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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

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, 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

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

Dana - Spicer D-Series Steer Axle

March 26 2014 - Products

Dana Rolls Out Two Lightweight Steer Axles

Dana

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Truck owners seeking to help offset the pounds added with today's emissions systems can choose Dana's new E-Series or D-Series steer axles.

Tags: Dana Holding Corp., Mid-America Trucking Show, Axles, Lightweighting

March 26 2014 - Products

Bendix Enhances TABS-6 Trailer Stability With Automatic Lift Axle Control

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

MATS, LOUISVILLE, KY -- The Bendix TABS-6 Advanced trailer roll stability system now offers automatic lift axle control, which can help reduce tire wear and fuel consumption by maintaining proper per-axle weight load.

Tags: Trailers, Bendix, Mid-America Trucking Show, Axles, Roll Stability

Toyo M177 steer tire can be used as trailer tire.

March 25 2014 - Products

Toyo Rolls Out Three New Tires at MATS

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.

Toyo Tires is rolling out three new premium tires this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Featuring Toyo Tires’ proprietary e-balance technology, these tires deliver improved tire life, endurance, and retreadability plus reduced rolling resistance and irregular wear, says the company.

Tags: Toyo Tires, Tires, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 27 2013 - Products

Allison TC-10 Goes Into Production, Offers Better Fuel Economy

Allison Transmission

LOUISVILLE -- Allison Transmission says its previously introduced TC10 truck transmission, which was shown off during Mid-America Trucking Show last week as the product has recently gone into production, gets improved fuel economy over current manual and automated manual transmissions.

Tags: Transmissions, Allison Transmission, Mid-America Trucking Show

The new Roadmaster RM234 offers truckers a premium option to Cooper Tire's RM185.

March 25 2013 - Products

Cooper Introduces RM234 All-position Truck Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. showcased its new Roadmaster premium regional all-position commercial tire at last week’s Mid-America Trucking Show. It’s set to be available in May.

Tags: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Tires, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 21 2013 - Products

Econodyne+ Gives Higher Torque While Climbing Hills, Mack Says

Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks has introduced the newest generation of its Econodyne family, the MP8 Econodyne+, a powerful engine ideal for on-highway customers who require additional muscle to move their loads.

Tags: Mack, Engines, Mid-America Trucking Show

Kenworth&#39;s newest vocational model, the T880, unveiled in Louisville, KY yesterday.<br /><br />

March 21 2013 - Products

Kenworth Launches T880 Vocational Truck, Adds Regional T680

Kenworth

Kenworth today unveiled its latest vocational model, the T880. Numerically, the T880 is the next generation of the venerable T800, but Kenworth has no immediate plans to retire that workhorse.

Tags: Kenworth, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 20 2013 - Products

Continental Tire Ready To Up The Ante With Expansion and New Offerings

Continental Tire

Continental says it's ready to grasp more of the world’s tire market for both commercial trucks as well as passenger vehicles.

Tags: Continental Tires, Tires, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 20 2013 - Products

Wabco Moves On Truck Stability Control, Anticipating Federal Mandate

Wabco

Wabco on Wednesday showcased hydraulic anti-lock braking system with integrated ESCsmart electronic stability control at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Tags: Brakes, Light & Medium, Mid-America Trucking Show, Wabco

The BlizzardLT with Johnson&#39;s all-electric refrigeration technology is the choice for Family Tree Produce of Southern California, because of its thermal efficiency, and smooth, rivet-free walls for ease of cleaning, maintenance, and applying graphics.

March 20 2013 - Products

Johnson to Display a New, Standard Body Mix at Louisville Show

Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies

Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies says it will introduce a new standard product mix this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

Tags: Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies, Truck Bodies, Light & Medium, Mid-America Trucking Show

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