Monday, April 23, 2018
Equipment
Volvo: Electric trucks viable future freight transport solution for North America

Volvo: Electric trucks viable future freight transport solution for North America

Volvo Trucks will start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, and the first units will be put into operation with select customers in 2018. Electric trucks drastically reduce noise and exhaust emissions and create new opportunities to manage logistics, stated a Volvo news release.

Wabco launches spare parts brand ProVia at HDAW

Wabco launches spare parts brand ProVia at HDAW

LAS VEGAS — Wabco, a global supplier of technologies designed to improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, showcased its advanced aftermarket solutions for distributors, workshops and fleet operators at the 2018 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) here late last month.

Bendix offering 24 in-person brake training sessions around the country

Bendix offering 24 in-person brake training sessions around the country

ELYRIA, Ohio — From spring through fall 2018, Bendix will offer 24, in-person Bendix Brake Training School sessions.

Western Star expands 50th anniversary graphics package

Western Star expands 50th anniversary graphics package

PORTLAND, Ore. — Western Star has expanded its 50th anniversary “Wings of Awesomeness” limited edition graphics package into 2018.

Michelin demonstrates impacts of premature worn tire removal

Michelin demonstrates impacts of premature worn tire removal

DETROIT — Michelin North America demonstrated the safety, financial and environmental impacts of premature removal for worn tires at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, explaining that a tire’s stopping abilities and other performances can change significantly as it wears.

Peterbilt displaying Model 579 autonomous tractor during Vegas electronics show

Peterbilt displaying Model 579 autonomous tractor during Vegas electronics show

LAS VEGAS — Peterbilt Motors Co. is displaying its Model 579 autonomous development tractor at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) here.

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