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Diesel technology: Myth vs. fact – Fleet Owner

By Team Writer / September 29, 2019

While there have been plenty of predictions of diesel’s decline, the fact of the matter is that diesel isn’t going anywhere. Diesel still provides the exact same features that made it so widely used in the first place, including superior range and efficiency, and sturdier engines. Consequently, while alternative energy solutions like hydrogen and fuel […]


Omnitracs, Cummins collaborate on remote calibration technology

By Team Writer / September 27, 2019

Omnitracs and Cummins worked together to create Controlled Software Updates (CSU) technology, which provides fleets with the capability for over-the-air downloads of Engine Control Unit (ECU) software. This greatly simplifies the logistics involved in updating ECU software, and increases compliance with upgrades. CSU’s swift download speeds also reduce the amount of downtime involved in these […]


Canadian National hauled record grain volumes in 2018-2019

By Team Writer / September 25, 2019

Transportation and resource allocation have been a powerful topic of discussion in the last few years as scientists scramble to address the major problems facing these industries. In her new blog post, Joanna Marsh summarizes how Canadian National had a record-breaking year in freight load management. It explores the grain industry and how it is […]


Over-the-air engine updates: It’s time to start the conversation

By Team Writer / September 23, 2019

Over The Air Engine Programming is a recent development in the trucking world, and it is taking off! This allows companies to improve the truck’s performance and check in on issues remotely instead of having to wait for the truck and its driver to return from a long journey. They are able to switch up […]


FutureTech Champ Advances Her Career – Transport Topics Online

By Team Writer / September 19, 2019

Despite having graduated with a four-year degree, Bonnie Greenwood is of the belief that the traditional education path is for everyone. Subsequent to obtaining her degree, Greenwood studied Diesel technology at WyoTech in Laramie, Wyoming. When Greenwood became the first female winner of TMC Future­Tech, a competition of the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance […]


HDMA Forms New Heavy Duty Advanced Technology Council

By Team Writer / September 17, 2019

The vehicle group Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association has created a council with an emphasis on technology. Its members are all technology executives, and this new group gives them a place to discuss recent developments in the technological world. They will meet biannually. At these council meetings, it is hoped for that participants will learn how […]

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