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Archive: October 2017

ATA Announces Speaker Lineup For 2017 Management Conference and Exhibition

October 5, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

The American Trucking Associations announced a robust lineup of speakers at this year’s ATA Management Conference and Exhibition, to be held October 21-25 in Orlando, Florida. “MCE is the premier trucking industry event of 2017 – a chance for executives to hear from some of the most important government officials, [...]

Bendix Adds Logistics Center At Acuna Mexico Campus

October 3, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News
Bendix Adds Logistics Center At Acuna Mexico Campus

In response to dramatic, prolonged growth at its Acuña, Mexico, manufacturing campus, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has established the Acuña Logistics Center to help improve materials flow, inventory control, and cost savings. Initially opened in mid-2016 with a significant expansion in January 2017, the logistics center is the fourth [...]

Allison Transmission To Introduce 9 Speed Automatic Transmission By 2020

October 3, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News
Allison Transmission To Introduce 9 Speed Automatic Transmission By 2020

Allison Transmission announced its first nine-speed model at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. The innovative, fully automatic transmission, for medium and heavy-duty vehicles, will be available globally and is targeted for release in 2020. “With this new transmission, Allison continues to demonstrate its commitment to help achieve [...]

Ryder Partners With Aperia To Introduce Automatic Tire Inflation Systems

October 3, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
Ryder Partners With Aperia To Introduce Automatic Tire Inflation Systems

Ryder has signed an exclusive partnership with Aperia Technologies, the leading supplier of tire inflation solutions for tractors and trailers. The Halo Tire Inflator solution will become the standard specification for Ryder’s heavy duty commercial rental fleet as the Company responds to increasing demand from customers looking to improve fleet [...]

Goodyear Rolls Out Its Best Long-Haul Tire For Miles To Removal

October 3, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
Goodyear Rolls Out Its Best Long-Haul Tire For Miles To Removal

Displayed this week during the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta, Ga., the Endurance LHD is The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s best long-haul tire for miles to removal. “In today’s ultra-competitive freight hauling environment, no truck tire performance benefit is probably more important than long miles to [...]

FMCSA Awards More Than $70 Million In Grants To Enhance Commercial Vehicle Safety

October 1, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Regulations, Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has awarded more than $70 million in grants to states and educational institutions to enhance commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety. “Our shared goal of a safer transportation system is a top priority,” said U.S. Transportation [...]