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Equipment Weekly
April 6, 2022


Orange Ev Albertsons Terminal Tractor

EV opportunities are blooming in terminal yards

Yard tractors are already proven EV applications for companies looking to bolster or start their sustainability movements. Drivers are taking to the quieter, smoother, zero-emissions vehicles that can quickly fit into 24/7 operations.


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Lightning eMotors sees supply chain slowing growth ‘for the next few quarters’

After working through battery procurement problems last year, the EV builder now faces worsening chassis shortages as OEMs wrestle with semiconductor supplies.

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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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Class 8 orders remain level as OEMs continue to fight supply constraints

Heavy-duty truck and tractor orders continue to hover around 21,000 per month since fall 2021, according to preliminary March data from ACT and FTR. OEMs are still dealing with order backlogs plus component and labor shortages in 2022.

Fullbay Executive Chairman Jacob Findlay discusses the Fullbay 2022 State of Heavy-Duty Repair Industry Report at TMC's 2022 Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Report: Independent repair shops desperate for techs, parts

Fullbay 2022 State of Heavy-Duty Repair Industry Report finds mom-and-pop shops are hurting themselves by not raising technician wages or charging for DOT inspections.


CAFE EPA standards

DOT sets new CAFE standards for light-duty vehicles

Biden administration wants all U.S. manufacturers’ fleets of light-duty cars and trucks to average 49 mpg by 2026, an increased fuel savings of about 33% compared to today’s new vehicles. The ruling comes in the wake of EPA’s new heavy-duty GHG standards.

Operation Safe Driver Week 2022 focuses on speeders this summer

Operation Safe Driver Week 2022 focuses on speeders this summer

After speed-related fatalities increased by 17%, law enforcement in North America plans to target risky drivers during CVSA’s annual safety week, held this July across the continent.


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Steer retention with well-maintained suspensions

To keep drivers in your fleet’s seats, make sure your trucks don’t provide a bumpy ride.

Veterans In Trucking: Roadrunner

MATS salutes veterans: Red, white, and blue truck tribute

The Veterans In Trucking event is a way for MATS, VIT, and supporting partners to honor this country’s heroes and give back to the people who have given so much for their country.


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