Jade Brasher, Senior Editor Fleet Owner

Jade Brasher

Senior Editor Jade Brasher has covered vocational trucking and fleets for the past five years. A graduate of The University of Alabama with a degree in journalism, Jade enjoys telling stories about the people behind the wheel and the intricate processes of the ever-evolving trucking industry.    

Emissions & Efficiency

NACFE report details progress on depot electrification

July 15, 2024
NACFE's most recent Run on Less-Electric Depot report covered Class 2 to Class 8 electric depots to explore scaling EVs for fleet-wide operations. While it's possible actual charging...
Jade Brasher | FleetOwner
Safety & Technology

Samsara unveils several new uptime-enhancing products at Beyond Conference

July 1, 2024
The company announced new products including Asset Tags, Connected Training, and Connected Workflows at the Beyond user conference in Chicago.
Jade Brasher | FleetOwner
Emissions & Efficiency

Volvo reveals more on new "future-proof" VNL, teases electric model

June 25, 2024
The company displayed its upcoming VNL Electric, which will start to sell in late 2025. Reportedly, the VNR Electric will still be available until the VNL version's debut.
Emissions & Efficiency

Castrol to re-refine used oil to make it like new

June 7, 2024
Castrol’s re-refined oil and lubricant products, collected from fleets by Safety-Kleen, are designed to improve companies' sustainability efforts and lowers their carbon footprint...
Jade Brasher | FleetOwner
Emissions & Efficiency

State of Sustainable Fleets 2024: ZEVs progress, RNG shows promise

May 22, 2024
The fifth annual report from TRC discusses confusing regulations, the growth of electric trucks, and a promising future for renewable natural gas.
Alex Keenan │ Fleet Maintenance Magazine
Battery & Electrical

Rush leaders on EVs: What's the hurry?

Jan. 4, 2024
While enthusiasts have touted the potential for electric vehicles, Rush Enterprises isn't sold on the technology.