Saturday, August 19, 2017
Equipment
Bendix fears full-stability mandate could be on federal ‘chopping block’

Bendix fears full-stability mandate could be on federal ‘chopping block’

ELYRIA, Ohio — A dozen years and countless road-proven miles after electronic stability control (ESC) was first made widely available to the North American commercial vehicle market, the technology known as full-stability was required on most new Class 7 and 8 air-braked tractors in the United States as of August 1.

Bendix CVS achieves major production milestones

Bendix CVS achieves major production milestones

ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems manufacturing facilities are humming with work, the company reports, as it has achieved production milestones across four product lines to meet increasing market demand.

Double Coin completes new manufacturing plant in Thailand

Double Coin completes new manufacturing plant in Thailand

MONROVIA, Calif. — Double Coin and CMA, a tire manufacturer and marketer said construction has been completed on its new advanced manufacturing facility in Thailand.

Carrier Transicold to offer new EPA-approved refrigerant for North American truck and trailer systems

Carrier Transicold to offer new EPA-approved refrigerant for North American truck and trailer systems

ATHENS, Ga. — Carrier Transicold will begin offering the new-generation refrigerant R-452A as an alternative for use in its truck and trailer refrigeration systems, following the July 21 announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency has approved the refrigerant for transport refrigeration applications.

Michelin Americas Truck Tires offers X Multi drive-position tire for LTL, regional routes

Michelin Americas Truck Tires offers X Multi drive-position tire for LTL, regional routes

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America, Inc., has introduced the Michelin X Multi, a regional drive-position tire for use in less-than-truckload, pick-up and delivery, food and beverage and other demanding segments.

Rockford, Ill., tech team, the 'Slackers' win Mack Masters Competition

Rockford, Ill., tech team, the 'Slackers' win Mack Masters Competition

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The Mack Masters Competition, a biennial event designed to evaluate participants’ knowledge of Mack’s service systems and procedures, has concluded with a new team earning the right to call themselves Mack Masters champions.

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