Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Equipment
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.

Peterbilt standardizes air disc brakes on all Peterbilt models

Peterbilt standardizes air disc brakes on all Peterbilt models

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Peterbilt Motors Co. said Wednesday air disc brakes would become standard on all of the company’s Class 8 models.

Trailer ‘tails’ numbers growing on U.S. highways

Trailer ‘tails’ numbers growing on U.S. highways

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — ATDynamics Inc., which specializes in trailer rear-drag technology, says that U.S. trucking companies are continuing to expand their use of aerodynamic “tails” on trailers to address rising fuel prices.

Carrier Transicold improves TRU control, monitoring, with APX system

Carrier Transicold improves TRU control, monitoring, with APX system

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – In advertising vernacular, “there’s an app for that,” meaning there’s a smart phone application for nearly everything under the sun. In the case of improvements in reefer technology, there actually is an app for that, part of the new APX control system from Carrier Transicold.

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