Volvo Trucks today announced that the Bose Ride seat suspension system is now available for order as a factory-installed option on its VNM and VNL highway tractors. Volvo Trucks is the first North American truck manufacturer to offer factory installation of the Bose Ride system. Beginning mid-summer, Volvo will also become the first manufacturer to offer Sears Seating’s new premier driver’s seat, the Atlas II, as a factory-installed option. Sears Seating’s value-oriented Sentry models will also be available as an option on Volvo VNM and VNL models.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Reyco Granning debuted its DockMaster 400 (DM400) Air Ride Slider during the 2013 TMC Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition here last month. It's the company's newest addition to an existing array of trailer air spring suspension systems.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mack Trucks Monday announced that all new Mack trucks will feature a unique QR code to speed service response times and improve customer uptime.
Dana Holding Corporation announced today at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s 2013 Annual Meeting, three new products and advancements, including the Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem axle, a Spicer Life Series main driveshaft and inter-axle shaft, and that the Spicer Pro-40 tandem axle is now offered in the 2013 PACCAR data books for commercial vehicles under the Kenworth and Peterbilt nameplates.
The company introduced the following: the electronically controlled air dryer (ECAD); the company’s electronically controlled air suspension is available for both OEM installation and aftermarket retro-fit; and auto lift axle control and tire inflation data management have been added to its newly released Rollover Stability Support System.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Eaton and Cummins Inc. Sunday unveiled a new powertrain package for the North American heavy-duty truck market that company officials say is expected to deliver a 3 percent to 6 percent fuel economy improvement, lower preventive maintenance costs and total lifecycle cost improvements.