Phase 2 emissions, fuel economy rule headed for year-end implementation

A final rule to establish new emissions and fuel economy standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles is expected to boost fuel economy on tractor-trailers by 25 percent.

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New truck emissions regs likely to stay in place after election

The best odds for Phase 2 emissions to be struck are for Republicans to take both chambers of Congress and the White House. Even if that happens, it's an uphill battle.

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Volvo lays off 143 workers at engine plant

Several other truck makers also have announced layoffs this year, citing declining truck demand.

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Peterbilt, Kenworth the first truck makers to announce return to MATS

Despite having sat out the 2016 Mid America Trucking Show (MATS), and with many of its competitors heading off to an upstart trucking show in Atlanta next fall, Kenworth and Peterbilt announced Monday they would return to the Louisville, Ky.-based show next year.

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Hannay’s rewind reels

Hannay’s 7500 Series manual and power rewind reels are designed to handle 1- to 1½-inch I.D. hoses for fuel dispensing, bulk transfer, suction and discharge operations. The heavy-duty reel is designed to handle longer-length hose pressures from 600 to 1,000 psi and is available with ...

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Grote’s light cover plates

Grote’s Snap-In Cover Plates are designed for retrofits and lighting upgrades. The plates are engineered for fast, easy installation with snap tabs that accommodate plate thicknesses from .125 to .250 of an inch. They are available in two standard sizes (4-inch round, 6-inch oval) and ...

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Galeton’s leather driver gloves

Galeton’s flexible Rough Rider FlakBak Impact Protection Leather Driver Gloves are designed with premium grain leather tanned for softness and comfort to help reduce hand fatigue, with a keystone thumb for added mobility. Thermoplastic rubber impact bumpers help protect the back of the hand, fingers ...

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Marathon’s brake pads

Marathon’s DiscStar Highway Premium brake pads are suited for high-performance air disc brake systems used in on-highway truck and tractor steer and drive axles and motorcoach applications. The low-metallic friction material is rated for 23,000 pounds and is formulated for rapid heat dissipation to help ...

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