Attendance seemed good for the first day of the Mid-America Trucking Show 2018, which got underway at 10 a.m. March 22. Absent this year were several of the truck and trailer makers and a few of the major Tier 1 suppliers, but showgoers didn't seem to mind too much, at least not that we heard.
Tags: Mid-America Trucking Show, MATS
While the South Wing of The Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville was missing a few OEM exhibitors, the ATHS made good use of the vacant space with a display of vintage iron that drew a lot of fans. Here's a sampline of some of the trucks on display.
Photos by Jim Park
Ford's 2019 Transit Connect compact cargo van is adding a diesel engine option, fleet model, and array of driver-assisting features to reduce accidents for commercial users. The vehicle was unveiled at the 2018 Work Truck Show, as you can see in these photos. Read the full story here. Photos by Kim Pham.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Ford, Compact Vans, 2019-MY, Work Truck Show