CVOC

VIDEO: Telematics boost, demand driving interoperable standard

Will the "Connected Vehicle" future have any benefit to independents? Exploring some of the possibilities here with Hirschbach Motor Lines' Jim Coffren's take from the fleet side.

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Energy, infrastructure hot issues at fleet conference

At the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference attendant to GATS, the bedrock trucking issues of energy and infrastructure funding were front and center.

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CVOC: Smart spec’ing, buying more important than ever

The trucking industry has changed drastically in the past 10 years, making spec'ing and buying equipment much more complicated than ever before for fleets, said panelists during a session at the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Thursday morning.

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Trucking rebound outpaces economy, but outlook is fuzzy

Trucking has recovered from the recession much better than the economy at large, but the rebound slowed in recent months, economist Jim Meil said. Various domestic and global trends cast doubt on what’s next. Meil, vice president and chief economist for Eaton Corp., addressed the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas today. A former professor, Meil rated the state of trucking a B+. That’s largely due to a rebound in U.S. manufacturing (B) and non-defense capital spending ...

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Fleet conference to discuss viability of alt fuels

The CVOC, held prior to GATS, will feature much discussion on natural gas as a viable fuel option.

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Pollster Frank Luntz to give CVOC keynote address

Frank Luntz, dubbed the “hottest pollster” in America by The Boston Globe, will be the keynote speaker at the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Aug. 22-23, in Dallas, Texas,

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Panel discusses response to CSA, hours of service

A panel of three fleet executives discussed Thursday morning the changing outlook of the trucking industry during the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas. CSA regulations, electronic on-board recorders, hours of service and driver recruitment have garnered attention from fleets recently. Russell Stubbs, president and CEO of FFE Transportation Services; Robert Low, president and founder of Prime Inc.; and Don Orr, president and CEO of Central Freight Lines, discussed the impact of these issues on truck ...

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Trucking exec urges industry to adapt as market shifts

The trucking industry is reshaping itself within rapid market changes, Navistar’s sales and marketing vice president James Hebe said today.

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CVOC sessions to tackle trucking issues

Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference will be Aug. 24-25 at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

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Hebe to address truck conference

Navistar executive will appear Aug. 25 during the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas.

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