Thursday, January 18, 2018
Equipment
Western Star expands 50th anniversary graphics package

Western Star expands 50th anniversary graphics package

PORTLAND, Ore. — Western Star has expanded its 50th anniversary “Wings of Awesomeness” limited edition graphics package into 2018.

Michelin demonstrates impacts of premature worn tire removal

Michelin demonstrates impacts of premature worn tire removal

DETROIT — Michelin North America demonstrated the safety, financial and environmental impacts of premature removal for worn tires at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, explaining that a tire’s stopping abilities and other performances can change significantly as it wears.

Peterbilt displaying Model 579 autonomous tractor during Vegas electronics show

Peterbilt displaying Model 579 autonomous tractor during Vegas electronics show

LAS VEGAS — Peterbilt Motors Co. is displaying its Model 579 autonomous development tractor at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) here.

Kenworth T680 day cab with hydrogen fuel cell on display at Vegas electronics show

Kenworth T680 day cab with hydrogen fuel cell on display at Vegas electronics show

LAS VEGAS — With an eye toward the future, a zero-emission Kenworth T680 day cab equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell is on display at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which opened Tuesday in Las Vegas.

DTNA enhances mobile repair order service

DTNA enhances mobile repair order service

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America has enhanced its Express WriteUp mobile application.

Monitoring system by Grote helps drivers see the light – is out

Monitoring system by Grote helps drivers see the light – is out

It’s often about as simple a fix as there is, replacing or repairing a light that’s out. The problem is, it’s also one of the easiest problems to be unaware of. How many lights of various kinds and functions are on a trailer? Any of them can go out at just about any time for any number of reasons, and a driver isn’t going to hear or feel or likely even see anything different while on the road.

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