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, ...

Driverless trucks, driver scorecards: Bendix highlights collision mitigation tech

| March 26, 2014

Bendix covered a variety of topics at its annual breakfast press event in Louisville at the Mid-America Trucking Show March 26, ranging from autonomous trucks, collision mitigation technology, the economy and its SafetyDirect driver/truck monitoring ...

Bendix breaks 300,000 trucks using collision stability system

| March 26, 2014

At last year's Mid-America Trucking Show, Bendix made a bold prediction; that the company would have 300,000 trucks on the road using the company's Electronic Stability Program (ESP) collision and stability system. At the company's breakfast ...

Overdrive, TCA name year’s top truckers

| March 25, 2014

Two Canadian drivers took top honors Tuesday night at the Truckload Carriers Association annual meeting, each winning a 2013 Ram 2500, sponsored by Chevron Delo and Cummins. The competition is managed by TCA and Overdrive. Terrance ...

Teamsters strike agreement with Calif. port carrier on drivers’ right to unionize

| March 24, 2014

The National Labor Relations Board has negotiated a settlement between a California carrier and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to post notice about the right to unionize.

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