Equipment & Maintenance

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.

A Closer Look: Diesel exhaust fluid

Sean Randall | February 25, 2013

While it performs a sophisticated task, the basis of the selective catalytic reduction system – DEF itself is a simple blend of urea and water.

Meritor produces 10-millionth trailer axle

| January 31, 2013

At its manufacturing facility in Frankfort, Ky., company representatives and guests gathered to commemorate the milestone and celebrate the company's long history.

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