Optronics Unveils Family of Four-Inch Round LED Stop, Tail, Turn and Back-Up Lamps with Light Guide Optical Technology at AAPEX 2017

Optronics, Work Truck

New automotive-style LED stop, tail, turn and back-up lamps use Optronics’  patent-pending Light Guide innovation to achieve a standout look. TULSA, Okla., USA — Optronics International, a leading manufacturer and supplier of heavy-duty LED vehicle lighting, announced that it plans to reveal a family of four-inch round LED stop, tail, turn […]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 0.9% in September

ATA Tonnage Graphic Sept

Truck Tonnage Index Up 7.4% from Year Earlier ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 24, 2017 — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 0.9% in September, following a 4.7% gain during August. In September, the index equaled 144.4 (2000=100), down from 145.7 in August. Compared with September 2016, the SA […]

ATA Board Endorses Comprehensive Automated Truck Policy

First-Ever Official Policy Sets Federation’s Principles for Technology’s Development ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 24, 2017 — Yesterday, the Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations unanimously approved the federation’s first-ever policy for the development of automated trucks. “Over the past year, ATA has been active in this debate, advocating for recognition of the […]

TCW’s Dave Manning Elected 73rd ATA Chairman

Dave Manning, president of TCW Inc

Nashville, Tennessee Executive to Lead Nation’s Foremost Trucking Group ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 24, 2017 — Yesterday, the American Trucking Associations‘ Board of Directors elected Dave Manning, president of TCW Inc., Nashville, Tennessee, as the federation’s 73rd chairman. “It is a tremendous honor to be elected by my fellow ATA members as their chairman for the coming […]

STEMCO® Introduces Comprehensive Five-Year Aftermarket Wheel End Warranty

STEMCO, A Higher Standard of Performance

Highlights: STEMCO’s Platinum Performance System™ (PPS) now offers a five-year aftermarket warranty package. The Zip-Torq® axle fastener and corrosion-proof Defender™ hub cap provide the performance and confidence to extend the five-year aftermarket warranty. PPS is an integrated system providing exceptional performance, reliability, and a reduction in downtime leading to lower maintenance […]