Article

3901  -  3950  of  5537

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

MicroGreen Filter Ups Oil Change Periods to 30,000 Miles

The period between oil changes can be as high as 30,000 miles with SOMS Technologies' new microGreen Extended Performance Oil Filte

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New 3000 Watt Power Inverter From Clore

Clore Automotive, Lenexa, Kansas, has introduced the new 3000 Watt Power Inverter, featuring Solar Sonic Compression technology, which uses a proprietary modified sine wave design to provide stable, clean and reliable powe

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Teletrac Unveils New Version of Fleet Director

Teletrac, Garden Grove, Calif., has released a new version of its Fleet Director vehicle fleet management softwar

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Get More Work Out of Your Work Trucks

Trade shows like The Work Truck Show provide the opportunity to research new bodies, equipment and components from a number of manufacturers in a single location.

By Bob Johnson, director of fleet relations, NTEA

Maximizing fleet productivity starts with getting the most out of your vehicles

Tags: The Bottom Line

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Xantrex Rolls Out New Line of Inverters

Xantrex is rolling out a new line of inverters for commercial and utility vehicle

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Phillips' New Trailer Dome Lamp Boasts Brighter Design

Phillips Industries' new Permalite XB Trailer Dome Lamp boasts a brighter light and more lit area inside the traile

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Lease vs. Own: Re-thinking Truck Ownership As Technology Changes

By leasing trucks, Mims Meat could update its fleet immediately without straining the corporate credit line. Dan Mims says buying 16 trucks would have been tough financially.

Several years ago, many fleets thought owning their own trucks made the most financial sense

Tags: The Bottom Line

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Fleet Fuel Margins: Are You Paying Too Much?

Fleet fuel suppliers for over-the-road, bulk, retail, and mobile fleet fuel are no different than any other business. They are in business to make a profit, just like you

Tags: The Bottom Line

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Shell Rolls Out Revamped Line of Engine Oils

Shell Lubricants has revamped, revitalized and simplified its line of heavy-duty engine oils, including adding a fuel-efficient oil, dropping CI-4 Plus oils, and dropping brand names other than Rotella

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Thermo King Adds Programmable Controller to TriPac

Thermo King has added a programmable controller feature to its TriPac Hybrid Auxiliary Idle Reduction and Temperature Management Syste

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TMW Rolls Out Freight Analyst Application

TMW Systems' new TMW Freight Analyst application provides strategic decision support in truckload businesses, allowing users to identify top and bottom lanes and shippers along with "low-hanging fruit.

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Line of Abex Brake Pads For Air Brake Systems

Federal-Mogul, Southfield, Mich., has expanded its line of Abex commercial vehicle brake pads to include pads specifically designed for air brake systems

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TMW's The Dawg Now Available in Native IBM i Version

TMW Systems' exception alerting system, The Dawg, now includes a native AS/400/IBM i version for the TL2000 enterprise transportation software and TMT Fleet Maintenance-IBM I solution

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

EBI Launches New Xtreme Brake System

Express Brake International has launched the new Xtreme Brake System, which features increased surface contact, better lining wear, improved stopping power, and less rust jackin

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

InteliTrailer Develops InteliGuard Locking System

InteliTrailer Inc., an advanced cargo security technology company, has developed the InteliGuard Locking System, a tamperproof security system that goes inside trailers, containers and railcars where it is virtually inaccessible

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TMW Systems Reveals Data Warehouse Capability

TMW Systems has added Data Warehousing technology to its ResultsNow by TMW business intelligence too

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PeopleNet Rolls Out New BLU Workflow Utility

Through PeopleNet's new BLU Workflow service, customers can get a customized solution for meeting their workflow need

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Hammerhead Unveils Retractable Mic Keeper

Hammerhead Industries unveiled the Gear Keeper CB Mic Keeper RT2 Designer Series, a retractable device designed to keep drivers safe while communicating on a mic

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TMW Introduces Managed Services

TMW Systems introduced TMW Managed Services, a new service to help companies reduce IT infrastructure investments, ensure scalability and optimize scarce resource

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Multi Service Interfaces to Karmak's Business Systems

Multi Service Corp. has formed an agreement with Karmak to integrate OEM national account programs with Karmak business systems through Service Gate

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Ryder Enhances Used Trucks Web Site

Ryder System has made improvements to its used vehicles web site, with more vehicle information and a quick-search featur

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Snap-on's New Digital Borescope Reaches Hard Places

Snap-on Tools has developed a new Digital Image Capturing Borescope, designed to inspect in hard to reach places and diagnose problems more accurately and quickly

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Everlube Introduces Engine Oil Reservoirs

Everlube Reservoirs, a division of Fabtron Corporation, has introduced engine oil reservoirs to ensure drivers stay on the road and don't cause permanent engine damage due to low engine oil

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Thermo King Rolls Out Cellular Temperature Management

Thermo King has rolled out a cellular, web-enabled temperature management system called TracKing, which was designed to provide real-time monitoring and trackin

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Decisiv FleetPlus Integrates with TMW's Fleet Maintenance Software

Decisiv has integrated its FleetPlus service management software with TMW Systems' TMT Fleet Maintenance softwar

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Brochure on Understanding Retreading

The Tire Industry Association and the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau have released an updated 16-page full color brochure on "Understanding Retreading.

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

RAIR Develops Online Auditing for GPS History

RAIR has launched a new web-based solution for auditing drivers' GPS history against drivers' log

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Racor's New Fuel Filter/Water Separators

The Racor Division of Parker Hannifin has rolled out new Fuel Filter/Water Separators that trap contaminants in diesel fuel before they reach the fuel injection syste

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

AWTI, PressurePro Create Integrated Safety Solution

Alliance Wireless Technologies and Advantage PressurePro have teamed up to create a safety solution using PressurePro's tire pressure monitoring solutions and AWTI's "Virtual In-Vehicle Information Display" module

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TMW Upgrades IDSC MatchAdvice Application

TMW Systems has released the latest version of its IDSC MatchAdvice, the company's power-to-load matching application, which has added flexibility

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Stemco Duroline Launch New Brake Friction Product

Through an alliance between Stemco and Duroline to provide brake linings in North America, the companies will launch a high performance friction material using the proprietary "Wave Process.

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Tracer's New LED Leak Detection Flashlight

Tracer Products has introduced a new portable, blue light LED fluorescent leak detection flashlight

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Thermo King Adds Closed Loop Cooling to TriPac Options

Thermo King has added Closed Loop Cooling to its list of options for the TriPac Hybrid Auxiliary Idle Reduction and Temperature Control System

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Ridewell Adds to 260 Line of Suspensions

Ridewell has introduced two new RAR-260 30K suspension

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Prophesy Upgrades DispatchSeries Software

Prophesy Transportation Solutions has upgraded its DispatchSeries trucking software, including enhancements to its load scheduler, last commodity tracking and a new alert center

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Affinia's New Site Provides Brake Safety Education

A new web site created by Affinia Global Brake & Chassis provides information on the potential safety risks associated with a class of lighter and thinner brake rotors that don't meet OE specifications

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Taking the 'Man' Out of Management: Enterprise Software Trends

Technology trends are making the return on investment in fleet management software more attractive than ever.

By Diana Britton, Managing Editor

The economic meltdown has fleets scrambling to cut costs and improve efficiency in more creative and innovative ways than ever before. This involves getting the most out of fleet management softwar

Tags: Information Technology

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Streetwise Tires: Avoiding Urban Damage

Tires for regional and P&D applications face greater stress due to tight turns and constant stop-and-start cycles.

By Jim Park, Equipment Editor

Unlike their relatively pampered long-haul cousins that run all day long on flat, straight Interstates, tires that earn their keep on city streets get up close and very personal with all manner of road hazards, including curbs, potholes, piercing grave

Tags: Tires

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

CA Goes Aero: CARB's New Aerodynamic Rules

SmartWay-certified trailers with side skirts and low-rolling-resistance tires should meet the upcoming CARB rules. These tires are wide-base singles, but some standard-size duals also qualify. Photo from Great Dane Trailers

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Not many owners of semitrailers have bought aerodynamic fairings and low-rolling-resistance tires to save fuel, but a lot of them will have to under new rules from California's Air Resources Board

Tags: Trailers

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

The Right Oil Now: Improving Your Engine Lubrication Program

A well-run maintenance program can help you extend oil drain intervals.

By Deborah Lockridge, Editor

The recession has everyone pinching pennies. Close management of your engine lubrication program can offer cost savings in a number of areas - if done properly

Tags: Under The Hood

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Doran's Tire Pressure Monitoring Available on DriverTech TruckPC

Doran Manufacturing will integrate its 360 tire pressure monitoring system with DriverTech's TruckPC, the company's Windows Embedded onboard computing and mobile communications syste

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Who's Watching Your Fuel Program?

Who's watching your fuel program? Sounds simple, right? Not so fast.

Tags: The Bottom Line

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Research Shows Oil Viscosity Affects Fuel Economy

By Deborah Lockridge, Editor

You could save as much as 1 percent on your fuel economy simply by switching from a 15W-40 engine oil to a 10W-30 engine oil, according to new research from Chevron Oronite

Tags: Operations & Fuel Economy

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

Test Drive: Kenworth's T800 LNG Day Cab

Kenworth T800 LNG day cab offers capable clean power.

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Opportunities to evaluate natural heavy-truck gas alternative power have been few to this point

Tags: Test Drive

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Multi Service to Integrate With ADP's Dealer Management Systems

Multi Service Corp. has teamed up with ADP to integrate OEM national account programs with ADP Dealer Services' Dealer Management Systems using Service Gate

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Truck Fuel Economy Regulation on the Horizon

By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor

Well-managed fleets focus on fuel efficiency the way a surgeon focuses on the tip of his scalpel. It is, after all, a life-and-death issu

Tags: Operations & Fuel Economy

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Intelek's EDI Software Interfaces to TMWSuite

Intelek Technologies has integrated its DiamondMine EDI translation software with TMW System's enterprise transportation software, TMWSuit

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

The Fight Against Global Warming: What's at Stake For Trucking in Cap-and-Trade

By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor

The effort to create a cap-and-trade system to limit carbon emissions is generating more questions than answers right now, including whether or not Congress will be able to actually pass a bill

Tags: Operations & Fuel Economy

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

FreightWatch Releases Geo F1 Tracker

FreightWatch International has released the new Geo F1 Tracker, which it says is the smallest wireless covert tracking device on the marke

September 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

UltraShift Plus is Next Generation of Automated Transmission

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Eaton has launched its next generation of automated transmissions. The UltraShift Plus family of fully automated transmissions features new automated clutch technology and intelligent shift selection softwar

Newsletter

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

GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power Experts

The expert, Steve Carlson from Xantrex, will answer your questions

View All
-->