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

Sensata Stresses Radar, Telematics After Acquisitions

Mike Lavery and David Hofacker

CLEVELAND — Sensata Technologies discussed its business outlook and progress in the wake of its acquisitions of Xirgo Technologies and PRECO Electronics during a Sept. 12 press event.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
September 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

TSE Brakes Launches TSE-Sense Smart Air Brake Actuator

Patrick McNamara

CLEVELAND — Brake actuator and adjuster manufacturer TSE Brakes Inc., announced on Sept. 12 the launch of its TSE-Sense smart air brake actuator during American Trucking Associations’ 2021 Technology & Maintenance Council Fall Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
September 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Doleco USA Unveils New LayerLok Double-Decking Systems

Ralph Abato

CLEVELAND — Securing technology provider Doleco USA introduced the new LayerLok XP, AF and SC double-decking systems at American Trucking Associations’ 2021 Technology & Maintenance Council Fall Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
September 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

TMC to Fund Study of Refrigerated Carriers

Paul Menig

CLEVELAND — The Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations will fund a study of refrigerated carriers with an emphasis on how they manage food safety with new technology and related maintenance implications.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Frequency of Roadside Repairs Decreases in Q2

Paul Gildenhorn

CLEVELAND — Trucks during the second quarter traveled farther between unscheduled roadside repairs, according to the latest edition of the TMC/FleetNet America Vertical Benchmarking report.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

ZF Touts Safety, Intelligence Systems

ZF TailGuard

CLEVELAND — ZF Group displayed a suite of safety and intelligence systems for trucks and trailers as it moves toward its goal of becoming the leading commercial vehicle supplier.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

TMC’s Research Agenda Includes Fuel Economy, Braking Systems

TMC's Jack Legler

CLEVELAND — American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council on Sept. 12 announced plans for upcoming research projects to evaluate the effects of total combination vehicle alignment on fuel economy and develop criteria to conduct performance demonstrations of at least two prototype electro-mechanical braking systems.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2021

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