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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, Conn.

Cristina Commendatore | FleetOwner
Kenworth's T680 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, powered by Toyota fuel cell technology, on display at ACT Expo 2023.
Green Trends

Kenworth unveils T680 hydrogen fuel-cell commercialization plans

Kenworth is now accepting deposits for its first zero-emission Class 8 hydrogen fuel-cell truck for production slots in 2025.
President Joe Biden speaks at Cummins' Fridley, Minnesota, manufacturing plant on April 3.
Green Trends

Biden visits Cummins amid OEM’s $1B investment

April 10, 2023
Cummins is investing more than $1 billion across its U.S. truck engine manufacturing network to support the company’s fuel-agnostic engine platforms that will run on fuels such...
Jason McDaniel | Bulk Transporter
The massive Phillips complex in Arteaga, Coahuila, Mexico, which includes Phillips Industries and Phillips Connect, is surrounded by picturesque mountains.

'Just getting warmed up': Phillips expands operations in Mexico

March 13, 2023
A new 500,000 sq.-ft. facility in Arteaga, Mexico, will produce Phillips Industries and Phillips Connect products for North American commercial truck and trailer customers.
Cristina Commendatore | Commercial Vehicle Group
Beto Dantas, ConMet chief technology and innovation officer, at TMC 2023.

ConMet unveils new commercial truck technologies at TMC 2023

March 1, 2023
ConMet is broadening various product offerings and building its latest developments upon the company's wheel end and vehicle lightweighting expertise.
Jason McDaniel | Bulk Transporter
Volvo Truck 1

Volvo Trucks launches adaptive preventive maintenance contract

March 1, 2023
With VTNA's new Blue service contract, dealers can schedule PMs 30 days in advance to help mitigate unplanned downtime. In addition, the OEM released a new connected vehicle analytics...
Cristina Commendatore | FleetOwner
Phillips Industries CEO Rob Phillips

Phillips expands, adds new business unit to group of companies

Feb. 28, 2023
The new business unit, Phillips Innovations, will focus on sustainable energy technologies, including solar power and electrification products for trucks and trailers, and patented...