Driving trucking improvements through data

Mills Carter, director of analytics for YellaWood – a $1 billion lumber company – recently made an extremely straightforward case as to the value proper data analysis can offer trucking [...]

Working smarter and harder: Metal 3D-printed parts for trucks

As 3D printing technology continues to find real-world applications in automotive and trucking, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has opened new possibilities with an announcement yesterday that it’s [...]

Uber Freight expands, personalizes app for drivers

Since its public launch in May, Uber Freight announced today that it will expand its freight-matching services into a number of new metros and corridors across the country. Uber Freight also [...]

Retail, e-tail seek ever-faster, most convenient delivery

Retail and e-commerce giants continue to jockey for a better — or at least catchier — way to get goods and grub into customers’ hands. And it’s specifically that hand-off [...]

Working wearables are becoming a factor in the workplace

When it comes to working wearables, the technology has outpaced the law, according to Tawny Alvarez of Verrill Dana, LLP, attorneys at law speaking at a recent NationaLease meeting. So exactly [...]

Closer look: An electric-power truck from a global diesel leader

Cummins, Inc. executives got a cheer from the crowd Tuesday as they unveiled the electric AEOS tractor after rain had made its covering rather stubborn. The company has targeted 2019 for market [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]