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October 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PC*Miler Navigator 550

ALK's new PC*MILER Navigator 550 is the latest addition to its third generation x50 lineup of truck-specific professional GPS navigation devices

October 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

GE Capital Fleet Services Launches Intelligent Ops Telematics Solution

GE Capital Fleet Services has launched Intelligent Ops, an integrated business intelligence solution for operations and sales leaders who manage mobile personnel

October 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

OTC Enhances DPF Cleaning Line

OTC, an SPX Brand, unveiled its new Diesel Particulate Filter Thermal Processing Unit (P/N 5281), designed to increase the efficiency of DPF cleaning by converting unburned hydrocarbons into ash prior to the air burst cleaning cycle

October 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Rand McNally, DriverTech Announce Partnership

Rand McNally and DriverTech will team up offer a complete fleet management solution to the long-haul trucking market

October 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Cummins Filtration Redesigns Diesel Pro

Cummins Filtration has released two new Diesel Pro fuel filtration systems: Fleetguard FH235 with a flow rate of 60 GPH(230 L/H,) and FH236 with a flow rate of 90 GPH(341L/H).

October 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Fleet Management and Fuel Savings

By Glen Sokolis, Sokolis Group

Does anyone remember the days when the only time we thought about high diesel fuel prices was when OPEC decided to mess with us? Fuel cards use to be handed out and drivers would fuel at any place they wanted

Tags: The Bottom Line

October 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Peterbilt Announces Availability of Bendix Wingman

Peterbilt officially announced production availability of Bendix Wingman ACB - Active Cruise with Braking -- as an option for its heavy-duty truck models

October 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

J J. Keller Introduces Affordable E-Log Solution

J J. Keller & Associates announced $6 E-Logs. With CSA 2010 looming and a stricter EOBR mandate on the way from the FMCSA, Keller says, this E-Log solution will help carriers of all sizes manage hours-of-service compliance

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Fleet Innovators

2010 Truck Fleet Innovators on The Driver Shortage

By Deborah Lockridge Editor & Diana Britton Managing Editor

Heavy Duty Trucking's 2010 Truck Fleet Innovators offer their viewpoints on the coming capacity crunch and driver shortage.

Tags: Fleet Innovators

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Sirius XM Radio's XM Snap!

Sirius XM Radio introduced XM Snap!, a satellite radio for the vehicle that the company says is an easy to install, set up and use

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Fenders from Fontaine

Fontaine Spray Suppression introduced several new fenders, including one for wide-based tires, a heavy-duty construction fender (pictured), and a fiberglass fender

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Telogis Introduces Fuel Card Reconciliation Report

Telogis introduces a new feature to its Telogis Fleet vehicle management application that compares fuel card use to actual location data: The Fuel Card Reconciliation Report.

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

All-Electric Walk-In Van Introduced by FCCC, Morgan-Olson, Enova

Aerodynamic styling is among the features of a new electric-drive WT-EV walk-in-van from FCCC, Morgan Olson and Enova Systems. It will go up to 100 miles before needed a recharge, the companies say. (Photo courtesy HTUF)

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp., Morgan Olson and Enova Systems jointly introduced an all-electric-"new generation" drive walk-in van with new exterior and interior styling. Shown this week at the Hybrid Truck Users Forum meeting in Dearborn, Mich., the Class 4 MT-EV van boasts a purpose-built drive system and a lightweight, aerodynamic design for high efficiency

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Flexible Mudflap Hanger Allows Easy Changes

Fontaine Spray Suppression has taken the mudflap hanger to new heights with its new Flex Wedge, which allows a driver to easily change a mudflap himself and has features designed to prevent hanger damage

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Analyst: The State of the Heavy-Duty Aftermarket

By Jim Park, Equipment Editor

We've just been through a brutal couple of years; 2008 and 2009 weren't kind to trucking or its suppliers. Trucking activity was down an estimated 15 percent during that period, and that took a lot of industry-related activity down with it. Fewer trucks ran fewer miles, so they required fewer repairs. The aging schedule of existing equipment changed too, and that will have some downstream implications. Where does that leave heavy-duty aftermarket parts and service suppliers

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Xata Turnpike Offers RouteTracker to Canadian Customers

Xata Turnpike's flagship product, RouteTracker, is now available in Canada, exclusively on Rogers Communications Inc.'s nationwide network.

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Kenworth and Paccar Financial Offers Extended Warranty Program

Kenworth and Paccar Financial now offer an extended warranty program for U.S. customers who purchase new 2010 Kenworth Class 8 factory trucks that meet eligibility requirements

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Brenntag Announces DEF Pick up and Replace Program

Brenntag North America will offer users of diesel exhaust fluid a free service to pick up empty DEF totes (IBCs) from any previous supplier

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Engine Smarts: A Carbon-Free Fuel?

By Commentary Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

On a recent visit to Woodland Park, Colo., -based Sturman Industries, I was privileged to view the first beginnings of Eddie Sturman's crank-free internal combustion engine

Tags: Engine Smarts

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Panasonic Launches Toughbook U1 Ultra

Panasonic Solutions Company has unveiled the newest addition to its Toughbook U1 family - the U1 Ultra. The U1 Ultra combines the portability of traditional handheld devices with the benefits of a full Windows operating system and it runs Windows 7

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Saturn Offers Two New Waste Oil Furnaces

Saturn waste oil furnaces make it possible for smaller garage and shop owners to realize the potential energy savings from recycling used motor oils, hydraulic fluids, and certain fuel oils

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Rand McNally Enhances IntelliRoute Software Integration with TMW

Rand McNally announced significant enhancements to its IntelliRoute Software integration with TMWSuite and TruckMate operations software, both from TMW Systems

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TRP Introduces Windshield Glass Products

TRP Aftermarket Parts announced availability of a new line of high quality glass for all makes of Class 6, 7 and 8 trucks and tractors

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TMW Systems to Sell Co-Branded Workflow/Imaging Product With Microdea

By Deborah Lockridge, Editor

TMW Systems announced it's formed a strategic alliance with Microdea for TMW to resell a new co-branded version of Microdea's document management software solutions called TMW-Synergize

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PeopleNet/TMW Integration Will Automate Inspection Tasks

PeopleNet says a new integration between its Fleet Manager program and TMT Fleet Maintenance software will save money and help fleets deal with new tougher federal safety enforcement by automating truck inspection-ticket workflow

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Diesel Direct and Freightliner Trucks Develop Hybrid Fuel Truck

Diesel Direct and Freightliner Trucks together have developed what they say is the first-ever diesel electric hybrid fuel truck. The innovative Freightliner Business Class M2 106 Hybrid will be used to deliver fuel to fleets primarily in Massachusetts

Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Phillips Sliding Axle Spring Kit

Phillips Industries has added sliding axle spring kits to their line of electrical and air brake interface products

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Air-Weigh Announces New Scale Display

Air-Weigh announced a new in-cab display option for its LoadMaxx series of truck and tractor scales

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Bee Line Introduces a New Mobile Alignment System Package

Bee Line Company has added a mobile alignment system package to its heavy-duty alignment product line

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Kenworth Introduces Front Engine Power Take-Off Option for T800

Kenworth introduced a new front engine power take-off (FEPTO) option for the Kenworth T800

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Landi Renzo Announces CNG Fuel System for E-Series Vans

Landi Renzo USA Corp. announced a 50-state CARB-certified dedicated CNG system that will be available on the 2011/12 gaseous prep 5.4L Ford E-Series Cargo and Passenger Van in the first quarter of 2011

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Engine Smarts: Prognostic Failure Prediction Reduces Unplanned Downtime, Cuts Maintenance Costs

By Commentary Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

There is an upside to EPA's 2010 emissions regulations.

Tags: Engine Smarts

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Are Fuel Storage Tanks The Right Choice for Your Fleet?

By Glen Sokolis, Sokolis Group

Every fleet manager is never really sure if it is good to have fuel tanks on site or a real pain in the neck

Tags: The Bottom Line

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

ACS Partners with Vigillo

Affiliated Computer Services is teaming up with Vigillo to expand its capabilities to provide safety and compliance data for drivers and fleets as mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Comprehensive Safety Analysis program (CSA)

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Rair Adds Drug and Alcohol Testing

Rair, a provider of safety and compliance services to the trucking industry, announced the launch of its drug and alcohol testing program

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

McLeod Working on CSA 2010 Tools, Announces Smartphone App

McLeod Software announced it's working on new tools to support compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Administration's new Comprehensive Safety Analysis program, and unveiled its first app for iPhone and Droid smartphones, during its annual user's conference in Birmingham, Ala

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Paccar Financials Offers Extended Warranty for Peterbilt Buyers

Operators and fleets financing new Class 8 Peterbilt trucks (with standard one-year highway warranty) can obtain two additional years of vehicle protection for their trucks if they finance through Paccar Financial Corp

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

McLeod Software Certifies PC*Miler 24

ALK Technologies announced the successful certification and integration of its PC*Miler 24 and PC*Miler|Tolls 24 by strategic alliance partner McLeod Software

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

McLeod to Integrate Skybitz Info

SkyBitz and McLeod Software announced a new partnership to add new Skybitz features into McLeod Software's transportation management software, allowing its customers to benefit from real-time information on their trailers

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Lista Technician Series of Toolboxes, Carts, Cart Garages

Lista International says its new Technician Series of toolboxes, technician carts, and cart garages offer large capacity and durability at an affordable price

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

UsedTruckCity.com

UsedTruckCity.com is a new online used truck inventory and research tool designed to help new and experienced used truck buyers locate, sell, consign and export used trucks

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Ridewell Releases RAR‐260 25K Suspension with Bolt‐On Hangers

Ridewell has expanded its RAR‐260 Series of suspensions. This expansion consists of three 25K capacity suspensions with an industry‐standard bolt pattern

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

VPG On-Board Weighing Expands Offering

Vishay Precision Group announced that its VPG On-Board Weighing division has expanded its offering of on-board overload protection systems

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Are You Comparing Apples to Apples on Fuel Prices? A Little Knowledge Can Go a Long Way

By Glen Sokolis, Sokolis Group

In this day and age of high-priced fuel, fleet managers need to have a fairly comprehensive knowledge of the fuel market. This was not always the case

Tags: The Bottom Line

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Pulsar Designed to Troubleshoot Wiring Problems

Innovative Products of America, a supplier of tools and equipment for the maintenance and repair of commercial vehicles, announces the release of the Pulsar, designed to easily troubleshoot and diagnose automotive wiring problems

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Mitchell 1 Updates Programs to Include 2009 Models

Mitchell 1 has updated its Web-based service information programs to now include diagnostic and service information for 2009 medium and heavy duty vehicles.

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

GT Radial Announces New Long Haul Steer

GT Radial announced a new Long Haul Steer tire, the GSL213

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Paccar Launches Engine Website

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Paccar has a new website dedicated to Paccar engines, www.paccarengines.com.

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Prophesy Adds Web-based Option to Dispatch Software Suite

Prophesy Transportation Solutions announced the availability of a Web-based, "pay as you go" dispatch solution geared for smaller trucking and brokerage companies, as a part of the Prophesy DispatchSeries Software Solution

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Tracerline Introduces Super-Slim Borescope

Tracer Products introduced the TP-9354 Cobra-4, part of the Cobra series of multi-purpose borescopes, with a super-thin shaft to get into tight places

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