GT Radial trailer tire

| March 22, 2012

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 ...

Bridgestone introduces Ecopia fuel efficient tires

| March 22, 2012

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

Alliance offers aftermarket fuel tank

| March 22, 2012

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 ...

Meritor introduces tandem axle

| March 22, 2012

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 ...

Continental introduces recorder

| March 21, 2012

The RoadLog includes an integrated printer that allows the driver to print daily and weekly hours-of-duty status records that mimic a paper log.

Bendix plans SmarTire monitor trailer kit

| March 21, 2012

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems plans to release SmarTire Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems for trailers in the third quarter as an aftermarket retrofit kit. A typical kit would consist of eight wheel sensors, harnessing and a wireless ...

Anti-corrosive product on display

| March 21, 2012

The Alternative to Galvanizing is now a standard, recently upgraded  feature on select truckers, trailers and components, Wilson Trailer announced. The company is displaying several flatbeds at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday ...

Carrier Transicold focuses on efficiency

| March 21, 2012

Carrier Transicold announced Wednesday in Louisville a new “Fourward” series of both Vector Hybrid and X-2 belt-driven refrigeration units that improve operating efficiencies, while also incorporating emission control reduction technology to meet EPA Tier 4 ...

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