Jason Cannon

Mack announces lineup of 2017 MP engines

For the coming model year, Mack’s 11-liter MP7 and 13-liter MP8 engines get a handful of advancements designed to simplify maintenance and improve efficiency and productivity.

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Rand McNally introduces low-cost ELD that interfaces with smartphone

When paired with a driver’s existing Android phone or Rand McNally navigation tablet, Ravi Kodavarti, Rand McNally’s director of product management says the ELD 50 creates a secure compliance solution that will meet federal ELD mandates, which take effect next year.

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SuperRigs returns to Joplin with focus on trucks, veterans

Shell expects to team with Fastport, an agency that helps veterans find civilian jobs, to educate veteran attendees about the job opportunities that exist in trucking.

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WABCO unveils new lane departure warning system, integration with SmartDrive

WABCO unveiled the company’s next generation OnLane lane departure warning system (LDWS) Thursday at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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Pirelli plans roll out of ‘premium’ commercial truck tire division

Pirelli announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Thursday its plan to enter the commercial truck tire market in the U.S. and Canada.

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Volvo introduces revamped engine lineup for 2017, updates to I-Shift automated manual transmission

At its Hagerstown, Maryland, assembly plant Tuesday, Volvo Trucks North America introduced its model year 2017 Volvo engines, including enhancements to the Volvo D11 and D13 engines and the launch of the Volvo D13 with turbo compounding.

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Navistar cuts losses, promises revamped truck lineup by end of 2018

Navistar International Corporation Tuesday announced a first quarter 2016 net loss of $33 million, a 21 percent improvement over the $42 million net loss posted Q1 last year. The company also announced it plans to revamp its lineup of trucks by 2018.

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Caterpillar ending vocational truck business just 5 years after entering market

In May of last year, CAT rolled out two new refreshed trucks – the CT680L and the CT680LG – but based on the current business climate in the truck industry and a thorough evaluation of its business, CAT says it has decided to withdraw from the market.

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Mack announced as NASCAR’s new ‘official hauler’

As part of the partnership, Mack has provided NASCAR with a fleet of 11 custom spec’d Mack Pinnacle trucks, which the racing body will use to haul raceday equipment to the circuit’s 36 stops throughout the 10 month long season.

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International introduces new line of vocational trucks

International Truck on Monday unveiled its first all-new vehicle since 2010 as the company sets its sights on winning back work truck marketshare.

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