Sunday, April 22, 2018
Equipment
Bergstrom introduces NITE Phoenix, JCS Li-Ion battery

Bergstrom introduces NITE Phoenix, JCS Li-Ion battery

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Bergstrom Inc., which develops climate systems for the commercial vehicle industry, presented its new, battery-powered no-idle solution designed to keep drivers cool and comfortable in the hottest climates to industry journalists at the Mid-America Trucking Show here Tuesday.

Webasto reveals first Thermal Storage APU with shore power

Webasto reveals first Thermal Storage APU with shore power

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - With the BlueCool Thermal Storage APU, Webasto pioneered the use of Cold Energy Storage in the Global Truck Market. Now Webasto takes the technology one step further with BlueCool Hybrid, the first ever Thermal Storage APU with Shore Power Connection. Fleets and owner-operators can have year ‘round bunk comfort and cab electrification without idling, Webasto representatives said at the Mid-America Trucking Show here.

Peterbilt introduces SmartWay certified Model 587

Peterbilt introduces SmartWay certified Model 587

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Peterbilt introduced the new on-highway, EPA SmartWay certified Model 587 at new conference Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show. An evolution of the Model 387, the Model 587 is Peterbilt’s new standard for on-highway fuel efficiency, technology and serviceability, the company told industry journalists here.

New Kenworth T700 combines aero styling, spacious cab

New Kenworth T700 combines aero styling, spacious cab

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Twenty-five years after introducing over-the-road truckers to the benefits of streamlined tractors, Kenworth Truck Co. has unveiled its latest generation of aerodynamic advances with today’s introduction of the highly fuel-efficient Kenworth T700 at the annual Mid-America Trucking Show here.

Brake Manufacturers Council launches new Web site

Brake Manufacturers Council launches new Web site

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Brake Manufacturers Council (BMC) of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) today announced the launch of its new Web site, www.brakecouncil.org, which offers members an online resource for the latest industry news as well as Council events, initiatives and programs.

Bendix announces availability of active cruise control with braking

Bendix announces availability of active cruise control with braking

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC this morning formally announced the introduction of Bendix Wingman ACB-Active Cruise with Braking.

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