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Continental introduces new tire products

Overdrive Staff | January 06, 2014

Continental introduced new tire products in December, including the HTL1 wide single truck tire as a ContiTread retread. In 400 millimeter tread width, the HTL1 can be retreaded for fleets who operate wide single drive ...

Mack to assemble heavy-duty drive axles at Hagerstown

Overdrive Staff | October 21, 2013

As part of a $30 million investment in its Hagerstown, Md. plant, Mack Trucks will begin assembling all Mack heavy-duty drive axles and machining all Mack carrier housings at the plant, the company said today. The plant ...

ATDynamics Expands 2014 TrailerTail Product Line

Overdrive Staff | October 10, 2013

ATDynamics announced it will expand its 2014 TrailerTail product line to offer fleets and truck owners options for more applications.   In addition to the company’s flagship TrailerTail, rebranded as the TrailerTail 4x4  (four-sided, four foot ...

Mack adds dealer locations

Overdrive Staff | September 25, 2013

Mack Leasing System recently added 11 member dealer location in the U.S. and Canada. Mack Leasing members provide full-service leasing, short- or long-term rental and service contract customers. New locations are listed below. RDO Truck Center ...

Analysis shows problematic background on 3% of used trucks

| September 25, 2013

A RigDig study of all truck history reports run by customers during the five months ending Sept. 3 showed 2.9 percent of the trucks had been flagged as junk, salvage or having a serious issue, ...

Minimizer introduces coding system

Overdrive Staff | September 13, 2013

Minimizer has implemented the Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standard system for its line of fenders and other products. The Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standard, or VMRS, is a trucking business system that describes parts and maintenance activities using ...

Kenworth starts 2013 Kenworth Road Tour

Overdrive Staff | September 13, 2013

Kenworth Truck Company launched the 2013 Kenworth Road Tour this week. The tour takes the new Kenworth T880 vocational model and the Kenworth T680 on-highway model with the new mid-roof 52-inch sleeper on the road to ...

Firestone begins football tour

Overdrive Staff | September 09, 2013

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions launched the second leg of its Firestone Drives America Tour at the NCAA College Football game between Stanford and San Jose State Saturday, Sept. 7. The tour continues this fall as the road ...

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