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Advanced safety systems were one offering of the Meritor Wabco joint venture. Photo: Meritor Wabco

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Meritor Selling Stake in Joint Venture to Wabco

Wabco Holdings Inc. is expanding its operations in North America by taking full ownership of the Meritor Wabco joint venture.

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Two-Way Interactive Reefer Controls

Coretex has announced that McLeod users will soon be able to remotely control their refrigerated trailers from within LoadMaster operational screens.

Photo courtesy of Venco Venturo.

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Auto Parts Supplier Adopts Specialized Crane for Transit Vans

Automotive Parts Solutions worked with a truck equipment upfitter, North Central Truck Equipment, to install a specialized crane application developed by Venco Venturo, the Venturo VC1000 Van Crane, for the Ford Transit.

Photo of replacement rental vehicles being transported to the Houston area courtesy of Enterprise Holdings.

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Hurricane Irma Could Wipe out 400,000 Vehicles

As many as 400,000 vehicles in Florida will need to be replaced as a result of Hurricane Irma, including as many as 11,000 fleet vehicles, according to Cox Automotive.

Noel Perry speaking at the FTR Transportation Conference. Photo: Evan Lockridge

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Hurricanes Could Cost GDP Half a Percentage Point in Q3

Speaking about the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma at the FTR Transportation Conference, analysts estimated that the economic impact on the region could cost GDP 0.5% in the third quarter of 2017.

Products

Orange Ruggedized Tablet

The FleetUp Orange is a ruggedized tablet designed for fleet drivers required to display records of duty status upon request instead of printing out hard copies.

Products

Ultra Low Profile Vantage Drive Tire Retread

Oliver Rubber's Ultra Low Profile Vantage Drive is a SmartWay-verified, wide-base drive-axle position retread for regional applications.

Coast Guard Flood Punt Teams conduct rescue operations in Jacksonville, Florida, Sept. 11, 2017. Photo: Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard District 7

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Florida Escapes Worst of Irma, Impact Felt Across State

Hurricane Irma's late shift to the west seems to have spared Florida the worst of the storm, but even with reduced impact, its effects are widespread.

Kenworth T680 with 76-inch sleeper. Photo: Kenworth

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Kenworth Joins SuperTruck II Project

Kenworth has announced that it will participate in the Department of Energy’s SuperTruck II program, collaborating closely with the Paccar Technical Center and DAF Trucks, a subsidiary of Paccar, to develop fuel efficient technologies.

Paul Trombino Photo via McClure Engineering

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President Trump Nominates FWHA Administrator

President Trump has nominated Paul Trombino to be the administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, replacing current acting administrator Brandye Hendrickson.

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Reducing Fleet Spend Using Fleet Management Software

See how Cox Communications captures its complex and disparate fleet and operational data across its divisions and operating companies and then extrapolates real-time information, resulting in leveraged acquisition costs and a reduced fleet spend.

USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
Fleet Management Buyer's Guide: Fall 2017
Asking the hard questions to find the right partner....
Why a Utilization Analysis Matters to Your Fleet
A utilization analysis of your fleet can do so much more than just help you determine if it’s time to replace a vehicle. In this whitepaper, Element's Strategic Consulting team identifies 5 ways a utilization analysis can add value to your organization – from minimizing vehicle downtime to reducing costs.
Automating Common or Tedious Fleet Management Tasks
Automating common or tedious fleet management tasks is the next best thing to being on call 24/7. It doesn’t take you out of the equation. Rather, automating helps you cut costs without error and oversights… without having to make every call.
Fleet Challenges Presented by the Complex Network of Tolls
How tolls impact fleets and the entire enterprise.
The Impact of Mobile on Fleet
Five ways you should be using mobile technology to improve your fleet.
Make Sure Your Fleet Is Ready for the Next Storm
A fleet’s emergency preparedness is critical to protect drivers and minimize losses.

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Unintended acceleration, or Sudden Unintended Acceleration (SUA) which it is most frequently called, is the unintended or uncontrolled acceleration of a vehicle.

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