Equipment en Tank Trucks | A look back | 1962-1964 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Reminisce with us as we journey through the history of the tank truck industry from the pages of Bulk Transporter's archives. This gallery spans the years 1962 through 1964. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tank Fleets Trucks Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:15:00 +0000 55701 at Quala acquires Alpha Technical Services in Pasadena TX <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Quala, a leading North American industrial container cleaning specialist, has acquired Alpha Technical Services (ATS). Operating from a strategically located 23-acre facility in Pasadena, Texas, ATS offers container cleaning solutions for both hazardous and non-hazardous bulk containers, specializing in difficult to clean products in railcars, tank trailers, and ISO tank containers.</p> <p>ATS complements its cleaning capabilities with full-service railcar maintenance and environmental service divisions.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tank Cleaning News Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:17:00 +0000 55821 at Eaton Cummins adds new downsped overdrive model to SmartAdvantage powertrain <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies joint venture announced the addition of a new downsped overdrive model to its broad range of Eaton and Cummins SmartAdvantage Powertrains.&nbsp;</p> <p>The 1,550/1,850 lb-ft torque rating is compatible with rear axle ratings down to 2.47:1, enabling engine cruise speeds as low as 1,075 RPMs--even lower than some direct drive transmissions. The new model is an ideal specification for fleets interested in optimizing performance and fuel economy in linehaul applications.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:07:00 +0000 55781 at Wabash National receives Federal Clean Industry Certification for Mexico operation <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wabash National Corporation, a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America&rsquo;s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, has received the Federal Clean Industry Certification at its production facility in San Jos&eacute; Iturbide, Guanajuato, Mexico.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:46:00 +0000 55671 at Cummins Connected Diagnostics now available through Zonar <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Zonar and Cummins Inc are announcing the availability of Cummins Connected Diagnostics to customers using Zonar&#39;s smart fleet management solution, delivering critical information to operations managers that can help optimize the performance of their fleets.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Technology News Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:24:00 +0000 55631 at Navistar will halt production of medium-duty 9/10-liter engine by 2018 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Navistar announced it will cease all engine production at its plant in Melrose Park IL by the second quarter of fiscal 2018. The company will continue the facility&#39;s transformation into Navistar&#39;s technical center, including truck and engine testing and validation as well as used truck sales and reconditioning, continuing the process that started in 2010.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:21:00 +0000 55621 at FMCSA stepping up oversight of cargo tank repair facilities <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FOR the past few years, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has been pursuing tank truck safety, focusing more on the cargo tank repair and service facility side than the transportation side.</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cargo Tanks/Trailers Hazmat/Safety Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:49:00 +0000 55401 at DTNA's new cloud-based, real-time tool built to evaluate truck performance <div class="field-byline"> By Kevin Jones </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Taking the next step in telematics, Daimler Trucks North America will soon provide more vehicle data than ever before, along with a new service to &ldquo;pre-analyze&rdquo; and stream fleet-wide results measuring safety, uptime, fuel economy and performance&mdash;a suite of services designed to validate DTNA&rsquo;s own truck performance claims and ease the &ldquo;data overload&rdquo; for customers, according a trucking press event in Yountville CA.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Technology News Wed, 02 Aug 2017 02:07:00 +0000 55541 at OTC adds Hendrickson front, rear suspension bushing adapter kits in North America <div class="node-body article-body"><p>OTC introduces new bushing adapter kits for Hendrickson front and rear suspensions in heavy-duty applications. The OTC 4250 Front Suspension Bushing Adapter Kit and 4254 Rear Suspension Bushing Adapter Kit are now available for select Hendrickson suspensions.</p> <p>4250 Front Suspension Bushing Adapter Kit:</p> <p>&bull; Aids in the removal and installation process for select Hendrickson front suspensions, including PACCAR Monoleaf, Navistar Monoleaf and Volvo Monoleaf D-pin pivot bushings.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Wed, 02 Aug 2017 02:02:00 +0000 55521 at Mack Trucks marks milestone of 100th Certified Uptime Center <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mack Trucks has certified its 100th dealer location as a Mack Certified Uptime Center--an accreditation signifying the dealer has met stringent requirements to better improve service and help keep customers&rsquo; trucks up and running.</p> <p>Standardized workflows and processes at Mack Certified Uptime Centers, combined with redesigned service bays, enable quicker repairs and more streamlined service for customers. Mack began distinguishing dealerships that achieved the guidelines to be a Mack Certified Uptime Center in January 2016.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Wed, 02 Aug 2017 00:42:00 +0000 55451 at