Equipment

Kenworth adds ‘virtual driver coach’ option to T680, T880 models

Kenworth introduced Oct. 17 a new driver coaching system that will be available in T680 and T880 models spec’d with the Paccar MX-13 engine and an automated transmission. The Driver Performance Assistant will give immediate feedback to drivers on how their operation of the truck will impact fuel economy and ...

‘If you can’t shift, you can’t drive!’ — Readers react on transmission transition in driver training

Is more uptake of automatic transmissions the future of the industry? Most readers weighed in on the side of manual learning in driver training, but some sung automatic praises...

Drive test: Western Star’s newly released 5700XE on-highway tractor

Western Star goes for a major style reset with its first aerodynamic tractor.

Equipment Spotlight: Tire rewind

This week we’re resuming Overdrive’s series that takes a look back at some recent product introductions for specific categories and specs. After all, since most of you are busy enough trying to manage your own business, it’s likely you occasionally might have missed a few gear rollouts. Today we’re hitting ...

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Antares Equipment’s flatbed trailer

Antares Equipment’s latest 48-foot flatbed trailer has a fixed wide-spread air suspension, with bolt-on suspension hangers available. The lightweight trailer is outfitted with steel wheels and weighs 9,400 pounds with a 54,000-pound coil package and has an ...

Flexaust’s polyurethane hose

Flexaust’s FlexStat 60 Static Dissipative Hose is a bendable, heavy-wall polyurethane hose for loading and unloading trucks and railcars and for grain-vacuum and other severe-service applications. The tear- and crush-resistant hose is designed to operate over a ...

Nexiq’s vehicle interface

Nexiq’s next-generation USB-Link 2 vehicle interface is designed to be five times faster than its predecessor and to support heavier bus loads on simultaneous channels. A Bluetooth module with an enhanced data rate has been added to support wireless ...

Phillips’ trailer harness pigtail line

Phillips now offers three additional aftermarket trailer harness pigtail products, all with molded connections for added protection to help keep out moisture and contaminants. Trailer lighting pigtails are available for stop-tail-turn and mid-turn lights, as well ...

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