The fuel economy savings of the airflow kits were certified using the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay trailer procedure, demonstrating fuel economy improvements of 9.3 percent, compared with a trailer without the devices.
The new product integrates with Meritor WABCO’s trailer roll stability support (RSS) and anti-lock braking systems (ABS), resulting in a more cost-effective solution compared to stand-alone lift axles requiring separate electronic control units.
According to Brian Kupchella, CEO of Truck-Lite, "Rigid Industries provides an ideal platform for Truck-Lite's further expansion into the off road, power sport, agricultural, marine, industrial, and mining markets."
The brand’s new call to action, “It’s Uptime at International,” speaks both to International Truck’s revitalization as well as its dedication to enabling its customers to work better, harder and faster.
Bendix TABS-6 Advanced Single Channel trailer roll stability system will be included as standard equipment on all Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company 3000R base model refrigerated trailers, beginning with orders received in January of 2015.
Kenworth announces three, important new options for its medium duty cabovers. The new options for the Kenworth K270 and K370 cabovers include a compact back-of-cab exhaust system to allow more space for custom bodies.
Geotab announced availability of its all-new GO7 telematics device designed for fleet management applications to detect all of the vehicle data communications from the engine, drivetrain, instrument cluster and other relevant subsystems.
“This new option is ideal for customers in applications such as beverage delivery, street sweeping and striping and refuse collection and packing,” said Robert Woodall, Peterbilt director of sales and marketing.