Industry briefs

New app from Double Coin

| January 29, 2014

Manufacturer Double Coin Tires and marketer CMA have launched a new smartphone application for iPhone and Android platforms. The free Double Coin Tires mobile application uses GPS (Global Positioning System) to enable the ability to search for ...

Kansas show rig registration open

| January 28, 2014

The Park City Chill event in Park City, Kan., bills itself as the "largest indoor motorcycle, car and custom semi-truck show" in Kansas -- it runs Feb. 28-March 2 at the Wichita-area Kansas Pavilion.

Love’s expands Fast-Fill CNG in Burbank, Ohio

Overdrive Staff | January 23, 2014

Love’s Travel Stops will introduce fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling capability for heavy-duty trucks at its travel stop located on Interstate 71, at Exit 204, in Burbank, Ohio. The Love’s Fast-Fill CNG station is ...

Mark Lampert retiring from Daimler

| January 23, 2014

Daimler Trucks North America announced that Mark Lampert, senior vice president of sales and marketing, will retire March 31, 2014.

Donated Mack mixer auctioned

| January 22, 2014

Mack Trucks donated this 2014 Mack Granite to the Concrete Industry Management Auction taking place Jan. 22 during the 2014 World of Concrete show in Las Vegas.

Colorado to Offer Drivewyze Bypass Service

Overdrive Staff | January 21, 2014

Drivewyze and the Colorado State Patrol announced that Colorado has become the 19th state to offer the Drivewyze PreClear bypass service, which uses tablets, smartphones and select electronic on-board recorders to provide commercial vehicles with ...

Richmond Peterbilt Store suffers fire damage

Overdrive Staff | January 21, 2014

A two-alarm fire damaged The Peterbilt Store in Richmond, Va. early Tuesday morning. According to The Richmond Times Dispatch, firefighters were called to the scene at 3:47 a.m., with more units called in for support at ...

Kenworth, Peterbilt models at World of Concrete

| January 16, 2014

Peterbilt will show its new all-purpose vocational Model 567, Kenworth its T880 with mixer body (recently in full production), at the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas January 21-24.

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