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  • PIT Group names new leader

    May 30, 2019 2:39PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Jan Michaelsen has been named the new leader of PIT Group, responsible for supporting the group’s direction and implementing a strategic development plan. He assumes his new role immediately, PIT announced. “I am very pleased that Jan

  • News Technology

    A Canadian first

    November 15, 2018 10:54AM by Truck News

    Platooning tested on Canadian highways, forestry roads for the first time

  • Refresher courses needed to maximize value of driver training: PIT

    November 1, 2017 7:10AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Driver training on fuel efficiency and safety is only effective if it includes refresher courses, according to a new study released by PIT Group. The research and engineering group also showed the benefit of in-vehicle technologies to

  • PIT Group offers fleet evaluations

    February 27, 2017 1:36PM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – PIT Group has announced a new service for fleets, which will evaluate their efficiency and maintenance practices. A Fleet Efficiency Review includes a comprehensive analysis of a fleet’s maintenance practices by recognized industry experts, PIT Group announced

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    PIT Group adds another US mega-fleet

    February 21, 2017 1:43PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – PIT Group has welcomed another large US fleet to its roster. C.R. England has joined the organization, which offers unbiased research and testing of fuel-saving technologies and techniques. “PIT Group will help us identify opportunities to save

  • PIT Group to host first-ever US Energotest

    December 13, 2016 6:45AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – PIT Group is bringing its popular Energotest trials to the US. The Montreal-based organization has announced it will be hosting its first US-based Energotest Feb. 13-17, 2017 at the Continental Truck Tires Uvalde Proving Grounds in Uvalde,

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    PIT Group to verify electronic logging devices are up to snuff

    October 19, 2016 9:50AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – PIT Group has announced it will be verifying the compliance of electronic logging devices (ELDs) with the impending mandate in the US. ELD suppliers are allowed to self-certify their devices, but PIT Group says its verification will

  • PIT Group to conduct testing with US Xpress

    October 5, 2016 9:21AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – PIT Group has continued to grow its presence in the US market, announcing this week that it will be conducting its first in-service fuel testing for a major US carrier. PIT Group will bring it expertise

  • Concerns remain about GHG Phase 2, Provencher tells PMTC

    June 16, 2016 1:56PM by James Menzies

    KING CITY, Ont. — Legitimate concerns continue to linger in advance of phase two of the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions standards being rolled out by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Those concerns

  • PIT Group’s technology testing event, Energotest, underway

    June 3, 2016 4:10PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – PIT Group’s engineering and research group has launched the Energotest technology testing event, evaluating products aimed at improving fuel efficiency in commercial vehicles. The spring program is testing a number of aerodynamic devices, with a focus on

  • Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit coming in April

    December 14, 2015 9:45AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — A revitalized Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit (CFMS), supported by Newcom Business Media and PIT Group, will be held in April in conjunction with Truck World. The event will be held in Toronto Wednesday, April 13 and will

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    October 28, 2015 2:28PM by James Menzies

    PIT Group, the Quebec-based research and engineering organization that conducts Energotest testing of fuel-saving technologies, has announced it’s opening a US office and will be aggressively recruiting American fleets. It’s a good move for the group, whose testing can be equally

  • PIT Group opening US office

    October 21, 2015 5:41AM by James Menzies

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — PIT Group has announced the opening of a US office as it looks to boost its presence there. The Quebec-based engineering and research group conducts the popular Energotest trials, which tests the effectiveness of products and techniques

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    PIT report finds ECM-generated fuel consumption data not precise

    October 8, 2015 1:35PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — Relying on fuel efficiency data provided by the engine electronic control module (ECM) may not be good enough when making decisions regarding fuel economy, a new technical report from PIT Group has revealed. The report examined fuel