Topic Tags MATS 2013

Kenworth offering expenses paid trip, T880 test drive

| March 21, 2013

Kenworth announced that it will award prize winners with an all-expenses paid trip and tour for two to the Kenworth assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, to test drive the new Kenworth T880.

New natural gas, dual-fuel glider kit available from Fitzgerald, APG

| March 21, 2013

American Power Group, Inc. announced a partnership with Fitzgerald Glider Kits and WheelTime to offer the nation’s first natural gas dual fuel glider. APG is debuting the glider at its booth at The Mid-America Truck ...

Truck-racing at the DAT booth

| March 21, 2013

In addition to a fun truck-race game at the DAT booth at MATS, the company is showcasing updates to its free My DAT Trucker Services app and future enhancements to its Truckload Rate Index and ...

CAT Scale app will simplify weighing for drivers

| March 21, 2013

CAT Scale has developed an Android app that will allow drivers to weigh their truck without leaving the cab. It will also allow paying for the transaction via PayPal and getting the weight displayed on ...

Cobra launches new high-def nav units

| March 21, 2013

New GPS nav units from Cobra Electronics feature high-def screens, free lifetimes updates, live and predictive traffic, and more.

Trucker’s rescue of family earns Highway Hero honor

| March 21, 2013

Chosen from four finalists, Jason Harte of Rogers, Ark., today accepted the 30th Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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 ...

IRT star promoting Volvo’s Worldtrucker app/website

| March 21, 2013

Lisa Kelly, star of TV’s "Ice Road Truckers" and "IRT: Deadliest Roads," will appear in the Worldtrucker segment of the Volvo Trucks booth during the Mid-America Trucking Show. Kelly on Thursday unveiled the new Worldtrucker smartphone ...

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