Equipment http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en GM sees efficiency as key to midsize pickup market http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gm-sees-efficiency-key-midsize-pickup-market <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>DEL MAR, CA. General Motors is touting the overall &ldquo;efficiency&rdquo; of its new 2015 <a href="../../equipment/gm-s-mid-size-colorado-pickup-officially-reborn">Chevrolet Colorado</a> and <a href="../../equipment/gm-rolls-out-2015-gmc-canyon-mid-size-pickup">GMC Canyon</a> midsize pickup trucks in terms of fuel economy and work capability as the new vehicles begin being shipped to U.S. dealers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gm-sees-efficiency-key-midsize-pickup-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gm-sees-efficiency-key-midsize-pickup-market#comments Equipment News Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:57:00 +0000 137541 at http://fleetowner.com GM mid size pickup ride and drive http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gm-mid-size-pickup-ride-and-drive <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>General Motors brought its new 2015 GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado mid size pickup models to Del Mar, California, to let journalists test drive them through its crowded city streets as well as the narrow mountainous roads surrounding this bucolic community nestled against the gleaming Pacific Ocean.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gm-mid-size-pickup-ride-and-drive#comments Equipment News Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:48:00 +0000 137471 at http://fleetowner.com Mercedes-Benz puts the future on display with self-driving truck http://fleetowner.com/equipment/mercedes-benz-puts-future-display-self-driving-truck <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>HANNOVER, Germany.&nbsp; With Daimler Truck&#39;s Wolfgang Bernhard behind the wheel, the self-driving Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 made a dramatic entry rolling into an airport hanger here for its introduction at an international press conference.&nbsp; The concept truck integrates a range of new and existing technologies to create a heavy truck capable of fully autonomous operation from a full stop up to highway speeds.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/mercedes-benz-puts-future-display-self-driving-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/mercedes-benz-puts-future-display-self-driving-truck#comments Equipment News Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:46:00 +0000 137441 at http://fleetowner.com Photos: Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 http://fleetowner.com/technology/photos-mercedes-benz-future-truck-2025 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Mercedes benz</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/photos-mercedes-benz-future-truck-2025" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/photos-mercedes-benz-future-truck-2025#comments Equipment News Technology Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:21:00 +0000 137431 at http://fleetowner.com September 22, 2014: Navistar still has work to do; a dying breed; grain trucks putting school children at risk http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/september-22-2014-navistar-still-has-work-do-dying-breed-grain-trucks-putting-schoo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:&nbsp;</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/september-22-2014-navistar-still-has-work-do-dying-breed-grain-trucks-putting-schoo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/september-22-2014-navistar-still-has-work-do-dying-breed-grain-trucks-putting-schoo#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Technology Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:44:00 +0000 137411 at http://fleetowner.com Bosch Rexroth releases app for GoTo Products customers http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bosch-rexroth-releases-app-goto-products-customers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Bosch Rexroth has released new apps for its GoTo Products, giving customers convenient mobile access to the range of drive and control technologies available in the program. The latest versions, available for iPad, iPhone and Android devices, offer support for customers throughout the NAFTA region, with country-specific price lists and sales contact look-up.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bosch-rexroth-releases-app-goto-products-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bosch-rexroth-releases-app-goto-products-customers#comments Equipment News Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:06:00 +0000 137371 at http://fleetowner.com Kenworth T880 brochure available http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kenworth-t880-brochure-available <div class="node-body article-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> has published a new brochure on the T880 vocational truck. The <a href="http://www.kenworth.com/trucks/t880.aspx">brochure</a>, which is available from Kenworth dealers throughout the U.S. and Canada or online, details the vehicle&rsquo;s specs and capabilities.</p> <p>Available in day cab and 52-in. sleeper configurations, the Kenworth T880 is suited for vocational customers needing a durable, reliable and productive truck for demanding dump, mixer, heavy haul, oilfield, logging and refuse applications, Kenworth said.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kenworth-t880-brochure-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kenworth-t880-brochure-available#comments Equipment News Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:05:00 +0000 137361 at http://fleetowner.com BFGoodrich revamps commercial-truck website http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bfgoodrich-revamps-commercial-truck-website <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.bfgoodrichtrucktires.com/?utm_source=PR&amp;utm_medium=Press%20Release&amp;utm_campaign=Site%20Launch">BFGoodrich Truck Tires</a> has redesigned its <a href="http://www.bfgoodrichtrucktires.com">website</a>, incorporating customer input on which features they found most helpful for better managing their businesses. &nbsp;The company said that resulted in redesigning the website to be more interactive and user-friendly including providing quick access to the site&rsquo;s tools, which include a tire selector and a dealer selector.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bfgoodrich-revamps-commercial-truck-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bfgoodrich-revamps-commercial-truck-website#comments Equipment News Technology Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:04:00 +0000 137351 at http://fleetowner.com Lighting provider Optronics launches new website http://fleetowner.com/equipment/lighting-provider-optronics-launches-new-website <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Optronics International, an offshore vehicle lighting manufacturer, has revamped its website to make it more functional. The database-driven content at <a href="http://optronicsinc.com/" target="_blank" title="Optronics Home Page">OptronicsInc.com</a> is updated on a real-time basis.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/lighting-provider-optronics-launches-new-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/lighting-provider-optronics-launches-new-website#comments Equipment News Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:03:00 +0000 137341 at http://fleetowner.com DEF Filters: You Have Options http://fleetowner.com/equipment/def-filters-you-have-options <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><div> Over the last few years there have been many costs that have trapped us in expenses that we never expected or planned for. Sensors, diesel particulate filter (DFP) cleaning, frequent regenerations, failed DFPs and short lived injectors, injector cups, turbo chargers, EGR coolers all have cost impacts that are not within our control.&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> The one that is often overlooked at is the DEF fluid filter. There are a lot of fleets that are now realizing there is a screen plus a DEF filter in the system that has to be service from time to time.</div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/def-filters-you-have-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/def-filters-you-have-options#comments Equipment News Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:31:00 +0000 137321 at http://fleetowner.com