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  • Product

    Minimizer floor mats for all Cascadias

    April 3, 2018 by Truck News

    Minimizer now offers custom-molded floor mats for the new Freightliner Cascadia 116 and 126.

  • News

    ExxonMobil to host seminar on technician shortage at MATS

    February 26, 2018 by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. ‒ ExxonMobil has announced that it will host the Mobil Delvac 2018 Fleet Maintenance Forum, an exclusive event for fleet managers and maintenance executives, in Louisville, KY, on March 21, 2018. The Fleet Maintenance Forum will feature a

  • Product

    Minimizer reveals new Western Star floor mats

    August 1, 2017 by Sonia Straface

    BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn.  – Minimizer released five new custom-molded floor mat kits for 2016-2018 Western Star trucks today. “It’s exciting to know that we now have nearly every Western Star truck released over the past couple years covered … literally,”

  • News

    Kenworth brings deals, product enhancements to MATS

    March 22, 2017 by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kenworth achieved its all-time record heavy-duty market share in 2016, at 15.1%, highlighting a strong year for the company. Its market share in the medium-duty segment was 8.6%. It also took pride in growing the penetration of

  • Product

    Kinedyne to release new sider and slider at MATS 2016

    March 31, 2016 by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kinedyne will unveil its new Kin-Sider and Kin-Slider systems at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS), a pair of cargo control products that focus on addressing weaknesses in single-point latching, moisture intrusion, mechanical failure, graphic fading and fungal

  • Product

    Ingersoll Axles to reveal new products at MATS

    March 31, 2016 by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Ingersoll Axles announced today that at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) it will be showcasing how it plans to increase efficiency and safety for its customers. The company said at MATS it plans to launch the Yoke

  • News

    Goodyear to announce winner of Highway Hero Award at MATS

    February 25, 2016 by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – Goodyear is set to announce the winner of the 33rd Goodyear Highway Hero Award during the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. on March 31. The Highway Hero Award was established in 1983 and recognizes professional

  • Product

    New floor mats are a ‘no-brainer’

    November 27, 2015 by Truck News

    BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. – Minimizer has released two new additions to its custom molded floor mat line – the Freightliner Coronado (model years 2010-16) and the Freightliner 122SD. “These mats put that dirt and mud just where they’re supposed to

  • News

    DTNA to take a pass on MATS next year

    May 13, 2015 by James Menzies

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will not be participating in the Mid-America Trucking Show next year, instead focusing its efforts on the global IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover, Germany. The OEM, which owns the Freightliner, Western

  • Feature

    THREE THINGS THAT BLEW ME AWAY AT MATS

    March 31, 2015 by James Menzies

    The collection of trucks and equipment on display at the Mid-America Trucking Show, as always, provided sensory overload for truck journalists there to report on it all. At least for this truck journalist. So much to see and explore. So

  • News

    General Tire rolls out three new tires at MATS

    March 26, 2015 by Sonia Straface

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – This September marks the 100th birthday of General Tire, so it was only natural the company rolled out three new highway truck tires at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show. The first tire is the General HS tire.

  • News

    General Tire turns 100, will celebrate at MATS

    March 18, 2015 by Truck News

    FORT MILL, S.C. — General Tire is turning 100 this year, and will be celebrating by launching a new line of tires at the Mid-America Trucking Show next week. General Tire was founded in 1915 by William O’Neill and Winfred

  • Feature

    FOUR THINGS I LEARNED AT MATS

    April 1, 2014 by Truck News

    The 6x2s are coming…but when?: We’ve been hearing a lot over the past year about the advantages of 6×2 axle configurations, where power is supplied to only one drive axle, providing about 400 lbs of weight savings or fuel economy…

  • Feature

    FUEL ECONOMY THE #1 THEME AT THIS YEAR’S MATS

    April 1, 2014 by Truck News

    Just back from the Mid-America Trucking Show, where the mood was universally upbeat with expectations of continued strength for new truck demand. It’s unlikely that the CEOs of the various manufacturers compared notes prior to the show,…

  • Feature

    UPTIME THE #2 THEME AT THIS YEAR’S MATS

    April 1, 2014 by Truck News

    In addition to fuel economy, uptime was addressed by every OEM at the show. Mack and Volvo execs spoke of a new Uptime Center being built in Greensboro, N.C., which will bring together under one roof all the employees who have a role to play in…