A summary of MATS 2018
Thank you for supporting the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show, we appreciate and value your participation.
As the pace of innovation in trucking accelerates and technology impacts every aspect of the industry, MATS will always evolve to meet the needs of its supporters. With your continued guidance, MATS will remain the platform of choice for the heavy-duty trucking industry and help you attain new heights of success in the business of trucking.
The following report is a short recap of this year’s event. We hope you find it informative and helpful as you develop your future plans. Your continued success and support are very important to us and we look forward to working with you as we plan for the 2019 MATS scheduled for March 28-30, 2019.
Toby Young, President of EMA (Producers of MATS)
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Some highlights from our media partners
ELDs Hot Topic as April Enforcement Ramp-Up Nears
The federal mandate of electronic logging devices has been in effect since late last year, but some truckers still have lingering questions about the finer points of the regulation as tougher enforcement nears.Learn more arrow_forward
Former Bosch Division Looks for Own Success as SEG
The former division of the Bosch Group that since 1914 made starters and generators is now on its own as SEG Automotive and has added an electrification component to its mix of products.Learn more arrow_forward
Mack Cites Comeback of Longhaul Market in 2018
Fleets in the longhaul segment are increasingly spurring Class 8 demand as the highway market makes a comeback, according to Mack Trucks, whose new Anthem model is aimed directly at that segment.Learn more arrow_forward
2018 Mid-America Trucking Show Day 1 Recap
Equipment Editor Jim Park recaps the first day of the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show, which has gone through some major changes in the past few years.Learn more arrow_forward
Peterbilt names its SuperFan winner
In a ceremony last week at the Mid-America Trucking Show, Peterbilt announced Rick McClerkin of San Jose, Calif., as the winner of its SuperFan search. Peterbilt General Manager Kyle Quinn presented the keys of Peterbilt’s one millionth truck, a Model 567 Heritage, to the ultimate SuperFan.Learn more arrow_forward
ELDs a hot topic at Mid-America
Every year Attendees are treated to a complimentary concert on the Friday night of MATS.Learn more arrow_forward