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March 31, 2016

Goodyear Highway Hero Winner Pulled Motorist From a Burning Car

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Truck driver Julian Kaczor of Utica, N.Y., named the 33rd Goodyear Highway Hero for pulling an injured motorist from a burning car, used the honor to deliver an important safety message.

March 31, 2016

Video: 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show Fleet Forum

The Fleet Forum at this year's Mid-America Trucking Show was produced and hosted by Heavy Duty Trucking and Fleet Owner. As part of that full afternoon program, HDT's 2016 Truck Fleet Innovators were presented with awards and participated in a panel discussion. Other sessions covered the connected truck and making sense of confusing economic numbers.

March 31, 2016

BlackBerry Offers Asset Tracking for Trucking

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Communications company BlackBerry has introduced an end-to-end tracking system for trucking companies and private fleet operators called BlackBerry Radar.

March 31, 2016

Rand McNally Introduces Low-Cost, Plug-and-Play ELD

LOUISVILLE, KY — Saying it is a solution to many of the “cons” of electronic logging devices, Rand McNally Thursday introduced the ELD 50, a simple, low-cost electronic logging option, at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 31, 2016

Trucking Moves America Forward Reports on Image Movement Progress

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Trucking Moves America Forward, the industry-wide image and education movement, reported significant achievements in the past year in its mission to change the public perception of the trucking industry.

March 30, 2016

It's All About People Power for HDT's Truck Fleet Innovators

LOUISVILLE, KY — When you think of innovation, you may automatically think of technology. But a panel of HDT’s Truck Fleet Innovators Wednesday revealed that in many cases, it’s really all about people.

March 30, 2016

DAT to Debut New Version of Trucker App at MATS

DAT Solutions is debuting a new version of its DAT Trucker mobile app, a driver trip planner with features like the locations of safe Walmart parking and CAT scales, and a loadboard.

March 28, 2016

MATS Brings Trucking to Kentucky This Week

The Mid-America Trucking Show will kick-off on March 31 and run through April 2, at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky., featuring a variety of educational sessions, the country's largest trucking expo, and a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration listening session.

March 9, 2016

Mid-America Trucking Show Kicks Off End of March

The Mid-America Trucking Show will be held from March 31-April 2, at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky., with several new features this year even as truck makers skip this year's show.

January 7, 2016

Women In Trucking Seeks Image Team Members

Women In Trucking is seeking industry professionals for its Image Team to represent the association and bring awareness to causes affecting women in the trucking industry.

October 22, 2015

MATS Laments Loss of OEMs in '16, But 'Will Adapt'

“There’s a silver lining in this, and it’s that they still believe in the show,” said Toby Young, who heads the sponsoring organization. "They want to be here in 2017, and I think they’ll be assessing the damage by not being here in 2016.”

October 21, 2015

Peterbilt Joins Other OEMs in Skipping MATS 2016

Like the other Class 8 OEMs, Peterbilt will return to the Mid-America Trucking Show in 2017, and will alternate its presence with the biennial IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany.

August 28, 2015

Mack Latest OE to Pull Out of Mid-America Trucking Show

UPDATED — Mack Trucks is joining Daimler Trucks North America, Navistar and Volvo Trucks in deciding not to exhibit at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., next March.

August 11, 2015

Trailer Update: A Vehicle for Every Haul

Our annual roundup of the latest trailer products and trends.

June 18, 2015

Commentary: Tracking Truck Health

Several truck makers have been promoting uptime through remote diagnostics for a while now. But at this year’s MATS, nearly every OEM talked about their efforts to provide fleets with insight into their vehicle’s health in an effort to increase vehicle uptime.

April 10, 2015

IdleAir at 5 Years Post-Purchase: Growing, Changing

Convoy Solutions officials told reporters at the Mid-America Trucking Show they've learned a lot about the idle-reduction business in the five years since they resurrected IdleAir.

April 5, 2015

Alcoa, Metalsa Offer 2,500 lbs in Future Weight Savings

At the Mid-America Trucking Show, Alcoa showcased several vehicle components currently in development that could reduce the weight of a typical highway tractor by as much as 2,500 pounds.

April 5, 2015

Minimizer Celebrates 30 years with $30k Giveaway

Minimizer awards two $15,000 prizes to celebrate it's 30th anniversary during the Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 29, 2015

Mid-America Trucking Show, Day 3

Saturday at Mid-America is usually the biggest day, but it turned out to be not quite as big as everyone expected. While the crowds were stronger than expected on Friday, numbers were down on Saturday. That was good news for show-goers, as it was actually possible to walk the aisles and get close to the trucks. Equipment Editor Jim Park spent the day wandering the show and took these photos. 

March 27, 2015

Meritor Sponsors Truck Racing's Return to U.S.

Big-rig truck racing is returning to the U.S. for the first time since 1993 with the Meritor ChampTruck World Series for the 2015 season.

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