Saturday, July 22, 2017
Equipment
New Kenworth T700 combines aero styling, spacious cab

New Kenworth T700 combines aero styling, spacious cab

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Twenty-five years after introducing over-the-road truckers to the benefits of streamlined tractors, Kenworth Truck Co. has unveiled its latest generation of aerodynamic advances with today’s introduction of the highly fuel-efficient Kenworth T700 at the annual Mid-America Trucking Show here.

Brake Manufacturers Council launches new Web site

Brake Manufacturers Council launches new Web site

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Brake Manufacturers Council (BMC) of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) today announced the launch of its new Web site, www.brakecouncil.org, which offers members an online resource for the latest industry news as well as Council events, initiatives and programs.

Bendix announces availability of active cruise control with braking

Bendix announces availability of active cruise control with braking

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC this morning formally announced the introduction of Bendix Wingman ACB-Active Cruise with Braking.

Continental deep lug driver tire verified for low rolling resistance

Continental deep lug driver tire verified for low rolling resistance

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A new deep lug drive tire from Continental Tire the Americas has been verified for low rolling resistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to Continental officials already on site at the 2010 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

Electric truck gets test drive in N. Indiana

Electric truck gets test drive in N. Indiana

WAKARUSA, Ind. — An all-electric commercial truck is getting a test drive in northern Indiana, where manufacturers hope to diversify an area known for its recreational vehicles and bring a much-needed boost to the economy.

Heavy-duty truck orders improve but still weak

Heavy-duty truck orders improve but still weak

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Net orders for heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles rose to 7,900 units in February, up 20 percent from last month and also from February 2009, according to ACT Research Co., the leading independent source of analysis in the market for trucks and other commercial vehicles.

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