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 – ...
In addition to the teardrop shaped body that’s supposed to improve aerodynamics by 20 percent over conventional models, it has a fuel-neutral turbine engine, meaning it can run on diesel, gasoline, natural gas and biofuels among other sources.
That Retract-a-Bar will be available in 90-120 days, and weight will be around 15 pounds, lighter than a typical jack bar, slightly heavier than a Kinedyne load lock.
Volvo President Goran Nyberg said the company’s 2014 engines are getting higher fuel economy than the company originally expected, besting their 2013 counterparts by 3 percent, rather than the 2 percent Volvo predicted.
The Dometic Split-System Blizzard 134a moves the split unit away from increasingly difficult-to-find R22 refrigerant into the newer 134a standard.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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