2014 Mid-America Trucking Show
Check Transport Topics’ special MATS page for wrap-up coverage of last week’s Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.April 1, 2014
People from all 50 states and 78 countries attended last week’s Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., with attendance up 9.2% from last year, according to the event’s management.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The head of Daimler AG’s global truck and bus operations offered an extremely rosy outlook on the North American market and also urged greater cooperation between U.S. and European regulators.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Anne Ferro and other Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officials listened to the public on knowledge testing for new transportation companies, but also heard from truck drivers on the new electronic logging device rule.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Eaton Corp. announced that it will make available an optimized version of its Fuller Advantage automated 10-speed transmission for select Peterbilt and Kenworth branded trucks produced by Paccar Corp. with Paccar’s proprietary MX-13 engine.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration remains confident that there will be an adequate number of certified medical examiners as of May 21, when the U.S. government certification supplants individual state approaches to truck drivers’ physical exams, an agency official said.
Michelin Americas Truck Tires introduced the X One Energy T for trailers, and the company marked its 2 millionth sale of its X One wide-base single tire.