News http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6594/more en EPA targets key compounds for refrigerated cooling systems, trailer insulation http://fleetowner.com/regulations/epa-targets-key-compounds-refrigerated-cooling-systems-trailer-insulation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>An advanced degree in chemistry might not be required to understand the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest push to protect the ozone layer and combat global warming, but it certainly helps. The layman’s takeaway for trucking is that key compounds used in refrigerated transport cooling systems and trailer insulation are scheduled to be prohibited, and the likely replacements are either more expensive, less effective or both.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/epa-targets-key-compounds-refrigerated-cooling-systems-trailer-insulation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/epa-targets-key-compounds-refrigerated-cooling-systems-trailer-insulation#comments Equipment News Regulations Running Green Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:44:00 +0000 164401 at http://fleetowner.com Class 8 orders down again in June http://fleetowner.com/equipment/class-8-orders-down-again-june <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>For the fourth month on a row, North American Class 8 orders declined, though analysts said that doesn&rsquo;t dim the overall prospects for a &ldquo;robust&rdquo; market for heavy commercial trucks this year.</p> <p>According to <a href="http://www.actresearch.net/">ACT Research Co.</a>, North American Class 8 orders declined 25% year-over-year to 19,900 units &ndash; the lowest monthly net order volume since September 201, noted Kenny Vieth, the firm&rsquo;s president and senior analyst in a statement.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/class-8-orders-down-again-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/class-8-orders-down-again-june#comments Equipment News Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:33:00 +0000 164391 at http://fleetowner.com Making the right alternative power decision: Webinar available on-demand http://fleetowner.com/running-green/making-right-alternative-power-decision-webinar-available-demand <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>When it comes to alternative power, the right fit is everything. But hitting that &ldquo;sweet spot&rdquo; can be a lot tougher than it seems.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/making-right-alternative-power-decision-webinar-available-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/making-right-alternative-power-decision-webinar-available-demand#comments News Running Green Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:33:00 +0000 164381 at http://fleetowner.com GAIN Clean Fuel, Fast Flow CNG partner http://fleetowner.com/fuel/gain-clean-fuel-fast-flow-cng-partner <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.usgain.com/"><u>GAIN Clean Fuel</u></a>, a brand of U.S. Gain, is partnering with <a href="http://ifsfuel.com/"><u>FastFlow CNG</u></a>, a division of Independence Fuel Systems (IFS), to locate three GAIN Clean Fuel compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> stations (CNG) in Texas.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/gain-clean-fuel-fast-flow-cng-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/gain-clean-fuel-fast-flow-cng-partner#comments Fuel News Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:04:00 +0000 164371 at http://fleetowner.com NGVi offers heavy-duty maintenance, diagnostics training http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/ngvi-offers-heavy-duty-maintenance-diagnostics-training <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.ngvi.com/"><u>NGVi&#39;s</u></a> Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training is a three-day, intensive course for technicians with at least basic skills in heavy-duty repair, who will be diagnosing and maintaining heavy-duty <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> vehicles.</p> <p>Training will be offered Oct. 6-8 in Chicago and Oct. 20-22 in Dallas, TX.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/ngvi-offers-heavy-duty-maintenance-diagnostics-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/ngvi-offers-heavy-duty-maintenance-diagnostics-training#comments Maintenance News Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:01:00 +0000 164361 at http://fleetowner.com Mushroom unveils appliances for mobile broadband http://fleetowner.com/technology/mushroom-unveils-appliances-mobile-broadband <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="https://www.mushroomnetworks.com/"><u>&nbsp;Mushroom Networks</u></a> unveiled new versions of its PortaBella wireless broadband bonding appliance&mdash;the Portabella 5200i and Portabella 7100i&mdash;designed to provide ultra-fast and reliable mobile Internet over bonded 3G/4G, the company said.</p> <p>The company said the new appliances feature up to six embedded modems to deliver the fastest Internet connections for mobile applications used in challenging physical environments, and transportation applications such as on trains, buses and specialty vehicles.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/mushroom-unveils-appliances-mobile-broadband" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/mushroom-unveils-appliances-mobile-broadband#comments News Technology Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:58:00 +0000 164351 at http://fleetowner.com Marathon Data acquires Foxtrax GPS, changes name http://fleetowner.com/technology/marathon-data-acquires-foxtrax-gps-changes-name <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Marathon Data Systems announced that it acquired </font><a href="http://foxtraxgps.com/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">Foxtrax GPS</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3">, and that it is changing its name to </font><a href="file:///C:/Users/cristina.commendato/Dropbox/TruckNews/workwave.com"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">WorkWave</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3">. </font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/marathon-data-acquires-foxtrax-gps-changes-name" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/marathon-data-acquires-foxtrax-gps-changes-name#comments News Technology Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:57:00 +0000 164341 at http://fleetowner.com Tri-National opens new terminal http://fleetowner.com/driver-management/tri-national-opens-new-terminal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://tri-nat.com/"><u>Tri-National Inc.</u></a> (TNi) says it is known in the trucking industry for being a small, intimate company with a strong focus on its drivers and their families. The company said it has a big reputation for offering drivers the best in the industry when it comes to home time, equipment and total earning potential. TNi recently opened its newest terminal located in Franklin, KY.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management/tri-national-opens-new-terminal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management/tri-national-opens-new-terminal#comments Driver Management Fleet Management News Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:54:00 +0000 164331 at http://fleetowner.com ATA names Stephenson VP, Supply Chain Security & Operations http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-names-stephenson-vp-supply-chain-security-operations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">The </font><a href="http://www.trucking.org/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">American Trucking Assns</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3">. promoted Boyd Stephenson to the position of vice president of supply chain security and operations, the organization announced.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-names-stephenson-vp-supply-chain-security-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-names-stephenson-vp-supply-chain-security-operations#comments Fleet Management News Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:36:00 +0000 164321 at http://fleetowner.com Your July 2 Pre-Trip: Trucksignz owner raises awareness for veterans http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-july-2-pre-trip-trucksignz-owner-raises-awareness-veterans <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Here are five things worth knowing today: </font></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/your-july-2-pre-trip-trucksignz-owner-raises-awareness-veterans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-july-2-pre-trip-trucksignz-owner-raises-awareness-veterans#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Safety Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:20:00 +0000 164311 at http://fleetowner.com