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Mack Expands Heavy-Duty AMT Range with Two New Mack mDRIVE HD Models

48 MackMack Trucks announced two new versions of its Mack mDRIVE HD automated manual transmission (AMT). As the first truck manufacturer in North America to offer low reduction gear ratios in a proprietary automated manual transmission, the mDRIVE HD 13-speed and  mDRIVE HD 14-speed meet the needs of an even wider range of customer applications with the power and performance that only a fully integrated powertrain can offer. Mack made the announcement at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

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RailBoss Rail Scale Enhanced to Improve Yard Efficiency and Savings

48 RailbossRice Lake Weighing Systems recently re-released the RailBoss rail scale with added enhancements. An innovative sensing zone, MS quick-disconnect cable connectors and a streamlined installation bring added value to the already rugged and robust rail-car weighing system.

 

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Freightliner Debuts Trucks at World of Concrete

75 Freightliner 150Built to take on tough vocational challenges, Freightliner’s line of severe duty trucks was on display at the 2016 World of Concrete show in Las Vegas.

 

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Truck Scale Solutions for Transportation and Logistics Management

52 TruckScale 150By Kevin Hill

Trucks are very efficient and convenient in the transportation of stone but unfortunately there are those pesky regulations. Strict roads and highways regulations concerning the total weight that a particular truck is allowed to carry are there for a reason. Overloading trucks can be hazardous in the worst case scenario, where accidents such as overturned trucks and failed brakes cause serious damage and even loss of life.

 

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Uniroyal Unveils Six Commercial Tires

75 Uniroyal 150The Uniroyal brand announced the launch of six commercial truck tires in the U.S. market. The new line provides an affordable offer for every tire position and application – from long-haul to regional to on-/off- road, including dry van, flat bed, construction, and pick-up and delivery vocations. Two of the tires, Uniroyal RS20 and LS24, are SmartWay verified and meet the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements for outstanding fuel efficiency.

 

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