Fleet Equipment Private Motor Carrier

In the Black

Track your costs and find the profits with a tire benchmarking program

Randy Obermeyer’s work at Batesville Logistics involves life spans in more ways than one. He certainly tracks every tire from the moment it’s mounted to the day the retreaded casing is finally scrapped. But even the fleet’s cargo plays a …Continue

Coming Attractions

Better aerodynamics, improved oils, enhanced stability ... and trucks that drive themselves? They may be closer than you think.

“Some of the things that are happening now are making the average driver closer to the best driver.” – Jennifer Rumsey, Cummins At first glance there was nothing unusual about the two trucks and three cars merging with other traffic …Continue

Big Gains, Super Trucks

Manufacturers close in on trucks which will offer 10 mpg

NASHVILLE, TN — At a time when a truck’s typical fuel economy floats around 6 mpg (39 litres/100 km), the promise of 10 mpg (23.5 litres/100 km) may seem like a pipe dream. But the dream may be closer to …Continue