Thermo King’s new S-700 is a deep frozen refrigeration unit that was designed with an all-new diesel direct electric architecture.
Thermo King’s S-700 features a more efficient layout that makes it much easier for mechanics to access various components.
Several companies, including Great Dane and Peterbilt, teamed up to produce this concept vehicle for Walmart.
Wheel covers and full-length skirts help reduce aerodynamic drag.
Custom fairing encapsulates the landing gear to reduce turbulence beneath the trailer. Note the recessed crank for the landing gear.
The reduced frontal area of the custom Peterbilt cab provides space for only a center-mounted driver seat. Behind the seat, however, is a full sleeper cab.
Utility’s Craig Bennett recounts some of the milestones that Utility Trailer Manufacturing has experienced in its 100 years of operation—including record sales years in 2012 and 2013. Behind him is a special museum trailer that includes still photography and video.
Simultaneous video presentations inside Utility’s mobile museum tell the history of Utility Trailer Manufacturing, and with it some of the history of manufacturing trailers.
Volvo officials say development work on DME-fueled tractors is on track.
Volvo showed a new mounting arrangement for LNG fuel tanks that leaves more space on the frame rails.
Alcoa's Ultra ONE Wheel
Mack has targeted more linehaul customers with products like this Pinnacle Axle Back with a 60-inch midrise sleeper, MP8 505 E engine, and 12-speed mDrive automated transmission.
Cummins and Eaton teamed up on the Smart Advantage Powertrain.
Pete’s new Modal 220 cab design gives operators better visibility and manuverability.
2014 Mid-America Trucking Show Coverage
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