2017 NACV

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 2, 2017 11:45 AM, EDT

Daimler, Volvo Execs Praise Inaugural NACV Show

Volvo's Magnus Koeck

ATLANTA — North American executives from Daimler Trucks and Volvo Group offered an early post-event endorsement of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show just ended.

Business, Equipment

Allison Plans Nine-Speed Transmission With Start-Stop Technology

Allison's Randy Kirk

ATLANTA – Allison Transmission announced plans to introduce a nine-speed automatic transmission for medium and heavy-duty vehicles that features start/stop technology, and which will be available globally by 2020.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
September 27, 2017
Business, Equipment

PrePass Provider Introduces Data Analytics for Tolling

Help Inc.'s Andrew Johnson

ATLANTA — Help Inc., provider of the PrePass weigh-station bypass service, has introduced a data analytics tool to help fleet customers better manage their toll transactions.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 27, 2017
Business, Equipment

Michelin Unveils Two New Drive Tires

Michelin's Adam Murphy

ATLANTA — Michelin Americas introduced two new drive tires for heavy-duty trucks — the XDA Energy+ for longhaul fleets and the X Multi D for regional carriers whose typical run is 400 miles or less.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 27, 2017
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Goodyear Introduces Endurance LHD Truck Tire

Goodyear's Endurance LHD

ATLANTA — The commercial vehicle division of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. unveiled a new drive-axle tire for longhaul highway tractors.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 27, 2017
Business, Equipment, Safety

Bendix Previews Next Generation of Wingman Fusion, Adds New Products

Bendix's Berend Bracht

ATLANTA — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems previewed the next generation of its collision-mitigation technology, discussed the industry’s pathway to automated driving and introduced several new products here at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 27, 2017
Business, Technology

Wabco Moves Toward Active Steering After Sheppard Acquisition

Jacques Esculier

ATLANTA — Wabco Holdings Inc. laid out its plans to add active steering functions to its safety systems for commercial vehicles a week after completing its acquisition of R.H. Sheppard Co.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 27, 2017
Business, Equipment

Stoughton Returns to Reefer Market With PureBlue Trailer

Stoughton's refrigerated PureBlue trailer

ATLANTA — Stoughton Trailers has added a refrigerated model to its lineup, its first entry into the segment in years and a move that the company said completes its lineup.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
September 26, 2017

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