Equipment http://bulktransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7343/more en Quala reaches acquisition agreement with Circle City Tank Wash http://bulktransporter.com/tank-cleaning/quala-reaches-acquisition-agreement-circle-city-tank-wash <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Quala, North America&rsquo;s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, announced it has acquired the Circle City Tank Wash in Indianapolis IN.</p> <p>Terry O&rsquo;Brien, president of Quala, said: &ldquo;We are excited to bring Circle City Tank Wash into the Quala family. We have been anxious for an opportunity to enter the Indianapolis market.&nbsp; Circle City gave us that opportunity. We are thrilled to offer Quala&rsquo;s best in class service to customers in this major market.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-cleaning/quala-reaches-acquisition-agreement-circle-city-tank-wash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-cleaning/quala-reaches-acquisition-agreement-circle-city-tank-wash#comments Tank Cleaning News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:34:00 +0000 52931 at http://bulktransporter.com Meritor adds 14X HE tandem drive axle for North America linehaul market http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/meritor-adds-14x-he-tandem-drive-axle-north-america-linehaul-market <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Meritor announced its new 14X HE high-efficiency linehaul tandem drive axle during the 2017 Technology &amp; Maintenance Council&rsquo;s (TMC) Annual Meeting &amp; Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville TN.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/meritor-adds-14x-he-tandem-drive-axle-north-america-linehaul-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/meritor-adds-14x-he-tandem-drive-axle-north-america-linehaul-market#comments Trucks News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:27:00 +0000 52851 at http://bulktransporter.com STEMCO launches QWIKTIE tie rod assembly http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/stemco-launches-qwiktie-tie-rod-assembly <div class="node-body article-body"><p>STEMCO, an EnPro Industries company, introduced the QWIKTIE tie rod assembly.</p> <p>The QWIKTIE rod assembly fits more than 80% of the straight tie rod lengths and styles in the market, greatly reducing the number of parts dealers need to stock and shortening downtime for truck fleets if the style or size they need isn&rsquo;t in stock.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/stemco-launches-qwiktie-tie-rod-assembly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/stemco-launches-qwiktie-tie-rod-assembly#comments Trucks News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:24:00 +0000 52841 at http://bulktransporter.com New FlowBelow trailer AeroKit, tractor AeroFender devices showcased at TMC http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/new-flowbelow-trailer-aerokit-tractor-aerofender-devices-showcased-tmc <div class="node-body article-body"><p>During the 2017 Technology &amp; Maintenance Council Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, FlowBelow Aero Inc showed two of its newest technology products to complement the company&rsquo;s flagship fuel-saving Tractor AeroKit device.</p> <p>The tractor-mounted AeroFender is a patented aerodynamic replacement for standard (non-aerodynamic) quarter fenders. The device is installed in front of the forward-most drive wheels of single-axle and tandem-axle tractors and helps to direct airflow past the tractor drive wheels.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/new-flowbelow-trailer-aerokit-tractor-aerofender-devices-showcased-tmc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/new-flowbelow-trailer-aerokit-tractor-aerofender-devices-showcased-tmc#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers Trucks Green Trends News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:20:00 +0000 52831 at http://bulktransporter.com FlowBelow partners with Aperia on tire inflation system http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/flowbelow-partners-aperia-tire-inflation-system <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Aperia Technologies Inc maker of the Halo Tire Inflator, a simple, bolt-on tire inflation device for tractors and trailers, announced during the 2017 Technology &amp; Maintenance Council Annual Meeting &amp; Transportation Technology Exhibition a new partnership with FlowBelow Aero Inc, a leading manufacturer of tractor-mounted aerodynamic products.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/flowbelow-partners-aperia-tire-inflation-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/flowbelow-partners-aperia-tire-inflation-system#comments Trucks News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:18:00 +0000 52821 at http://bulktransporter.com Buyers offered special March savings with Kenworth T880 Construction and Chrome Program http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/buyers-offered-special-march-savings-kenworth-t880-construction-and-chrome-program <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Kenworth announced the Kenworth T880 Construction and Chrome program for special savings on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth T880 chassis during March 2017. The announcement was made March 8 in conjunction with the CONEXPO-CON/AGG trade show in Las Vegas NV.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/buyers-offered-special-march-savings-kenworth-t880-construction-and-chrome-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/buyers-offered-special-march-savings-kenworth-t880-construction-and-chrome-program#comments Trucks News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:54:00 +0000 52781 at http://bulktransporter.com Mack Granite once again the best-selling Class 8 straight truck http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-granite-once-again-best-selling-class-8-straight-truck <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The rugged Mack Granite is once again the Number 1-selling heavy-duty conventional straight truck in the United States, based on IHS Markit US new commercial vehicle registrations.</p> <p>&ldquo;Mack is proud to have earned the trust of customers who chose the Granite model more than any other heavy-duty straight truck in 2016,&rdquo; said Jonathan Randall, senior vice-president of sales for Mack Trucks North America. &ldquo;We look forward to continuing to meet the needs of our customers&rsquo; applications.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-granite-once-again-best-selling-class-8-straight-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/mack-granite-once-again-best-selling-class-8-straight-truck#comments Trucks News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:52:00 +0000 52771 at http://bulktransporter.com Volvo Trucks expands VHD capabilities with I-Shift transmission enhancements http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-expands-vhd-capabilities-i-shift-transmission-enhancements <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America introduced at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 new safety and performance features for the Volvo I-Shift, I-Shift for Severe Duty, and I-Shift with Crawler Gears automated manual transmissions. Auto neutral provides a key jobsite safety feature, while Paver Assist bolsters the Volvo VHD&rsquo;s performance in paving applications.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-expands-vhd-capabilities-i-shift-transmission-enhancements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-expands-vhd-capabilities-i-shift-transmission-enhancements#comments Trucks News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:49:00 +0000 52761 at http://bulktransporter.com SAF-HOLLAND introduces new CBX23 AeroBeam suspension, yard tractor fifthwheel http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/saf-holland-introduces-new-cbx23-aerobeam-suspension-yard-tractor-fifthwheel <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Tank fleets are among the trucking operations targeted for the new SAF-Holland CBX23 AeroBeam Fixed Frame Air Suspension. The CBX23 AeroBeam was introduced during the Technology &amp; Maintenance Council annual conference in Nashville TN.</p> <p>The CBX23 AeroBeam is now the lightest weight air suspension in the industry, providing the optimal balance of strength and weight for ultimate performance in standard duty applications including flatbed and tanker trailer operations.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/saf-holland-introduces-new-cbx23-aerobeam-suspension-yard-tractor-fifthwheel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/saf-holland-introduces-new-cbx23-aerobeam-suspension-yard-tractor-fifthwheel#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers Trucks News Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:50:00 +0000 52731 at http://bulktransporter.com Volvo tests a hybrid heavy-duty truck for European longhaul http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/volvo-tests-hybrid-heavy-duty-truck-european-longhaul <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With the Volvo Concept Truck, Volvo Trucks has developed its first hybrid vehicle designed for longhaul applications in Europe. In combination with the vehicle&rsquo;s other improvements, the total reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 is around 30%.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/volvo-tests-hybrid-heavy-duty-truck-european-longhaul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/green-trends/volvo-tests-hybrid-heavy-duty-truck-european-longhaul#comments Trucks Green Trends Technology News Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:45:00 +0000 52711 at http://bulktransporter.com