Equipment
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Freightliner Cascadia Model to Feature Truck-Lite Mirrors, Signals

Freightliner

Three Truck-Lite Co. components have achieved standard position on the Freightliner Cascadia Class 8 truck from Daimler Trucks North America.

Transport Topics
June 23, 2017
Business, Equipment

Marmon-Herrington Unveils New Heavy-Duty Axles

Marmon-Herrington-Sisu

Marmon-Herrington released new Sisu brand axles, including a 90,000-pound tandem axle set and 136,000-pound tridem axle set.

Transport Topics
June 23, 2017
Business, Equipment

Hyundai Translead Offers Air Disc Brake from Bendix Spicer

John Sommers II for TT

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake’s ADB22X-LT air disc brake now is offered by trailer maker Hyundai Translead.

Transport Topics
June 23, 2017
Equipment

Cooper Tire’s Roadmaster Brand Celebrates 10th Anniversary

tires Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

Findlay, Ohio-based Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Roadmaster tire, the company announced in a press release during the week of June 19.

Laurie Wiegler | Staff Reporter
June 23, 2017
Equipment

Designers of Wave Piston Win 2017 Volvo Group Technology Award

Volvo Award Winners Volvo Group

Volvo Group awarded its 2017 Volvo Technology Award to the two engineers for their piston design.

Roger W. Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 23, 2017
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Saddle Creek Expands Omnichannel Fulfillment Operations in Lexington, Ky.

Saddle Creek Logistics Services has announced the expansion of its omnichannel fulfillment operations in Lexington, Ky., to accommodate growth with existing customers as well as new business demand, according to a press release.

Transport Topics
June 22, 2017
Business, Equipment

Firestone Launches New Severe-Duty Tire

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has announced the launch of Firestone FS818 wide-base radial truck tires for on- and-off-highway applications.

Transport Topics
June 22, 2017
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Schneider Responds to Industry Demand With New Phoenix Facility

Schneider Phoenix Schneider

A new Schneider facility opened June 22 in Phoenix. A truckload, intermodal and logistics provider, Schneider’s investment indicates its response to “industry demand by significantly investing in this growing region,” according to a press release.

Transport Topics
June 22, 2017
Equipment

State Winners Gearing Up for National Truck Driving Championships

Duck John Sommers II for TT

State-level championships are coming to a quick close with the winners poised to move on to the National Truck Driving Championships in August.

Marissa Gamache | Special to Transport Topics
June 22, 2017
Government, Business, Equipment

Rep. LaMalfa Proposes Bill to Repeal Excise Tax on Trucks

Rep. LaMalfa repdouglamalfa/Flickr

Legislation that would repeal the 12% federal excise tax on certain heavy-duty trucks, tractors and trailers was unveiled last week by Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.).

The repeal would apply to the retail sale of trucking equipment.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 21, 2017

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