Equipment & Maintenance

The wrap on Continental’s custom LoneStar

| March 21, 2013

Continental Tire's new Road-Show trailer, debuting at the Mid-America Trucking Show, deserved a high-custom-class hauler, so the company took its 2010 International LoneStar to the Mafia at 4 State Trucks...

‘One Continental’ offers more than truck tires

| March 20, 2013

Continental introduces a new hybrid-application driver tire, a tire-pressure monitoring system and an EOBR, leveraging different company competencies to help owners save.

Letter: ‘No gray areas’ for maintenance?

| March 14, 2013

"To be super safe perhaps we should all park our vehicles when the first snowflake falls." --owner-operator Glenn Gilbert

New Dana axle, driveshafts

| March 11, 2013

At the ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., Dana introduced new Spicer axles, driveshafts.

Mack to place QRs on trucks

| March 11, 2013

Mack Trucks today announced that all new units will feature a unique QR code to speed service response times and improve customer uptime. QR codes, or quick-response codes, are matrix bar codes that supply rapid ...

Hadley SmartValve simplifies electronic height control

| March 11, 2013

A video from the Hadley company details its new SmartValve electronic height control system's potential to reduce the physical burden on drivers raising and lowering landing gear, among other benefits.

Eaton, Cummins unveil new powertrain package

| March 10, 2013

The companies estimate their new powertrain package -- combining the ISX15 and Eaton's Advantage Series automated series transmission -- will deliver 3-6 percent fuel economy improvements.

PartsRiver.com enhances online parts-buying experience

| March 10, 2013

The company believes its new online marketplace will lead a "revolution" in the truck parts-buying experience.

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