Equipment

Volvo halts natural gas due to market demands

Volvo announced this week it is placing on hold its plans to launch a compression-ignited liquefied natural gas engine in North America, saying it is adapting its plans to the pace of the alt fuel market in the U.S. and Canada.

Mack introduces updated telematics, diagnostics package

Mack announced a major expansion package to its GuardDog Connect fleet telematics system. The company’s new Mack Fleet Management Services is a suite of software and technology offerings made possible by an initial partnership with Telogis.

Owner-operators, what’s your current fuel mileage?

What kind of mileage are you getting currently? This poll probes the variation in fuel economy around the industry among Overdrive readers.

Changing Gear: Wabco’s innovations from across the pond

Since they happened overseas while most of us were asleep, you might have missed last week’s announcements by Wabco, which chose last week’s IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 event in Hanover, Germany, to roll out a wide array of safety and fuel efficiency technologies to help fleets and drivers with both ...

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Goodyear touts fuel-efficient long-haul drive tire

Goodyear’s fuel-efficient Fuel Max LHD G505D long-haul drive tire features the company’s proprietary Fuel Max Technology that incorporates fuel-efficient compounds, tire constructions and tread designs to help lower rolling resistance. The tire also features a ...

Del City’s subminiature fuse line

Del City’s Micro3 Fuse exhibits a subminiature style and is available in a variety of amperages ranging from 5 to 15 amps. The company’s time-delayed MCase Cartridge Fuse, which has female terminals for 2.8-mm male terminals, is engineered to handle inrush ...

Rain-X’s Plastic Treatment

Rain-X’s water-beading Plastic Treatment is formulated to clean plastic and prevent water spots. The cleaner is designed not to harm or change the plastic. Rain-X, www.rainx.com

SAF-Holland’s expanded air suspension/slider axle series

SAF-Holland’s expanded CBX Series Air Suspension/Slider Axle System series now includes the SAF CBX46 and CBX50, both designed with a 5.75-inch-diameter axle along with increased capacity and cast steel suspensions. The 46,000-pound-capacity SAF CBX46 ...

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