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Has the trucking industry finally found its very own white knight? And, is it electric trucks? Although electric trucks have a higher price tag than their diesel counterparts, the return on investment is high. With a battery-powered engine, fewer moving parts, and essentially zero fuel — electric truck adopters are not only decreasing their emission levels but saving on maintenance and fuel costs. As the EV pros continue to outweigh the cons, it's time for the trucking industry to brace itself for a high-voltage transformation. In this episode, Steve Slesinski, director of global product planning for Dana Incorporated, and Trent Broberg, CEO of the vehicle transport firm, Acertus pop the EV hood and reveal new, easier ways to repair, prepare, and invest in electric trucks. Tune in.    


As the CEO of ACERTUS, Trent Broberg is hyper focused on expanding the company’s possibilities and creating a new era of growth. He is dedicated to creating technology enabled solutions for ACERTUS and the transportation industry at large. Prior to joining ACERTUS in March 2021, Trent served as the Chief Operating Officer at Truckstop.com. Before serving in that role, he held senior executive positions at Swift Transportation, DB Schenker and Real Time Freight. Drawing from more than 15 years of experience in the transportation realm, he uses his industry knowledge and leadership skills to carve out high levels of growth and develop profitability. Trent holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Arizona State University.

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Trent Broberg

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Guest One, Julien Plenchette
Guest One, Trent Broberg

Most people know Penske for their big yellow trucks, but they’re so much more than that. Their customized transportation and supply chain solutions help move lives and businesses forward. Penske doesn’t just understand their customers’ businesses, they’re embedded in them and driven to help them gain ground every day.  

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Guest One,Steve Slesinski

Steve Slesinski

Steve Slesinski is currently the Director of Global Product Planning – Commercial Vehicle, for Dana Incorporated in Maumee, Ohio. Steve is a respected truck industry veteran, with over 40-years experience, who has served in various engineering, program management, system management and product planning and strategy roles responsible for the development and launch of commercial vehicle drivetrain systems. Steve has held various positions with responsibility for axles, driveshafts, brakes, trailer suspensions, tire management systems, electrified propulsion system solutions and vehicle electric power systems. He has been awarded with 18 US Patents.