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ATA Offering Members a Cybercrime Reporting Tool

The American Trucking Associations has launched the Fleet CyWatch service for reporting cybercrimes that affect fleet operations.

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TMC Panel Educates Fleets on Real-World Electric Truck Operation

Calculating recharging times, driver training and overcoming “range anxiety” were just a few of the topics covered at an electric truck panel discussion at TMC’s Fall Meeting.

On the Spot: How Tire Vibration Can Impact Fuel Efficiency [Video]

Equipment editor Jim Park caught up with IMI Products at the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting in Nashville to watch a demonstration of how vibration and rolling resistance can affect fuel efficiency. 

2017 HDT Top 20 Product Awards [Photos]

Photos: Heavy Duty Trucking's editors presented the HDT Top 20 Products awards at the recent ATA Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting.

On the Spot: Meritor Launches the 14X HE Linehaul Tandem Drive Axle [Video]

Meritor launched its new 14X HE Tandem Drive Axle with much fanfare at the ATA Technology & Maintenance Council's Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tenn. The company says it is the most efficient drive axle ever.

Wabco Boat Tail Deploys Automatically

The first new product has emerged in the wake of Wabco’s purchase of Laydon Composites, and it comes in the form of a self-deploying trailer boat tail tested to improve fuel economy by up to 4.3% at highway speeds.

Photos from TMC in Nashville

HDT was on hand for the annual meeting of the American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council in Nashville, Tennessee, Feb. 27-March 1, 2017. Here are a few of the sights.

Stoughton Trailers Premieres New Dry Van Design Features

Stoughton's dry van redesign will reduce fleets' maintenance burden and parts inventories by commonizing and standardizing many components so they can be easily interchanged between the Z-Plate and the aluminum Sheet & Post body styles.

Decisiv Announces New Visualization Platform

Decisiv Inc. says its new service management visualization platform, Insite 2.0, uses the latest cloud technologies to make reporting faster and easier to use for fleet, OEM, lessor and managed maintenance service providers.

Michelin Adds RFID to Commercial Tires, Upgrades Tire Care program

Michelin Americas Truck Tires is now embedding radio frequency identification (RFID) chips inside commercial truck tires and retreads, enabling fleets to better manage their tire assets throughout the full life cycle.