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2017 Mid-America Trucking Show

Take a look back at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show from the Kentucky Exposition Center through the eyes of our Transport Topics photographers. 

Transport Topics
April 18, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Truck Rental Companies Seek More Time to Implement Federal ELD Regulation

Trala

Companies that rent trucks are still grappling with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration over how the agency’s forthcoming electronic logging device mandate will apply to vehicles available for short-term rental. The firms are looking for a government decision in late June.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
April 17, 2017
Business, Equipment

Eaton, Cummins Join Forces on Automated Transmissions

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Eaton Corp. and Cummins Inc. have agreed to form a joint venture to produce automated transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, a move that would deepen the suppliers’ long-standing powertrain alliance.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 17, 2017

Online Driver Orientation and Training

Conversion e-Learning Academy is your one-stop solution for driver orientation and training. With online education solutions for your drivers from hire to retire, the training is flexible, scalable, and seamlessly documented in an easy-to-use system.

April 14, 2017
Business, Equipment

Eaton, Cummins to Form Joint Venture for Automated Transmissions

Eaton Corp. and Cummins Inc. have agreed to form a joint venture to produce automated transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, a move that would deepen the suppliers’ long-standing powertrain alliance.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 10, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

NHTSA Upgrades Investigation Into Freightliner Cascadia Wiper Motor Failures

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upgraded an ongoing preliminary investigation into windshield wiper motor failures on a potential 193,000 2015-16 Freightliner Cascadias.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
Business, Equipment

TP Commercial Solutions Offers Mixed Use Tires

TP Commercial Solutions launched the TG:85 and FG:85 G:85 series tires designed for the steer and drive on-off road application, it said.

Transport Topics
April 7, 2017
Business, Equipment

Truck Orders Remain Steady in March, Exceed 22,000 for Month

Justin Ide/Bloomberg News

Preliminary Class 8 net orders for March were 22,800 units, slightly above expectations and much higher than a year ago for the third consecutive month, research company FTR reported.

Transport Topics
April 5, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Special Coverage

FMCSA Preps Truckers on ELD Malfunctions

Smith by John Sommers II for TT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As the requirement to transition to electronic logging devices fast approaches, federal trucking regulators explained to truckers the steps to take in the event their devices malfunction.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 3, 2017
Editorial, Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous, Equipment, Technology

Editorial: How Will Trucks Be Marketed?

Big truck shows are always a good way to learn about what’s going on in the world of trucking equipment and technology. You also get to catch up with friends and acquaintances, compare notes about industry trends and, well, gossip.

April 3, 2017

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