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Report: Cadillac Offering Buyouts to 40 Percent of its Dealerships

By Team Writer / October 4, 2016

A recent report from Automotive News is stating that Cadillac is offering to buy out four hundred small U.S. dealerships. The report also states that the conditions are that dealers who are willing to walk away from their franchises will receive between $100,000 and $180,000. However this buyout package is only being offered to dealerships […]

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FMCSA issues final rule on windshield-mounted technologies

By Team Writer / October 4, 2016

Vehicular safety regulations are set by the federal organization FMSCA. This September, FMSCA released a new ruling relating to mounting devices on windshields. The new ruling allows such device within any commercial motor vehicle. The devices are allowed to placed on the windshield, in the area where wipers pass. Importantly, any windshield-mounted devices must use […]

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Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck Unveiled With 335 HP

By Team Writer / October 3, 2016

Mercedes Benz unveiled a sleek new electric work truck. The truck’s electric engine creates 335 horsepower allowing the truck to carry 26 metric tons of goods. However, the traditional gas powered trucks are not dead yet, as this truck has a limited range that will keep it in a relatively small area and prevent it […]

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Maxion Unveils MaxSmart Wheel-Mounted Sensor

By Team Writer / October 3, 2016

Maxion Wheels has created and will be releasing an advanced on-wheel sensor to provide accurate data to drivers and fleets. The sensor is powered by kinetic energy and uploads a variety of useful statistics to the cloud. Maxion hopes that the sensor, called the MaxSmart, will be released by 2017 for general use. Maxion Unveils […]

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Watch 14 Scania Trucks Keep Time as a Giant, Working Clock

By Team Writer / October 2, 2016

Swedish truck maker Scania combined fourteen trucks with trailers to create a 750,000 square foot, fully functional clock on an abandoned airfield. The clock was filmed from multiple angles over a twenty-four hour period, resulting in video that can run continuously. It took a team of drivers working in sync to make the second, minute, […]

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NYPD Receives First Shipment of 100 Smart Cars

By Team Writer / October 2, 2016

Recently the NYPD received its very first shipment of smart cars. The NYPD now have 100 smart cars with another 150 already ordered. Initially the NYPD did a pilot program using Smart Fortwos for parking enforcement. The Smart Fortwos are a great pick for the bureau who previously relied upon three wheeled motorbikes because they […]

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Q&A: How Driver Relationships Drive Safety at Southern Freight Services

By Team Writer / October 1, 2016

Safety is amongst one of the main concerns in every aspect of life. Being able to be proactive instead of reactive situation can not only save you valuable time but can potentially save your life or another. Increasing safety in a specific field can be very challenging. One person who overcame the challenge was Kelsey […]

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