Bruce Harmon

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Kalmar Delivers 60,000th Tractor, Rolls Out T2 Model That’s in Production

Bruce Harmon for TT

OTTAWA, Kansas — Kalmar Ottawa delivered its 60,000th Ottawa terminal tractor last week to longtime customer Averitt Express in Cookeville, Tennessee, following a media presentation of its new Ottawa T2 model, now in full production at the company’s 300-employee factory here.

Bruce Harmon | News Editor
June 10, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Eaton Introduces Neutral-Gear Coasting to Transmissions

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Truck transmission supplier Eaton introduced a neutral-gear coasting capability to its Fuller Advantage and UltraShift automated transmissions that can automatically disengage a truck’s driveline so that it can coast on slight downhill grades.

Bruce Harmon | News Editor
March 27, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Hendrickson Launches Air Disc Brake for Trailers

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Truck-and-trailer suspension and axle supplier Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems launched an air disc brake system for trailers March 26 at the Mid-America Trucking Show here.

Bruce Harmon | News Editor
March 27, 2015
Special Coverage, Business, Equipment

Alcoa Rolls Out Corrosion-Resistant Aluminum Wheel

Alcoa

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Wheel manufacturer Alcoa unveiled a highly corrosion-resistant lightweight aluminum wheel, the Dura-Bright EVO, March 26 at the Mid-America Trucking Show here.

Bruce Harmon | News Editor
March 26, 2015
Special Coverage, Business, Logistics

Trail King Shows New Dump Trailer

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Specialty trailer manufacturer Trail King introduced a new product in its Materials Hauling Series at the Mid-America Trucking show here March 26. Trail King Industries’ prototype Steel End dump trailer is designed to haul sand, gravel, demolition or rip rap.

Bruce Harmon | News Editor
March 26, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Dana Debuts Two Drive Axles

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Drivetrain components supplier Dana Holding Corp. introduced two new drive axles at the Mid-America Trucking show here, a concept dual-range setup that automatically shifts from a lower range to a faster ratio, enhancing engine downspeeding, and a heavy-duty, high-performance single-reduction axle.

Bruce Harmon | News Editor
March 26, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Thermo King Introduces Truck Parking App

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Refrigeration and auxiliary power unit supplier Thermo King announced a new smartphone/device application that guides drivers to overnight parking in 2,250 stalls at Thermo King dealers.

Bruce Harmon | News Editor
March 25, 2015
Special Coverage, Business, Equipment

Wabco Unveils OnGuardACTIVE Collision-Mitigation System

Nik Varty by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Truck-controls vendor Wabco introduced an enhanced collision-mitigation system that uses a 77 GHz radar that the company said maintains performance in all weather situations and provides longer-range detection than competing systems that use 24 GHz radar.

Bruce Harmon | News Editor
March 25, 2015
Special Coverage, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Bendix Introduces Wingman Fusion Warning-Control System

T.J. Thomas by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems announced Wingman Fusion, an integrated warning and truck control system that combines several capabilities into one safety alert-control package.

Bruce Harmon | News Editor
March 25, 2015
Fuel, Business

Voltmann: $100 Billion a Year Needed for Infrastructure

TIA

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Congress needs to raise fuel taxes in upcoming legislation, then deal with the longer-term problem of finding a new way to fund highway infrastructure, the president of the Transportation Intermediaries Association said Sept. 23.

Bruce Harmon | News Editor
September 23, 2014

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