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  • News Equipment

    Navistar partners with Love’s to expand service network

    March 20, 2019 9:49AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Navistar is partnering with Love’s Travel Stops to expand its service network, bringing its network to more than 1,000 locations. The company made the announcement at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council’s spring meetings. “It’s

  • News Equipment

    Ancra automates decking system

    March 19, 2019 2:18PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Ancra Cargo has automated its integrated decking system, allowing operators to adjust deck height at the touch of a button. The AutoDeck was showcased for the first time at the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council

  • Driving hybrid-electric, fully-electric trucks in Atlanta

    March 18, 2019 1:40PM by James Menzies

    Taking Hyliion hybrid-electric with e-axle, and Pete 220 with Dana turnkey electric system on the road

  • Product Equipment

    New Michelin tire for light trucks and commercial vans

    March 17, 2019 4:10PM by Truck News

    Michelin’s new Agilis CrossClimate tire is designed for ¾- and one-ton trucks and vans operated by commercial fleets. It’s aimed at: local and parcel delivery fleets; food and beverage haulers; telecom and utility fleets; and trades, including landscaping, plumbing, electrical,

  • Product Equipment

    Mitchell 1 updates TruckSeries with 1Search Plus

    March 17, 2019 2:45PM by James Menzies

    Mitchell 1 has launched enhancements to its TruckSeries truck repair software suite, adding 1Search Plus for more precise searching capabilities. At the spring meetings of the Technology & Maintenance Council, the company showed an easy-to-use graphical design and consolidated information

  • News Equipment

    Dana introduces new Spicer products

    March 17, 2019 12:23PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – A new Spicer Dura-Tune center bearing for downsped drivetrains, and a Spicer Trac-Lok limited slip differential for medium-duty trucks were introduced by Dana at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s spring meetings. The Spicer Dura-Tune center bearing, available

  • News Equipment

    P.S.I. adds tire pressure monitoring

    March 17, 2019 11:42AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) is adding a tire pressure monitoring system to its platform, giving it the ability to measure tractor tire pressures and temperatures, and eventually wheel-end temperatures. “We see tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) as

  • News Equipment

    Mack sees sleeper orders explode, adds two new products

    March 12, 2019 9:06AM by James Menzies

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Mack Trucks saw orders for its sleeper tractors surge 221% last year, reinforcing a strong market acceptance for its new Mack Anthem. John Walsh, vice-president of marketing with Mack, said the sleeper truck industry as a whole

  • Magnum delivers custom-designed, live-haul poultry trailers

    March 11, 2019 4:35PM by Truck News-West

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Magnum Trailer and Equipment has manufactured new poultry trailers aimed at improving the well-being of the birds being transported, decreasing load times, and easing maintenance. “These trailers are designed to improve the internal environment for the birds

  • News Equipment

    Freightliner co-creating electric vehicles with customers

    March 6, 2019 12:17PM by James Menzies

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Freightliner’s electrification strategy involves staying close to customers and having them actively participate in the design process through a concept called co-creation. Greg Treinen, advanced technology marketing manager for Freightliner, said during a Work Truck Show press

  • News Equipment

    Class 8 orders remained subdued in February

    March 5, 2019 3:29PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Preliminary Class 8 truck orders totaled 16,700 units in February, marking the second consecutive month of subdued orders. Orders were up 5% compared to January but down 58% year-over-year, FTR reported. January and February were the lowest

  • Power up

    March 5, 2019 3:13PM by James Menzies

    Electric trucks are all the rage, but now the focus turns to charging requirements

  • News Equipment

    Peterbilt recognizes top dealers

    February 28, 2019 9:36AM by Truck News

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Three Canadian Peterbilt dealers were recently recognized as Best-in-Class award winners. Camions Excellence Peterbilt, Peterbilt Manitoba, and Stahl Peterbilt were the Canadian recipients of awards during the truck maker’s 2019 dealer meeting. They were recognized due

  • News Equipment

    Slowdown in trailer orders not indicative of weakening demand

    February 28, 2019 7:47AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Orders for new trailers weakened at the end of 2018, but ACT Research says this doesn’t reflect softening demand. A hot streak for trailers that began in the fall of 2017 came to an end in December

  • News Equipment

    Class 8 production to continue growth trend: Report

    February 28, 2019 7:31AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Class 8 production is expected to continue its growth trend into 2019, and diesel will remain the dominant power source, according to a new report from ACT Research and Rhein Associates. The N.A. Commercial Vehicle On-Highway Engine