Equipment

David Adkins’ 2013 glider gets a homeImage Gallery

After seeing Overdrive's original article on Landstar-leased David Adkins' terminal cancer diagnosis and subsequent attempts to sell his 2013 Coronado glider, fellow Landstar BCO John Rentz is making moves to pick the truck up...

Freightliner making Cummins’ nat gas engine available for severe duty truck

Daimler Trucks North America this week announced the availability of the Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine as a factory-installed option for the Freightliner 114SD severe-duty truck beginning in 2015.

Gliders 101: Five common questions about glider kits answered

Today’s glider kits are taking off, offering the same amenities and similar resale value and warranties as dealer trucks. One of the biggest attractions lies under the hood. Answers to these five questions will prime you for shopping.

Mack opening new Texas dealership

Mack Trucks this week announced it will open a new dealership in August in Cotulla, Texas. The 40,000-sq.-ft. Valley Truck Center facility will be located at 206 W FM 468, off Exit 67 on Interstate 35, mid-way between San Antonio and Laredo. The new facility will also have the largest Mack ...

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Mizco’s solar-powered battery pack

Mizco’s Tough Tested Solar Powered Battery Pack for tablets, smartphones, action cameras, games and GPS navigational devices is built to withstand drops and dings. The battery pack is equipped with a windshield charging mount on one side and an anti-slip ...

Webb Wheel’s redesigned trailer hub

Webb Wheel OEM has redesigned its 25,000-pound axle-rated TN trailer hub to make it weigh 3½ pounds less and to help simplify brake drum installation. A scalloped flange help reduce the overall weight, and by incorporating 10 total drum pilots (five combination ...

Gamber-Johnson’s powered cradle

Gamber-Johnson’s powered cradle for Panasonic’s Toughpad FZ-X1 and FZ-E1 rugged handheld tablet has charging capabilities designed with original Panasonic electronics and features a keyhole-slot mounting pattern designed for easier hands-free business calls. A ...

Snap-on’s service tray

Snap-on’s OSTPC Service Tray keeps tools within reach and is designed to be portable, convenient and easy to maneuver. The tray has a 25-inch leg clearance with a height-adjustable support post ranging from 36.5 to 48.6 inches; a 2-inch-deep drawer and basket ...

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