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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

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Qualcomm Unveils Next Generation On-Board System

Qualcomm has unveiled the next generation of its on-board fleet management system, the Mobile Computing Platform 110, which will be commercially available in fall 2010

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Dana Enhances Spicer Life Series Driveshafts

Dana Holding Corporation has enhanced its Spicer Life Series Model 250 universal joint assembly with more than a 40 percent improvement in dynamic bearing capacit

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Solutions for a New Driver Era

With Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 (CSA 2010) about to become a reality, more and more fleets may soon have to face the consequences of hiring drivers with dubious credential

Tags: Information Technology

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

ArvinMeritor's New ProTec High Mobility Independent Suspensions Series

ArvinMeritor has rolled out its Meritor ProTec High Mobility Independent Suspensions Series, developed in response to customer demands

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Safety Ladder For Van Trailers

Canton, Ohio-based CDL Safety Resources has developed the new Safe-T-Step Van ladder series, based on the company's portable ladder for truck trailers

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PressurePro Introduces New Interface For Mining Fleets

Advantage PressurePro, which provides tire pressure monitoring systems and modular mining systems, has added a new ModularReady interface, which will link its tire pressure monitoring solutions to the MineCare and Dispatch applications

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Cobra's Newest Truck-Specific Navigation Unit

The new Junction View with Lane Assist provides drivers with 3D images of upcoming highway junctions as well as lane guidance and enhanced turn-by-turn directions.

Cobra Electronics' new 7-inch navigation unit was specifically designed for the professional truck driver

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Decisiv Integrates With TMT Fleet Maintenance

Decisiv has integrated its Decisiv Service Management Platform with TMT Fleet Maintenance - SQL, a fleet equipment and shop management software product from TMW Systems

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Teletrac's New Driver e-Log Web Site

Teletrac Inc. has rolled out a new Driver e-Log Web Site for its Fleet Director customers

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PHH Arval Enhances Driver-Facing Technology

PHH Arval has added new functionality to its PHH InterActive for Drivers, its website, and PHH Connect, its mobile application

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Xata RouteTracker Available For Verizon Wireless Customers

Xata Corporation's RouteTracker fleet performance management solution is now available for Verizon Wireless enterprise customers

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Bose Ride System Available for Individual Purchase

The Bose Ride system can now be purchased by individual owner-operators and small fleets, as the company has opened the first five Bose Ride system installation sites across the country

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Waterless Wash and Shine Product From Combustion Technologies

Combustion Technologies USA has introduced a new eco-friendly, waterless wash and shine product called CleanBoost Nano-Sheen

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Maxon Brings European-Designed Cantilever Liftgate to North American Market

Maxon Lift Corp.'s new cantilever liftgate is European designed but North American manufactured

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

OTC's New Diagnostics Kit

OTC, an SPX brand, has unveiled its new Pegisys PC Scan with Netbook Master Kit, a complete solution for technicians who prefer a Windows-based diagnostic system

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Navman Wireless' Newest M-Nav Unit Includes Bluetooth Technology

The new M-Nav 760 is equipped with ruggedized housing and touch screen.

Navman Wireless has released the newest version of its in-vehicle dispatch, messaging and GPS navigation unit, which is designed for use with its Online AVL2 fleet tracking system

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

EBE Adds Pre-Employment Screening Modules to SHIPS, CSA Dashboard

EBE Technologies has added Pre-Employment Screening interfaces to its SHIPS Recruiting Software and CSA 2010 Dashboard

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Synthetic Oils & Lubes: Made to Measure

Synthetic engine lubricants are not new, but their cost has made them unattractive. That may be changing.

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Synthetic oils make up only a small part of the lubricant market, but they are set to take on a more significant role

Tags: Under The Hood

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

No Muss, No Fuss: The Latest in Trailer Tracking

The Slap & Track device from TransCore (shown) provides integrated, two-way satellite communications to monitor location, speed, heading and temperature of trailers.

By Diana Britton, Managing Editor

About a year and a half ago, Kraft Foods' private fleet was experiencing considerable trailer detention and needed to get more control of its trailers

Tags: Information Technology

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

ZoomSafer, SkyGuard Team Up on Combating Distracted Driving

ZoomSafer, which provides policy management software to prevent distracted driving, has partnered with SkyGuard, provider of fleet management systems, to develop technology to help companies monitor and manage risks involving employee use of mobile phones while driving.

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Huttig Building Products Is Seeing Green

Huttig monitors drivers' mpg, idling and rpm using the PacTrac telematics system, available on the Peterbilt trucks it leases. (Photo by Huttig)

By Diana Britton, Managing Editor

"Go Green" is a program Huttig Building Products uses to motivate its drivers to improve performance and increase fuel efficiency

Tags: Operations & Fuel Economy

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