Equipment

Mack adds Super Ecodyne rating to direct drive AMT

Super Econodyne-rated Mack engines cruise at approximately 1,150 rpm – a reduction of 200- 300 rpm from a typical highway cruise rpm – which can result in an improved fuel efficiency of up to 3 percent.

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Cooper launches new Roadmaster long haul drive tire

The Roadmaster RM852(EM) is available in a variety of sizes with 30/32nds of tread.

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Pirelli debutes truck tire line

Pirelli took its next step into the U.S. commercial truck tire market Thursday with the debut of the company's TP Commercial Solutions lineup at the Mid America Trucking Show in Louisville.

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Now here’s a pickup that would impress your friends

You can't walk into a Mack dealership and order the Jack Mack that's on display at the Mid-American Trucking Show this week, but it doesn't hurt to dream. "It's a show truck," says Stuart Russoli, Mack Trucks highway product manager. "It's out there to show the ...

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New generation of diesel engine oils on shelves now

Two new diesel engine oil categories, replacing the oils used in diesel engines for over a decade, came to market in January, capping a development period nearly five years in the works. The roll out of those categories, CK-4 and FA-4, went "delightfully smooth," says ...

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Rear-end crash mitigation system now standard on Peterbilt 579

Peterbilt this year will make the Bendix Advanced Wingman Fusion -- meant to mitigation rear-end collisions -- standard equipment on its on-highway Model 579 tractor. Peterbilt made the announcement Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show. The system will be standard starting later this year.

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Kenworth makes Bendix collision mitigation system standard on T680

The radar-based collision mitigation system delivers adaptive cruise control with braking, along with autonomous emergency braking technology to help drivers mitigate rear-end collisions.

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2017 MATS announcements start Wednesday: How to follow the show on Overdrive

Overdrive will be covering the show live online and on social media starting Wednesday. Here’s how to keep up with show coverage throughout the week.

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