ROAD CARRIER TECHNOLOGY

Finished Vehicle Logistics Magazine The purchase of new vehicle transporters has followed the downward trend of car sales. Carrier builders are trying to keep their edge with design improvements and increased flexibility, including diesel-fuel technology and replaceable panels. Read more

ATRI report: CSA scoring measures ineffective

Commercial Carrier Journal The American Transportation Research Institute on Monday, Oct. 1, released a report examining the relationship between motor carrier Compliance, Safety, Accountability scores and actual crash involvement and determining that two CSA scoring measures are failing to indicate a carrier’s crash risk accurately. Read more

Growing rental and fleet markets of the US and Europe

Finished Vehicle Logistics Magazine While many OEMs, particularly in North America, have tried to reduce the proportion of their fleet sales relative to retail in an effort to maintain pricing, the fleet and rental markets are nevertheless growing and important parts of the US and European automotive sectors. Read more