Equipment

Products

NeoBrake Offers Lightweight Cast Iron Brake Shoe

NeoBrake Systems has introduced the Matrix NeoCast, a new lightweight cast iron 4707Q brake shoe for the North American heavy-duty market.

Products

Talbert Introduces 55-Ton Extendable Heavy Haul Trailer

Talbert Manufacturing has introduced a new 55-ton extendable heavy-haul trailer, the 55SA-Tele, designed to haul large equipment.

João V. Faria Photo: Eaton

News

Eaton Vehicle Group Names New Head

João V. Faria has been appointed president of Eaton’s vehicle group, effective May 1. He will succeed Kenneth F. Davis, who will retire on Aug. 1.

Photo courtesy of Ford.

News

Ford Boosts Ranger Production in Mich.

Ford will invest $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities to support production of the Bronco and Ranger, build an advanced data center, and add jobs for autonomous and electrified vehicles, the company announced.

Trailer suspensions are oft neglected, so a robust and durable spec is mandatory. Photos: Jim Park

Articles

Trends in Trailer Suspensions

While suspension producers are constantly upgrading and improving their products and adding new models, overall trends in suspension uptake by fleets remain fairly constant.

Photo: Deborah Lockridge

News

Optimism Spurs Increased Heavy-Duty Truck Sales Predictions

There was a sense of optimism in the air at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, last week. As truck makers and suppliers made their presentations to the trucking press, many said thanks to solid economic indicators, truck orders are higher than they would have predicted just three to six months ago.

Videos

On the Spot: Truck Makers Return to MATS for 2017 [Video]

For 2017, several major OEMs returned to the Mid-America Trucking Show. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge was there on the show floor and has video highlights from each manufacturer's exhibit.

Photo: Peterbilt

News

Peterbilt’s Chassis Routings Improve Serviceability

Peterbilt has implemented newly engineered routings in all configurations of the Models 579 and 567 as well as in the Model 389 to enhance serviceability across product lines.

Products

Cooper Offers Smartway Verified Long Haul Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber has added the SmartWay-verified long haul drive tire RM852(EM) to its Roadmaster commercial truck tire line.

Photo: Pirelli

News

Pirelli Showcases U.S. Commercial Tire Lineup

Following its announcement last year that it would enter the commercial truck tire market here, Pirelli is showing its commercial tire product lineup at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show.

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

sponsored by

ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All

GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All