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.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —The Mid-America Trucking Show here was the site Friday for the launch of discoverDEF.com, a locator service created to let truckers and other DEF users know where to find and buy the product, which will be used in a majority of 2010 engines.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Accuride Corp., one of the largest and most diversified manufacturers and suppliers of commercial vehicle components in North America, is showcasing a line of new products and service offerings here at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) here March 25 – 27.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As part of its goal to provide the most innovative routing and navigation products for professional drivers, Rand McNally has launched its IntelliRoute TND 700, a new truck GPS device with a 7-inch state-of-the-art high-definition screen and enhanced software features. A long-time road map maker for truckers, the company is showcasing its latest in-cab routing and business management tool at the Mid-America Trucking Show here.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Mack Trucks today unveiled at the Mid-America Trucking Show under way here the Mack mDRIVE, the company’s new automated manual transmission (AMT).