Equipment

DTNA bullish on 2015 truck market, says future regs should foster ‘free thinking’

During a press dinner at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., Martin Daum, president and chief executive officer of Daimler Trucks North America, shared his company’s optimism for ...

MATS recap: All of CCJ’s coverage of news and announcements from the Mid-America Trucking Show

TrailerTail will be industry standard soon, new owner Stemco says

Stemco’s recent acquisition of ATDynamics, which is known for its TrailerTail that streamlines air at the rear of box vans, has led to a major expansion of its sales force, ...

Shell Lubricants announces development of futuristic ‘hyper-fuel’ concept truck

Shell Lubricants announced March 26 it has partnered with AirFlow Truck Company to develop a hyper-fuel-efficient Class 8 truck and trailer concept vehicle. The announcement came at a press briefing ...

Eaton updates transmission range, announces Neutral Coast feature

Eaton announced the expansion of its Fuller Advantage Series transmissions with nine new variants available later this spring, including three direct-drive manual transmissions, two direct-drive automated transmissions and four automated ...

Mack introduces Mack Load Logic, new 6×2 configuration for on-highway Pinnacle

Mack Trucks has honed in on a very specific set of goals in the years ahead, and integration is its central focus. Mack offered an update on its latest products ...

Hendrickson launches North American trailer air disc brake system

Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems launched a new line of trailer air disc brakes designed specifically for the North American market. According the Perry Bahr, vice president and general manager, ...

Volvo details I-Shift upgrades, Adaptive Loading axle system

Volvo launched several new initiatives at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., March 26, including a specialized I-Shift automated transmission for severe duty applications and a new Adaptive Loading ...

SABIC launches roof fairing concept at Mid-America Trucking Show

SABIC unveiled Thursday at the 2015 Mid-American Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., a thermoplastic roof fairing concept the company says can potentially reduce annual fuel consumption of a heavy-duty truck ...

Freightliner turns heads with SuperTruck concept vehicle

Navistar makes OnCommand free and standard on all International trucks, adds new options to ProStar ES spec

Navistar’s OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system will now be free and standard on all 2007 and newer model International trucks, the company announced this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show ...

Trucking Moves America Forward meets first year $1M goal, announces new initiatives

In the first year since its official launch at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., Trucking Moves America Forward has reached its initial goal of $1 million in ...

Peterbilt announced upgrades to 579 EPIQ, autonomous vehicle work

Peterbilt Motors introduced enhancements to its Model 579 EPIQ that it says can improve fuel efficiency up to 14 percent. The company also announced new models or expanded versions of ...

Kenworth launches vehicle diagnostic program at Mid-America Trucking Show

Kenworth announced Wednesday at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. two new advancements in vehicle diagnostics. TruckTech+ will be available for new Kenworth Class 8 trucks spec’d with an ...

Kenworth launches 76-inch sleeper for T680/T880

Kenworth announced Tuesday at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., the launch of a new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for its T680 and T880. Full production is expected to start ...