Equipment en Haldex air disc brake savings calculator lets fleets determine savings <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Haldex, a global manufacturer of air brake systems for trucks, trailers and buses, recently launched its Air Disc Brake Savings Calculator to help fleets determine the long-term savings of air disc brakes compared to drum brakes over the life of the vehicle (tractor or trailer).</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Technology News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:54:00 +0000 54581 at New Firestone FS818 tire enables higher payloads in severe-service conditions <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Bridgestone Americas Inc launched its new FS818 wide-base radial truck tire for on-and-off-highway applications. Designed for all position use, the Firestone FS818 tire is a dependable, durable option for fleets looking for long-lasting performance in severe service environments.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:27:00 +0000 54571 at Firestone FS818 truck tire DTNA makes Truck-Lite standard on the new Cascadia <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Truck-Lite Co LLC, a worldwide leader in heavy-duty lighting, wire harness and visibility systems, has achieved standard position on the new Cascadia, one of the top-selling heavy-duty trucks on the road.</p> <p>For the 2018 model year, the new Cascadia, Freightliner&#39;s flagship model, will feature three Truck-Lite components as standard equipment: the main mirror, located on the doors of the truck; the fender mirror, located on the hood of the truck; and side turn lamp, an LED side lamp mounted on the front fender.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:25:00 +0000 54561 at Pirelli brands premium truck tire for the longhaul drive market <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Pirelli has launched Pentathlon D, its first tire in the Pentathlon product family, one dedicated to premium longhaul drive applications in North America. After a successful pilot phase of extensive testing, research, and development, Pentathlon D is one of the latest tires to launch from TP Commercial Solutions LLC, an entity of the Pirelli Brand of Radial Truck Tires, Agricultural Tires and Off-The Road Tires in the United States and Canada.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:16:00 +0000 54531 at Cummins poised for growth, leadership in new and emerging technologies <div class="node-body article-body"><p>During a June 14 teleconference, Cummins Inc executives shared how the Company is positioned to lead in current and future technologies, including its core business, electrification, alternative fuels, and power solutions, as well as in digital capabilities, data, and analytics.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Technology News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:28:00 +0000 54511 at Accuride Corp reaches agreement to acquire Mefro Wheels GmbH <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Accuride Corporation, a supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Mefro Wheels GmbH. The transaction is subject to applicable anti-trust approvals.</p> <p>Headquartered in Solingen, Germany, Mefro Wheels is a privately-owned supplier of steel wheels to the European and Asian passenger car, light vehicle, and commercial vehicle industries and maintains manufacturing operations in Germany, France, Turkey, Russia, and China.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:22:00 +0000 54481 at Tremcar tanks now available through Transwest Trailers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Tremcar USA, a leading manufacturer of tank trailers for the North American market, announced a new partnership with Transwest Trailers, a commercial trailer supplier. The full Tremcar trailer line-up is available at all Transwest Trailers&rsquo; dealerships starting in June 2017.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:19:00 +0000 54471 at Quala begins Cargill sweetener-certified tank washes in Chicago <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Quala, North America&rsquo;s leader in bulk transportation container cleaning, announced the addition of Cargill&rsquo;s Sweetener Certification to their food grade wash services in Chicago IL.</p> <p>The Cargill certified washes are set to begin immediately and will include services for both liquid sweetener and dry bulk sweetener cleaning. The new certification accompanies the Chicago facilities&rsquo; existing ADM, Diageo, and Kosher approvals.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tank Cleaning News Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:52:00 +0000 54421 at Register now for Omaha Cargo Tank Test & Inspection Workshop <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The July 11-12 National Tank Truck Carriers/DOT <a href="">Cargo Tank workshop</a> in Omaha NE is just around the corner, and the room block closes June 19. There is still time to receive the NTTC discounted rate of $99 per night at the <a href=";langID=1&amp;group=NATI0710&amp;hgID=460&amp;currID=0&amp;dt1=6400&amp;nights=3&amp;rooms=1&amp;adults=1&amp;child1=0">Hotel RL in Omaha NE</a>.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tank Repair News Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:09:00 +0000 54401 at STEMCO’s new “Friction Factory” will open in July <div class="node-body article-body"><p>STEMCO, an EnPro Industries company and manufacturer of heavy-duty components and solutions for commercial vehicles, announced its first friction production plant will open in July 2017. STEMCO&rsquo;s &ldquo;Friction Factory&rdquo; is designed to manufacture brake shoes and friction components for medium- and heavy-duty truck and bus applications.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Trucks News Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:05:00 +0000 54391 at