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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 28 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

Donaldson Introduces Blue Filter Line

Donaldson Company

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Donaldson's Blue line of filters will include more than 150 fuel, air intake, lube, coolant, and fuel filters for on-road and off-road trucks and equipment.

Tags: Filters, Donaldson

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

Alliance Offers More Reman Brake Lining Options

Alliance Truck Parts

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Products are rated for 20,000-pound axles, claim superior performance at good prices, and are available now.

Tags: Maintenance, Brakes, Alliance Truck Parts, 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

March 27 2014 - Products

WS Makes Virtual Technician Standard on Many Models, Offers UltraShift Plus, ESC

Western Star Trucks

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Immediate assessment of fault codes keeps trucks working, while more automated transmission availability enhances versatility, the builder says.

Tags: Maintenance, Eaton, Safety, Western Star, Virtual Technician, Meritor Wabco, ESC, UltraShift Plus

Dana - Spicer D-Series Steer Axle

March 27 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 27 2014 - Products

New LED Lighting Easier on Drivers’ Eyes, Save Power

Peterbilt Motors

Package with LED lamps available on Models 579 and 567 with 72- and 80-inch Platinum sleepers.

Tags: Peterbilt, Peterbilt Motors Company, sleepers, LED Lighting

March 27 2014 - Products

Control-Box Feature for Meritor-P.S.I. System Now Optional for All Trailers

Pressure Systems International

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Formerly limited to special fleet purchases, the new pressure-check function eases task of verifying set pressure on trailer's control box.

Tags: Maintenance, Tires, Meritor, Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI, P.S.I., tire inflation systems

 Conti EcoPlus HS3

March 26 2014 - Products

Continental Announces 3 New Tires

Continental

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Continental has rounded out its next generation of long haul, low rolling resistance EcoPlus truck tires by adding a new steer and all-position tire. The Conti EcoPlus HS3 offers a 10% reduction in rolling resistance as well as a 125 increase in mileage over the previous generation long haul steer tire.

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

March 26 2014 - Products

Peterbilt Announces EPIQ Fuel Efficiency Package for 579

Peterbilt

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- The new EPIQ package for the Model 579, which was introduced in 2012, provides a combination of technologies and components that allow customers to easily order and operate the most fuel efficient Model 579 available

Tags: Paccar, Peterbilt, Fuel Economy, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 26 2014 - Products

Heil Trailer Announces New Stainless Steel Tank Trailer

Heil Trailer

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Heil Trailer International launched into the stainless steel segment with a line of general chemical tank trailers that are built with a focus on quality and performance.

Tags: Trailers, Mid-America Trucking Show, Heil Trailer

March 26 2014 - Products

LinkeDrive Announces Driver Analytics Platform

LinkeDrive

LinkeDrive's new DATA platform gives fleets an option for managing fuel efficiency and safety

Tags: LinkeDrive, Fuel Economy, Information Technology

March 26 2014 - Products

123Loadboard.com Launches Mobile Trucking App

123Loadboard.com

123Loadboard.com has launched a mobile trucking app for Apple iOS devices such as iPhone and iPad that's designed to help professional truckers locate truck loads in the U.S. and Canada.

Tags: Apple, Freight, Smartphones, Tablets, Mobile App

Kenworth T680<br />Photo: Evan Lockridge

March 26 2014 - Products

Kenworth T680 Advantage Improves Fuel Economy Up To 5%

Kenworth

MATS, LOUISVILLE – Kenworth is introducing its new Kenworth T680 Advantage. The Kenworth T680 Advantage – Kenworth’s new, most fuel-efficient truck – features a special factory-installed aerodynamic package along with the optimized powertrain combination of the Paccar MX-13 engine.

Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Mid-America Trucking Show, Aerodynamics, T680, Fuel Smarts

March 26 2014 - Products

Buyers Products Introduces LED Flood Light

Buyers Products

Buyers Products has introduced a rectangular LED flood light with an adjustable stainless steel stud mount to east mounting on trucks and trailers.

Tags: LED, Lighting, Buyers Products

March 26 2014 - Products

Toyo M144 Steer Tire Receives EPA Verification

Toyo Tires

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.'s M144 steer tire has received the SmartWay verification confirming it meets U.S. EPA standards for low-rolling resistance.

Tags: Toyo Tires, Tires, EPA

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

March 26 2014 - Products

Cummins Releases 25th Anniversary Package for Turbo Diesel Rams

Cummins

MATS, LOUISVILLE – A 25th Anniversary package is commemorating the first offering of the Cummins Turbo Diesel engine in Ram pickup trucks in 1989, the engine maker says.

Tags: Cummins, Ram, Cummins Turbo Diesel, Light-Duty Trucks, Engines

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