2017 MATS

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Special Coverage

FMCSA Preps Truckers on ELD Malfunctions

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As the requirement to transition to electronic logging devices fast approaches, federal trucking regulators explained to truckers the steps to take in the event their devices malfunction.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 3, 2017
Business, Special Coverage

Nikola to Launch Hydrogen-Electric Truck in 2020

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Nikola Motor Co. is in discussion with the largest truck stops and, separately, seven states as it prepares to launch in mid-2020 its zero emissions, hydrogen-electric Nikola One Class 8 truck, a company executive said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 3, 2017
Business, Special Coverage

MATS Attendees, Exhibitors Decline

The Mid-America Trucking Show reported that 72,271 people came to the show this year and 1,012 firms exhibited, drops of 3.6% and 8.2%, respectively, compared to 2016 levels.

April 3, 2017
Business, Special Coverage

Kenworth, Peterbilt Refresh Truck Offerings

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kenworth Trucks and Peterbilt Motors said they will offer Allison TC10 fully automatic transmissions on selected models, that they are starting certified pre-owned truck sales programs and that they will soon offer as standard Bendix Wingman Advanced safety systems on certain models.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
April 3, 2017

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