MATS 2013

My MATS Mash-up

| March 30, 2013

Another Mid-America Trucking Show is in the books and things are quiet for the moment while the trucking industry catches its collective breath. There’ll be more big news coming soon – I’ll be in Germany ...

VIDEO: MATS 2013 walk-through

| March 27, 2013

Owner-operator George Parker shot the walk-through vid during his miles of exploration of the show floor in the mammoth Kentuck Expo Center with a GoPro camera mounted on his baseball cap.

FMCSA hears testimony on entry level driver training

| March 26, 2013

Driver training standards were the subject of a four-hour regulatory listening session held at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Find highlights and links to full video in this story.

Does Anne Ferro have a driver’s license?

| March 25, 2013

At MATS 2013, Wendy "got to meet her and ask her the solitary question I had for the only high-ranking government official I've ever met."

Mack showcases new fuel-saving suspension system

| March 21, 2013

In a press event that included talk of full integration of Mack products, the future of natural gas in the trucking industry and a few product announcements, Mack, most notably, unveiled a new suspension system ...

New Kinedyne tarp ties, more at MATS

| March 21, 2013

Five lucky MATS attendees visiting the Kinedyne booth will win $1,000 Kinedyne shopping sprees.

Volvo releases tractor for heavy-haul application

| March 21, 2013

Volvo Trucks today introduced to the heavy-haul market a new tractor, the VNX, at the MId-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Volvo said the truck is designed for extreme gross weight applications. It will be powered by ...

Freightliner releases in-cab exercise system, Cascadia Evolution orders top 10k

| March 21, 2013

Freightliner this week announced an in-cab training system designed for installation onto already existing tether points in Freightliner Cascadia and Coronado models. The announcement came at the Mid-American Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Freightliner collaborated with ...

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