March 10, 2014 - Industry News
TMC, NASHVILLE -- The North American Council for Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room announced the creation of “Trucking Efficiency,” an industry collaboration that aims to double the freight efficiency of cargo movement.
Tags: TMC, Carbon War Room, Freight Efficiency, Fuel Efficiency, GHG
March 9, 2014 - Industry News
TMC, NASHVILLE -- Spicer EconoTrek 6x2 tandem axle and the AdvanTEK 40 Tandem Axle are now available on certain Kenworth and Peterbilt models
Tags: Kenworth, Peterbilt, TMC, Dana Holding Corp., Spicer, Advantek40
TMC, NASHVILLE -- The new Battery Protect system from Idle Smart continuously monitors battery voltage levels, and will automatically start and run a vehicle’s engine to recharge batteries.
Tags: TMC, Idle Reduction, Batteries, Electrical System
TMC, NASHVILLE – Accuride unveiled two new aluminum wheels for wide-single tires that are up to 4 pounds lighter than the models they replace. With the addition of the Accu-Lite Duplex line of aluminum wheels to its portfolio, Accuride claims it has the lightest-weight range of standard aluminum wheels in North America.
Tags: TMC, Accuride, Wheels, Lightweighting
TMC, NASHVILLE -- To meet the demands of the emerging alternative fuel markets, Eaton and Cummins Westport now offer an integrated powertrain package featuring the Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine and the UltraShift Plus automated manual transmission.
Tags: Eaton Corp., Cummins ISX12 G, Natural Gas, TMC, Engines, Alternative Fuels
March 3, 2014 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council is introducing a Certified Specialist Program for users of the Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards, the industry standard coding convention for tracking equipment and maintenance information.
Tags: ATA, TMC, VMRS
February 25, 2014 - Industry News
Phil Byrd, chairman of American Trucking Associations and president and CEO of Bulldog Hiway Express, will be the featured speaker for ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council’s 2014 Annual Meeting, to be held March 10-13 in Nashville, Tenn.
Tags: ATA, TMC, ATRI, TCA
February 20, 2014 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council is accepting applications for its 2014 scholarship programs available for diesel technician studies at WyoTech, the University of Northwestern Ohio, and Lincoln Technical Institute/Lincoln College of Technology/Nashville Auto Diesel College.
Tags: ATA, TMC, Technician Training
January 28, 2014 - Industry News
ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council is introducing a Certified Specialist Program for users of the Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards. VMRS is the industry standard coding convention for tracking equipment and maintenance information.
September 16, 2013 - Industry News
How much tampering with exhaust emissions equipment goes on out there? No one knows for sure, but panelists at a session of the Technology & Maintenance Council’s fall meeting in Pittsburgh last week said they had seen some flagrant cases.
Tags: Emissions, TMC, DPF, Engines
September 12, 2013 - Industry News
PITTSBURGH -- Technicians from FedEx Freight finished first, second, third and fourth in the TMC’s annual SuperTech competition that ended Wednesday, with Mark McLean Jr. from New York state named grand champion.
Tags: Technicians, TMCSuperTech, FedEx, TMC
September 9, 2013 - Industry News
PITTSBURGH -- TMC is on a roll. Attendance at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s gathering this week set a record for an annual fall meeting, while council membership is likewise up and will continue to climb, officials reported.
PITTSBURGH -- A field test of battery-powered CPAP devices to combat sleep apnea among drivers is now underway with the help of three suppliers and a major truckload fleet, according to a report at a task force meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations.
Tags: Drivers, TMC, Sleep Apnea, Driver Health
July 3, 2013 - Industry News
The Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations will hold its 2013 Fall Meeting and National Technician Skills Competition, TMCSuperTech 2013, on Sept. 9-12 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Penn..
Tags: TMC, Events, TMCSuperTech
March 18, 2013 - Industry News
The Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations awarded its highest honor — the Silver Spark Plug Award — to five trucking industry professionals during the Council's 2013 Annual Meeting, March 11-14, in Nashville, Tenn.
March 14, 2013 - Industry News
The Truck Writers of North America picked Meritor’s FueLite 6x2 tandem-axle assembly with an electronically controlled air suspension from the Meritor Wabco joint venture for its latest Technical Achievement Award.
Tags: TMC, Meritor Wabco
March 12, 2013 - Industry News
The Technology & Maintenance Council of ATA opened its annual meeting and exposition in Nashville yesterday evening by announcing healthy attendance and describing goals set by a Strategic Planning Committee. Officers also named seven recipients of the Silver Spark Plug award for service to the organization.
March 11, 2013 - Industry News
Cummins Inc. and Eaton Corp. have devised a fuel-saving, integrated engine-transmission combination that will rival proprietary offerings from some truck builders.
Tags: Cummins, Eaton, Fuel Economy, Transmissions, Engines, TMC
February 25, 2013 - Industry News
The Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations is accepting applications for its 2013 scholarship programs available for diesel technician studies. The scholarships are for studies at WyoTech, the University of Northwestern Ohio, and Lincoln Technical Institute/Lincoln College of Technology/Nashville Auto Diesel College.
January 8, 2013 - Industry News
The Technology & Maintenance Council's Future Truck Committee is updating its Far Horizons Position Paper, which explores equipment user needs for 10 years and beyond
December 21, 2012 - Industry News
"Leveraging Technology for Quality Maintenance" is the theme of American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council's 2013 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition
Tags: Events, TMC
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