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March 22, 2017

Q&A: Kenworth at MATS, from 2017 Outlook to the Future of Autonomous Technologies

Kenworth returned to the Mid-America Trucking Show this year, highlighting the driver, its strong vocational lineup, and a made-in-America message. We sat down after the pre-show press conference with Mike Dozier, who took the reins as general manager less than a year ago, and Patrick Dean, Kenworth’s chief engineer, for a wide-ranging discussion on the show, the health of the industry, and the road to autonomous vehicles.

March 22, 2017

Kenworth Makes Bendix Wingman Advanced Standard for T680

Ahead of the upcoming Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth has announced that the Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation system will be standard on the T680, beginning July 1.

March 22, 2017

Mid-America Trucking Show 2017 in Photos: Pre-Show

The day before the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show opened in Louisville, Kentucky, HDT's editors attended press conferences, conducted interviews, and took in the sights as exhibitors set up their booths.

March 20, 2017

MATS Returns this Week, Bringing Back Some Major OEMs

The Mid-America Trucking Show returns this week, going from March 23-25 in Louisville, Ky., and this year it once again features several major manufacturers and suppliers exhibiting new technology and equipment.

February 16, 2017

Goodyear Announces Highway Hero Award Finalists

Goodyear Tire& Rubber has announced the finalists for its 34th Goodyear Highway Hero Award, honoring truck drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to help others.

October 17, 2016

Kenworth, Peterbilt Return to MATS for 2017

After a year in which none of the major Class 8 OEMs exhibited at the Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth and Peterbilt announced that they will return to the show for 2017.

June 10, 2016

Connectivity Step by Step

There’s a lot of buzz around “connectivity” in commercial vehicles, including how connectivity plays into autonomous driving technologies. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge writes about the steps to get there in her All That's Trucking blog.

May 26, 2016

MATS Organizers React to Announcement of New Competing Truck Show

Even though it may not have the presence of at least some of the major truck OEMs next year, Mid-America Trucking Show organizers say they will continue to put on what is in reality a national and international show, despite the name, and offer a broader audience for supplier and manufacturer exhibitors.

April 20, 2016

Video: Wabco Talks Air Disc Brakes

Air disc brakes are every so slowly gaining market share and could be at 20% on heavy duty trucks within five years, predicts Jon Morrison, president of Wabco Americas. Senior editor Tom Berg interviewed Jon Morrison at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show.  

April 15, 2016

Video: Wabco President Looks to the Future

Wabco Americas President Jon Morrison took a moment to talk to us about autonomous vehicles and the future of Class 8 truck safety at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show.

April 14, 2016

Video: American Truck Historical Society at MATS 2016

Equipment Editor Jim Park talks with the team from American Truck Historical Society during the Mid-America Trucking Show to find out more about the group, their mission and the renewed interest in vintage trucks.

April 5, 2016

Video: How the Wyakin Foundation Helps Veterans Find Work

In this On the Spot video, Brent Taylor of the Wyakin Foundation explains how the organization helps veterans find employment in sectors like the trucking industry. Senior Editor Tom Berg spoke with him at the East Manufacturing booth at this year's Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

April 5, 2016

IdleAir Responds to Challenge of Lower Diesel Prices

With diesel prices hovering around $2 per gallon, a near 50% drop since mid-2014, the idle-reduction industry has faced a challenging economic environment, causing IdleAir to streamline its services.

April 5, 2016

Drivewyze Calculates Money Saved by Bypassing Weigh Stations

Drivewyze, which offers weigh station bypass via an app on a smartphone or tablet, says it’s now able to do some interesting analytics of all the data collected from three years’ worth of operation, including how much fleets save by bypassing weigh stations.

April 5, 2016

Wabco-SmartDrive System Uses Video Analytics

Wabco’s next generation OnLane lane departure warning system features a new, high-resolution camera integrated with a SmartDrive video-based driver performance management system to reduce instances of wandering and unsafe maneuvers.

April 4, 2016

Photos: Antique Trucks at Mid-America 2016

Normally, this space in the South Hall of the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., is crammed with the latest offereings from truck manufacturers. This year, in their absence, we found this terrific collection of antiques, courtesy of the American Truck Historical Society.

April 4, 2016

Trucking Firms Pledge Support for Guard, Reserve Employees

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Scores of trucking company representatives joined counterparts from associations and service providers in affirming their backing of the reserve components of the U.S. Armed Forces by signing a pledge at a meeting during the Mid-America Trucking Show last week.

April 4, 2016

Reactions: Mid-America Trucking Show Without the Truck Makers

What did exhibitors and attendees think of the Mid-America Trucking Show with the truck original equipment manufacturers not being there? We asked a number of them what they thought and how this year’s show was going for them:

April 1, 2016

Photos: Mid-America Trucking Show

Louisville may have been out of the basketball tournament before it was begun, but there's a different kind of "March Madness" in this Kentucky city every year, and it's the Mid-America Trucking Show. Trucks and trailers, kids and dogs, pork chops and show trucks. Join us for a visual tour of the 2016 show.

March 31, 2016

Video: Goodyear Highway Hero 2016

LOUISVILLE, KY -- In this On the Spot video from the Mid-America Trucking Show 2016, meet this year's Goodyear Highway Hero and hear about the impact of his experience.

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