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TMC 2016

Velociti debuts ‘instant ROI’ program for MTIS by PSI system

Velociti on Sunday introduced a new program that allows fleets and owner-operators to use return on investment from the use of an existing Meritor Tire ...

‘Oh no’ — Trucking’s out of technicians

Trucking's technician shortage is putting the industry at risk, speakers said at a TMC discussion this week. The industry is leaking people faster than it ...

ATA names 5 Silver Spark Plug recipients for 2016

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council honored Monday night five industry professionals with its highest honor — the Silver Spark Plug —at the opening ...

Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce proactive in bridging skills gap

Trucking is poised to need 4.7 million new workers by 2022.

Dana introduces more axle ratios compatible with SmartAdvantage powertrain

Dana announced Sunday at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tenn., that it is now offering axle ratios compatible with all ...
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Hebe discusses OEM challenges, warns of used truck crisis

The heavy-duty truck manufacturing business faces the dawn of new era and the challenges that surround it are daunting, said Jim Hebe, former Navistar executive, ...

Dunbar Armored’s White takes over as TMC general chairman

White, who served this past year as the vice chairman and chairman of meetings, replaces Kevin Tomlinson, director of maintenance, South Shore Transportation, in the ...

Peterbilt debuts streamlined chassis routing design

The new chassis routings run the length of the truck and organize air, electrical and fuel lines into individual bundles.

TMC task force charged with developing standardized calculation for cost per mile

A TMC task force developed RP529 in 2004, but abandoned it with missing metrics, KPIs and equation solutions.

Women In Trucking seeks ‘to create a truck that accommodates women’

A major challenge for women drivers and smaller frame men is the ability to properly adjust air ride seats so they can comfortably reach controls.

Alcoa debuts three new UltraONE wheels

Alcoa has added three new wheel sizes to its lightweight UltraONE Wheel with MagnaForce allow family.

Michelin debuts newest steer tire at TMC

Michelin Americas Truck Tires introduces the Michelin X Line Energy Z for line-haul steer applications. Introduced Sunday at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting ...

Daimler Trucks, C.R. England both commit to FlowBelow partnerships

FlowBelow Aero Inc., and Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), announced Sunday at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tenn., that DTNA ...

Truck-Lite debuts real-time trailer light monitoring system

Truck-Lite on released Sunday at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tenn., introduces the Light-Out Detection System, which the company says a newly ...

SKF debuts new trailer warranty options at TMC

SKF USA is expanding options for its premium wheel end system warranty packages to five or seven years for trailer manufacturers under its SKF Trouble-Free ...