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Cristina Commendatore

Cristina Commendatore is the Executive Editor of FleetOwner magazine. She has reported on the transportation industry since 2015, covering topics such as business operational challenges, driver and technician shortages, truck safety, and new vehicle technologies. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut.

Isaac Instruments
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Isaac's Simard ignores negativity to succeed as female trucking leader

July 17, 2023
Isaac Instruments’ Melanie Simard directs her team to real-world fleet needs—needs that she understands from years behind the wheel and as a dispatcher.
Cummins Inc.
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Emissions & Efficiency

Accelera by Cummins’ Davis stresses charging, refueling needs

Accelera also showcased decarbonizing technologies with an emphasis on hydrogen at ACT Expo. In addition, Cummins revealed a zero-carbon H2-ICE concept truck powered by the X15H...
Daimler Truck North America
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Emissions & Efficiency

DTNA reveals production-ready Freightliner eM2

The new eM2, available in medium-duty Class 6 and Class 7 configurations, is ready to order and will start production this fall.
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Emissions & Efficiency

Long-haul trucking's zero-emissions future fueled by hydrogen, NACFE report says

April 6, 2023
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency is zeroing in on hydrogen-based powertrains for Class 8 long-haul freight routes, noting that hydrogen fuel cells are the only...
Mack Trucks
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Mack Trucks gets digital upgrade, adds new maintenance contracts

March 3, 2023
The new Mack Premium Service Contracts aim to help increase uptime for small- and medium-size fleets.
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Data & Telematics

Fleet use of data and AI: Insights from Geotab Connect 2023

Feb. 14, 2023
This year, the telematics provider plans to further enhance fleet safety, provide fleets with more insights to reduce downtime, and move the needle on decarbonization efforts ...