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March 2010, - Feature

FreightWatch Adds Consulting Services

FreightWatch International has added Consulting Services to its offerings, thanks to a partnership with Clareo Incorporated, a supply chain security consultancy

March 2010, - Feature

Waltco Launches New Work Truck Gates Series

Waltco Lift Corp. has partnered with Ultron to launch a new line of liftgates. The new Work Truck Gates Series includes six liftgates that handle different capacities

March 2010, - Feature

Parker's New CNG Natural Gas Valve

The CNG Natural Gas Valve allows a high flow in single and multi-tank systems, and it can withstand high pressures.

Parker Hannifin's Fluid Control Division, manufacturers of the Skinner and Gold Ring lines of solenoid valves and the Sinclair Collins line of process control valves, has developed the CNG Natural Gas Valv

March 2010, - Feature

Oils For Natural Gas Engines

Border Valley Trading, a Brawley, Calif.-based alfalfa, sudan and klein grass hay producer and exporter, last year replaced its fleet of trucks with 15 liquefied natural gas-powered Kenworth T800s.

By Deborah Lockridge, Editor

Recent announcements illustrate the growing interest in natural gas engines for medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks

Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

March 2010, - Feature

SkyBitz, Iridium to Develop Two-Way Asset Tracking Solution

SkyBitz has formed a strategic partnership with Iridium, which will provide two-way global mobile satellite services for SkyBitz

March 2010, - Feature

Western Star to Offer Allison Optimized Package

Western Star Truck Sales has partnered with Allison Transmission to offer the Allison Optimized package for Western Star trucks

March 2010, - Feature

Freightliner's Business Class M2 106V Ready For EPA 2010

Freightliner Trucks has made enhancements to its Business Class M2 106V, including upfitting the vehicle with 2010 emissions technology

March 2010, - Feature

Western Star Updates 109-Inch BBC Models With Allisons and DD13 Engine

Western Star Truck Sales has updated its 4900 FA and SA 109-inch bumper-to-back-of-cab models to now include Allison 3000RDS transmission and Detroit Diesel DD13 engine

March 2010, - Feature

Ford's New Diesel and Gasoline V-8s for Super Duties Claim More Power, High Fuel Economy

When they go into production this year, Ford's heavy pickup trucks will be available with the optional 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel and standard 6.2-liter gasoline engine, both V-8s. (Photo courtesy of Ford)

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Ford Motor Co.'s new diesel and gasoline engines for its revamped 2011 Super Duty pickups are cleaner, quieter and more economical than current products, executives said at a presentation at the National Truck Equipment Association's annual meeting in St. Louis

March 2010, - Feature

Navistar Unveils Class 4-5 TerraStar, Re-engineered MaxxForce 7 Diesel

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Navistar International has unveiled its new Class 4 and 5 TerraStar model, calling it a "powerful, rugged and reliable work truck" and, during a press conference at the National Truck Equipment Association's Work Truck Sho

March 2010, - Feature

New All-Wheel Drive Models From Peterbilt

Peterbilt Motors Company's Models 337 and 348 are now available in All-Wheel Drive versions in an effort to provide vocational customers with off-road versatility and maneuverability

March 2010, - Feature

Isuzu Announces New 2011 NPR Eco-Max Truck

The new NPR Eco-Max is powered by Isuzu's 4JJ1-TC diesel engine, which is both EPA and CARB compliant.

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America says its new 2011 NPR Eco-Max low cab forward truck can improve fuel economy by up to 20 percent, while also boosting payload capacity from previous NPR models

March 2010, - Feature

Haweka Debuts New Truck Alignment System

To develop the new Axis 4000, Haweka has taken the advanced digital measuring technologies used for cars and adapted them for heavy-duty vehicles.

Haweka, which develops wheel balancing technology, has launched a new heavy-duty truck alignment system, the Axis 4000

March 2010, - Feature

Collective Data Adds New Modules to Fleet Management Software

Collective Data has added three new modules to its fleet management software. The new modules include Object Revolution, an application configuration module; Exception Reporting; and Fleet Service Management

March 2010, - Feature

Vertical Integration: Friend or Foe?

As truck manufacturing gets increasingly global and the costs for new components spiral, chassis like this Freightliner being assembled in Saltillo, Mexico, carry an increasing number of in-house components. (Photo by STF)

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

There is a creeping vertical integration in North American truck manufacturing

Tags: Managing the Shop

March 2010, - Feature

Ken-Tool's New Twist Socket For Removing Fasteners

Ken-Tool's Twist Sockets are available individually or in sets.

Ken-Tool, Akron, Ohio, has introduced the new Twist Socket, which grips positively into the surface of a damaged bolt head or nut to allow it to be removed by using a counterclockwise spiral grip surface integrated into the socket

March 2010, - Feature

SelecTrucks Relaunches Down Payment Match Promotion

SelecTrucks, a network of used truck retailers in the U.S. and Canada, has brought back its Down Payment Match promotion, an incentive that matches a small fleet's or owner-operator's down payment

March 2010, - Feature

Navistar Introduces New E-Commerce Web Site For Parts Ordering

Navistar International has introduced a new e-commerce web site to sell parts online to customers

March 2010, - Feature

Gasoline-Diesel Cocktail: A Potent Recipe for Cleaner, More Efficient Engines

Rolf Reitz, center, and his team of graduate students in the engine research group.

By Brian Mattmiller, University of Wisconsin

Diesel and gasoline fuel sources both bring unique assets and liabilities to powering internal combustion engines

Tags: Operations & Fuel Economy

March 2010, - Feature

DP&C Unveils New Fleet Management System

DP&C Enterprises, a provider of supply chain solutions, has debuted DP&C SmartFleet, a web-based fleet management system that enables transportation and service providers to more effectively manage their mobile resource

March 2010, - Feature

ShowMeTheParts Adds New Where-to-Buy Feature

ShowMeTheParts, an online parts catalog, has implemented a new "Where-to-Buy" feature to help users find resellers of specific products within 50 miles of their location

March 2010, - Feature

Fuel Management Lost at Sea

By Glen Sokolis, Sokolis Group

Fuel Management might be lost at sea, but it hasn't gained any demand on land either. What are we talking about?

Tags: The Bottom Line

March 2010, - Feature

Fleet One's New Fuel Card Allows Drivers to Support U.S. Troops

Fleet One is now offering the Operation Homefront fuel card to customers looking for a way to support U.S. troops while saving money on their fuel expenses

March 2010, - Feature

Mohr's SuperBumper Absorbs Rear-End Crash Energy

The SuperBumper can lessen damage caused by rear-end collisions.

Mohr Manufacturing has introduced the SuperBumper, a receiver hitch product for SUVs and pickup trucks that absorbs crash energy

March 2010, - Feature

Four Ways to Make Onsite Product Training More Effective

When you spec a component, often training is part of the package. Training helps established suppliers set themselves apart from those selling cheap parts without any customer support, and generally there's no out-of-pocket expense to the fleet or dealer

Tags: Managing the Shop

March 2010, - Feature

SAF-Holland's Air-Ride Suspension For Vocational Trucks

SAF-Holland has introduced a new air-ride suspension engineered for vocational applications

March 2010, - Feature

MMI Adds CSR Module to Contract Management Portal

Managed Maintenance, Inc., which provides contract management process optimization solutions, has added a Customer Service Request management module to its ONEview contract management web portal

March 2010, - Feature

Drive Performance Using Key Indicators

By Tom Flies, Xata Corp.

We've all heard the old saying: you can't improve what you don't measure. Yet that is exactly what fleets are trying to do these days

Tags: Information Technology

March 2010, - Feature

Innovation in the Execution: Three Ways Suppliers May Distinguish Their Products and Services in the Aftermarket

By Terry Livingston, General Manager - Americas, Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket, ArvinMeritor

The heavy-duty aftermarket is hardly known as a bastion of innovation. By its very nature, the business is reactive: when a component breaks down it must be repaired or replaced

Tags: Issues

March 2010, - Feature

Networkfleet Launches Fleet Utilization Reports

Networkfleet has added new fleet utilization reports for users of its wireless fleet management system

March 2010, - Feature

ACS Launches Smart Phone Mobile Imaging

Affiliated Computer Services now enables commercial drivers to image and process paperwork from any location that has cell phone coverage by using a first-of-its-kind smart phone application

March 2010, - Feature

Qualcomm Debuts Analytics Manager Service

Qualcomm has added an Analytics Manager service to the Qualcomm Transportation Services suite, which will provide fleets with a critical-event reporting dashboard, driver safety reports and scorecards, as well as key industry benchmarking

March 2010, - Feature

Snap-On's New Micro Cordless Impact Wrench

Snapon''s new wrench is built with a glass-filled nylon housing for durable high impact strength and comes with a 7.2-volt battery.

Snap-on Tools' new 3/8-inch Mirco Cordless Impact Wrench is small enough to fit into tight spaces and powerful enough to get the job don

March 2010, - Feature

J.J. Keller Offers Tools For CSA 2010 Preparation

J.J. Keller & Associates has launched several tools to help fleets prepare for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010, including public workshops, seminars and educational articles

March 2010, - Feature

Qualcomm Adds NaviGo Fuel and Hazmat Features to In-Cab Navigation

Qualcomm has added Maptuit's NaviGo Fuel and NaviGo Hazmat features to its NaviGo In-Cab Navigation service on the Mobile Computing Platform Series

March 2010, - Feature

New Hybrid Lift System Conserves Energy

The HBP Hybrid Battery-Powered Mobile Lifting System can be used in two, four, six and eight post configurations.

Ari-Hetra has launched the new HBP Hybrid Battery-Powered Mobile Lifting System. The new lifting system has a regenerative charging capability that uses the weight of the lifted vehicle to recharge its batteries to provide increased cycles between charges

March 2010, - Feature

ACS Offers New In-Cab Scanning Solution

Affiliated Computer Services, a Xerox company, has introduced a new in-cab scanning solution with the help of PeopleNet

February 2010, - Feature

Bridgestone Bandag P&D Tires Are SmartWay-Approved

The R250F (shown) has straight-line grooves that promote traction and durable protector ribs on both sidewalls to fight damage from curbing, cuts and abrasions.

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, has announced that two of its pickup and delivery tires were approved for use on Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay-certified equipment

February 2010, - Feature

New Fontaine Heavy-Haul Trailer Built For Versatility

The new Magnitude 55MX's design provides convenience and versatility.

Fontaine Trailer has debuted a new heavy-haul trailer that handles a wide variety of hauling jobs

February 2010, - Feature

Navistar Parts' New Credit Program Gives Owners Flexibility

A new purchasing program by Navistar Parts offers truck and bus owners 30-day terms on their parts and service purchases

February 2010, - Feature

Phillips' New Charge-Box For Single and Dual Pole Charging Sockets

Phillips' new Charge-Box is built with an impact-resistant, non-corrosive nylon housing with steel reinforced mounting collars.

Phillips Industries, Santa Fe Springs, Calif., has debuted its new Charge-Box, a Sta-Dry Nosebox with both single and dual pole charging sockets

February 2010, - Feature

New FreightWatch Program Allows Members to Use Reports

FreightWatch International has developed a new Authorized Intelligence Partnership Program to promote information sharing throughout the industry

February 2010, - Feature

Valvoline, Cummins Team Up to Distribute DEF

Valvoline, a brand of Ashland Inc., and Cummins Filtration have teamed up to package, market and distribute diesel exhaust fluid in North America

February 2010, - Feature

Latium Releases New Latlogix GPS Monitoring System

Canada-based Latium Fleet Management Inc. has launched Latlogix, a new custom GPS monitoring system for fleet vehicles in North America

February 2010, - Feature

Yokohama Unveils New Long-Haul Steer Tire

Yokohama's new 101ZL tire is SmartWay-verified for low rolling resistance.

Yokohama Tire Corporation has unveiled its new its new 101ZL commercial tire, a long-haul steer tire that's part of the company's Zenvironment line

February 2010, - Feature

Evans Cooling's Heavy Duty Thermal Coolant Available in Gallon Containers

Sharon, Conn.-based Evans Cooling Systems has started offering its Heavy Duty Thermal Coolant in one-gallon containers

February 2010, - Feature

Grote Adds to Work Lamp Line With Trilliant 36 LED WhiteLight

The lamp's rugged UV, hard-coated, polycarbonate lens can be replaced if damaged.

Grote Industries has added the new Trilliant 36 LED WhiteLight with Mounting Bracket to its portfolio of LED WhiteLight Work Lamps

February 2010, - Feature

Keith Manufacturing Enhances Walking Floor System

Keith's Running Floor II ADX drive features an automated switching valve.

Keith Manufacturing Co. has made several improvements to its Running Floor II DX system, or horizontal unloader

February 2010, - Feature Integrates With PC*Miler's Mapping Data has integrated PC*Miler's mapping and travel data into its online freight matching service for carriers, brokers, shippers, and third party logistics providers

February 2010, - Feature

Cleanwaste Introduces New Personal Urine Bag

Cleanwaste, which supplies human waste management products, has introduced Pee-Wee, a personal unisex urine bag for travel


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