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February 2011, - Feature

Fumoto Engineering Offers Instant Oil Analysis for Less than a Dollar per Sample

Fumoto's new "on-site" Instant Oil Analysis Kit offers a fast and cost saving alternative at a fraction of the cost of a conventional oil analysis

February 2011, - Feature

Cummins Announces High Output 6.7L Turbo Diesel

Cummins Inc. has announced the release of its High Output 6.7-liter Turbo Diesel for Ram Heavy Duty pickup trucks. The new high-output rating produces peak torque of 800 lb ft

February 2011, - Feature

Hutchens Introduces New 'Series 10' Slider

The new Series 10 Slider from Hutchens is a lighter-weight, extremely durable subframe developed for dry van and refrigerated trailers combining newer design concepts with lighter materials and Hutchens' advanced welding capabilities

February 2011, - Feature

Dodge Unveils Value-priced Ram Tradesman Pickup Package

Ram Truck today announced a new trim package aimed at one of the pickup truck category's largest traditional customer bases: the Ram Tradesman

February 2011, - Feature

Hino Offers Sneak Peek of New Class 4/5 Diesel and Hybrid COE

The truck pictured above is a working prototype of Hino's new hybrid Class 4 COE used by beverage distributor, Ito En, in Tokyo. You'll have to wait until March to see the newly designed North American cab.

By Jim Park, Equipment Editor

While it has not yet been introduced to American and Canadian customers, North American truck writers got a sneak peek and a test drive of Hino's all-new light-duty COE at the company's Hamura truck plant near Tokyo last week. The official launch takes place at the NTEA Work Truck Show Indianapolis on March 8, 2011

February 2011, - Feature

SmartTruck Adds Two Distributors for UT-6 Trailer Aero System

Trudell Trailers, located in the upper Midwest, and Midlands Carrier Transicold, headquartered in Omaha, Neb. are the two newest distributors of SmartTruck's new UT-6 Trailer UnderTray aerodynamic System

February 2011, - Feature

Laydon Economy Trailer Fairing Offers Fast Fit

Laydon's Hybrid skirt used simple extruded plastic panels, strong and flexible spring struts, and molded mono clamp to attach the devices to trailer crossmembers.

Laydon Composites announced a low-cost trailer skirt that's priced about 40 percent less than its current LCL product and is designed for fast installation to minimize vehicle downtime

February 2011, - Feature

Volvo Introduces Innovative Lightweight Fifth Wheel System

Volvo Trucks in North America now offers a new fifth wheel option, installed directly into a truck's frame. The smaller, lighter design preserves ride and drive quality while weighing up to 100 pounds less than current standard-duty fifth wheel systems

February 2011, - Feature

Mitchell 1's Repair-Connect Now For Class 4-8 Vehicles

Mitchell 1 announced a new release of its online troubleshooting program Repair-Connect that expands the vehicles covered down to Class 4

February 2011, - Feature

Betts Spring, Spraydown USA Offer Joint Hanger-Flap Product

Betts Spring Co., a maker of resilient flap hangers, and Spraydown USA, which offers louver-like anti-spray mudflaps, say they're jointly offering a combined hanger-flap product

February 2011, - Feature

National 'Red' 37 Series Oil Seal Helps Increase Wheel-End Reliability

Federal-Mogul introduced an innovative National heavy-duty oil seal technology that offers maximum contaminant exclusion for the toughest wheel-end applications

February 2011, - Feature

Dana Introduces Service-Free U-Joints

Service-free, lubed-for-life U-joints are now available on Spicer Life Series (SPL) driveshafts from Dana Holding Corp. The products reduce maintenance costs over a truck's lifetime, and can be ordered on new vehicles or retrofitted to existing Spicer U-joints

February 2011, - Feature

Michelin Commercial Service Network

Michelin Americas Truck Tires is introducing the Michelin Commercial Service Network, a franchise network of commercial tire dealers to provide consistent, high-quality service across the U.S

February 2011, - Feature

Midtronics, Mitsubishi Electric to Debut RFID Technology

Midtronics and Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America announced a collaboration to merge Midtronics' MRFID technology and battery management equipment with Mitsubishi Electric's electrical components to generate complete historical service data for batteries, starters, and alternators

February 2011, - Feature

Integrated Tire Monitoring System from Doran and PeopleNet

Doran Manufacturing entered into a collaborative project with PeopleNet to provide an in-cab integration of tire-pressure monitoring with off-truck communication and fleet management capabilities

February 2011, - Feature

Ridewell Releases Four‐Axle Walking Beam Suspensions

Ridewell released RWB‐QUAD, a new series of rigid walking beam suspensions

February 2011, - Feature

Extensive Customer Research Led to Design of Nissan Vans, Now Entering Production

Nissan Van (NV) comes in three weight-based models with a choice of two roof heights, two trim levels, and two gasoline engines. Chassis layout is front-engine, rear-wheel-drive.

By Truckinginfo Staff

The Nissan Van is new, it's different from what's been available, and it's almost ready to buy. Nissan Commercial Vehicles executives showed off their entry in the cargo van market Feb. 1 in Miami, and said production was officially launched with a Job One ceremony at an expanded plant in Canton, Miss., on Jan. 19

February 2011, - Feature

PressurePro and International Telematics Corp Announce Integration

International Telematics Corp. and Advantage PressurePro announced they are teaming up to develop integrated TPMS/Telematics solution to fleet markets worldwide

February 2011, - Feature

Company Offers Healthcare Access for Truckers

The Man in White LLC launched an Internet-based "Healthcare Touch Point" for professional truckers,

February 2011, - Feature

Decisiv Now Links Fleets, Service Locations, OEMs Through Handhelds, Call Centers, Web

Decisiv has expanded the unified communications of its Decisiv Service Management Platform. Fleets, service locations, mobile workforce personnel and OEM representatives can now communicate and access details about vehicle service events through call centers and on handheld communications devices

January 2011, - Feature

Trucking Rebounds With New Approach Born Out of Economic Necessity

By Guest commentary Lisa H. Harrington

Supply chains today face extraordinary levels of volatility, and companies are scrambling to manage risk that is unprecedented in scope, amplitude, and frequency. In the wake of the U.S. economic meltdown, no segment of the supply chain has remained untouched by volatility and risk

Tags: Topics & Trends

January 2011, - Feature

Shell Announces Market Tests of Nitrogen Enriched Diesel

Shell Oil Products U.S. announced a test of Shell Nitrogen Enriched Diesel, extending the company's exclusive "Nitrogen Enriched" advanced cleaning system to diesel

January 2011, - Feature

TRP Introduces New Exhaust Parts Program

TRP Aftermarket Parts announces the availability of a new line of quality exhaust mufflers, pipes and clamps for different configurations and different budgets

January 2011, - Feature

Fatigue Study Provides Basis for 34-Hour Restart Proposal

By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor

The 34-hour restart gives daytime drivers a chance to catch up on their rest, but it does not work as well for night drivers. In fact, it may even be detrimental to driver performance

Tags: Drivers

January 2011, - Feature

Rising Fuel Prices Mean You Need A Fleet Fueling Policy

By Commentary Glen Sokolis, Sokolis Group

I was talking to a client earlier this week, and he was telling me his diesel fuel prices were up 23 percent since this time last year

Tags: The Bottom Line

January 2011, - Feature

Dana Upgrades Spicer Life Series Driveshafts

With the recent completion of key product improvements to its Spicer Life Series Model 170 universal joint assembly, Dana Holding Corporation has now upgraded the performance and durability features of its entire lineup of SPL heavy-duty universal joints

January 2011, - Feature

Daimler Trucks North America Celebrates 1000th Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Daimler Trucks North America is marking the production of its 1,000th hybrid electric vehicle with a celebration at its Mt. Holly, NC plant. The 1,000th vehicle - a Freightliner Business Class M2 106 Hybrid truck, manufactured at the Mt. Holly plant

Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

January 2011, - Feature

Dual-Mode Iridium/GSM Tracking and Communication Device

Blue Sky Network introduced the HawkEye 5300, a dual-mode tracking device leveraging both GSM and Iridium satellite capabilities

January 2011, - Feature

Zurich Fleet Intelligence Works With Telematics to Monitor Driver Behavior

Fleet insurer Zurich announced a new program in the U.S. that combines its in-depth understanding of fleet insurance, operations and risk engineering to create Zurich Fleet Intelligence

January 2011, - Feature

Titan Live Floor Trailer Adds 2,000 Pounds Capacity

The newest aluminum smoothside hauler from Titan Trailers is a streamlined Walking Floor model designed to reduce weight and increase payloads by up to 2,000 pounds

January 2011, - Feature

ARI Road Safety Observation Reporting Program

ARI, Automotive Resources International, introduced ARI Driver Watch, its new road safety observation reporting program which promotes safer driving

January 2011, - Feature

Custom Broken Bolt Kit for ISX

Broken Bolt introduced its custom ISX broken bolt removal kit. The Cummins ISX engine demands a specialized kit to address its unique characteristics and exhaust manifold maintenance procedures

January 2011, - Feature

Eaton Launches New Aftermarket Brand, EverTough

Eaton has launched a new brand of drivetrain components, called EverTough, engineered specifically for the aftermarket. Eaton made the announcement this week at the 2011 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week conference in Las Vegas

January 2011, - Feature

Qualcomm Announces Availability of CSA Safety Performance Service

Qualcomm announced the commercial availability of its CSA Safety Performance Service to help carriers with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrations new Compliance, Safety, Accountability enforcement program

January 2011, - Feature

TRP Mirrors for All Makes

TRP Aftermarket Parts introduced a line of mirrors for all makes of Class 6, 7 and 8 trucks

January 2011, - Feature

Seats Inc. Adds Heat to Legacy Series Seats

The heated areas are shown highlighted in yellow.

Seats Inc. has added heated seating to its Legacy Series seats. Standard in back and seat cushions, this 12 -volt, American-made heater provides dual temperature heat controls, allowing operator to completely customize their seating experience.

January 2011, - Feature

ArvinMeritor Announces Availability of MXL Driveline for Aftermarket Customers

ArvinMeritor will expand the availability of its Meritor MXL (Meritor Extended Lube) driveline to the North American aftermarket

January 2011, - Feature

Diesel Hits New High of $3.40 a Gallon on 7.4-cent Jump

Diesel fuel hit a new two-year high on Tuesday, jumping 7.4 cents a gallon from last week, the Department of Energy reported Tuesday

January 2011, - Feature

Wix Says New EcoLast filter can double life of oil

Wix Filters says its new EcoLast line of heavy-duty spin-on oil filters can double oil life by trapping damaging acids, saving fleets $100 to $200 a year

January 2011, - Feature

Bendix EverSure Spring Brake Offers Lighter Weight, Corrosion Resistance

By Deborah Lockridge, Editor

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake announced a new double-diaphragm spring brake for drum brakes it says offers the lightest weight in the industry while delivering best-in-class durability and performance

January 2011, - Feature

Donaldson Expands Fuel Filter Product Line

Donaldson Company has expanded its fuel filter offering to provide customers with even more options to protect engine components and to extend equipment life

January 2011, - Feature

Accellos Announces Version 2.3 of Accellos One Optimize

Accellos announced the release of Accellos One Optimize Version 2.3, its load building and route optimization software

January 2011, - Feature

Comdata Offers Online Permit Ordering

Comdata's new NextGen Connection for Permits is an online platform for the trucking industry that provides robust capabilities for ordering, tracking, and managing permits

January 2011, - Feature

Voyager Rear Mount Cameras

ASA Electronics announced the next generation of Voyager cameras to the commercial vehicle and heavy duty markets

January 2011, - Feature

Freightliner Launches SD Vocational Line with Heavy Duty 114SD Mixer Chassis

Severe-duty 114SD-FSA has a forward-set steer axle for bridge-formula states and lightweight aluminum cab from Freightliner’s M2 series. Hood and nose are unique to this new model.

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Freightliner Trucks announced a new heavy-duty mixer chassis, the 114SD with forward-set steer axle, and representatives said it is among a new line of severe-duty trucks that they will use to seek more sales in vocational market

January 2011, - Feature

Shell Initiates Market Tests of Nitrogen Enriched Diesel

Shell Oil Products U.S. is launching a market test of Shell Nitrogen Enriched Diesel, extending the company's exclusive "Nitrogen Enriched" advanced cleaning system to diesel fuel

January 2011, - Feature

Sprint Connectivity to Be Option on Paccar In-Dash Systems

Kenworth's NavPlus in-dash system offers navigation, hands-free phoning and other features.

Sprint connectivity will be available as an option on the Kenworth NavPlus and the Peterbilt SmartNav, Paccar proprietary navigation and business technology systems for Kenworth and Peterbilt Class 5-8 trucks

January 2011, - Feature

More Brands Join

AP Performance, Autolite/Fram (Honeywell), Leacree, Performance Radiator, Precision Parts Australia, Prime Guard, Rainy Day Wipers, and Security Filters lines have been added to

January 2011, - Feature

Intermec Launches Suite of Ultra-Rugged Handheld Computers

Intermec's new 70 Series is its next-generation portfolio of ultra-rugged mobile computers

January 2011, - Feature

New LTL Software

Ahern and Associates introduced the new LTL version of its Financial I.Q. software, which quickly calculates profit and loss statements throughout all business segments


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