headquarters in Lisle, IL, yesterday it probably won’t have to pay them – largely because it just submitted its 13L engine to the EPA for emissions certification</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/news/navistar-avoid-nonconformance-0202" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/news/navistar-avoid-nonconformance-0202#comments Equipment Fleetowner Archive News Thu, 02 Feb 2012 17:05:00 +0000 26884 at http://fleetowner.com Truck, ocean freight trending up http://fleetowner.com/management/news/truck-ocean-freight-trending-0202 <div class="field-byline"> David Cullen, executive editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>According to two reports released by research analysts, both domestic U.S truck freight and inbound ocean freight are presenting a positive trend</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/management/news/truck-ocean-freight-trending-0202" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/management/news/truck-ocean-freight-trending-0202#comments Fleet Management Fleetowner Archive News fleetowner.com/management/news fleetowner.com/mobile fleetowner.com/trucking_news ocean freight trending up truck Thu, 02 Feb 2012 17:03:00 +0000 26648 at http://fleetowner.com TNT completes testing of TrailerTail http://fleetowner.com/trucking_around_world/archive/tnt-completes-trailertail-0202 <div class="field-byline"> Brian Straight, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The TrailerTail may be coming to Europe. ATDynamics and TNT Express, combined with European aerodynamics company Ephicas, have completed a five-month test on ATDynamics’ TrailerTail aerodynamic device, achieving 6% in fuel savings, ATDynamics said</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/trucking_around_world/archive/tnt-completes-trailertail-0202" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/trucking_around_world/archive/tnt-completes-trailertail-0202#comments Fleetowner Archive completes fleetowner.com/trucking_around_world/archive of Testing TNT TrailerTail Thu, 02 Feb 2012 15:29:00 +0000 27168 at http://fleetowner.com Penske plans hiring spree in 2012 http://fleetowner.com/management/news/penske-hiring-spree-0202 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics plan to add approximately 3,300 positions in the U.S. and an additional 200 in Canada this year to meet increasing demand for its services, the company announced</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/management/news/penske-hiring-spree-0202" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/management/news/penske-hiring-spree-0202#comments Fleet Management Fleetowner Archive News Thu, 02 Feb 2012 15:24:00 +0000 26874 at http://fleetowner.com NAFA endorses Utilimarc fleet benchmarking products http://fleetowner.com/management/news/nafa-endorses-utilimarc-fleet-benchmarking-0202 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Fleet benchmarking products from Utilimarc have been given an endorsement by NAFA Fleet Management Assn. Utilimarc’s products provide internal and external fleet benchmarking, electronic reporting, and electronic analytical tools for fleets</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/management/news/nafa-endorses-utilimarc-fleet-benchmarking-0202" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/management/news/nafa-endorses-utilimarc-fleet-benchmarking-0202#comments Fleet Management Fleetowner Archive News benchmarking endorses Fleet fleetowner.com/management/news fleetowner.com/mobile fleetowner.com/trucking_news NAFA products Utilimarc Thu, 02 Feb 2012 15:18:00 +0000 26557 at http://fleetowner.com