It's possible to average over 10 mpg in real-world, over-the-road truck freight operations, but that doesn't mean it's easy to maximize fuel economy, according to a new, in-depth report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency analyzing its Run on Less fuel-efficiency roadshow.
Dana introduced its new Spicer S172 series single drive axle for Class 7 and 8 vehicles during a press conference at the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting in Atlanta. Acoirding to Dana, the new axles retains the robustness and strength of the existing S170 drive axle while reducing weight by more than 60 pounds.
The new Cooper family of truck tires, announced at TMC, are SmartWay-certified and backed by a 7-year, two-retread warranty.
Eaton Sunday kicked off press conference at the 2018 Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Atlanta with an update on its most recent products and a in-depth look at the advanced systems and components its engineers are working on, including systems for electric trucks.
As TMC's annual meeting kicks off this week, news on new products, maintenance procedures and emerging technology in the trucking industry will flow out of Atlanta, including sessions on hot topics such as last-mile delivery and autonomous trucks.