Monday, November 20, 2017
Equipment
New deep-lug drive tire by Continental verified for low rolling resistance

New deep-lug drive tire by Continental verified for low rolling resistance

LOUSVILLE, 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 on site at the 2010 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., last month.

Bendix reveals 3 new components for optimized performance

Bendix reveals 3 new components for optimized performance

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Continuing in its efforts to provide customers with a cost-effective and environmentally friendly air management energy system, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems announced here during the Mid-America Trucking show that the company had developed three optimized components.

Landstar shares rise on strong profit, outlook

Landstar shares rise on strong profit, outlook

NEW YORK — Shares of Landstar System Inc. hit their highest point in more than a year Thursday after the transportation and logistics supplier reported growth of 24 percent in first-quarter earnings and offered strong guidance for the second quarter.

Shell Rotella challenge asks truckers to name toughest roads, win NASCAR trip

Shell Rotella challenge asks truckers to name toughest roads, win NASCAR trip

HOUSTON — Whether driving a truck across country or locally for a living, drivers routinely encounter some challenging roads and conditions. The makers of Shell Rotella engine oil want to hear from professional drivers about the toughest roads they drive and how they are able to protect themselves and their cargo.

Wingfoot to re-brand on-highway truck stop network

Wingfoot to re-brand on-highway truck stop network

FORT SMITH, Ark. — In a few weeks, a “new” name will be seen on the nation’s highways, but it is a familiar name for the truck drivers who will use the service outlets.

Laydon Composites gets CARB OK on 2 more trailer fairings

Laydon Composites gets CARB OK on 2 more trailer fairings

Laydon Composites Ltd., (LCL) the oldest truck and trailer aerodynamic device manufacturer in North America, has successfully certified two additional trailer fairings to comply with EPA/California Air Resources Board requirements under California’s rule AB32. This greenhouse-gas rule, which requires new 53 foot van trailers to be fitted with aero devices that reduce fuel consumption by a minimum 4 percent for refrigerated vans and 5 percent for dry vans, went into effect Jan. 1, and cover any trailer that is designated a 2011 model year.

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