| February 29, 2012

James Hoffman, of Concorcd, N.C., takes his 1995 Peterbilt 379 down the zMax Dragway in Concord, N.C., at the 2010 Charlotte Diesel Super Show.

Intermodal flatbed launched

| February 29, 2012

Boyd Intermodal, along with partner Raildecks Intermodal, on Feb. 28 announced the launch of its Boyd/Raildecks flatbed intermodal product designed to allow industrial freight such as steel and aluminum coils to be transported by railroad. Class ...

Die-cast housing LED headlights

| February 27, 2012

The TruckLite LED lamps, housed in die-cast aluminum housing, have a non-yellowing polycarbonate lens and feature a solid state, bulb-free system.  They are available as replacements for No. 6052, 6053, H6054 and HP6054 using a ...

Refurbished trailers

| February 26, 2012

XTRA Lease, a national rental trailer company, has added 9,400 trailers to its fleet, now totaling 25,000.  The trailers are equipped with fuel efficient aerodynamic side skirts and comply with California’s SmartWay and Greenhouse Gas ...

Deep-treaded tire for improved traction

| February 25, 2012

Made to last with a deep 33/32-in. tread to improve mileage and traction, the G741 MSD tire will be available in May in size 11R24.5, Load Range H. The tire’s cut- and chip-resistant and self-cleaning ...

Cummins reveals natural gas engine

| February 24, 2012

Cummins Inc. announced a new on-highway natural gas engine with the Cummins Westport ISX12 G. The ISX12 G is built on the Cummins ISX12 and uses the same base engine and key components as its diesel ...

Hand cleaner for dirt, grease and oil

| February 23, 2012

The cherry gel pumice hand cleaner is made to get heavy dirt, grease, and oil off of hands. The pumice scrubbers exfoliate and renew to get rid of stains and odors. The cleaner is available ...

Curb-resistant spread axle tire

| February 22, 2012

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. has tire specifically made for spread axle trailers, the G619 RST. The tire is developed to resist scrubbing and curb impact, features a deep 18/32 inch tread depth, a tough ...

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