TMC 2022 Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Roadside truck service assistance you can see

Where is the tow truck?! When you have a truck sidelined by unplanned service needs, waiting is the worst. It can a minute can feel like eternity as nervous energy takes hold. Often times, a little information or a quick update can help alleviate the tension. That’s the aim of Volvo Trucks North America’s new

How next gen electric trucks boost range, application suitability

EV range anxiety is a thing. With the first generation of electric trucks on the road, working in real-world applications, the anticipated approximate 150 mile range makes more than a few pause and take notice of the equipment’s limitations. Yet, when Volvo Trucks North America announced that the next generation Volvo VNR Electric model, which

Five truck trend takeaways from March

The end of March can be a trying time for basketball enthusiasts to say the least. As the brackets narrow in and the final four prepare to face off, fans of March Madness are eager to see which team will take home the title of championship winner. Here at FE, we don’t believe in picking

Meritor announces collaboration with ConMet eMobility to enable zero-emission trailers

Meritor announced it has entered into a collaboration agreement with ConMet in which Meritor will develop purpose-built trailer suspensions and brakes, as well as tire inflation systems to work with ConMet’s PreSet Plus eHub. This system will enable production of zero-emissions refrigerated trailers. To deliver this electrified trailer solution, Meritor is redesigning its trailer suspension

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Alcoa Wheels expands portfolio with aerodynamic solutions

Alcoa Wheels has launched its new steer wheel cover and the drive wheel cover plus wheel. The new products add aerodynamic advantages to Alcoa wheels, provide fuel savings by way of reducing air drag, are durable, easy to install and allow for seamless wheel inspections, according to Alcoa. Aerodynamic steer cover This patent-pending design is

Goodyear launches tires for last-mile delivery

At this year’s Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla., and Work Truck Week summit in Indianapolis, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. showcased two new tires for the growing last-mile delivery sector: the Endurance RSA ULT and Fuel Max RSA ULT. With the fuel-efficient Fuel Max RSA and the “ElectricDrive Ready” Endurance

Hyundai Translead introduces HT360 customer journey experience

Hyundai Translead announced products and solutions inspired by customer needs at TMC 2022. Through HT360, Hyundai Translead supports the entire customer journey from purchasing and financing to maintaining their fleet. Going beyond producing trailers, Hyundai Translead is focused on increasing the value of every product and investing in customer support, the company noted. According to

Alcoa reveals next generation of lightweight aluminum wheels

Alcoa Wheels introduced two new products featuring revolutionary technology at the 2022 TMC Meeting — the new Alcoa 22.5” x 8.25” wheel, ULT36x, and the lighter Alcoa 22.5” x 14” wheels, 84U61x and 84U64x. According to the company, the Alcoa ULT 36×22.5” x 8.25” wheel is 3 lbs. lighter than its predecessor, weighing just 36

Great Dane drops the curtain on its brand evolution

Great Dane shared a new brand evolution at the 2022 Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition. The new brand strategy focuses on end-to-end solutions for the transportation industry, and a horizon defined by digital connectivity, the company noted during a press conference. “Great Connects Us” is the key theme of

Amerit Fleet Solutions unveils EVolution MSC

Amerit Fleet Solutions, a provider of customized fleet maintenance and repair programs nationwide, debuted its latest innovation- the EVolution Mobile Service Center (MSC), at TMC22. Fully electric and zero emissions, the EVolution MSC is a collaborative effort with Phoenix Motorcars to enable Amerit technicians to provide maintenance and repairs for electric vehicles, charging hardware and ICE vehicles side

Road Ready introduces API technology, virtual tether

Road Ready, a telematics and smart fleet technology provider from Clarience Technologies, announced two solutions for digitally integrating the truck and the trailer for fleets. Road Ready’s two new solutions, cloud-based application program interface (API) technology and a virtual tether, provide visibility and data feeds in the commercial transportation industry, the company noted. Cloud-Based API

Velociti expands VeloCare truck technology maintenance program

Velociti Inc. expanded its VeloCare technology maintenance program to add operational support, customization and visibility to help improve uptime and enhance the user experience. VeloCare, which has served as a technology monitoring and repair service since 2013, is now offering: Added programs around operational support, such as enterprise desk services, inventory management, a tech support call