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January 13, 2022


Axicle Trailer Tractor Boeing 777 Jet

Watch: Axicle powers up jet engines to test anti-rollover fifth wheel concept

In a video shared exclusively with FleetOwner this week, the fifth-wheel startup company used a Boeing 777 to create harsh wind conditions strong enough to test its invention designed to end large truck rollovers.


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Stop N Ox

Preparing for dual SCR

Upkeep of today’s single-injector NOx-cutting systems focuses a lot on the diesel particulate filter and other components less so. But upcoming EPA rules will determine what comes next—and that’s where a likely future system with two injectors comes in.

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Cenex knows fuels and lubricants

The experts at Cenex understand the impact of the proper use of fuels and lubricants on today’s diesel engines. Learn from these experts in their blog, Shifting Gears, in partnership with Fleet Owner.

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Understanding e-axle maintenance

What the maintenance sector should know about the next evolution in driveline technology.

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CEV Adoption & Trends Business Report

Learn about the current state of CEV adoption & projections for the future. Includes insights for fleets on where the industry is heading. Make better informed decisions by learning how others are tackling this challenge.

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Class 8 orders recovered in December

While there is some optimism about improved future supply chain performance, FTR Intel reports that OEMs are keeping backlogs at current levels, continuing to enter orders in intervals due to uncertain conditions.

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Truckload volume increased 25.7% last week

With shippers feeling the urgency to move freight before the end of the year, DAT Freight & Analytics reported truckload rates at all-time highs at the end of 2021.


Truck Mechanic

Fleets weigh repair-versus-replace maintenance dilemma every day

Technicians deal with these decisions all the time: Rebuild complex assemblies—work that costs a lot of time and money—or simply replace them, which often comes with a smaller price tag and less effort. The tech shortage has only magnified this issue.

Yokohama Tire's Jeff Barna And Stan Chandgie Headshot

Q&A: Yokohama Tire execs reflect on 2021, look ahead to 2022

President and CEO Jeff Barna as well as Stan Chandgie, EVP of sales, discuss trends in the tire industry.


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Thermo King to decarbonize refrigerated fleets by almost 50%

By changing over from R-404A refrigerant to the more eco-friendly R-452A in its trucks and trailers, Thermo King estimates an annual reduction of about 650,000 metric tons of CO2e.


P.S.I. adds content, intuitive navigation to updated website

The company streamlined its ATIS and TPMS product website for fleets wanting to reduce tire-related costs and increase uptime.


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