March 26, 2013 - Industry News
LOUISVILLE -- The fleet management and compliance software provider XRS Corp. has entered into a co-marketing agreement with the weigh station bypass service company Drivewyze, allowing its customers to use its service at what both are calling an “exclusive discount.”
Tags: Drivewyze, XRS, MATS, Weigh Stations
LOUISVILLE -- The parent company of the truckstops chains TA and Petro Stopping Centers, TravelCenters of America, announced at last week’s Mid America Trucking Show it has completed the installation of its 1,000th bulk on-island diesel exhaust fluid dispenser.
Tags: DEF, TravelCenters of America LLC, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops, MATS
March 25, 2013 - Industry News
Louisville---Toyo Tire said it is putting increased focus on its commercial tire business during last week’s Mid-America Trucking Show.
Tags: Toyo Tires, Tires, MATS
In a Friday "listening session" the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hosted regarding its proposed entry-level driver training stories, truck driver training school officials warned that the proposal would make the current driver shortage even worse.
Tags: FMCSA, Drivers, Driver Training, driver shortage, MATS, Anne Ferro
March 22, 2013 - Industry News
Ongoing Volvo dealer investments continue to improve Volvo's dealer network, while new technology features also help improve uptime.
Tags: Telematics, Volvo, Diagnostics, Dealers, MATS
March 20, 2013 - Industry News
Dana Holding Corporation unveiled a new 40,000-lb tandem at the Mid-America Trucking Show aimed at a variety of Class 8 applications. The new design is said to increase fuel economy, improve reliability, reduce vehicle weight, and decrease total ownership costs.
Tags: Dana Holding Corp., Spicer, MATS, Advantek40
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, T800, MATS, Louisville, T880, T680
Peterbilt made a slew of announcements Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show, including a new version of one of its highway tractors and a new vocational model.
Tags: Peterbilt, Vocational, MATS
Truck and engine maker Navistar International on Wednesday made a decidedly lower-key appearance before the trucking press, in contrast to last year’s event at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville that featured much pomp and circumstance.
Tags: Cummins, Navistar, SCR, MATS
Bendix engineers are warning truck owners that if they aren't careful about the choice of replacement friction new trucks designed to meet the latest stopping distance requirements, they could negate the improved stopping distance that was designed into the trucks.
Tags: Bendix, Brakes, MATS
Cummins will have its new 2013 engine line up at this year's Mid-America Trucking show, boasting 2% better fuel economy, along with some new gearing recommendations to increase fuel economy and lower operating costs.
Tags: Cummins, ISX15, ISX12, MATS, engines
March 19, 2013 - Industry News
An estimated 70,000 people, from fleet executives and truck drivers to the trucking press and the local public, are expected to converge on Louisville, Ky., this week for the 42nd annual Mid-America Trucking Show March 21-23.
Tags: MATS, Events
March 4, 2013 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host a listening session on its pending driver training rule at the Mid-America Trucking Show on March 22.
Tags: FMCSA, Driver Training, MATS, Drivers
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