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One of the mascot trucks by Tommy Pike Customs courtesy of Shell Lubricants.

News

Shell Wants to Make Pickup Truck Official Vehicle of America

To pay homage to the substantial role pickup trucks play in shaping our nation and working their way into all parts of our society, Shell is honoring the vehicle by leading a national Shell ROTELLA campaign, entitled Pickup Pride which may forever change the way Americans view the pickup truck.

Videos

On the Spot: Kinedyne at the NACV Show

At the NACV show in Atlanta, cargo control company Kindedyne introduced several new products to help make cargo access faster and easier as the effect of e-commerce continues to spread beyond traditional final mile transportation.

A new curtain-side option is designed for delivery in tight urban areas.

News

Kinedyne's New Curtain-Side Solutions Address Changing Logistics Demands

Cargo-control company Kinedyne introduced several new products to help make cargo access faster and easier as the effect of e-commerce continues to spread beyond traditional final-mile transportation.

New Mac aluminum end-dumps gleam in the lights of the Mid-America Trucking Show earlier this year. Many lose their luster in day-to-day work, but are still are valued for their light weight and corrosion resistance. Photo: Tom Berg

Articles

What's New in Dump Trailers?

Think you’re seeing a lot of aluminum end-dump trailers in recent years? You are. Aluminum’s in, but steel still has a place.

Products

Goodyear Rolls Out Endurance LHD Tire

Goodyear has officially launched the Endurance LHD, a SmartWay-verified drive tire designed for long-haul fleets.

News

Michelin Selling More TCi Locations

Three months after selling 27 Tire Centers stores to an independent tire dealer in the southeastern U.S. Michelin North America is planning to sell more of its TCi locations.

Many fleets dread the downtime. But according to Rush Truck Centers, front-end alignments can be done in as little as 90 minutes. Photo:  Rush Truck Centers

Articles

Alignment and Balancing: Hassle, or Worth the Hustle?

There are three strong arguments in favor of a good tire alignment and balancing program, experts say: Fuel, tread life, and drivers.

Cummins showed off its new electric concept truck at the NACV show. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

News

Meritor CEO Predicts Electrified Future

“There is a sea change in our industry with regard to electrification of the drivetrain,” said Jay Craig, CEO of Meritor, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

New SAF-Holland LSZ20 suspension Photo: SAF-Holland

News

SAF-Holland Offers 20K Lift Axle Suspension System

SAF-Holland has introduced its large-capacity 20K Neway LSZ auxiliary steerable lift axle suspension, designed to be more compact with increased lift speed and improved ride performance.

Allison says its 9-speed transmission will be ready by 2020. Photo: Allison

News

Allison to Bring 9-Speed Automatic Transmission to Market by 2020

Allison Transmission plans to release the first 9-speed fully automatic transmission in 2020, offering fuel savings and available to help meet the next round of greenhouse gas emissions standards.

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