Equipment

ATD chairman Steve Parker urged dealers to work with Congress to repeal the Federal Excise Tax on trucks and trailers. Photo: ATD

News

Outgoing ATD Chairman Wants Tax on Trucks and Trailers Repealed

At the ATD Show in Las Vegas, Steve Parker, chairman of the American Truck Dealers organization, urged dealers to work with congress to repeal the federal excise tax on the sale of heavy duty trucks and trailers.

Richard Reynolds, president of Peach State Truck Centers, receives the 2018 Truck Dealer of the Year award from Barbara Robinson, senior director of ATD. Photo: Stephane Babcock

News

Peach State Truck Centers President Named Truck Dealer of the Year

Richard Reynolds, president of Peach State Truck Centers in Norcross, Georgia, has been named the 2018 Truck Dealer of the Year by American Truck Dealers, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, and Procede Software.

Videos

2018 Mid-America Trucking Show Day 1 Recap [Video]

Equipment Editor Jim Park recaps the first day of the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show, which has gone through some major changes in the past few years. 

Videos

Hankook's AH24 Premium Regional Steer Tire [Video]

From the show floor of the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show, Hankook Tire’s regional director Anita McGinnis describes the company’s AH24 Premium Regional Steer Tire’s fuel efficiency and durability advantages.

Videos

Mack Trucks Examines the Heavy Truck Market [Video]

Mack Trucks senior vice president of sales and marketing, Jonathan Randall spoke about the current North American Heavy Truck Market with Equipment Editor Jim Park at the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show.

The BF Goodrich Cross Control S and Cross Control D are two all-terrain tires for use in construction, logging and energy applications.

News

BF Goodrich Launches Two All-Terrain Tires

BF Goodrich launched the Cross Control S and Cross Control D commercial truck tires, two all-terrain tires for use in construction, logging and energy applications, at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Jeff Harris, vice president, maintenance, USA Truck, is TMC's 2018 Chairman. Photo: USA Truck

Articles

Q&A: TMC Chairman Jeff Harris to Focus on Technicians

This year's chairman of ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council says it all starts with truck technicians. Read our interview with USA Truck's Jeff Harris.

Products

Utility Launches 4000AE Drop Deck Flatbed Trailer

Utility Trailer Manufacturing has introduced its 4000AE Drop Deck flatbed trailer designed to haul heavy or awkward loads.

Cummins highlighted the new name at its booth at the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

News

Cummins Introduced as Cummins Integrated Power

Cummins is repositioning itself as Cummins Integrated Power. The new name denotes both the company’s expertise in technology integration and its reach into different alternative fuel segments, including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and battery-electric.

The average sleeper tractor sold at auction in February 2018, J.D. Power found, was 74 months old with 458,697 miles. Photo: Jordon Truck Sales

News

Used Truck Prices Holding Steady

Used truck prices are holding steady, with supply still dictating pricing. That’s the word from J.D. Power’s Commercial Truck Guidelines for March, which notes that February is the first month in any new year with a high enough volume of used truck auctions to allow analysts to identify market trends.

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