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“April showers bring May flowers” – This has definitely been true for the West Coast, where we’ve had more than the average rain fall; hopefully this means a great summer! For our Eastern side, a milder winter than normal meant many more days outside, without constant snow or freezing rain. The 2017 APNA Truck Show is just around the corner, slated for June 10th and 11th at Tradex in Abbotsford. This year, again, the APNA Truck Show promises to be a packed, fun-filled and memorable event, with attendees hoping to win the grand prize: a brand new Hyundai trailer, valued at over $40,000! With all proceeds going to the BC Children’s Wish Foundation, it’s a win-win situation for everyone. In this issue, we look at the evolution of truck shows. Ray Gompf gives his insights on how they will continue to make an impact in the future, providing such shows cater to the regional needs of truckers and related businesses across North America. One of the most important changes happening is the implementation of Electronic Logging Devices (ELD), which are a requirement by the end of this year. ELD’s are aimed at making the transport industry safer for all those on the road. Stay safe on the road, share the roads, and keep on trucking!
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old and new friends where stories are swapped, lies told, and adult ruck Shows have been around since the beverages consumed, and maybe even some “buffalo wings” eaten. mechanization of the transportation industry. Thank the good Lord, buffalos don’t fly. Before mechanization, when transportation was In North America, there are literally thousands of truck shows of basically animal powered to deliver goods beyond one description or another. The big shows, like Mid-America Truck railheads, present day truck shows were called Show (MATS) in Louisville, is usually the first of the truck show Rodeos. To some degree, the rodeo theme is still a part of truck shows today where drivers compete demonstrating season and is questionably the biggest, most important. The sheer skills sets, where those serving the industry can demonstrate and size of MATS is beyond comprehension if you’ve never attended, and attendance is usually well into six digits with the comma in the sell their wares. middle. The Truck Show has evolved in two directions, beyond the rodeo Dallas has another fairly comparable show later in the season; concept, although all the shows today try to have some element of skill display, where skills development went from horsemanship to Las Vegas counts right up there as big and now, Atlanta is going to host a truck show purportedly to be a big contender. being able to demonstrate a whole host of skills no one in the public In Canada, Toronto has a truck show every second could imagine being able to accomplish. year, while Montreal has a truck show on opposite years First, there is the show and shine type of truck show to Toronto. These truck shows are big but are a minuscule where those people who take a great deal of pride in their representation of shows like Louisville. Moncton hosts a ride, polish, clean and make sparkle their working truck; truck show that’s up and coming on the east coast and or even better, they restore mechanical pieces of history Abbotsford host a very successful APNA Truck Show on and display those older ways things were done. The other the west coast, both bi-annual events. direction, it’s a place where people providing goods and services may display their wares, in a glitz and glamour Then the smaller shows, the more dog and pony, happen throughout the year across the continent. These setting, to their customers in an atmosphere where virtually G. Ray Gompf shows again vary from just gatherings for like-minded all the competitive products are available in one location to people to get together and talk about our industry, show see, kick the tires, compare, listen to the pitches, and meet 8
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their rides, and have a fun weekend. Some of these shows have sponsorship from local dealers of manufacturers rather than the manufacturer themselves. Some of the shows are themed events, like “Trucking for a Cure”, in which funds are raised for specific causes; in this particular case, the fight against breast cancer. Trucking shows, like everything else, follow and ebb and flow. They thrive for a time, then complacency sets in and the wain phase kicks in until the bean counter says “either do something to improve the situation, or shut it down”. Apparently, with the Fergus Truck Show, the bean counter didn’t complain quickly enough because the Fergus Truck Show, a show that was on the calendar of 50,000 people for almost thirty
years folded its tent this year and will be no longer be held. There also used to be a good little truck show in a little town called Stirling, Ontario. The Stirling show was the brainchild of a Service Group as a fund raiser, but the Stirling show became a victim of its own success. Being run 100% by volunteers, the show had to close because it outstripped the capabilities of the volunteers. The volunteer run show isn’t always a poor business model but it certainly does have its limitations. If you take, for example, the “Trucking for a Cure” model, Joanne MacKenzie has been organizing it since it was “Convoy for a Cure” for the better part of ten years or more. Jo-Jo (as she’s called) drives for Highland, and Highland has been extremely supportive of Jo-Jo’s efforts over the years, even though she maintains her productivity as a working driver. The time and effort spent over and above her productivity is a huge commitment on her part. Virtually at every truck show event in Ontario, you’ll find Joanne every weekend during the truck show season. Her efforts have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the cause of the fight against breast cancer. There are many other cause-purposed truck events. Truckers are constantly the ones giving to their worthy causes and the causes for which they are giving are always appreciative of the funds so raised. The future of truck shows? If the past is any indicator, and it is, truck shows will be around for years to come. People in the industry need to have those face-to-face connections to bring them up-to-date on an industry that is so influx it’s almost impossible to keep up on a daily basis. Truck shows will evolve, of course, to meet those needs. New products, new concepts, new technology will all drive the need to find a target audience that is most difficult to reach on a one-onone level and truck shows provide that opportunity. In an industry where an employee can go months and never
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speak, let alone see his or her immediate supervisor, truck shows are that venue to promote interpersonal relationships with the industry as a whole, and maybe that small opportunity to meet the person who signs the pay cheque. It is incumbent on the organizers of the truck shows to prove their worth, provide the venue, deliver the target audience and source those who have goods and services that meet the needs of the target audience and provide fair value for the money charged for the space in the venue. Some of the shows go above and beyond their simple mandate while others merely scrape by. Those that are merely scraping by will soon be out of the market place because people notice whether or not they’re being used or sold a bill of goods that doesn’t measure up. The major players: MATS, GATS (Great America Truck Show), Truck World/ExpoCam, APNA, and the Atlantic Province Truck Show are doing much more than simply required and are continuing to be successful because they are providing and constantly developing, changing with the new technologies coming on the market. It’s truly a tough row to hoe when a business tries to get several opposing part of the supply chain together to complement each other, introducing matching employers with employees is another specialized venue for trucking events. This human resources function has been included into the truck show milieu. Events that bring people together in ways that are meaningful to all sides of the equation for all purposes is what is going to have the truck show a vibrant part of trucking life for all those on the operations side, the supply of goods and services side, the human resources side, the social aspects side, even those where the lines are blurred, then all will be well and continue for decades to come.
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mYnMU hr roz tr`k, tRylr Aqy kwr KRIdx leI krzw lYx Aqy lIz ach day I look through applications for truck, trailer lYx leI ArzIAW imldIAW rihMdIAW hn[ieh vyK ky bVI hYrwnI and car loans and leases. It surprises me see to pay huMdI hY ik bhuq swry lokW dw mhIny dI qnKwh dw swrw pyA cY`k dyx cheques that are used completely each month and lYx ‘c hI mu`k jwdw hY Aqy aunHW v`loN ku`J vI bcwieAw nhIN jWdw[jdoN no savings. It is especially shocking when i see ies qrHW dy lokW dI aumr vyKdI hW qW hor vI hYrwnI huMdI hY[auh the age of some of the applicants. Clients who are krzw lYx vwLy ijnHW dI aumr 45 qoN 55 swl dI huMdI hY dI b`cq qW in their late 40’s and early 50’s without a dime to their name and sYNt vI nhIN huMdI pr aunHW ny krzy cu`ky huMdy hn Aqy kRYift kwrf vI huge amounts of unsecured credit card debt. I wonder how such pUry vrqy huMdy hn[mYnUM ieh vyK ky bhuq hYrwnI huMdI hY ik pYsy dw poor management could have occurred especially since the client ies qrHW dw BYVw pRbMD ikvyN ho irhw hY jdoN ik sbMDq ivAkqI lMby has been working full time for so many years and earning a high smyN qoN kMm vI pUrw smW krdw Aw irhw hY, kmweI vI pUrI ho rhI hY[ income. r`b dy vwsqy ku`J nw ku`J zrUr bcwE! mYN bhuqw qW zor dy ky nhIN Save, save save! I cannot emphasize enough how important it kih skdI ik b`cq ikMnI zrUrI hY pr ieMnw zrUr kih skdI hW ik is to save at least 10% of your pay cheque each month. As soon as AwpxI Awmdn dw G`to G`t 10% zrUr bcwE[Aqy ieh r`Ko vI v`Krw you get your pay cheque, put 10% in to a separate savings account hI Aqy ies nUM kdy vI nw CyVo[pr ies nUM vDI jwx idE[mYN ieh vI and do not touch it. Let it grow. I encourage tax free savings slwh idMdI hW ik qusIN tYks PRI syivMgz Kwqw aus bYNk ‘c KoloH ij`Qy accounts at a financial institution which is NOT your regular quhwfw Awm Kwqw nhIN[ Ajy k`lH hI mYN ie`k s`jx vyiKAw jo ik Awpxy bank. Just the other day I saw a man at the teller taking out his bYNk dy tYks PRI ^wqy ‘coN AwpxI swrI b`cq kFw irhw sI[ jy ^wqw full savings from his tax free savings account at the bank. If the iksy hor bYNk ‘c huMdw qW ies q`k jwxw QoVHw muSkl vI huMdw Aqy ies account is somewhere else where it cannot be accessed as easily, kwrn Swied auh kFwauNdw vI nw, Aqy ieh rkm vDdI hI jwxI sI[ then it has a better chance of growing. The whole point of the Awpxy ^ricAW ‘qy kwbU pwE! mYnUM ieh smJ nhIN AwauNdI ik account is to SAVE and not to spend it. lok ieh ikauN cwhuMdy hn ik aunHW kol AwpxI Awmdn dI h`d qoN Cut your spending. I don’t know why people think it is so v`D vDIAw Kws bRWf dI nvIN kwr hovy, bhuq vDIAw bRWf dy k`pVy necessary to have brand name designer clothing, eat out every hox, bwhr hI Kwxw Kwx, idn ‘c keI vwr kOPI Sop ‘qy jw ky kOPI day, have a coffee a few times a day at a shop, and own a car pIx[mYN ies qrHW dw qzrbw Awpxy dosq dI ie`k AMgUTI nwl kIqw that is beyond your income level. I did an experiment with my sI[aus ny syP ‘coN AwpxI 50,000 fwlr dI ie`k AMgUTI k`FI Aqy friend’s ring. He pulled out a $50,000 diamond ring out of his mYnUM dy id`qI[pqw kI hoieAw? aus AMgUTI v`l iksy dw iDAwn safe and loaned it to me. Guess what??? No one noticed hI nhIN igAw[mYN ku`J hPqy q`k auh AMgUTI au`Ngl ‘c pw the ring. I wore it for a few weeks and grew bored of r`KI Aqy ies qoN A`k geI ik ies nUM qW iksy ny puiCAw hI it and gave it back. Really no one cares or notices how nhIN, mYN vwps dy id`qI[Asl ‘c koeI vI ies sbMDI socdw big the rock is. No one cares or notices if your jeans or nhIN ik qusIN kI pihn rhy ho jW Kw rhy ho[iksy nUM vI ies underwear are designer. It’s nice to own a unique piece and dI prvwh nhIN ik quhwfI pihnI hoeI jIn jW AMfrvIAr have an occasional splurge, but ALL your clothes do not ifzweInr hY jW sDwrn hY[kdy kdy qW v`KrI cIz jW AdBu`q have to start at $100+. It’s also nice to eat out, but it gets cIz dI vrqoN krnI TIk hY pr ieh zrUrI nhIN ik quhwfy swry expensive to eat of everyday. One meal a week is a treat k`pVy 100 fwlr qoN v`D kImq vwLy hox[ kdy kdy bwhr Kwxw you can look forward to, so work hard all week and earn Pash Brar Kwxw vI TIk hY pr hr roz bwhr Kwx nwL qW kcUmr inkl it. Eating at home is much cheaper. Coffee at home in a jwvygw[ hW, hPqy ‘c ie`k vwr bwhr Kwxw TIk hY[ies leI hPqw Br ft ik kMm kro Aqy ie`k vwr bwhr vI Kwxw Kw - Pash Brar B.A. skdy ho[ikauN ik Gr dw Kwxw bhuq ssqw pYNdw hY[ie`k rIXUjybl Pash is a mobile leasing representative with Auto One Leasing LP in Vancouver. She iensUlytf k`p ‘c Gr pIqI geI kOPI kwPI b`cq kr skdI hY[ ies has a banking, collections and accounting background. She specializes in importing qoN ibnw bhuq swrIAW kMm krn dIAW QwvW ‘qy kMm krn vwiLAW nUM vehicles and trailers from the USA. 14
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reusable insulated cup can save a lot of money too. A lot of work spaces offer free coffee to employees as well, so take advantage of it and stop your $15/day coffee shop habit. That alone can be $450 a month! You say you can’t save? YES you CAN !. I recently saw an application for a girl in her early 20’s who wanted to buy a brand new Mazerati. The car was over $130,000 and her income was less than $20,000. After I stopped laughing at the application, it was approved with a co-signer and a huge down payment. We were
the only place to even approve the deal after multiple declines. We know there is NO WAY she can afford the down payment, the monthly payments, the insurance and maintenance on that car. Yet the girl thinks she’s entitled to have this car. What makes people think they are entitled and can afford things they clearly cannot?? I was dealing with a client who turns 50 years old this year. His truck was being paid off after 4 years. He used to own a home and now lives on rent and his wife does not work. They have no children. You would think he has a large bank balance, but think again. He has zero money. We issued him a refund cheque for a security deposit that was only $1,000 and mailed it to him along with the paperwork to transfer the truck to his name. He was given the option to pick up the cheque but he claimed he was too busy and requested it be mailed. Every day he calls asking about his money. He is so desperate for $1,000 that it has gotten to the point of harassment. He is calling several times a day. I asked him where his other money is. I asked where the money from the home he sold is. I asked why he doesn’t have life insurance and who he expects to take care of his wife since he doesn’t plan to and how will he retire with no money? He got angry and said I was rude. I countered and said it was rude to call every single day, several times a day for such a small cheque which has been mailed because he was too busy to pick it up. He said he quit his job and was no longer working. I said normal people first find a new job and THEN quit the old job. I said he is not responsible and had poor money management skills. I said this is a FACT and call it rude, but it is a FACT. No one who is almost 50 years old should be so desperate for such a small amount of money and 16
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kOPI muPq vI imldI hY, ies dw LwB lE qy kOPI Swp, ‘qy nw jw ky idhwVI dy 15 fwlr bcwE[ieh iek`lI Awdq hI mhIny dy 450 fwlr q`k bcwA skdI hY[qusIN kihMdy ho ky quhwfy koloN bcdy nhIN? nhIN, jnwb qusIN ieh bcwA skdy ho! hwL ‘c hI krzw lYx leI mYN ie`k 20 swlW dI aumr dI muitAwr dI ArzI vyKI[ ieh mYfm nvIN Maserati kwr KRIdxw cwhuMdI sI[ kwr dI kImq qW sI $130,000 pr mYfm hurW dI Awmdn sI 20,000 fwlr qoN vI G`t[ mYN ieh vyK ky h`sx l`g peI[ pr aus nUM ie`k ko sweInr iml igAw ijs kwrn aus dI lon dI ArzI mnzUr ho geI pr aus nUM jo fwaUn pymYNt dyxI peI sI auh vI bhuq sI[bhuq swrIAW QwvW qoN aus dI ArzI nw mnzUr hox qoN bwAd auh swfy koL AweI Aqy swfy koLoN hI mnzUr hoeI sI[swnUM pqw sI ik auh fwaUn pymYNt nhIN dy skdI[ies qrHW hI aus leI mwisk ikSqW, ieMSUrYNs Aqy kwr dI sWB sMBwl dw Krcw vI ivqoN bwhrw sI[pr kuVI sI ik, kihMdI sI aus ny auh kwr lYxI hI lYxI hY ikauN ik aus dw h`k bxdw hY[ pr pqw nhIN lok ijhVI cIz nhIN KRId skdy aus nUM KRId ky auh A`fIAW cu`k ky Pwhw ikauN lY rhy hn? mYN ie`k klWieMt dw kMm kr rhI sI ijhVw ies swl 50 swl dw ho irhw sI[aus dy tr`k dw krzw 4 swl bwAd mu`kxw sI[aus koL pihlW ie`k Awpxw Gr huMdw sI pr hux auh ikrwey dy mkwn ‘c rih irhw hY Aqy aus dI pqnI vI kMm nhIN krdI[auh hY vI CVy CWt Bwv aunHW dy koeI b`cw vI nhIN[qusIN socogy ik Pyr qW ies ivAkqI dy bYNk Kwqy kwPI Dn hoxw hY[pr zrw Pyr soco! aus koL aus dy b`cq Kwqy ‘c ie`k vI sYNt nhIN[ AsIN aus nUM fwk rwhIN 1,000 fwlr dw ie`k rIPMf cY`k ByijAw[Aqy nwL hI pypr vrk krn leI ByijAw ijs kwrn tr`k aus dy nWA hoxw sI[aus nUM cY`k cu`kx leI ikhw igAw sI pr aus dw kihxw sI ik kMm kwrn aus kol ieMnw smW hI nhIN [ pr 1,000 fwlr lYx leI auh bhuq auqwvlw sI Aqy idn ‘c keI vwr ies leI Pon krdw huMdw sI[mYN aus nUM pu`iCAw ik aus dw bwkI pYsw ik`Qy hY? ik`Qy hY aus dw auh pYsw ijhVw Gr vyc ky imilAw sI? mYN aus nUM pu`iCAw ik auh jIvn bImy dI pwilsI ikauN nhIN lY lYNdw? ibnw bImy ‘qy auh irtwier iks qrHW hovygw? ieh sB sux ky auh gu`sy ho igAw Aqy mYnUM kihx l`gw ik quhwfw bolx dw FMg bhuq kur`Kq hY[pr mYN aus nUM bhuq hlImI nwL d`isAw ik myrw ieh FMg kur`Kq nhIN sgoN 1,000 fwlr lYx leI idn ‘c keI vwr &on krnw kur`Kq sI[jdoN ik aus v`loN ieh d`sx ‘qy ik aus kol smW nhIN, auh cY`k myl rwhIN ByijAw vI jw cu`kw sI[ aus dw kihxw sI ik aus ny kMm C`f id`qw hY[ mYN aus nUM ikhw ik Awm qOr ‘qy lok pihlW iksy hor QW kMm l`Bdy hn Aqy pihlw kMm qW hI C`fdy hn[ mYN aus nUM ieh vI ikhw ik auh zMmyvwr ivAkqI nhIN Aqy nw hI aus nUM pqw hY ik pYsy dI sWB sMBwl iks qrHW krnI hY[mYN ikhw ieh “ scweI” hY ies nUM kur`Kqpuxw kih lvo jW ku`J hor[mYN ieh vI ikhw ik koeI vI smJdwr ivAkqI ies qrHW dw nhIN ijs dI aumr 50 swl dI hovy, Aqy ie`k CotI ijhI rkm vsUlx leI ieMnw qrlo m`CI ho irhw hovy, Aqy aus dw KwlI bYNk Kwqw vI mUMh icVw irhw hovy[ AglI g`l jy quhwfy koL kMm vI nhIN iPr quhwfy kol cY`k cu`kx dw smW ikauN nhIN ? mYN hr ivAkqI dI mdd qW nhIN kr skdI pr ieh slwh zrUr dy skdI hW lokW nUM Asl izMdgI qoN ku`J sbk is`Kxw cwhIdw hY[quhwnUM
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have an empty bank account and have no job BY CHOICE. And what was he doing that he was too busy to pick up his cheque in the first place since he had no job? I cannot help everybody, but I hope people can learn from these real life examples. You need to save money and cut spending. Do you plan to leave your debt to your family and loved one’s? Do you plan to have them also pay for your funeral with no money and beg other relatives if they can live with them because they were not taken care of and have an empty bank account? Will these people go on government assistance? Who will look after them? Ask yourself, what if I’m not around tomorrow, what will happen to my family? There are people who are irresponsible, and I don’t think anything you say or do can teach them to become responsible. Advisors are taught to dispose quickly of the irresponsible as time wasters who will never learn. I just feel bad for the people these time wasters affect. If you feel you are in this situation and are worried about being left alone with other people’s debt and burden, I encourage you to seek a financial advisor’s help and make sure you are taken care of. Become selfish. If your loved one is selfish and doesn’t care about you, you can also be selfish and look out for yourself.
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avistar introduced a new regional haul Class 8 tractor this week: the International RH Series, which will be spec’d with the OEM’s new 12.4-litre A26 engine as its standard power plant. “The new International RH Series continues our commitment to build trucks that lead the industry in uptime,” said Bill Kozek, president of truck and parts for Navistar, in a statement. “We are confident this truck will continue to build on our momentum and be successful in the regional haul market.” He added that Navistar is now taking orders for this new truck, with plans to begin production in early June. New features on the RH Series include: • Multiple cab configurations, including day cab, 56-in. low roof sleeper, 56-in. hi-rise sleeper, day cab with roof fairing, and 56-in. hi-rise sleeper with roof fairing. • The Bendix Wingman Advanced Collision Mitigation system as standard equipment. • An inside wheel cut of up to 50 degrees delivering a curb-tocurb turning radius of just 27-ft. 10-in. for better maneuverability in tight city streets or cramped loading docks. • Aerodynamic improvements, reduced weight, and driveline enhancements make the RH Series up to 6% more fuel-efficient versus previous regional haul models. • Those aerodynamic improvements also yielded a four-Sone decrease in wind noise for improved driver comfort. • Ergonomically designed service points under the hood and around the chassis for easier and safer access, with many components engineered with longer intervals between required maintenance. • Cab wiring with all-new harnesses connected to an in-cab
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power distribution module that is located inside the truck for more protection from the elements. • A new dashboard display that offers up to 15 customizable digital gauges, with the air horn relocated back to its traditional “intuitive” position over the driver door. • A new single-canister after-treatment system that is 60% smaller, 40% lighter, and simplified for quicker servicing. Navistar added that drivers will benefit from the redesigned side windows and mirrors on the RH Series, which provide enhanced side visibility. The OEM also noted that it developed the interior of the RH Series based a study of interaction points between the driver and truck – everything from what a driver sees to how he moves and reacts in virtually any situation. That resulted in design features such as a large swept-back windshield, more optimized mirror placement, plus an aerodynamic sloped hood for a clearer view. “We drew upon the expertise of drivers to ensure that the RH Series is the most driver-centric Class 8 regional haul vehicle we’ve ever built,” explained Denny Mooney, senior vice president for global product development at Navistar, in a statement. “Many of our customers tell us that their number-one challenge is attracting and retaining drivers, which is why we put so much effort into understanding and responding to drivers’ needs,” he pointed out. “These improvements also contribute to increased driver ease of use that will boost the vehicle’s productivity.”
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INTRODUCING THE NEW INTERNATIONAL® LT™ SERIES. What makes the new International LT Series so breakthrough? We gave drivers a voice in its design. Feedback from hundreds of drivers informed its new interior, featuring the latest ergonomic design and a customizable driver display, placing everything within comfortable reach. Dramatically improved aerodynamics and the 2017 Cummins® X15 engine deliver improved fuel economy and outstanding uptime, which means happier drivers who stick around for the long haul.
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nternational Roadcheck is an annual three-day event when CVSA-certified inspectors conduct compliance, enforcement and educational initiatives targeted at various elements of motor carrier, vehicle and driver safety. This year’s International Roadcheck needs to be on the trucking industry’s calendar for June 6-8, 2017. The
and inspectors will be checking drivers for seat belt usage and the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. The vehicle inspection includes checking items such as the brake systems, cargo securement, coupling devices, driveline/driveshaft, exhaust systems, frames, fuel systems, lighting devices (required lamps), steering mechanisms,
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 72-hour safety blitz is in its 30th year in 2017. It is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world with nearly 17 trucks or buses inspected, on average, every minute across North America during a 72-hour period. Each year, International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations. This year’s focus is cargo securement. While checking for compliance with safe cargo securement regulations is always part of roadside inspections, CVSA is highlighting cargo securement safety this year as a reminder of its importance to highway safety. Inspectors will primarily be conducting the North American Standard Level I Inspection, which is the most thorough roadside inspection. It is a 37-step procedure that includes an examination of both driver operating requirements and vehicle mechanical fitness. Drivers are required to provide items such as their driver’s license, hours-ofservice documentation, motor carrier registration and shipping documentation,
suspensions, tires, van and open-top trailer bodies, wheels, rims and hubs, windshield wipers and emergency exits (on buses). Since its inception in 1988, roadside inspections conducted during International Roadcheck have numbered more than 1.4 million. Roadcheck also provides an opportunity to educate industry and the general public about the importance of safe commercial vehicle operations and the roadside inspection program. CVSA sponsors International Roadcheck with participation by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators, Transport Canada, and the Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (Mexico). In past years, jurisdictions in the U.S. and Canada have actively participated in the program and publicized the number of inspections and out-of-service orders. There haven’t been any hard numbers out of Mexico in recent years.
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he Truck Writers of North America’s 2016 Technical Achievement Award has been decided, and the winner is the Cummins X15 Efficiency Series diesel engine. The 14.9-liter diesel gains 3 percent in fuel efficiency over the preceding model, the ISX15, through improvements to air-handling, combustion efficiency, reduced parasitic losses and advanced electronics, according to a Cummins news release. Maintenance should cost 40 percent less than previous engines over five years. The ISX15 was redesigned to meet 2017 federal greenhouse gas and fuel economy requirements, and two models called X15 Performance and X15 Efficiency were introduced. To be nominated for the award, products must show technical innovation, have a wide applicability and availability in trucking, and offer significant operating benefits. The other four finalists were Accuride’s EverSteel wheel with a special
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hen anyone mentions the topic of life insurance, people try to change the topic, avoid eye contact and try anything they can to avoid discussing it. It is very serious, and it is also uncomfortable to discuss. The problem is, it NEEDS to be talked about at some point. This makes choosing your life insurance agent very important. You must feel comfortable with discussing personal topics with them, and be confident in their knowledge. I decided to get my life insurance license because I personally know a top agent who broke records worldwide selling insurance.
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Unfortunately the requirement to obtain a license to sell life insurance is a course that can take as little as a few weeks to complete. This depends on how much time the person has to study. Due to this, the industry is overrun with people who want a quick career. These are people that are pursuing the industry for quick money, instead of actually wanting to help people. They will say and do anything for a quick sale, often at the cost of the client who may unknowingly not be properly insured. I always offer a free review of clients existing policies. In EVERY single review that I have done, I have found an error done by their previous agent. I have found occupations that are incorrectly input, so the client actually has zero disability insurance coverage. They have been paying for years, for nothing. They are paying for a product that doesnâ€™t cover them. The client correctly told the agent their occupation and it was the AGENT that input it incorrectly causing zero coverage. I have found price changes that were also not declared. Policies that go up in price and will become unaffordable by retirement are not told to the client. People are completely unaware because they were NOT told by the agent and cannot read the policy and understand it. The agent that lies and says a universal life insurance policy that contains an investment component, will be paid in 20 years is still a lie being used today. I found one just last week. For that type of policy to pay off, it must earn on average 10.5-11.5% each and EVERY single for 20 years in a row, then remove the 2.5% management fees of the portfolio, and THEN the policy has a possibility of paying off in 20 years. Apparently these agents know more than Warren Buffet and Berkshire Hathaway because that is IMPOSSIBLE to do, and is a LIE. There are NO mutual funds that perform at that level each and every year. Being underinsured is also a big problem when I do reviews. Mortgage balances and young children are not accounted for, so if something happens to the family bread winner there will be a huge problem. The mortgage may not pay off, so the family has
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BigRoad Acquired by Fleet Complete
leet Complete announced its acquisition of BigRoad, a provider of hours-of-service (HOS) and regulatory compliance solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Waterloo’s tech hub, also known as Canada’s Silicon Valley, BigRoad was founded to address the new HOS regulations imposed on the commercial motor vehicle (CMV) industry. The company said it released one of the first mobile HOS applications, BigRoad Mobile App. In advance of the ELD mandate, BigRoad launched DashLink, an engine-connected electronic logging device that provides owner-operators and commercial fleets with a solution to meet the upcoming FMCSA and Canadian Ministry of Transport requirements. “We are very excited about this acquisition,” said Jake McGuire, vice president of sales, marketing and customer success at BigRoad, “BigRoad is an established leader in the HOS and ELD compliance space and now, supported by the Fleet Complete IoT platform, I am confident we will continue to exceed customer expectations by providing the best ELD and connected vehicle solution on the market.” Fleet Complete’s acquisition of BigRoad is part of the company’s growth, following its expansion into Europe in 2015 and Australia in 2016. “BigRoad is an impressive organization that has had a laser focus on creating the industry’s leading product for ELD compliance,” said Tony Lourakis, CEO of Fleet Complete. “Outperforming the competition in usability and connectivity, BigRoad’s driver-friendly and feature-rich application will be a great complement to our integrated platform, giving Fleet Complete customers the most reliable top-of-the-line HOS solution.” According to the company, BigRoad will continue to operate and sell directly to owner-operators and fleets, maintaining the BigRoad brand. Whereas the integrated Fleet Complete BigRoad platform will be offered through the North American partner channels, AT&T and TELUS. “Leveraging BigRoad’s immense success and combining it with Fleet Complete’s strong partnerships with North America’s mobile carrier elite, we can capture the largest share of the 4 million+ truck driver market,” said Lourakis. “Through this integration, all of our customers, from individual truck drivers to large commercial fleets, will be equipped with the industry’s best ELD compliance solution before the December 2017 deadline.” MAY - JUNE 2017
Peterbilt Salutes Canada’s 150 with an Anniversary Edition of 389
eterbilt announced it will produce a special Canadian 150 model of the iconic Model 389 with distinctive styling and exclusive Canadian features. “Canadian owner-operators and premium carriers can honour Canada with the addition of Peterbilt’s Model 389 Canadian 150th Anniversary Edition” says Kyle Quinn, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Senior Vice President. “It delivers proven productivity, dependability and uptime combined with unique styling and understated elegance.” The Model 389 Canadian 150th Anniversary Edition is configured with a 131-inch BBC and can be spec’d in 72 and 78 inch sleeper configurations. Exterior features of the Model 389 Canadian 150th Anniversary Edition include: • Louvered grille sheet reminiscent of the 1950s Model 351 grille; • Exhaust Stacks etched with “Canada 150”; • Bright bumper with 150th Anniversary emblem; • Bright rocker panels, cowl skirt and sun visor; • Polished battery box, fuel tanks and quarter fenders;
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avistar International Corporation announced the closing of its wide-ranging strategic alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus, which includes an equity investment in Navistar by Volkswagen Truck & Bus and framework agreements for a procurement joint venture and strategic technology and supply collaboration. “This alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus marks a significant milestone in our company’s history, and we expect it will create multiple benefits for both companies in both the near and long term,” said Troy Clarke, chairman, president and CEO, Navistar. “Now that the transaction has closed, we will move quickly to collaborate with an industry-leading, strategic partner to increase our global scale, strengthen our competitiveness, and provide our customers with expanded access to cutting-edge products, technology and services.” “The authorities have given our strategic alliance with Navistar the green light. Our newly-founded purchasing cooperation will begin work immediately. This puts both partners in a stronger position for the future. The strategic alliance provides Volkswagen Truck & Bus with access to the all-important North American market. This is a major step toward becoming a global champion,” said Andreas Renschler, CEO of Volkswagen Truck & Bus. With the closing of the alliance, Volkswagen Truck & Bus acquired approximately 16.2 million newly issued shares in Navistar, representing 16.6% of post-transaction undiluted common stock (or 19.9% of pre-transaction outstanding common stock), effective Feb. 28, 2017. As a result, Navistar receives $256 million to be used for general corporate purposes. As part of the alliance agreement and in line with Volkswagen Truck & Bus’s ownership stake, Renschler and Matthias Gründler, chief financial officer of Volkswagen Truck & Bus, are joining Navistar’s board of directors. “We are excited to welcome Andreas Renschler and Matthias Gründler to the Navistar Board, and are confident that we will benefit from their deep industry knowledge and fresh perspectives,” said Clarke. “Their expertise in commercial vehicle production will be invaluable as we strive to become the North American champion in our industry.” Global Truck & Bus Procurement LLC, the procurement joint venture created by Navistar and Volkswagen Truck & Bus, will start work effective immediately. As part of the alliance, it will create new opportunities for quality improvement and cost reduction, and will enable both companies to benefit from increased global scope and scale. The joint venture is operating out of Navistar’s headquarters in Lisle, Illinois, and comprises representatives from both companies who will be combining the demand of five brands, including Volkswagen Truck & Bus’s Scania, MAN and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus, in addition to Navistar’s own International and IC Bus brands.
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Clearing Up A Major Misconception About Heavy-Duty Oil Filtration Zafar Hussain Senior Product Engineer at Luber-finer
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Peterbilt Adds Collision Mitigation Standard
eterbilt Motor Co. plans to make the Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation safety system a standard feature on its Model 579 highway tractor starting July 1.
A radar-based collision mitigation system aimed specifically at reducing rear-end collisions, Wingman Advanced also offers adaptive cruise control with braking as well as autonomous emergency braking (AEB), Bendix noted. The Wingman system us based on the Bendix Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Peterbilt has offered as a standard feature on most of its Class 8 tractors – including the Model 579 – since 2012. Wingman Advanced has been an option on its entire range of on-highway truck models for the same period, Bendix noted. “The pairing of our most sophisticated truck with Bendix’s cutting-edge active safety systems has proven popular with fleets and drivers over the past five years, so making Wingman Advanced standard on the Model 579 makes perfect sense from our perspective,” noted Robert Woodall, Peterbilt’s assistant general manager of sales and marketing, in a statement. “Like the team at Bendix, Peterbilt is always working toward safer trucks and safer highways, and is dedicated to embracing technologies that have been road-tested and shown to make a positive, measurable impact,” he added. In addition to Wingman Advanced and ESP, Peterbilt also offers
Bendix’s “flagship” driver assistance system, Wingman Fusion, on both the Model 579 and the vocational Model 567. Bendix's SmarTire Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) has also been available as a factory-installed option on Peterbilt Class 8 tractors since 2014, and the Bendix ADB22X air disc brake has been standard equipment on Peterbilt Class 8 steer axles since 2012, noted Scott Burkhart, Bendix’s vice president of sales, marketing, and business development, in a statement. “We’re excited to keep strengthening the relationship that Bendix technologies and the Peterbilt 579 have had since this trailblazing truck was launched in 2012,” he said. “As a trucking industry safety leader, Peterbilt has always set high bars for safety, reliability, quality, and performance in its vehicles. The 579 is no exception, and Wingman Advanced in standard position will help Peterbilt continue to reach and exceed those goals.”
Tesla Announces Plans for Commercial Trucks
esla CEO Elon Musk announced via Twitter that the company plans to unveil an electric semi-truck this September. "Tesla Semi truck unveil set for September. Team has done an amazing job. Seriously next level. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) According to a Teslarati report, Musk had “previously spoken about a semi-truck that would be far better than anything on the road, and by reading into the statement one can presume that the next level he’s referring to is Level 4 or Level 5 autonomy.” Musk also tweeted that the commercial truck will be followed by a pickup truck for the consumer market within 18-24 months.
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oger Nielsen will be taking the reins at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) as president and CEO effective April 1 this year, replacing Martin Daum who moved up to become a member of the board of management and head of Daimler Trucks and Buses at DTNA’s parent company, Germany’s Daimler AG, back on March 1. Nielsen, 56, will also oversee DTNA’s affiliated companies, which includes Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) and Detroit Diesel Corp. “Roger Nielsen brings a rock solid product, manufacturing and sales
background to this position paired with a razorsharp focus on technology, quality and customer service,” Daum said in a statement. “He has an excellent track record as an influential leader in the industry.” Nielsen joined DTNA – then named Freightliner Corp. – back in 1986 as an industrial engineer and since then has held various positions for the company both in the U.S. and abroad at Daimler’s commercial vehicles divisions in Germany. For the last 16 years, he’s served as DTNA’s chief operating officer.
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n late 2015, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released the final rule for using electronic logging devices sparking a dearth of ELD development and competing companies trying to curry favour. Dozens of vendors, some of them only recently discovering the existence of trucking, offer hardware and software options designed to provide trucking carriers with compliance with existing hours of service regulations. However, FMCSA has delayed implementation due to its inability to interface electronically with any and all of these road-side data-transfer systems. FMCSA expects to have the bugs worked out and will be ready to go live December 18th, 2017 when it has scheduled enforcement to begin using electronic logs. There will of course be a disconnect between what fleet-focused onboard devices offer with all their bells and whistles versus what the small business owner operator truckers will opt to employ. Of course, even those opting for baseline-compliance devices could benefit from additional functions such as IFTA data collection, making mileage tracking automatic and easily reportable. Those small business owner operator carriers with one to ten trucks, even those poised to go beyond the magic ten, can benefit from simplified dispatch tools particularly those tools that can also bring the load information alerts, even the routings. to the truck. Small business owner operators contemplating various offerings should consider these issues: Support: The final rule specifies an eight-day timeframe for repairing/replacing a malfunctioning ELD. Does the provider stock the kind of hardware inventory to meet such a quick turnaround? How are replacements/repairs handled? For carriers needing more than eight days to replace any ELD, the rule also spelled out a process for requesting more time that involves contacting local jurisdiction FMCSA division office to justify the need for more time. FMCSA registry and compliance: Technically, compliant ELDs must be on FMCSA’s registry of devices. The FMCSA vetting process does not ensure testing for compliance, relying largely on manufacturers to self-certify that they meet the rule specifications prompted worry among motor carriers about what 38
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happens if their device is later found to be noncompliant. The FMCSA website addresses that scenario: “FMCSA will work with affected motor carriers to establish a reasonable timeframe for replacing non-compliant devices.” At this stage, part of the complexity involving the registry is that automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRD) meeting fairly minimal requirements compared to ELD specs are essentially grandfathered through Dec. 16, 2019. The rule notes that any carrier installing an AOBRD prior to 2017 ELD enforcement date can use that device until the 2019 date. Essentially, this means FMCSA is enforcing the requirement to use a registry-listed device is unlikely before that time, particularly for carriers who comply with the ELD rule and install an engine-connected e-log prior to Dec. 18, 2017 minimizing the importance for carriers to choose a registry-listed device. It is suggested upon consideration of any product not listed on the registry demand of the vendor disclosure of its plans for registered its device and whether or not it has plans for support and success of its product beyond 2019. For owner-operators, perhaps the biggest exemption to FMCSA’s ELD requirement is the exclusion of 1999 and older model year trucks from complying. Other exemptions exist for the following: Drivers in drive-away/tow-away operations, where the vehicle being driven is the commodity being delivered. Drivers operating under the timecard exception to the hours recording rules – the 100- and 150-air-mile radius short-haul exceptions – exclusively. Drivers who occasionally keep a log book but do not do so for more than eight days in any 30-day period.
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Volvo Previews VNR Regional Haul Model
olvo Trucks North America offered a glimpse of the shape of trucks to come with two preview videos for its new Volvo VNR regional haul model. “The VNR is wholly reimagined inside and out. It melds a modern, connected workspace inside the cab with bold exterior lines and optimized dimensions for maximum efficiency. This is a truck built to deliver the versatility our customers need to face the challenges of the rapidly evolving North American freight network” said Göran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America. “We expect that the VNR’s bold, dynamic appearance will change antiquated perceptions of what trucks should look like.” To gauge impressions of the VNR’s streamlined exterior styling, Volvo Trucks mentioned it recently offered a sneak peek to a few people—none of whom are actors, most with no connection to the trucking industry—and filmed their reactions. Volvo Trucks noted it has been adopting automotive features to help make driving freight vehicles easier and created a stateof-the-art driving environment to help attract more drivers to the industry. New features include a proprietary steering Evaporator wheel that tilts like a car’s—the first and only one in the industry—more ergonomic Evaporator seats, an advanced infotainment system and a new instrument cluster with many new functions in the driver information display. An updated version of the Volvo I-Shift automated manual transmission and Volvo’s I-See predictive cruise control that memorizes road topography help shift more efficiently. Enhanced passive safety features and Volvo Active Driver Assist makes the new Volvo VNR the safest Volvo ever, according to the company. Designed and engineered expressly for regional haul applications, the new Volvo VNR was developed to be adapted to bulk transport, flatbed, liquid tankers, port drayage, and other urban pickup and delivery operations. “Volvo as a brand has always been innovative. We’re always driving progress,” said Nyberg. “Especially in this new Volvo VNR, we wanted to apply technology to meet specific needs articulated by our customers. We’re giving them a better tool to apply to the complexities of their regional haul applications.”
The new Volvo VNR made its public debut on April 20th, 2017 at ExpoCam in Montreal.
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Encouraging Women to Enter the Canadian Trucking Industry Shelley Uvanille-Hesch wants to see more women working in the trucking industry, but she knows it won’t happen without those who are already there lending a hand. That’s why in 2014 she founded the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada, which recruits and mentors women in a profession that is overwhelmingly male. The group estimates that only 3 percent of Canadian truck drivers are women. The federation has about 50 members, including men, and a handful of corporate sponsors, including the Highway Western Star dealership in Ontario. The group includes professionals who hold non-driving jobs in the trucking industry, such as dispatchers, managers and parts technicians. “We really want to encourage more women into the industry. It’s a good job and there is a definite need for more truckers,” she said. “It’s a man’s world, but it’s coming around.”
Uvanille-Hesch worked her way up to the cab of a big truck without the benefit of an organization like Women’s Trucking Federation. The daughter of a truck driver, she knew from a young age she wanted to drive as well: “I always had the bug, but I wanted to be home with my kids.” She compensated by driving a school bus; once her children were grown, she graduated to a motor coach, then a straight truck, and has been driving a Class 8 truck for 17 years. For the past 13 years, she’s driven for Sharp Transportation, a pharmaceuticals carrier based in Cambridge, Ont., that serves Canada and most of the United States. Her regular runs include Georgia, Florida, Texas and California. As a senior driver at Sharp, Uvanille-Hesch drives a 2016 Western Star 5700XE she’s named “Destiny Star.” “I love it. There is so much room and it’s a smooth ride,” she said. “I’m only 4’ 11”, but I can see over the hood and I can actually see out of the hood mirrors into my blind spots.” 42
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A solo driver for a long time, she now teams with her husband, Chris, who earned his CDL so he could join her on the road. “There is a lot of interior room for a team. I really like the bigger refrigerator and its location. It’s literally a home away from home,” she said. She also praised Detroit™ Virtual Technician™, which comes standard on the 5700XE. The integrated remote diagnostic system records critical vehicle performance data immediately before, during and after a fault occurs. Within minutes, Virtual Technician gives drivers and fleets a preliminary diagnosis, recommendations and, if needed, directions to nearby service locations with the available parts. “I highly recommend Virtual Technician,” she said. “It’s nice to know exactly what the codes mean, if I need to park immediately, need a tow truck or if it’s safe to get to a dealership.” She also likes the attention the Western Star attracts: “It doesn’t matter where we go, people are always taking pictures of my ride and asking questions about her, even when I’m fueling. Quite often, I pop the hood so they can look at the engine.” She’s put 191,000 miles on “Destiny Star” in her first year, and she appreciates it more than ever. “It’s my first Western Star, but I wouldn’t want to drive anything else,” she said. When her husband is behind the wheel, Uvanille-Hesch stays busy with the Women’s Trucking Federation, which is active on a number of fronts, from mentoring women in driving school and hosting career events at high schools to giving interviews to polish the public image of truckers. The federation also is involved in a number of charitable causes and appears at industry events to gain visibility and recruit women drivers. Women truckers can do a lot to encourage newer drivers by mentoring them and becoming fleet and school trainers, she said: “They’ll get a wealth of knowledge from all angles.”
Trailer Orders Down but Up
TR Transportation Intelligence reports final March net trailer orders at 20,500 units, down 20% from February but up 50% versus a year ago. The drop off from February for both dry and refrigerated vans is simply due to the start of a typical seasonal decline in trailer orders, and the strong year over year comparison reflecting a positive trailer order environment. Softening backlogs are also consistent with normal market conditions and production for March was robust. Trailer orders have now totaled 246,000 units for the last twelve months. Don Ake, FTR Vice President of Commercial Vehicles, commented, “The trailer market had a great production month. The OEMs finally started to increase build rates due to the strong orders of the past four months. Builds jumped an impressive 9% on a per day level over February. Production was basically equal to last March, which is a great sign moving into the seasonally strong second quarter.” “The additional good news is the trailer vocational segments are showing some signs of life. Flatbed production was up considerably, as were dump trailers. The tanker segments are also moving in the right direction. These vocational segments continue to track closely with Class 8 trucks, which are also on the upswing. Fleets are growing much more optimistic about the business environment and they are buying more trailers again after a slump the second half of last year.”
Mack Names Richard Hoyle VP National Accounts
ack Trucks has named Richard (Rick) Hoyle as vice president of national accounts. Hoyle will be responsible for all National Accounts activities in North America, as well as leading efforts to grow this segment of Mack’s business, the company noted. “Having served in numerous positions in the trucking industry from operator to executive-level roles, Rick brings a wealth of experience,” said Jonathan Randall, senior vice president of sales, Mack Trucks North America. “We welcome Rick to our team and look forward to his contributions.” Prior to joining Mack, Hoyle served in a variety of senior leadership positions for a leading bulk transportation and logistics company. Hoyle also owned and operated a bulk haul business for 16 years.
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Aqy ieh Awpxy nWA au`qy ib`lku`l shI au`qrdw hY – ies ‘c 4G ieh 252 hp Aqy 260 lb-ft of torque dI SkqI vwLw ieMjx hY[ ieh LTE, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, 6-spIf AwtomYitk tRWimSn jo ik pUrw smW stwrt/stOp qknwlojI MyBuick App, Live OnStar Advisor vwLw hY, nwL sMpUrn huMdw hY; ib`lku`l, ies dw mqlb hY ik qusIN ies hox dy nwL nwL t`c skrIn vI l`gI nMU bMd nhIN kr skdy[ pr ieh ieMnI SWqI nwL kMm krdw hY ik quhwnMU hoeI hY[ ieh g`l vI iDAwn dyx Xog ies bwry ib`lku`l vI pqw nhIN lgdw[ A`j k`l bhuq swry AwtomykrW hY ik ieh swry hI bhuq vDIAw kMm vloN ies SkqISwlI ieMjx dI vrqoN kwPI kIqI jwx krky ieh 2.0L krdy hn[AwpxI kMtrI rof dOrwn tYst bhuq hI mShUr ho irhw hY[ AYnivizn ieMjx bhuq vDIAw cldw hY Aqy fRweIv krdy hoey AsIN ieh swry isstm ies dI bhuqI SkqI 1800 RPM ‘qy hI auplbD hY[ AsIN ies dI cMgI qrHW tYst kIqy Aqy vyiKAw ik ieh prK BwvyN ijs qrHW vI kIqI ieh aus hr prK ‘qy Krw au`qirAw[ qyl swry hI bhuq vDIAw kMm krdy hn[ Kpq vI bhuq hI vDIAw hY, ibaUk vloN ies nMU 11.8L/100 km Sihr ies dIAW sItW bhuq hI Awrwmdyh hn Aqy 9.2L/100 km hweIvyA dI ryitMg id`qI geI hY[ Aqy ies ‘c pMj bwlg Awrwm nwL bih ies vhIkl nwL pUrw idn guzwrn qoN bwAd mYN ies nqIjy ‘qy skdy hn – ies ‘c qIjI sIt auplbD phuMicAw hW ik AYnivzn ie`k ieho ijhI vhIkl hY ijhVI bhuq hI nhIN hY[ mUhrly Aqy ipCly pwsy bYTx itk ky Arwm nwL cldI hY[ies dw styAirMg lweItr sweIf ‘qy leI kwPI Ku`lHw fu`lHw QW hY[ ipClIAW hY[ pr Xwd r`Ko ik ieh sport AYs XU vI nhIN hY[ ies dI sspYNSn sItW ‘qy bYTx vwLy lMby AwdmIAW nMU mwVI sVk ‘qy vI pqw nhIN l`gx idMdI[ pr myry koLoN ies dw AYkitv Swied ies dI C`q QoVHI nIvIN l`gy pr tivMn- kl`c Awl vIHl fRweIv ies krky tYst nhIN ho sikAw ikauN ieh koeI bhuq rVkx vwLI g`l nhIN hY ik sVkW swP Aqy su`kIAW sn[ iesy qrHW XT5 vWg, Envision dw Kws krky jdoN ies ‘c pYnorYimk C`q hY AWD iksy vI AYksl nUM 100% SkqI phuMcw skdw hY[jy quhwfy koL ijs rwhIN ies ‘c bhuq rOSnI AwauNdI 2.5L ieMjx vwLI kwr hY qW ies ‘c A`gy jW ip`Cy 70% pwvr hI jWdI hY[ jo ie`k g`l mYnUM cMgI nhIN l`gI auh hY[spIf vDwaux Aqy moVW ‘qyy vDIAw kwrguzwrI dyx leI Envision’s ieh sI ik jdoN ipClIAW sItW ‘qy koeI AWD with Active Twin-Clutch bhuq hI vDIAw hY[jy g`l smu`cy qOr smwn r`Kdy ho qW auh iqlkdw bhuq ‘qy kIqI jwvy qW AYnivizn bhuq mzbUqI vwLI kwr hY[jI AYm sI rihMdw hY Swied mYnMU vI r`Ky smwn nMU kMpnI vwiLAW dw kihxw hY ik auh cwhuMdy sn ik AYnivizn bhuq sIt bYlt lw dyxI cwhIdI sI[ vDIAw vhIkl bxy Aqy ies ‘c Audi Q5 vwLy bhuq kwmXwb rhy hn[ knyfw dy p`Dry ijvyN mYN pihlW hI ieSwrw kIqw hY ibauk dw ieh ielwky Albrtw dwAvw hY ik AYs XU vI bhuq hI juVvIN vhIkl hY; ‘c SurU ho ky p`Cm pr ies ‘c ie`k bhuq hI vDIAw PIcr hY ijs kwrn nMU mYnItobw vwLy pwsy mwipAW dw iPkr jWdw l`gygw[ ieh hY tIn fRweIvr nMU jWdy hn, ij`Qy ik mof [ieh mof kIA Pob nwL juiVAw hoieAw hY ijs nUM ib`lku`l p`DrIAW smwrt Pon nwL joV ky fRweIvr dIAW hrkqW dw pqw Aqy is`DIAW sVkW l`g skygw[ ies qrHW tInyjr fRweIvrW sbMDI icMqq hn Aqy hor ku`J vI mwpy Awpxy b`icAW dI fRweivMg dI ingrwnI r`K skdy nhIN[ pr swfI ieh hn[ie`k mwpw hox nwqy mYN ieh cwhuMdw hW ik ieh mof KuSiksmqI smJo swrIAW kwrW ‘c stYNfrf hoxw cwhIdw hY[Asl ‘c ik nvIN AYnivizn AYnivizn ies qrHW dy kwPI AwpSnW nwl lYs hY ijnHW nMU tYst krn leI kwrn fRweIvrW dy im`qr ipAwry vI cYn mihsUs krngy[ Jag Dhatt pirifs ielwky ‘c bhuq swry lokW dw i^Awl hY ik au`qrI AmrIkw ‘c Accredited AJAC Journalist hr iksm dIAW pihly kwr bxwaux vwLy Porf vwLy hI sn[Aqy ienHW dI v`KrIAW v`KrIAW kwr dw pihlw mwfl sI mwfl tI[pr Asl ‘c ies sVkW hn[ jdoN qusIN ies nMU qrHW nhIN hY[fyivf fnbr ibauk ny ibauk Awto-ivm Aqy pwvr kMpnI clwauxw SurU hI krdy ho qW J`t 1899 dw inrmwx kIqw sI[ieh mwfl iemiqhwn ‘c pUrw auqirAw hI ies g`l dw Aihsws ho jWdw Aqy Ajy vI jI AYm sI dy vDIAw bRWfW ‘coN hY[pr hux Pyr bVy joS nwL hY ik AYnivizn,vk`cy rwhW ‘qy vI ibauk Aw rhI hY, jdoN ik AYnivizn horW nwL mukwbly leI iblku`l ikMnI SWq cldI hY[ ieh GMC dI iqAwr hY[myry kihx dw Bwv hY ik jy ibauk cIn dy mhwrwjy leI vDIAw QuietTuning qknwlojI dy sdky hY hY qW ieh Awm lokW leI ikauN cMgI nhIN ho skdI?
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Published on May 3, 2017