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Meeting mobile power needs

In many light- and medium-duty operations, applications for mobile electric power have been expanding

In the news

Held annually in Louisville, Ky., the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) lives up to its billing as the “the largest trucking show in the world.”

In the news

North America’s largest gathering of vocational trucks and transportation equipment––The Work Truck Show 2009 held in early March in Chicago—featured displays by 490 exhibitors this year. 

When simple choices aren’t enough

Selecting the best truck tires, or more specifically, matching tires to expected service conditions, has traditionally been accomplished by following a few simple guidelines. 

Keep wheels tightened properly

There is no good time for loose truck wheels; never was,don’t expect there will be.

Clear signals

Signaling that energy saving and environmentally friendlytechnology has come of age, the largest fleet of hybrid electric deliverytrucks in North America will take to the roads this year.

Loud and clear

To enhance safety and provide for ease of operation, especially with non-traditional drivers, there is growing interest in and increased use of automatic transmissions in medium-duty trucks.

Light- and medium-duty trucks tire basics

Tire size and type selection for Class 6 through 8 highway trucks is almost a science for most fleet users.

Gearing up

Hino Motors Sales USA Inc., a Toyota Group company, has readied itself to meet stringent 2010 diesel engine emissions regulations

Where will all the steer tires go?

Having the ability to interchange used and retreaded tires of the same size on different axles is a luxury most tire managers have enjoyed for decades


Will truck tires always remain round and black in essentially their present form?

Times are changing; tires, too

Not many years ago, most industry veterans would have characterized our industry as conservative, resistant to change and in some cases, downright stubborn to accept new ideas.