Article

3151  -  3200  of  5581

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Yokohama's New Tool For Calculating Fuel Savings

Yokohama Tire Corporation's new online tool will help fleets calculate how they can improve their bottom line in terms of gas savings. The Yokohama Fuel Savings Calculator will provide a side-by-side comparison of Yokohama's fuel-efficient tires against competitors

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Davco Introduces New Filter Fuel Products

The Diesel Pro 243 features shorter height, universal fuel port options, a collar that uses a "common tool" for removal, new torque limiting vent cap, and water separation and fuel filtration capabilities.

Davco Technology has introduced new products into the trucking market, including the EyeMax, the Diesel Pro 243, and the Shop Pro FXP

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Qualcomm Unveils New Trailer, Reefer Tracking Solutions

Qualcomm Enterprise Services has unveiled its new Trailer Tracks 210, the successor to its Trailer Tracks 200 untethered trailer management solution. The company also announced it will offer StarTrak's ReeferTrak system for refrigerated transpor

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

ALK Releases New Version of PC*Miler Web Services

ALK Technologies has released the newest version of its PC*Miler Web Services 24, its hosted interfacing application that provides map data and functionality on a Web platform

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Silver Eagle Unveils Hawk Converter Dolly

Silver Eagle Manufacturing Company has unveiled its new Hawk converter dolly, which will begin shipping in September

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Trailer Trends: Recession Doesn't Stop Advances in Trailer Technology

Carrier Transicold's AeroFlex fiberglass trailer side skirts are just one of many trailer innovations.

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Even through the Great Recession, many trailer and body makers spent time and money developing advanced products that promise to improve operating efficiencies and save money for their customers

Tags: Trailers

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Fleet Innovators

2010 Truck Fleet Innovators on Highway Congestion

By Deborah Lockridge, Editor, and Diana Britton, Managing Editor

This month, Heavy Duty Trucking's 2010 Truck Fleet Innovators offer their viewpoints on congestion and infrastructure investment.

Tags: Fleet Innovators

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Telogis Layers Helps Navigate Drivers to the Dock

Telogis has launched Telogis Layers, which allows fleets to quickly and easily integrate any custom GIS data into their existing Telogis solutions

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Rand McNally Updates Motor Carriers' Road Atlas

Rand McNally has released the newest version of its Motor Carriers' Road Atlas, with updated maps and content

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

The True Costs of Congestion

Congestion will cost trucking and the nation big bucks as the economy comes back -- but solutions are unclear.

By Diana Britton, Managing Editor

Truckload carrier Jet Express hauls dedicated, closed-loop freight, and has to give customers updates on delivery times every two hours

Tags: The Bottom Line

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Asset Tracking Device For Covert Mounting

Asset Intelligence, a subsidiary of I.D. Systems, has introduced its new VeriWise Track and Trace device, which can be mounted covertly underneath an asset with the magnetic mount option

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

The Basics of the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Return

By Guest Commentary Heather Ness, J. J. Keller & Associates

Do the numbers 2290 and the date of Aug. 31 ring a bell? If not, you had better keep reading

Tags: The Bottom Line

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Cobra Releases 50th Anniversary CB Radio

Cobra Electronics has released its 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Citizens Band Radio

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

IPD Unveils Line of Replacement Parts For Cummins ISX, QSX

IPD, an aftermarket provider of rebuild components for heavy-duty diesel and natural gas powered engines, has unveiled a new product line of replacement parts for the Cummins ISX and QS

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Guardian Warranty's New Medium-Duty Truck Protection Plan

Guardian Warranty Corporation has launched its Medium-Duty Truck Protection Plan, which provides mechanical breakdown coverage for medium-duty trucks

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Pickups Update: Sales Pick Up With Economic Recovery

These hybrids are expected to get up to 21 mpg in the city.

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

The economy's coming back and so are sales of pickup trucks, as consumers, tradesmen and fleets resume ordering as their incomes and needs increase. Sales this spring are up sharply compared to last yea

Tags: Light & Medium

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Talbert's New Trailer For Wind Energy, Construction Transport

Talbert Double Schnabel Trailers are self-sustaining and self-loading with hydraulic-lift capabilities that eliminate the need for cranes during load or unload.

Talbert Manufacturing designed its new 75-Ton Double Schnabel Trailer to provide safety and stability in wind energy and heavy-haul construction transport

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New PlasiKote Catalog Unveiled

Valspar Corporation, which provides the PlastiKote line of automotive aerosol paints and coatings, has released the new PlastiKote product catalog

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

AirSept's Cooling Coil Coating Prevents A/C Odors

AirSept's new Cooling Coil Coating was designed to stop odors coming from the air conditioning evaporator

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Oil Eater Truck Wash

Illinois-based Kafko International has introduced a new environmentally safe Oil Eater wash that can remove grease, diesel, dirt, bird droppings and more from trucks and buses

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Smith System Offers DOT Compliance Seminars

Smith System, a fleet driver safety training organization, will offer a DOT Compliance Seminar Series, which will cover the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 and the Safety Measurement System

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

Test Drive: Kenworth's New T700

Kenworth's new T700 has a strong family resemblance to Kenworth's familiar T660. But subtle changes to the doors, the big roof cap and a stylish hood make the T700 new. (Photo by STF)

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

The first impression on being presented with a line-up of trucks at the Paccar Tech Center is that Kenworth's new T700 - unlike its T2000 predecessor - is recognizably from the same stable as the highly popular T660

Tags: Test Drive

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

ARI's Fleet Management Goes Mobile

Automotive Resources International, a fleet solutions provider, is offering universal mobile access to both of its web-based fleet management systems, ARI insights and ARI Driver insights

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TripPak Mobile Available on the iPhone

TripPak Mobile, a smartphone application developed by ACS TripPak Services, a Xerox Company, is now available for the Apple iPhone

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Year-Round Bandag Tread For Tandem-Axle Tractors

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions' new Bandag-brand BDR-HG tread is designed for regional and over-the-road fleets operating tandem-axle tractors

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

J.W. Speaker's New Line of LED Headlamps

J.W. Speaker says the new on-glare headlamps offer brighter, whiter color and a superior beam pattern.

J.W. Speaker Corporation has developed a new line of LED headlamps built to be more energy-efficient, durable and longer lasting

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Going Electric

Except for its electric propulsion, Smith's Newton looks and maneuvers like the low cabover it is. (Photo by Tom Berg)

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

For many years we've been accustomed to seeing electric carts scoot around golf courses and airports, and strong, silent forklifts do heavy lifting in factories and warehouses. Now street-legal trucks are ready to haul cargo in American cities

Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Navigation's Not Another Toy

Navigation solutions have evolved beyond just the consumer market; trucking-specific units are bigger and easier to use for truck drivers. (Photo by Rand McNally)

By Diana Britton, Managing Editor

Before adopting Maptuit's navigation system, drivers for expedited truckload carrier Armellini Express Lines had three choices if they got lost: wait for dispatch to jump onto Google Maps to get them back on trac

Tags: Information Technology

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Wow! My Fleet Fuel Card is Burning!

By Glen Sokolis, Sokolis Group

Every day we deal with thousands of fleet fuel transactions. Some fleet fuel card companies are better than others for customer service, discount deals, acceptance and informatio

Tags: The Bottom Line

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Reference Paper Prepares Drivers For CSA 2010

Open Road Drivers Plan, a legal program established by Multi Service, has published a reference paper for drivers preparing for the revisions made by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to its Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PSI Adds Green Hoses to Meritor Tire Inflation Systems

Pressure Systems International has added new green Thru-T and green striped delivery hoses to its Meritor Tire Inflation Systems to illustrate the environmental benefits of the product

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Jasper Engines Offers Remanufactured Cummins ISB

Jasper Engines & Transmissions now offers the late-model Cummins ISB 6.7 liter Common Rail Front Gear Train Complete engine

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

GCommerce Automates Parts Inventory Through the Cloud

GCommerce has launched its Virtual Inventory Cloud technology, which automates parts availability inquiries from wholesalers and retailers to manufacturer and suppliers through a cloud network

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Friction In Focus: Trends in Brake Friction Manufacturing

There's always activity in developing new brake friction material. But new legislation and new players are forcing the pace. (Photo by Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake)

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Brake manufacturers are continually working with their friction material suppliers on new materials that satisfy the market's demand for noise, cost and wear with no compromise in performance. But there are also external pressures for change

Tags: Brakes

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Haldex's New Line of Pressure Protection Valves

Haldex Commercial Vehicle Systems has introduced a new line of Pressure Protection Valves for the North American market

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Innovators Talk Engine Tech

By Deborah Lockridge, Editor

We spoke with several of Heavy Duty Trucking's 2010 Truck Fleet Innovators to get their thoughts, experiences and purchase plans regarding the new EPA 2010 engines

Tags: Engine Smarts

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Load Status Indicator From Trident Industries

Trident Industries in Farmingville, N.Y., has rolled out its new Load Status Indicator, LSI-55, a new pilot light that can be used for critical engine controls, navigational safety lights, HVAC controls, and train signaling lights

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Retreads May Soon Be On SmartWay's Green List

What constitutes a fuel-efficient retreaded tire? An industry committee could soon have the answer. (Photo by Jim Park)

By Jim Park, Equipment Editor

Have a look at the list of U.S. EPA SmartWay approved low-rolling-resistance, fuel-efficient tires and you'll notice there are no retreads on the list

Tags: Tires

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TravelCenters Helps Drivers Prepare For CSA 2010

TravelCenters of America is helping drivers adapt to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 standards, with information, training and a new inspection service

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Mitchell 1 Adds Photos to Online Repair Programs

Mitchell 1, a Snap-on Company, has recently added thousands of engine component and connector photos to its Tractor-Trailer.net and Medium-Truck.net online repair programs

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Graebel Launches Relocation App For Communications and Reporting

The Graebel Companies has introduced a new mobile communications and reporting option, the Graebel Relocation App

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TRP's New Foam, Innerspring Mattresses For Sleepers

The TRP Aftermarket Parts innerspring mattress is 7 inches thick and features a design that limits horizontal motion.

TRP Aftermarket Parts has introduced high-density foam and innerspring mattresses for sleeper bunks in a variety of sizes

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Compliance Company Processes IRP Transactions For California Truckers

The State of California has granted On The Go Transportation Services, Garden Grove, Calif., the authority to continue processing IRP transactions, including the issuance of apportioned plates and credentials

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

ARI's New Truck Hazard Perception Program

Automotive Resources International, a fleet management solutions provider, has launched a Truck Hazard Perception program to help fleets identify and address exact driver behaviors that present the greatest risk

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

EBE Adds Fraud Detection Capability

EBE Technologies has added a fraud detection capability to its Logistics Management software

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Tenneco, Sturman to Create New Ride Control Damping Systems

Through a joint product development agreement, Tenneco Inc. and Sturman Industries will develop ride control damping systems that incorporate Sturman's digital values and Tenneco's adjustable damping technology

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Iowa80.com Releases New Truck Accessories Catalog

Iowa80.com will release a new catalog this week, including over 300 new items from stacks and lights to interior and exterior chrome and stainless accessories

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Telogis Adds Fleet Management Alerts to Fleet Platform

Here's a screen capture from the Telogis Fleet Platform with Management Alerts.

Telogis has added Fleet Management Alerts to its Telogis Fleet platform. The alerts are generated based on a variety of sensor data including odometer, engine hours and battery voltage

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Ford to Offer Gas Engine For Medium-Duty Segment

Ford will offer its 6.8-liter V10 gas engine on medium-duty chassis cabs in 2012

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Compendium Software Adds Predictive Behavior Analysis to FuelClinic

Through a new partnership with Sonic E-Learning Inc., Compendium Software Systems will add predictive behavior analysis and online driver training program to its FuelClinic Fleet System

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

sponsored by

ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All

GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All
-->