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International unveils HV, model updates

October 6, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA — International has unveiled its new HV Series of trucks at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, with several features designed to withstand the abuse of rugged vocational environments.

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International unveils HV, model updates

October 6, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA — International has unveiled its new HV Series of trucks at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, with several features designed to withstand the abuse of rugged vocational environments.

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Goodyear launches new drive tire

October 6, 2017 by elizabeth

ATLANTA, Ga. – Goodyear has introduced a new longhaul tire it says combines longer miles to removal with excellent fuel efficiency.
The new Goodyear Endurance LHD was shown for the first time at the North American Commercial Vehicle show.

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Automatic grease jockey smooths the way for uptime

September 30, 2017 by elizabeth

ATLANTA, GA – Dan Jensen admits that talking grease isn’t sexy.
The global product marketing manager for Graco was at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show to promote the latest in the company’s line of automatic lubrication pumps, and said that the crowds he often speaks to at trade shows are small, because grease just isn’t as fun a topic as shiny new trucks or tires.
In the end though, grease is what makes everything go.

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NACV kicks off with the big scissors and big fanfare

September 29, 2017 by elizabeth

ATLANTA, GA – The North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show officially opened its doors on Tuesday, following an exclusive VIP day for guests invited by exhibitors themselves.
This is the first year for the NACV show, organized by Deutschhe Messe and Hanover Fairs, with Newcom Business Media.

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Ryder to partner with Aperia on tires

September 28, 2017 by elizabeth

ATLANTA, GA – Aperia Technologies has logged more than a billion miles on its flagship Halo Inflation System, and will now bring the product to Ryder’s fleet of commercial rental vehicles.

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After 25 years Trucker Buddy appoints new director

September 28, 2017 by elizabeth

ATLANTA, GA – Involved with Trucker Buddy International for 25 years, executive director Randy Schwartzenburg feels it’s time to pass the torch.
At the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show Wednesday, Schhwartzenburg announced his retirement from the not-for-profit organization.

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Michelin guarantees performance of new drive tire

September 28, 2017 by elizabeth

ATLANTA, GA – Michelin is promising its new XDA Energy + drive tire will save fleets $400 a year in fuel, and is backing that promise up with a guarantee.
The company’s newest drive tire was designed for fuel economy, and Michelin says it will pay fleets that don’t see the promised fuel savings over competitive brands up to $400 per truck. Fleets of any size can take the test. Michelin will work with them to benchmark their fuel economy using their current drive tire, then swap those brands out with the new XDA Energy+.

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Run on Less tour begins

September 7, 2017 by John Smith

NEW YORK, NY – The Run on Less tour that will see seven freight-hauling trucks participate in a three-week test of fuel efficiency is underway.

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NACV floor space sells out

August 24, 2017 by elizabeth

ATLANTA, GA – Floor space at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show exhibition is going, going, gone.

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Headlights Again: Now digital

August 9, 2017 by John Smith

A few months ago I wrote a couple of times about headlights, complaining that the standard lamps offered in most vehicles — from cars to heavy trucks — are insufficient. Meaning, it’s too easy to over-drive your lights at what are pretty ordinary speeds nowadays. The light just isn’t thrown far enough down the road, reducing the ability of a driver to see far enough ahead to avoid an obstruction and maybe a catastrophic accident.

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Breadner to distribute new Stoughton reefers

July 31, 2017 by John Smith

BRESLAU, ON – Breadner Trailer Sales has been named the exclusive dealer of Stoughton refrigerated trailers in Ontario and Quebec.

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Peterbilt, KW dealers at NACV

July 7, 2017 by John Smith

Atlanta, GA – The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show), the inaugural commercial vehicle industry trade show focused on truck & trailer manufacturers and commercial vehicle parts & components suppliers, have announced the addition of the Kenworth and Peterbilt dealers to the show. More than 98 percent of the show’s exhibition space is fully booked.

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Navistar COO to speak at NACV breakfast

June 27, 2017 by John Smith

ATLANTA, GA — Persio Lisboa, executive vice president and COO of Navistar, will be the keynote speaker of the 26th annual Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) Breakfast and Briefing, to be held during the new North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show in Atlanta.

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Event to show how to run on less

June 26, 2017 by John Smith

NEW YORK, NY – Seven fleets that collectively operate about 11,000 power units and 26,000 trailers have signed on to participate in Run on Less – a fuel-efficiency demonstration that runs September 6-28 and wraps up at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta, Georgia.The event is being run by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency, which has already developed a library of “confidence reports” that quantify the benefits realized through different fuel-saving technologies.