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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

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Hendrickson Lightweight Intraax AAT

Hendrickson Trailer Suspension Systems launched a new, lighter weight Intraax AAT integrated trailer suspension system featuring the Large Diameter Axle (LDA)

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Ultra-Compact Inverter

Tripp Lite introduced its Ultra-Compact Inverter equipped with Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI) for maximum safety and shock prevention

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Noregon Releases Diagnostics Update

Noregon Systems has released the newest version of its JPro Fleet Diagnostics heavy-duty software

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Mack Integrates OneCall With MVASIST

The combination of Mack MVASIST and OneCall Complete Care provides repair and maintenance management experience that maximizes customer uptime, Mack says.

Mack Trucks has integrated its Mack OneCall Complete Care customer support network into MVASIST, a Web-based system communications system

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Fuel Management and Seven Tips for Putting Together an Effective Fleet Fueling Program

By Glen Sokolis, Sokolis Group

People are always surprised to learn that over 1.5 percent of a company's fleet fueling budget goes to theft and that 81 percent of fuel thefts are an inside jo

Tags: The Bottom Line

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Ken-Tool Expands Line of Tire Service Lubricants

Akron, Ohio-based Ken-Tool has expanded its line of tire service lubricants with the new Euro Paste, Heavy Paste, Tiger Paste and Ultra Lube

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Kenworth Creates Website Section For T700

Kenworth Truck Company has launched a special website section for its new T700 aerodynamic product line

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Kenworth to Launch Wrap Program

The Kenworth wraps are expected to cover three different levels of detail, offer long-lasting durability, and cost many times less than paint, the company said.

Kenworth Truck Company announced plans to launch the Kenworth Wrap Program in the near future

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Loading and Unloading Products From Innovative Transport Solutions

The Mobile Transport Tray (MTT) allows shippers to load and unload containers in less than five minutes, as freight is easily secured to the MTT and simply rolled into a container for transport.

Innovative Transport Solutions, formerly CLS International USA, has developed two freight loading and unloading products - the Mobile Transport Tray and the Portable Roller Bed System

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Great Dane Rolls Out Parts and Service Program

Trailer maker Great Dane has rolled out its AdvantEdge national account parts and service program, which connects customers to a nationwide network that fulfills their parts and service needs

September 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Networkfleet Updates User Interface

Networkfleet has redesigned its user interface, which it says requires 50 percent fewer mouse clicks to retrieve data on fleet operations

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Vertical Drawer Bank For Charging Cordless Tools

Snap-on Tools' new Masters Series PowerCab is a lockable, vertical drawer bank with built-in power access for holding cordless and air powered tools and keeping them fully charged

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Combination Style Nipple For Haldex ABS

Haldex Commercial Vehicle Systems is now offering a new combination style nipple for the Full Function ABS

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Mancomm's Ultimate Green Book Fits in the Glove Box

Mancomm, which develops and publishes regulatory compliance products, has unveiled a book of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations that fits in a glove box

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TCA's New Online Resource on Weathering the CSA 2010 Storm

The Truckload Carriers Association's Truckload Academy has introduced a new line of Web-based training tools called "Weather the Perfect Storm--CSA 2010 and the Driver Shortage.

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Airtech Lineup Comes to America

Aktas Group, headquartered in Turkey, is bringing its Airtech Air Springs to the U.S

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Michelin's New Mobile Application For Blackberry

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has introduced a mobile application for Blackberry smart phones, which provides the location of the nearest Michelin truck tire or service provider

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Shell Revamps Rotella Coolant Portfolio

Shell Lubricants has introduced a revamped Shell Rotella heavy-duty engine antifreeze/coolant product portfolio, led by the new Shell Rotella Ultra ELC, an extended-life antifreeze/coolant for use in heavy-duty diesel, gasoline and natural gas-powered engines

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Rand McNally Launches Accessories for GPS Units

Rand McNally has begun selling accessories that enhance and protect GPS navigation devices, such as the company's IntelliRoute TND 500, but also most GPS devices and other small electronics

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Rand McNally Provides Free Enhancements for IntelliRoute TND Users

By TruckingInfo.com Staff

More enhancements to Rand McNally's line of GPS devices are now available, and are designed for the over-the-road professional truck driver, the company said

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Trojan Battery to Power Bergstrom's Nite Systems

Trojan Battery Company has partnered with Bergstrom as the Absorbed Glass Mat option to power its Nite no-idle thermal environment systems with Trojan's OverDrive AGM 31 batteries

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Cheap Diesel Fuel Prices? A Distant Memory

By Glen Sokolis, Sokolis Group

For as long as anyone can remember, until recently that is, diesel fuel was always less expensive than gasoline which made things easy for fleet fuel managers

Tags: The Bottom Line

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Suggestions for Meeting CSA 2010 Regulations in the Shop

The FMCSA's new Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 program identifies 10 different groups of parts and accessories that the government considers critical for safe operation. (Photo by Paccar Parts)

Checking out idled trucks used for spare parts during the economic downturn before they return to service will be particularly important after new federal safety regulations go into effect in the fall of 201

Tags: Managing the Shop

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Peterson Adds ECK Corrosion Prevention to Product Line

Peterson Manufacturing has added Van Nay's ECK corrosion prevention products to its line of products

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Version of uDrove Available For iPhone

A new version of the uDrove iPhone application is now available at the App Store. uDrove is a business and compliance management tool for the trucking industry that runs on smart phones, including iPhone, Android and BlackBerry

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TireMaax Pro Adjusts Air Pressure Up- or Downward

Hendrickson says its TireMaax Pro is the first automatic tire inflation system in the trailer industry capable of active tire deflation and balancing.

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

TireMaax Pro, a new system that continuously monitors and adjusts trailer tire pressure by inflating or deflating them based on changing conditions, is among three products announced by Hendrickson Internationa

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Hendrickson Aero Guard bumper

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

The culmination of an intensive four-year development program, Hendrickson's Aero Guard bumper combines state-of-the-art resin technology, proprietary injection molding processes and a patented design to create the industry's first heavy-duty, aerodynamic, lightweight, non-metal bumper

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Hendrickson Offering Stronger Lift Axle

The new 20,000-pound-capacity version of Hendrickson's ComposiLite SC steerable lift axle for vocational trucks and trailers.

In September, Hendrickson International will release a 20,000-pound-capacity version of its ComposiLite SC steerable lift axle for vocational trucks and trailers

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Qube Includes Tamper Detection, Backup Battery, Motion Sensor

Navman Wireless has enhanced its Qube GPS unit with advanced tamper detection, eight-day backup battery, built-in motion sensor and related alerts

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