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May 20 2014 - Products

Fleetline Introduces New Refuse Fenders

Fleetline

Fleetline has introduced a new polyethylene refuse fender to its product offering.

Tags: Fenders, Fleetline, Refuse Trucks, Accessories

May 19 2014 - Products

Landoll Teams up With Air-Weigh on Anniversary Lowboy Trailer

Air-Weigh, Landoll

Landoll Corp. is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with the release of a special heavy-haul, detachable lowboy trailer.

Tags: Trailers, Lowbed, Heavy Haul, Air-Weigh, Landoll

May 16 2014 - Equipment

Meritor Adds Two New Axle Ratios to Improve Fuel Efficiency

Meritor

Two new axle ratios are available from Meritor, optimized to meet trucking's demand for improved fuel efficiency. Lower axle ratios promote downspeeding for optimum fuel efficiency.

Tags: Meritor, Downspeed, Axles, Fuel Economy

May 13 2014 - Products

Propane Autogas Engine Squeezes Out Cost, So It’s Called ‘PIthon’

Powertrain Integration

Powertrain Integration’s 8-liter V-8 propane autogas engine is now called “PIthon." The big-block propane-fuel V-8 is being used by FCCC in its S2G medium-duty chassis-cab truck.

Tags: FCCC, Propane Autogas, Alternative Fuels, Powertrain Integration, Medium-Duty Trucks, Engines

April 24 2014 - Products

CARB Approves Full Verification of Carrier Engine Emissions System

Carrier Transicold

The California Air Resources Board has granted full verification status to the Carrier Transicold Engine Emissions System for certain transport refrigeration units (TRU or reefer) and TRU generator sets (gen sets) with no limits on hours of accrued operation at time of installation.

Tags: CARB, Carrier Transicold

April 18 2014 - Equipment

Start-Up Builder to Concentrate on Custom Midrange COE Trucks

Rainier Truck & Chassis

The medium-duty cab-over-engine market abandoned several years ago by General Motors and more recently by UD Trucks will get new products from a small company in Washington state.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, COE, Rainier Truck, Cabovers

April 17 2014 - Products

SAF-Holland Introduces Integrated Yoke Mount Air Suspension Axle System

SAF-Holland

SAF-Holland introduced what it says is the industry's first integrated yoke mount air suspension axle system, the CBXy Series, designed for lowboy and dropdeck trailers.

Tags: Trailers, Suspensions, Axles, SAF-Holland, Lightweighting

April 16 2014 - Products

SAF Integral Air Disc Brake Axle System

SAF-Holland

SAF Holland introduced its new SAF Integral Air Disc Brake Axle System with P89 Wheel End Package.

Tags: Brakes, Suspensions, Wide-Base Tires, Air Disc Brake, SAF Holland, Wheel Ends

April 14 2014 - Products

Omnitracs Introduces Real-Time MPG Performance Feedback

Omnitracs

Omnitracs announced the upcoming availability of mpg performance information on the its Mobile Computing Platform 110 (MCP110) and 200 (MCP200) user interface.

Tags: Information Technology, Omnitracs

April 8 2014 - Products

Talbert Introduces New E3Nitro

Talbert Manufacturing

Talbert Manufacturing introduces its new E3Nitro. The nitrogen-assisted equalizing system provides the versatility haulers with East Coast trailers need to run in 3+1, 3+2 or 3+3 spread-axle configurations.

Tags: Trailers, Talbert

April 7 2014 - Products

Landi Renzo’s Ford Bi-Fuel System Gets EPA Certification

Landi Renzo

Landi Renzo USA says it has secured EPA certification for its bi-fuel gasoline-compressed natural gas system as applied to certain 2015 Ford F-250 and 350 SuperDuty pickups.

Tags: Natural Gas, Pickup Trucks, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, Landi Renzo USA, Alternative Fuels, Ford, Compressed Natural Gas

March 31 2014 - Products

Hallco Announces the Accelerator for Live Floor Conveyor System

Hallco Industries

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Hallco Industries unveiled a new product called the Accelerator that can unload trailers up to 30% faster. The Accelerator enables truck operators to quickly unload their cargo, thereby saving time especially for operators with frequent load turns.

Tags: Trailers, Hallco Industries, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 27 2014 - Products

Study of Bose Ride System Indicates Reduction in Back Pain for Drivers

Bose Corp.

A study of 73 drivers drawn from three leading truckload fleets, conducted by the Bose Corp., showed that the Bose Ride seat technology was effective in reducing back pain, fatigue and other adverse effects experienced by truck drivers during the course of their day.

Tags: Ergonomics, Seats, Bose

Kentucky Trailer is installing tall versions of the Trailer Tail at its plant in Louisville.

March 29 2014 - Products

Kentucky Trailer to Offer Trailer Tail DropFrame Aero Fairings

ATDynamics

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- ATDynamics and Kentucky Trailer say they’ve formed a partnership to offer the DropFrame version of the TrailerTail as a standard order option on new trailer orders.

Tags: Trailers, ATDynamics, Aerodynamics, Kentucky Trailer, Trailer Fairings, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 28 2014 - Products

Dana Spicer Launches All-Makes Aftermarket Parts

Dana Holdings Corp.

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Dana Spicer launched an All-Makes line of front-end parts for all heavy truck brands and models, the company announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville.

Tags: Aftermarket Parts, Dana Holding Corp., Spicer, Mid-America Trucking Show, Dana Spicer

March 28 2014 - Products

Electronic Air Processing Uses ABS’s Controller for Compressor, Meritor Wabco Says

Meritor Wabco

Software stored in an upgraded control module on Meritor Wabco’s anti-lock braking system replaces the compressor’s mechanical governor and more precisely operates the mechanism, saving up to 1% in fuel.

Tags: Fuel Economy, air compressor, Meritor Wabco, Mid-America Trucking Show, Electronic, Air Dryers

March 28 2014 - Products

Trail King Debuts All Aluminum Step Deck Trailer

Trail King

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Making its debut this week at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show is Trail King Industries’ prototype All-Aluminum Center Frame Step Deck trailer.

Tags: Trailers, Anniversary, Trail King, Lightweighting, Mid-America Trucking Show, Flatbed Trailers

March 27 2014 - Products

Volvo VNL Series to Feature Eaton SmartAdvantage Package

Volvo Trucks

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Volvo Trucks will offer the Eaton SmartAdvantage Powertrain in all VNL Series models. In addition to lighter weight and increasing the driver pool with smooth, automated shifting, this powertrain is designed to enhance the time spent in a diesel engine’s most efficient RPM zone helping to reduce fuel consumption.

Tags: Volvo, Cummins, Eaton, Transmissions, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 27 2014 - Products

Softek NXT Lightweight Front Steel Axle and Suspension Introduced by Hendrickson

Hendrickson

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced the Softek NXT, a light-weight front steer axle with mono-leaf spring suspension.

Tags: Suspensions, Hendrickson, Mid-America Trucking Show, Axles

March 27 2014 - Products

Hendrickson Introduces OptiMaax Liftable Forward Tandem Axle System for 6x2

Hendrickson

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems introduced the of OptiMaax, a revolutionary new liftable forward tandem axle system with automated controls.

Tags: Hendrickson, Axles, 6X2, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 27 2014 - Products

Eaton Launches Fuller Advantage Series Transmission with Paccar

Eaton, Paccar, Kenworth, Peterbilt

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Eaton announced that an optimized version of its Fuller Advantage Series Automated 10-speed transmissions will be available on select Paccar trucks with the MX-13 engine in order to maximize fuel efficiency in linehaul applications.

Tags: Kenworth, Cummins, Paccar, Eaton, Peterbilt, Transmissions, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 27 2014 - Products

Peterbilt Adds Natural Gas Option to Models 579, 567

Peterbilt

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Cummins Westport ISX12 G and Quantum CNG tanks are key components of a gas-powered tractor displayed at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Tags: Natural Gas, Peterbilt, Fuel Economy, Mid-America Trucking Show, CNG

March 27 2014 - Products

East Has New Aluminum Drop-Deck Beavertail Trailer

East Manufacturing

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Beavertail adds roll-on, roll-off capability for loads to an existing aluminum drop-deck model. Decking is available in aluminum or wood.

Tags: East Manufacturing, dropdeck trailers, beavertail trailers, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 27 2014 - Products

East Makes Alcoa Wheels, Jost Landing Gear Standard on Certain Trailers

East Manufacturing

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- The new aluminum wheels and landing gear together can save 90 pounds per trailer while maintaining high strength.

Tags: Trailers, Alcoa, East Manufacturing, Jost International, Lightweighting

March 27 2014 - Products

Alcoa Says New Wheel is Lightest in Trucking

Alcoa Wheels

MATS, LOUISVILLE, KY -- Alcoa has rolled out what it says is the world’s lightest heavy-duty truck wheel, with the help of a new alloy.

Tags: Alcoa, Mid-America Trucking Show, Lightweighting, Wheels

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