Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Equipment
EPA asks for ‘revised guidance’ to assure proper operation of SCR engines

EPA asks for ‘revised guidance’ to assure proper operation of SCR engines

Noting that selective catalytic reduction (SCR) engine technology is being improved and “refined” as it matures, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed that manufacturers go a step further and build in better deterrents to keep drivers from circumventing the technology.

Yokohama launches ‘user-centric’ website

Yokohama launches ‘user-centric’ website

FULLERTON, Calif. — Yokohama Tire Corporation has announced the official launch of its all-new, user-centric website at www.yokohamatire.com designed to put customers first and their needs, according to Theresa Palang, Yokohama manager of public relations and digital marketing. It is built for engagement, interactivity, education, empowerment with information and positive shopping experience.

New Michelin XZA3+ Evertread steer tire boasts 30% more miles

New Michelin XZA3+ Evertread steer tire boasts 30% more miles

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Trucking fleets and owner-operators who want more miles out of their steer tires while still saving fuel can now take advantage of the new Michelin XZA3 + Evertread steer tire. The EPA SmartWay-verified tire delivers fuel savings the industry has come to expect from Michelin’s line of steer tires while also guaranteeing 30 percent more miles than the competition.

Mack, Volvo to move transmission assembly from Sweden to U.S.

Mack, Volvo to move transmission assembly from Sweden to U.S.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks, both companies within the Volvo Group, said Wednesday that assembly of the two OEMs’ automated manual transmissions would begin at the companies’ Hagerstown powertrain plant in the third quarter of 2012.

Canadian truck techs win North American challenge; will compete for global prize

Canadian truck techs win North American challenge; will compete for global prize

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Service technicians from Beaver Truck Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, captured first place at the 2011 Volvo Trucks North American VISTA competition.

Networkfleet’s new AT-1400 is battery-powered tracking device for fixed,movable assets

Networkfleet’s new AT-1400 is battery-powered tracking device for fixed,movable assets

SAN DIEGO — Networkfleet, a provider of wireless fleet management, has introduced the AT-1400 Asset Tracker, a battery-powered tracking device for fixed and movable assets without a constant source of power.

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