NACFE: Study fleets chisel out another 1% fuel efficiency gain

Fleets are still gaining ground in overall fuel efficiency of their Class 8 tractors, though the needle didn’t move quite as far up in 2016. Compared with the national average Class 8 fuel [...]

Element launches integrated maintenance scheduling app

Element Fleet Management announced it has released maintenance scheduling through Element’s Xcelerate for Drivers website and mobile app with Firestone Complete Auto Care (FCAC), Tires [...]

Ford pursues EV joint venture with Chinese automaker

Ford pursues EV joint venture with Chinese automaker A new brand of electric passenger vehicle could be on the horizon thanks to a potential partnership between Ford Motor Co. and one [...]

VW’s throwback-future van to ‘haul people and freight’

Could this actually be yet another play for semi-automated urban and/or last-mile delivery? Read on: at this point slated for a production arrival in 2022 for the United States, Europe and China, [...]

TBK Bank invests in AscendTMS logistics software

InMotion Global, Inc. announced that through an equity investment by TBK Bank, SSB, it has secured growth capital to further its market leadership of integrated financial services within its [...]

Magellan says ELD solution now FMCSA certified

Magellan announced that its commercial-grade truck navigation and electronic logging device (ELD)-compliant Hours of Service (HOS) tracking solution is now Federal Motor Carrier Safety [...]

United Kingdom to fund trials of truck platoons

Testing involving DAF, DHL expected to take place in 2018 The United Kingdom announced it will help fund the first real-world operational trials of platooning trucks on its roads by the end of [...]

Less time lost at weigh stations keeps drivers happy, saves money, expediter finds

Makes good sense: an expedited trucking fleet has found that helping its trucks and drivers stay out of weigh station lines helps with recruiting and retention and saves real money, too. Time is [...]

CVSA commits to phased-in ELD enforcement process

Inspectors will start placing trucks out of service for lack of ELD compliance starting April 1 next year. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) said it will start “phasing-in” [...]

Fleet Complete appoints Sandeep Kar as new CSO

Fleet Complete announced that Sandeep Kar has joined the company as chief strategy officer. With more than 250,000 subscribers across North America, Europe and Australia, Fleet Complete said [...]

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