Yokohama Launches Two Fuel-Efficient BluEarth Trailer Tires

Yokohama has launched the BluEarth 109L and BluEarth 109L ultra wide base – two trailer tires designed for fuel efficiency.

DTNA President and CEO Roger Nielsen talks to reporters about meeting customer demands for trucks, uptime, and technology. (Video call screen capture.)


DTNA Predicts Year of High Truck Sales, Technology Advancements

Coming off of a record year for North American Class 6-8 market share in 2017, Daimler Trucks North America is looking forward to a busy year as it keeps on top of its supply chain to meet high customer demand and readies for some big new-technology announcements.


Pirelli Brand to Launch H89 Series Tires at TMC

The Pirelli branded H89-series tire from Prometeon Tyre Group is a dedicated line of tires for steer, drive, and trailer axles designed for regional and long-haul applications.


Video: Focus On... Cummins X12 Diesel Engine

The Cummins X12 is a new 11.8L diesel engine based on the ISG developed for the Asian region but substatially reworked for North America. Equipment Editor Jim Park puts the engine through its paces at the company's Jamestown, N.Y. plant in this Focus On... video.

Net trailer orders rose 24% year-over-year driven partly by increasing freight demand. Photo: Stoughton


Freight Demand Drives Trailer Order Increase

The final numbers for January trailer orders have come in, showing a strong start to 2018 for the trailer industry as fleets try to meet increased freight demand, according to ACT Research.

Logo courtesy of The Work Truck Show


Work Truck Show to Bring Slew of Vehicles, Products

Truck manufacturers, as well as auxiliary equipment manufacturer, are gearing up to reveal several new vehicles and solutions at the Work Truck Show from March 6–9 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.


Pressure Systems International's Musgrave Named to MEMA Board of Directors

Tim Musgrave, president and CEO of Pressure Systems International, has been named to the board of directors of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association for a two-year term.

The first Kenworth dealership has opened  in Hawaii, allowing customers in the Aloha State to purchase KWs without going through stateside dealers. Photo: Kenworth


First Kenworth Dealership Opens in Hawaii

Kenworth Hawaii has opened a 14,500 square foot dealership in Kailua-Kona, allowing customers on the Hawaiian Islands to purchase Kenworth trucks without going through stateside dealers.

Photo: Daimler AG


Chinese Automaker Geely Buys Substantial Stake in Daimler

Chinese auto manufacturer Geely Holding has purchased a $9 billion stake in Daimler AG, making it the largest investor in the German automaker, according to a report in Bloomberg.

The new Mack LR features a performance-oriented design that is focused on refuse fleet details both big and small. Photo: Jack Roberts


Test Drive: Mack’s Low-Ride Refuse Hauler

Mack’s LR model features high-powered, smart hydraulics and finely-tuned details to help refuse fleets move trash fast. Jack Roberts takes it for a test drive.

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Weigh station bypass technology saves you time, fuel and money. But which type of bypass technology is right for your fleet? How do you compare different solutions? Download the free whitepaper to make sure you are saving as much as possible.

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