Michelin unveiled a new "Truck Care" service at TMC; the tire maker says 50 locations nationwide are now open for business with a total of 100 expected to be fully operational by the end of 2014.
Michelin's X Multi Energy D and Z model tires; in the background dressed in an olive green coverall is Bruce Stockton, the newly minted manager for Michelin's truck care service.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. showed several new tire models at TMC, this one the MSA G751 designed for 80/20 on-road/off-road work in construction vocation. The MSA G731 model handing next to it on the left is configured for the opposite; 80/20 off-road/on-road operation.
Goodyear's Brian Buckham poses with the new G505D Fuel Max tire, to be released this June. The G505D is a 24/32-in. low rolling resistance (LRR) on-highway tire designed to maximize fuel economy.
Firestone showed off some of its SmartWay approved tires at TMC.
Firestone also brought a race car simulator to the show.
Continental showed off some of its tire models at TMC.
Flow Below displayed its aerodynamic wheel cover system at TMC.
A faux truck cab display at Meritor's booth designed to highlight a variety of electronic systems.
Here's a treat: a 1966 replica Shelby Cobra; a raffle prize for one lucky attendee at this year's TMC convention.
Hadley equipped this truck driver simulator with its height control system to let attendees literally 'feel' how it would work in real life.
Brenntag showed off some its diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) container options at TMC.
Peak displayed its gallon drum (foreground) and tote container storage options for its DEF clientele.
Hendrickson showed off this unusual 'see-through' tractor mock-up at TMC to highlight its suspension products.
Stemco displayed some of its wheel hub systems.
Total Lubricants dusted off this amazingly well-preserved 1917-era Ford truck for the 2014 TMC show.
Lights, lights, and more lights lit up the Optronics booth.
Peterson Mfg. also hosted a similarly brilliant display.
Hunter Mfg. brought this unusual truck model to TMC to show off its wheel alignment system.
This small 'gear motor' can actually push an entire tractor-trailer; Hunter Mfg. uses it to help get vehicles onto its alignment system ramps.
Who knew forklifts would be popular at TMC this year?
Shell borrowed this Navistar TerraStar model to help display its lubricant products at TMC.
Well how about that? Cow catchers for highway tractors!
Dickinson Fleet Services brought one of its trucks to TMC's show.
Tires, lights, and lubricants were just some of the many accessorial items needed to make commerical vehicles roll on display at the 2014 Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting in Nashville, TN.
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