Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Equipment
Owner-operators gain ‘MICHELIN Advantage’

Owner-operators gain ‘MICHELIN Advantage’

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — For the first time ever, owner-operators in the United States can enjoy the benefits of the popular MICHELIN Advantage Program. Announced today at the 2011 Mid-America Trucking Show, Michelin Americas Truck Tires (MATT) expands its program to help even more trucking professionals with consistent program pricing, emergency road service (ERS), as well as safety and maintenance training information, stated a company news release.

Thermo King unveils SB-30 Series enhancements to reduce operating costs, minimize driver involvement

Thermo King unveils SB-30 Series enhancements to reduce operating costs, minimize driver involvement

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Transport customers can immediately start gaining increased energy and operational efficiency and greater uptime with innovative enhancements to the SB-30 series from Thermo King, a manufacturer of temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications, the company announced today at the Mid-America Trucking Show here.

Volvo Trucks touts 8% fuel efficiency improvement

Volvo Trucks touts 8% fuel efficiency improvement

LOUISVILLE — Volvo Trucks in North America has introduced powertrain enhancements and advanced aerodynamics for its VN highway series aimed at delivering an 8 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over EPA 2007 engines — with additional gains possible through the use of new fleet management and driver development tools. The company also introduced new interior features designed to increase comfort and productivity, giving customers additional tools for reducing costs and attracting and retaining drivers. The announcements were made here Thursday at the 2011 Mid-America Trucking Show.

Yokohama steer tire, iPad give-away starts today at MATS

Yokohama steer tire, iPad give-away starts today at MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Yokohama Tire Co. is giving away 101ZL premium steer tires and iPads each day at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) here today and going through the end of the show on Saturday (April 2).

Meritor unveils diverse array of advanced technologies at MATS

Meritor unveils diverse array of advanced technologies at MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Meritor, Inc. unveiled an advanced technology display – comprising current and future technologies – aimed at improving fuel economy and operational efficiency. The display debuted during Meritor’s press event at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS).

MaxxForce 15 completes Navistar engine line-up

MaxxForce 15 completes Navistar engine line-up

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — At a press event at this week’s Mid-America Trucking Show here, Navistar Inc. announced the production availability of its MaxxForce 15, billed as the final piece in “the broadest, most comprehensive line-up” of integrated truck-engine offerings available to North American commercial truck customers.

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