Trucks 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 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 Tank Trucks | A look back | 1946-1948 <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 over the next several months. This gallery spans the years 1946 through 1948. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tank Fleets Trucks Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:59:00 +0000 54211 at Cummins announces renewable diesel compatibility for B6.7 and L9 engines <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Cummins Inc announced that the B4.5, B6.7, and L9 engine platforms are compatible with paraffinic renewable diesel fuels meeting the EN 15940 specification. Both On-Highway and Off-Highway versions of the B6.7 and L9 platforms and all vintages are approved to use paraffinic diesel fuels in North America.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Green Trends News Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:06:00 +0000 54341 at Volvo launches Genuine Painted Parts Program <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America now offers a Genuine Painted Parts Program, delivering genuine, factory-built replacement parts, custom painted for pre-order or quick turnaround.&nbsp;</p> <p>The Genuine Painted Parts Program offers customers and dealers the opportunity to order more than three dozen different parts, including hoods and bumpers, for both the Volvo VNL and VNM models. Each genuine replacement part is painted with the same custom formula and high-quality Imron paint that is used at Volvo Trucks&rsquo; New River Valley facility in Dublin VA.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks News Wed, 07 Jun 2017 14:45:00 +0000 54221 at