Equipment

Michelin drive tire, single-wide retread

Michelin Americas Truck Tires March 23 introduced the Michelin X Multi Energy D drive tire for regional and the emerging super regional applications and the X One XDN2 Pre-Mold retread for carriers and owner-operators who want fuel and weight savings of a wide single with ...

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Dana housing axle option

System allows axles to be adapted to either wide-base single tires or traditional duals.

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WABCO air suspension

WABCO Holdings Inc. is showcasing the North American version of its electronically controlled air suspension technology at the 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show. The ECAS technology reduces fuel costs for trucks and buses while helping to make vehicles more efficient and environmentally friendly, the company said. The technology ...

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Utility double deck loading system

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. introduced a new optional double deck loading system for its dry vans March 23 in Louisville, Ky. The new system is “…designed for maximizing trailer cube space and to increase overall freight capacity,” the company said. It can support up to 500 ...

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GT Radial trailer tire

GT Radial introduced its GT979 FS trailer tire, which has received SmartWay verification, to the North American market Thursday in Louisville, Ky. The addition gives the company a SmartWay truck tire for every axle position. Other GT Radial tires are the GSL213 FS steer tire and ...

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Bridgestone introduces Ecopia fuel efficient tires

Ecopia fuel efficient tires are designed to reduce overall tire wear costs up to 29 percent by fostering retreading.

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Alliance offers aftermarket fuel tank

Alliance Truck Parts announced the availability of new aftermarket cylindrical fuel tanks offered with an online configuration tool Thursday in Louisville, Ky. Alliance Product Segment Manager Scott Henry said the tanks are targeted primarily to truck owners and fleets in need of a replacement tank after ...

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Meritor introduces tandem axle

Meritor Inc. unveiled March 21 in Louisville, Ky., a 6x2 drive axle system, the FUELite tandem axle, which will be the first in a series of SoloDrive axles of 6x2 design. Based on the Meritor 160 series drive axle, the FUELite tandem axle is designed for ...

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