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Kenworth Announces Two New Technology Products
Kenworth announced two new technology products to improve diagnostics and productivity on the road – KENWORTH TRUCKTECH+ and KENWORTH NAV+ HD.
The Real Cost of Counterfeit Truck Parts
Counterfeiting is a multi-billion dollar business, and you can find knockoff truck parts just as easily as phony Gucci bags and flimsy Oakley sunglasses. According to the ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) Counterfeit Parts Task Force, it’s hard to estimate the counterfeiting’s exact financial impact to the trucking industry, but based on Federal Trade Commission reports “counterfeiting represents a $12 billion per year problem for the entire automotive industry.”
2015 Mid America Truck Show
Truck sales and orders suggest this could be the second-strongest year for North American heavy-duty vehicles on record, so the organizers of the Mid-America Trucking Show are paring the width of pedestrian aisles and chopping square footage for the food court to create more space for exhibitors.
Toby Young, president of Exhibit Management Associates, the show’s owner and operator, also said there is a “a good chance” of setting a new attendance record for the event founded by his late grandfather, Paul Young. “This year we sold out the show faster than any other time over the last 15 years.