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Autonomous Evasive Maneuver Assist in action: ZF Innovation Truck

Autonomous truck technology is not a fad. ZF, a supplier of driveline, chassis and safety technology, showed off the next step in autonomous technology evolution with its Innovation Truck. Taking autonomous technology to the next level was the unveiling of Evasive Maneuver Assist. A partnership between ZF and WABCO birthed a level two autonomous system

Putting the (disc) brakes on: Discussing ADBs with SAF-Holland

Brakes are the backbone of a truck’s safety system. Drum brakes are the traditional solution, but what if I told you there was another option that offered improved stopping distances and reduced maintenance but was held back by every fleet manager’s least favorite four-letter word: cost? To crack the air disc brake market wide open,

How the PACCAR MX-11 engine is powering Kenworth trucks

Fleet Equipment visited the Kenworth Truck Co. plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, to take the recently released PACCAR MX-11 engine for a spin in a variety of Kenworth truck models, and to learn how the new engine is helping Kenworth’s offerings evolve. The PACCAR MX-11 11-liter, 430-HP, 1,550 lb.-ft. engine is available in the Kenworth T880, T680, T800

Talking heavy-duty truck wheel hubs with the Timken Co.

Wheel hubs are an essential part of a truck’s operational efficiency and safety. I decided to take a pitstop to visit the Timken Co. to talk about all things wheel hubs, seals, bearings and more. The Timken Co. offers a full aftermarket wheel hub assembly-from seals and bearings to everything in between—and I’m at Timken’s world headquarters

Finding the right truck tire balance with IMI

For 42 years, Pennsylvania-based IMI has worked on wheel balancing products for truck tires, most prominently its Equal balancer. Now, the company has released an enhanced version of that product, known as Equal Flexx. Fleet Equipment visited IMI headquarters in Chambersburg, Pa., to take a look at the Equal Flexx wheel balancer, a powder which

Watch: A look at Mack Trucks’ 2017 powertrain lineup

Powertrain integration continues to be a growing trend in today’s heavy-duty truck market. Recently, Mack Trucks released its 2017 powertrain lineup, and the latest episode of Fleet Equipment’s On the Road takes a look at the updates and features of these new engines and transmissions. From the MP7 and MP8 engines to the mDrive transmission, the video above runs through

Off road with Western Star’s XD package, transformer truck

Western Star Truck Sales Inc. announced its new Extreme Duty (XD) off-road package and the launch of the MBT-40 Transformer chassis. The Western Star XD off-road package is engineered specifically for extremely rugged environments, the company said, and is available on both the 4900 and 6900 models. Western Star plans to open the XD off-road

Watch Western Star’s Multi-Body Transformer truck in action

It’s not every day that Fleet Equipment gets to take trucks off road in an adult-sized sandbox. So we jumped at the chance to put the new Western Star XD off road package through its paces at Michelin’s Laurens Proving Grounds. Even more impressive was the unveiling of the Western Star 6900XD off road MBT-40.

A look at the Mack Trucks 2017 powertrain lineup

Powertrain integration is all the rage in today’s trucking market. With that in mind, Mack Trucks has released its 2017 powertrain lineup, and Fleet Equipment takes a look at the updates and features of these new engines and transmissions.

Reward truck ROI with Western Star President Kelley Platt

With the launch of the 5700XE last year, Western Star aimed to redefine the words “reward truck.” After all, what’s more rewarding than getting to jump behind the wheel of a burly, badass truck? But how are fleets calculating the reward truck ROI and putting reward trucks like this Western Star 5700XE to work? You’re

Watch: Reward truck ROI with Western Star President Kelley Platt

With the launch of the 5700XE last year, Western Star aimed to redefine the words “reward truck.” After all, what’s more rewarding than getting to jump behind the wheel of a burly truck? Many of the 5700XE features—the polished stainless steel grill surround and bumper, as well as a sun visor that provides adequate sun

Mid-America Trucking Show 2016: Sights, sounds and news from the show

The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) is always a whirlwind of industry news and booth meetings. With more than 1,100 exhibitors to catch up with and a projected 70,000 attendees to wade through, there’s little time to catch your breath. Come along with me, Jason Morgan, we take in the sights, sounds and news of MATS