Equipment & Maintenance

Idle Smart launches next-generation unit

| March 21, 2013

The automatic engine start-stop system provides enhanced features and functionality to allow vehicle owners to save substantially on overnight fuel costs

New Kinedyne tarp ties, more at MATS

| March 21, 2013

Five lucky MATS attendees visiting the Kinedyne booth will win $1,000 Kinedyne shopping sprees.

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.

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