Mack Trucks adding focus on highway market

| March 27, 2014

Fuel efficiency and uptime remain top priorities for Mack Trucks, and will help the company increase its market share in the highway market, officials said today at the Mid- America Trucking Show. The company has hired ...

Navistar develops, improves technologies to improve uptime

| March 27, 2014

Technologies aimed at maximizing vehicle uptime while offering customers more options and control were the topics discussed by Navistar Inc. leaders Thursday during the company’s annual press event at the Mid-America Trucking Show. The offerings – ...

Alcoa rolls out new, lighter aluminum wheel at MATS

| March 27, 2014

Amid a lot of fanfare and anticipation, Alcoa rolled out a new, lighter aluminum wheel at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., Thursday. The new Ultra ONE can shed upward of 1,400 pounds from ...

OOIDA’s Spencer: Driver treatment a key element in ‘driver image’

| March 27, 2014

Driver image is a two-sided issue, OOIDA's Todd Spencer said: Part of image, he says, in addition to what the public and trucking outsiders think, is also what truck drivers think of themselves.

Daimler brands display ‘star power’ at MATSImage Gallery

| March 27, 2014

From show-stopping tie-ins to Optimus Prime, NASCAR and tire-smoking tractors, to more mundane matters such as fuel efficiency improvements and automated transmission sales, Daimler Trucks North America used its press preview hour at the Mid-America ...

Heil returns to stainless steel tanker market

| March 26, 2014

After a 15 year absence, trailer manufacturer Heil is again manufacturing and selling stainless steel tanker trailers for general chemical hauling applications. The new line of tankers consists of four different application-based models including a round/double ...

Cummins announces new technology focus and vehicle telematics system

| March 26, 2014

If you hold press credentials for the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, KY, then the traditional kickoff event for the show is always a dinner hosted by Cummins the evening before press days begin. This year, ...

Meritor WABCO to release ProView performance management system in May 2014

| March 26, 2014

Meritor WABCO is working with SmartDrive Systems to develop what the company bills as the commercial vehicle industry’s most comprehensive and efficient performance management system. Designed to help fleets improve safety and operational efficiency, ...

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