2021 TMC

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CLEVELAND — Spec’ing a new truck means you’ll need to consider options, metrics and features in light of your own needs, experts said.

Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Mohawk’s Christopher Tate Wins Second TMCSuperTech Grand Championship

Chris Tate

CLEVELAND — For a second time, Christopher Tate of Mohawk Truck Inc. was named Grand Champion at TMCSuperTech. During his 16th year at the event, Tate claimed victories in two individual stations — fuel & lubes and suspension — and said with this victory he plans to retire from the competition.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
September 17, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

TMC Holds Debate on the Future of Tractor-Trailer Connections

Dirk Wohltmann

CLEVELAND — Trailer connectivity was a key focus of product announcements at American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, but debate continues on how to best implement and integrate the various technologies in the mix.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 17, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

ADAS Adoption Linked to Other Key Industry Issues, ATRI’s Dan Murray Says

Dan Murray of ATRI

CLEVELAND — Truckers’ acceptance of advanced driver assistance systems is a key element for fleets interested in adopting these technologies, but the industrywide driver shortage presents a challenging consideration, according to American Transportation Research Institute Senior Vice President Dan Murray.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 16, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Tire Data Ownership, Safety Explored

Austin Crayne

CLEVELAND — Truck tire manufacturing representatives received pushback over data ownership and safety during a panel discussion at American Trucking Associations’ 2021 Technology & Maintenance Council Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 16, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Future Looks Bright for Automated Braking

John Bennett

CLEVELAND — Industry experts presented an in-depth analysis concerning the future of braking systems during a study group session at American Trucking Associations’ 2021 Technology & Maintenance Council Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
September 16, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Planning, Flexibility Key in Electric Fleet Management

Ray Hasting

CLEVELAND — Experts stressed common considerations in electric fleet management in a study group session during American Trucking Associations’ 2021 Technology & Maintenance Council Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
September 15, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

Technical Session Explores Modern Truck Battery Challenges

Jeff Muir

CLEVELAND — The evolving demands on truck batteries and how to prolong their life has proven revolutionary for Class 6 and Class 8 vehicles, experts said Sept. 14 during American Trucking Associations’ 2021 Technology & Maintenance Council Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 15, 2021

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