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June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Meritor Wabco Releases "Next Generation" ABS

Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems announced its "next generation" anti-lock braking system with enhanced electronic control unit

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

DaMar Introduces Workman Series Bed Storage

DaMar introduced the Truck Deck Workman Series truck bed storage, featuring up to six lockable storage compartments, depending on bed length, and constructed of durable aluminum diamond plate in varying thicknesses

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Double Coin Low-Profile Regional Drive

RLB490

The RLB490 low-profile regional drive tire is the latest addition to the lineup of application-specific tires from Double Coin

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Haldex Trailer Roll Stability Adds Diagnostics and Communication Tools

Haldex TRS System

Haldex has added the PC-based program FleetPlus to its Trailer Roll Stability System, allowing the fleet to compile and evaluate braking information that can be used to reduce maintenance cost and promote safety

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Xantrex introduces LinkPro and LinkLite

Xantrex Technology launched two next-generation battery monitors designed for the mobile market, including commercial fleet vehicles

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Daimler Podcast Discusses SCR Technology

Daimler Trucks North America has released a new podcast on its web site about the incorporation of selective catalyst reduction (SCR) technology into its Detroit Diesel engines

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Webb Vortex Lightweight Brake Drum

The Aftermarket Business Unit of Webb Wheel Products announced the availability of the high performing, lightweight Webb Vortex brake drum for aftermarket replacement needs.

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Tenstreet Launches Tenstreet Xtend

Tenstreet, Tulsa, Okla., launched Tenstreet Xtend, a new retention service providing the foundation to establish effective communications channels between employees and management to quickly identify and correct issues/concerns that need immediate attention

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Blue Sky Network Satellite Communications Kit for Vehicle Fleet Tracking and Management

Blue Sky Network of La Jolla, Calif., announced its D411 satellite fleet tracking solution for vehicles

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Haldex Remanufactured Core Check Visual Guide Now Available

Haldex Commercial Vehicle Systems has recently created a Core Check Visual Guide to assist with remanufactured product core returns.

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Mac Tools Introduces the Memory Saver

Mac Tools has introduced the Memory Saver - MS4000.

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Truck-Lite Introduces Accessories for 33 Series

Truck-Lite introduced a new line of deflector mounts engineered of high-impact polymers with top and bottom ridges with mounting holes designed to fit 19 Series lamp mounts and to allow easy retrofitting to the recess-mounted 33 Series lamps

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

G&D Integrated Selects PeopleNet for Diverse Logistics Services

PeopleNet announced that G&D Integrated, an asset-based logistics company headquartered in Morton, Ill., is deploying PeopleNet in its fleet of 475 power units

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Sterling Trucks Launches CompleteLease Web Site

Sterling Truck Corp. launched a new web site designed for customers researching full-service leasing opportunities

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Haldex Remanufactured Core Check Visual Guide

Haldex Commercial Vehicle Systems recently created a Core Check Visual Guide to assist with remanufactured product core returns

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Delphi Diesel Filter Passes Tests

After a series of efficiency tests on a variety of aftermarket diesel fuel filters, the Delphi Diesel filter, which is the OE fitment on one-in-five Common Rail diesel engines, performed 26 times better then the rest, when filtering 4 particless.

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Horton introduces DM Advantage Fan Drives

Horton, Roseville, MN. introduced the new DM Advantage Fan Drives to meet the current and future industry demands for reliable engine cooling, fuel savings and noise reduction

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

A. Duie Pyle Presents Symposium on Chemical Transport Safety

A. Duie Pyle recently held a "Chemical Day" symposium at its headquarters, covering the topic of terrorism on the road

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

IPD Announces New Online Web Service

IPD, a manufacturer of heavy duty diesel and natural gas engine parts, introduced IPDNet, a new online-based service and support system for its network of IPD distributors

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

International Specialized Trailers Choose Haldex ABS and Gold Seal Actuators

International Specialized Trailers Manufacturing, Litchfield, MN has chosen the Haldex PLC Select full-function antilock braking system and Gold Seal Actuator

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Phillips Industries Receives NAPA Supplier of The Year Award

NAPA Heavy Duty General Manager Jay Lott visited Phillips Industries on May 13, 2008 to present their Heavy Duty Supplier of the Year Award for 2007

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

BorgWarner Updates Turbocharger Troubleshooting Guide

BorgWarner Turbo and Emissions Systems, Asheville, NC, updated their Turbocharger Troubleshooting Matrix for turbo diesel engines

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Sterling Offers Leasing Web Site

Sterling Truck Corp. launched a new web site, www.SterlingTrucks.com/CompleteLease, designed for customers researching full-service leasing opportunities

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Stertil-Koni Introduces Skylift Vehicle Lift

Stertil-Koni, Stevensville, Md., announced the release of the Skylift half-scissor hydraulic vehicle lift

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

C.H. Robinson Launches Web Wite in Spanish

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Minneapolis, has made its "CHRWTrucks.com" web site available in Spanish, allowing the company's contract carriers to choose from thousands of loads in lanes throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Earth-Friendly Trucker's Lubricant

Camie-Campbell, St. Louis, Mo., is offering a new Trucker's Lubricant designed for lubricating tandem slides and metal trucking components for commercial and industrial use, as part of the company's Tom's Secret Formula Earth Friendly line of lubricants.

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Haas GPS Debuts GPS Tracker Auto Security System

Haas GPS, Culver City, CA introduced the Haas Text-N-Track H1000 GPS Tracker for enhanced vehicle security and monitoring.

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Wheelz Goggles by Gateway Safety

Gateway Safety of Cleveland, Ohio, introduced Wheelz safety eyewear

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

J.J. Keller Introduces Hazardous Waste Form Software

J.J. Keller & Associates, Neenah, Wis., introduced Keller-Soft Waste Manifest and Label Maker software. This tool automates completion of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest form required by the Environmental Protection Agency for hazardous waste shipments.

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Con-way Recognized as CIO 100 Award Honoree

International Data Group's CIO magazine announced that Con-way is a recipient of the 2008 CIO 100 award

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PHH Arval Driver Safety Online Awards Program

PHH Arval, Sparks, Md., introduced PHH's Driver Safety Online Awards program as the latest addition to its suite of safety products

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Turbocharger Book Offers Authoritative Reference Guide

"Turbo: Real World High-Performance Turbocharger Systems," to be released next month, is a complete book on turbocharger

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Tonneaus Available for 2008 Silverado/Sierra

Downey Products of Logan, Utah, has made its Top Spin and Quick Flip soft tonneau covers available for 2008 Chevrolet/GMC pickups including the Silverado, Sierra, Colorado and Canyon (all cab and box configurations)

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Chevron Consolidating Some Commercial Lube Products

Chevron Products Company announced that beginning July 14, it will transition from its current duel-branded Chevron and Texaco Commercial and Industrial lubricant product lines to a single line under the Chevron name in the United States and Canada

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

Deflecting Fuel Savings

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

A driver's suggestion saved this small fleet $1 million on fuel in just two years..

Tags: Technology

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

Trucking's Compelling Story

By Deb Whistler, Editor

The fuel crisis is an opportunity for trucking to get its message heard.

Tags: Congress

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

The Shutdown Experience

By Doug Condra, President

Did we learn anything from past trucker strikes? Looks like we did.

Tags: OOIDA

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story

Fuel Crisis Survival

By Oliver Patton

Diesel price hikes take trucking into uncharted territory. Industry pushes for help on Capitol Hill.

Tags: ATA, Fuel Prices

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

The Driver Connection

By Jim Park, Contributing Editor

Fleets seeking to modify driver behavior have many more tools at their disposal today than ever before.

Tags: Fuel Prices

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Technology to the Rescue

By Jim Beach, Technology Editor

Dispatch and routing systems, fuel purchasing applications and other solutions are proving their fuel-saving worth.

Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel Costs

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Trailer Economy

By Jim Beach, Technology Editor

Five long days of testing showed trailer aerodynamics and wide-base single tires are best bets to save fuel.

Tags: Fuel Economy

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Grace Under Pressure

By Jim Park, Contributing Editor

Under-inflated tires and improper tread patterns conspire to rob you of fuel economy.

Tags: FMCSA, Fuel Economy, Tires

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Hybrid Trucks

By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor

Manufacturers make progress on hydraulic systems while electric-drive trucks gain orders.

Tags: HTUF, Azure Dynamics, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Spec Economy

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Spec a truck right, and you'll get top fuel economy. Do it wrong, and you could be doomed.

Tags: Emissions, Spec'ing, Cascadia, Fuel Economy, Aerodynamics

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Onboard Idling Solutions

By Jim Beach, Technology Editor

APUs and other onboard idle reduction technologies show promise, but fleet adoption has been slow.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, idle time

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Clean Power

By Jim Park, Contributing Editor

Pull in, plug in, pay up, and enjoy. It's that simple, it's that cheap, and it's for real.

Tags: Shorepower

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Idling Solutions

By Deborah Lockridge, Senior Managing Editor

IdleAire - truckstop power, internet, entertainment, training system - stalls out.

Tags: IdleAir

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Fuel Crisis Survival

By Jim Beach

Caterpillar's Top Five Tips to Improve Economy

Tags: Fuel-Saving Tips, Fuel Economy

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Driving To Survive

By Jim Park, Contributing Editor

With diesel cost-per-mile now well over 60 cents, anything you can do to save fuel offers significant savings.

Tags: Mileage, Fuel Economy, idle time

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Stayin' Alive

By Bette Garber, Contributing Editor

Small fleets and owner-operators are hardest hit by the fuel squeeze. Here's how the strong survive.

Tags: Diesel Prices, OOIDA

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