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Category: General Update

ATA Supports Common Sense Hours-of-Service Reform Legislation

ATA Supports Common Sense Hours-of-Service Reform Legislation

| June 22, 2018

The American Trucking Associations praised Rep. Rick Crawford (R-Arkansas), along with Reps. Sanford Bishop (D-Georgia) and Bruce Westerman (R-Arkansas), for introducing the Honest Operators Undertake Road Safety Act, or HOURS Act, that would provide common sense hours-of-service relief and flexibility for professional truck drivers while enhancing highway safety and supply chain efficiency. “Now that the […]

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WABCO Debuts  Management System for Small to Mid-Size Commercial Fleets

WABCO Debuts Management System for Small to Mid-Size Commercial Fleets

| June 22, 2018

WABCO Holdings Inc., a leading supplier of fleet management systems and technologies to improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles,has launched TRAXEE™, its new Fleet Management System (FMS), which is designed to meet the specific needs of operators of small to medium-size commercial fleets. WABCO will leverage its extensive distributor and service network […]

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Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Up in June

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Up in June

| June 22, 2018

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation in its Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry noted that confidence in the equipment finance market is 66.2 in June, up from the May index of 64.6. When asked about the outlook for the future, MCI-EFI survey respondent Valerie Hayes Jester, President, Brandywine Capital Associates, said, “We […]

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Will 2018 Mark the Beginning of an Overall Downturn for China’s CV Market?

Will 2018 Mark the Beginning of an Overall Downturn for China’s CV Market?

| June 22, 2018

While not impacting each commercial vehicle segment every year, structural changes within China’s commercial vehicle market are expected to exert downward pressure through 2022, according to the most recent China Commercial Vehicle Outlook, jointly published quarterly by ACT and China’s State Information Center (SIC). The Outlook includes an overview of the China economy and a […]

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Efficient Drivetrains Debuts All Electric Drivetrain for MD Applications

Efficient Drivetrains Debuts All Electric Drivetrain for MD Applications

| June 22, 2018

Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions, has announced the availability of its EDI PowerDrive™ 6000ev, which has already been integrated into leading OEM platforms, and is considered a strong fit for goods movement, logistics, port, and utility vehicle applications. Efficient Drivetrains offers its […]

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New Michelin Drive-Axle Tire for Extreme-Road Conditions

New Michelin Drive-Axle Tire for Extreme-Road Conditions

| June 22, 2018

Michelin is launching its most aggressive drive-axle tire, specifically made for energy sector and logging fleets operating in extreme conditions. Available Aug. 1, the MICHELIN® X® Works Grip D tire is designed for on- and off-road use for fleets and owner-operators who are focused on traction to maximize safety, uptime and efficiency. This tire evolves […]

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