Equipment

Onspot’s GSA contract renewed

| January 28, 2015

Onspot of North America, a provider of automatic tire chains, announced that its General Services Administration contract has been renewed for another five years. Onspot’s automatic tire chains are designed to allow the operator to engage ...

Uptime: Mack TerraPro pumpers get GuardDog support standard option

| January 27, 2015

Mack Trucks offering the GuardDog Connect integrated telematics solution standard on Mack TerraPro concrete pumper models, ordered as of April 2015.

Career advancement for the long haul: One small fleet’s growth storyImage Gallery

| January 26, 2015

While a family business is certainly not the only way to start and/or run a small fleet, it is one of the more common; run through Old Time Express here with Mark, Mitch and founder owner-operator Bo White.

Kenworth T880 picks up Truck of the Year honors from ATD

| January 26, 2015

The Kenworth T880 was named the American Truck Dealers’ Commercial Truck of the Year this weekend at the ATD Convention and Expo in San Francisco, besting the the Peterbilt 567 and the International WorkStar 7600.

Changing Gear: Updates from Dayton, Zonar, Kenworth, Peterbilt

| January 21, 2015

There's a new lineup of Dayton Truck Tires available now, and Bridgestone Commercial wants you to know about it. The company has unveiled a new website for its Dayton commercial truck tire line, www.daytontrucktires.com, accessible ...

Introducing ’88 Mike': Video with Powershift Performance racer Mike Morgan

| January 16, 2015

"In the armed forces 88 Mike stands for truck driver. I want to be 88 Mike. I want to be the truck driver." --Mike Morgan, whose self-styled Mack race truck will compete in the ChampTruck Class 8 race series

Volvo dedicates new VNL tractor for ATA’s Road Team

| January 16, 2015

The truck and trailer will be used at events around the country to promote trucking’s image and teach members of the public about the industry.

Webinar to discuss diesel contamination, cleaning solutions

| January 14, 2015

Clean Fuel Solutions, a division of Donaldson, is offering a free 20-minute webinar discussing how different types of diesel contamination can affect operations. The webinar, featuring experts from Donaldson Clean Solutions, will examine how fuel-related ...

KLLM-Frozen Foods Express selects Truck-Lite LED headlights

| January 14, 2015

KLLM-Frozen Foods Express announced its selection of Truck-Lite LED forward lighting on all new trucks. The Richland, Miss.-based fleet, which operates more than 3,500 tractors and 5,000 trailers in 48 states, will begin its transition ...

Webb Wheel OEM establishes Specialty Truck Business Unit

| January 14, 2015

Webb Wheel OEM has established an independent business focusing exclusively on wheel end products for the specialty truck and vocational markets. Webb said its Specialty Truck Business Unit already has pre-established partnerships with truck manufacturers ...

Peterson marks 70th year in business

| January 14, 2015

2015 marks vehicle safety lighting provider Peterson Manufacturing Co.’s 70th year of business. The family-owned business says that since its inception in 1945, it has grown into a quarter-billion-dollar multifaceted corporation now providing thousands of ...

Gear Rewind: Electronics

| January 14, 2015

Since most of you are busy enough trying to manage your own business, it’s likely you occasionally might have missed a few announcements for new products that we relay frequently to you at OverdriveOnline.com. This ...

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