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April 10, 2018

ATA Launches Fleet Data Management and Cybersecurity Conference

American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council will be hosting a new event called the Fleet Data Management and Cybersecurity Conference, addressing best practices in fleet data management and cybersecurity.

March 22, 2018

Q&A: TMC Chairman Jeff Harris to Focus on Technicians

This year's chairman of ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council says it all starts with truck technicians. Read our interview with USA Truck's Jeff Harris.

March 12, 2018

Hyliion HE Drive Axle Wins Technical Achievement Award

A powered auxiliary axle for road tractors from Hyliion has won the 2018 Jim Winsor Memorial Technical Achievement Award, the awards committee has announced.

March 8, 2018

What Do Final Mile Trends Mean for Equipment and Maintenance Managers?

As urban centers increasingly battle problems with pollution and congestion while e-commerce grows by leaps and bounds, we’ll see changing technologies in last-mile logistics – and changing maintenance challenges.

March 8, 2018

TMC Developing S-Cam Brake Troubleshooting Guide

Work is underway on a long-overdue TMC Recommended Practices document addressing excessive applied stroke in S-cam brakes – a problem too often incorrectly addressed by adjusting the automatic brake slack adjuster.

March 8, 2018

Eco Flaps Tested on LTL Equipment

The Eco Flaps aerodynamic splash guards were recently evaluated for fuel savings on less than truckload equipment in multi-trailer setups.

March 8, 2018

HDT Presents 2018 Top 20 Product Awards [Photos]

Each year, HDT's editors, with input from a team of fleet executives, choose the most significant products announced in the past year, based on innovation, how well they address industry issues and trends, and the potential to help fleets' bottom lines. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge presented the HDT Top 20 Products awards during the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting.

March 7, 2018

Valvoline Offers Oil for Natural Gas, Diesel, and Gasoline Engines

Valvoline says its new Premium Blue One Solution 9200 is the first engine oil approved for use in natural gas, diesel, and gasoline engines.

March 7, 2018

Noregon Updates JPro Professional, Adds Educational Module

Noregon has issued a major update for its in-shop diagnostic and repair solution, JPro Professional 2018 v1.

March 7, 2018

Seeva Raises $2M for Heated Windshield Washer Fluid Dispenser

Seeva Technologies' heated windshield washer fluid dispenser can keep everything from windshields to cameras, to sensitive sensors used in autonomous vehicles clean in a variety of conditions.

March 6, 2018

Volvo Announces Remote Powertrain Programming Capabilities

Volvo customers can now remotely update powertrain configurations on select engine and truck models.

March 6, 2018

Mack Announces Over The Air Remote Powertrain Updates

Mack Over The Air is a new addition to Mack Truck’s telematics suite that enables remote powertrain software updates.

March 6, 2018

Shell Debuts Fuel-Efficient Starship Concept Truck

Shell and Airflow Truck Company have debuted the full-size version of the company’s Starship Project truck - a concept Class 8 truck that maximizes fuel efficiency using a combination of custom and currently available technologies.

March 6, 2018

Photos: 2018 TMC Annual Meeting

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations held its 2018 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. HDT's editors were there and have these photo highlights.

March 6, 2018

UPS Head: Don’t Let Fear of Unknown Hold Back Future Excellence

Sitting still and worrying about all the new technology coming at us is not an option, said Carlton Rose, UPS president, global fleet maintenance and engineering, at the kickoff breakfast for the ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Atlanta.

March 5, 2018

Stoneridge Expands MirrorEye Fleet Evaluations

MirrorEye replaces a truck’s mirrors with integrated external digital cameras and digital monitors inside the cab of the truck to provide the driver with enhanced vision in most operating environments where it is difficult to see with traditional mirrors.

March 5, 2018

Peterson Introduces Pulse Intelligent Trailer System

Peterson wants to make fleet trailers as smart as today’s technology-rich tractors, and it has introduced the PetersonPulse intelligent trailer system, bringing CAN-bus technology and telematics capability to trailers.

March 5, 2018

TMC Partners With FleetNet America on Maintenance Benchmarking Service

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and FleetNet America are partnering on a new maintenance benchmarking program for fleets to compare operations to their peers.

March 5, 2018

ATA's Spear: Trucking Deserves a Stronger Role in Policy

At the TMC Annual meeting, ATA president Chris Spear said that the time was right for trucking to take its rightful seat at the negotiating table, tell its story and make certain it was not cut out of the picture in the legislative, policy and technology issues both today and in the future.

March 5, 2018

TMC Names USA Truck’s Harris General Chairman

The ATA Technology & Maintenance Council announced that Jeff Harris, vice president of maintenance at USA Truck has been elected 2018-2019 general chairman and treasurer during the organization’s Annual Meeting.

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