Saturday, January 20, 2018
Equipment
Bendix collision mitigation technology continues robust growth

Bendix collision mitigation technology continues robust growth

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In just its second full year on the market, Bendix Wingman Advanced — a collision mitigation technology — far exceeded first-year sales, growing more than 25 percent year over year, Bendix officials announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show here.

Rand McNally sells electronic logging device at TA/Petro locations

Rand McNally sells electronic logging device at TA/Petro locations

Rand McNally announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., that it’s the first to offer an electronic logging device for sale in retail at TravelCenters of America (TA)/Petro. It also launched it’s new Wi-Fi enabled real-time features on it Generation 5 GPS devices, including traffic updates on rural roads.

Volvo centered on fuel economy, driver productivity, safety, officials say

Volvo centered on fuel economy, driver productivity, safety, officials say

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Customers value good drivers behind the wheel, Volvo Trucks officials said here Thursday during the Mid-America Trucking Show, and towards that end their products are geared toward fuel efficiency, driver productivity, safety and uptime.

Safety technologies delivering ‘strong payback,’ says Bendix official

Safety technologies delivering ‘strong payback,’ says Bendix official

LOUISVILLE, Ky. ? Amid multiple regulations coming at the trucking industry at the speed of light, cost constraints and aging fleets, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems officials here said they expect emerging safety technologies to gain more and more acceptance and to be mandated by the federal government.

Continental talks up new tire, tire pressure system, electronic log book

Continental talks up new tire, tire pressure system, electronic log book

Paul Williams, executive vice president of commercial vehicle tires with U.S. Continental Tire the Americas, LLC, stressed today at the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show that it is not just a “tire corporation” by launching the sale of the ContiPressureCheck system, as well as speaking more about its VDO RoadLog electronic recording device. True to its roots however, the company also introduced its newest tire, Conti Hybrid HD3 tire, which covers both line-hauls and regional applications due out in April.

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