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Commercial freight transportation is a machine-based business. Highly technical equipment and advanced engineering are at the center of supply chain and require constant innovation. Transport Topics equipment coverage focuses on the machines and other physical assets that make delivery possible. It looks closely at available truck, trailer, and chassis models, developments in the engineering space, and maintenance innovations and best practices. 

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
Special Coverage, Business, Equipment

Espar Products to Formally Become Eberspaecher

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Espar Products Inc. will formally announce during the Mid-America Trucking Show that it is changing its name to Eberspaecher.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 25, 2015
Special Coverage, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Bendix Exec Sees More Safety Regs Coming

Fred Andersky by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — More safety regulations for heavy-duty trucks are coming before the end of the decade, said Fred Andersky, director of government relations for Bendix Commercial Vehicles.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 25, 2015
Special Coverage, Business, Equipment

Cummins Plans New Product Rollout for 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. will roll out new products in 2017 — including a model of its best-selling ISX15 — when the federal government next tightens greenhouse-gas emissions ceilings.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 25, 2015
Special Coverage, Business, Equipment

Detroit Radiator Introduces Powercool

Detroit Radiator Corp. will introduce its Powercool radiator this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Transport Topics
March 23, 2015
Special Coverage, Business, Equipment

Belmor to Host 'Shipping Wars' Star at Booth

Belmor, a company that makes heavy-duty truck accessories, said a star of the television show “Shipping Wars” will be signing autographs at its booth.

Transport Topics
March 23, 2015
Business, Safety, Equipment, Government, Autonomous

Ocean Carriers Struggle With Pricing Due to Data Gaps, Consultant Says

Ocean carriers continue to struggle with cargo pricing because they lack shipment-specific information for the ocean, trucking and terminal components of their international moves, an industry official said.

March 23, 2015
Special Coverage, Business, Equipment, Logistics

MAC Trailer Assists Foundation in New Wellness Effort

MAC Trailer announced it is helping promote a new health-and-wellness program during the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Transport Topics
March 22, 2015
Special Coverage, Business, Equipment

Cummins to Introduce New Class 8 SCR Unit

The emission solutions division of Cummins Inc. is rolling out a new aftertreatment system designed to help truck makers comply with the tighter greenhouse-gas standards coming in 2017.

Transport Topics
March 22, 2015

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