2019 NACV

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 5, 2019 5:45 PM, EST

Cummins Puts Faith in Diesel, Readies for Hydrogen

Cummins exhibit at 2019 NACV

ATLANTA — Cummins Inc., underscoring its belief in the power of choice, announced its latest advances in fuel efficiency for its heavy-duty diesel engines and showcased hydrogen fuel cell technology in its own Class 8 demonstration model.

Business, Technology, Equipment

NACV Spotlights Innovations as Firms Brace for Downturn

NACV

ATLANTA — Truck, trailer and component manufacturers unveiled their latest innovations and outlined visions for the industry’s future here at the second edition of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, while simultaneously preparing for an expected downturn in the equipment market next year.

October 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Volvo Group CEO Martin Lundstedt Outlines Time of Transition for Trucking

Meritor CEO Jay Craig (left) interviews Volvo CEO Martin Lundstedt

ATLANTA — Volvo Group CEO Martin Lundstedt said the commercial vehicle industry has entered a time of transition with the rise of electric-powered trucks, automated driving technology and connected vehicles.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Bendix Prepares for Electronic Braking Transition

TJ Thomas, director of marketing and customer solutions for Bendix’s controls business

ATLANTA — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems outlined its plans to support the trucking industry’s upcoming transition toward electronic braking systems and the introduction of automated steering controls in the commercial vehicle market.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 31, 2019
Business, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

Donaldson Announces Air Filter Test Results, GeoTab Contract

Donaldson

ATLANTA — Donaldson Co. said recent tests show the Donaldson PowerCore filters can save fleets up to $215 per truck per year, because the filters provide 27% less restriction.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Rocketail Tweaks Aerodynamic Trailer Wings With Hinge

Bren Marshell

ATLANTA — Rocketail announced it will be making its two side wings, attached to improve a trailer’s aerodynamic flow, flexible upon contact.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 31, 2019
Business, Technology

MEKRA Lang Launches New Digital Vision System

MEKRA Lang's Joe DeMartino

ATLANTA — MEKRA Lang launched a new digital vision system at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, announcing the sideview-mirror replacements will be standard equipment on Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Isuzu Sees Opportunity in Final-Mile Growth

Harrison Wessinger (L) and Jeff Maloof (R)

ATLANTA — Final-mile delivery of consumer goods has changed trucking, and the change will continue to evolve transportation methods, according to Isuzu Motors officials.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2019

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