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August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Column: Keep Your Cool

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

I like cool old cars. I happen to have a couple of extra-cool, extra-old cars in a Jensen Interceptor II and a Porsche 928. But while they are cool, they don't cool very well. However, I have discovered Evans Cooling'

Tags: Under The Hood

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Driving Impressions: Alternative Fuels for Light-Duty Trucks

Behind the cab in the bed of this converted F-150 is a 53-gallon fuel cylinder, 41 gallons of which provide 500 miles of range.

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Here are two ways to avoid buying petroleum from unfriendly countries

Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

Test Drive: Mack Titan - Mack's Biggest Strongest Model

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

One look at this truck tells what it is - a big hauler of large and dense loads - and what it's not - a posh over-the-road freighter

Tags: Test Drive

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Pig's Eco-Friendly Version of Universal Mat

New Pig has unveiled a more eco-friendly version of its Pig Universal Mat, which is now made with 50 percent recycled polypropylene content

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Just Do It: Act Now to Cut Emissions

Bulky tanks for compressed natural gas consume room on a chassis, but there's usually room for them on trash collection trucks. Here the tanks are stacked vertically ahead of the packer body.  (Photo by Tom Berg)

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Government people tend to spend a lot of time thinking and planning when they should just get things done, contends David McCary, director of solid waste management for the City of San Antonio

Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

REM Medical, U.S. HealthWorks to Offer Sleep Apnea Services to Drivers

REM Medical Corp. has teamed up with U.S. HealthWorks to provide sleep apnea services to the transportation industry

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Green Gas to Use MicroGreen Filters in Conversion Program

Green Gas Laboratories has added the microGreen Extended Performance Oil filter to its EcoSmart Lube green fleet conversion busines

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

CogniFit's Brain Training Programs For Drivers

CogniFit, a company that provides brain fitness programs, has developed a suite of brain training software that provides assessments and personalized training for driver

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Polaris Revamps Fluid Analysis Website

Polaris Laboratories has revamped its web site with expanded fluid analysis information as well as guidance on managing an effective testing progra

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Sioux's E-Series Pressure Washers and Steam Cleaners

Sioux Corp. has rolled out a new line of all-electric pressure washers and steam cleaners, which are more portable and compact

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Minimizer Enhances MIN2200 Poly Fenders

Minimizer, a manufacturer of poly truck fenders, poly toolboxes, customized mud flaps, and bracket kits, has made enhancements to the MIN220

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Col-Met Launches New Line of Flash-off Systems

Col-Met Spray Booths has launched a new line of waterborne flash-off systems with Col-Met Evo-1, a tower stand for applying waterborne-based primer and basecoat to smaller areas

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Dossier to Interface to Napa Parts Program

Arsenault Associates has integrated its Dossier maintenance management software with Napa's Integrated Business Solutions program, which should eliminate steps in ordering parts

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

McLeod Develops Responsibility Filtering Module

McLeod Software has developed a Responsibility Filtering Module, which restricts user access to operational data and assigns business unit responsibility based on a company's hierarchal structure

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Dana Adds New Line of Spicer Medium-Duty Axles

Dana has added a new line of Spicer axles, the S140 series single-drive, medium-duty axles

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Summit to Focus on Distracted Driving

Recent concerns about the dangers of text messaging and other distractions while driving have prompted a gathering in Washington, D.C., to address the issue in late Septembe

Tags: Safety & Compliance

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

R-O-M Improves SidekicK Walkramp

R-O-M Corp. has improved its SidekicK folding walkramp by adding new, larger wheels for better ramp mobility and easier maneuverability

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PPG Creates Anti-Corrosion Compound

PPG Commercial Coatings has created Electrolysis Corrosion Kontrol, or ECK, an anti-corrosion compound for metal

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

MS Fuel Card Helps Fleets Meet Emissions Rules

Fleets using selective catalytic reduction to meet 2010 EPA emissions requirements will be able to use Multi Service Corp.'s Fuel Card for urea/diesel exhaust fluid purchases

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

FleetNet America's Maintenance Management for Lift Trucks

FleetNet America has introduced a Lift Truck Maintenance Management Program, a preventive maintenance servic

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Enhances Webshop

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has enhanced its Bendix Webshop, with a sleeker graphic look and feel as well as new features to improve efficiency

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Cole Hersee Debuts Low Voltage Disconnect Switch

Cole Hersee has debuted its SureStart Low Voltage Disconnect Switch, which electronically senses battery voltage and saves starting power by disconnecting non-critical loads

August 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

International ProStar Now With Hendrickson Rear Air Suspension

International ProStar trucks are now available with Hendrickson's HTB LT rear air suspension, a lightweight system that can save up to 263 pound

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Trans-Lucent's Newest Upgrade Includes Licensing Option

Trans-Lucent Markets, a North American provider of transportation expense management solutions, has launched a new version of its AccuFreight Transportation Expense Management Solutio

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Peterson Debuts Four-Inch Piranha LED

Peterson Manufacturing Company has debuted a new four-inch version of its Piranha round LED light

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Kenworth AeroCab FlatTop Sleeper Option for C500

Kenworth Truck Company has made its 38-inch AeroCab FlatTop sleeper available as an option for the Kenworth C500 vocational model

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Webb Wheel Unveils 2009 Product Catalog

Webb Wheel Products has unveiled its new 2009 Product Catalog, including its lines of brake drums, rotors, ductile and aluminum disc wheel hubs and spoke wheels

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Wabash Rolls Out SmartWay-Certified AeroSkirt

Wabash National Corporation has rolled out a new aerodynamic accessory for semi-trailers, the DuraPlate AeroSkirt, which has received the EPA's SmartWay approval

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Haldex Offers Service Parts for Dana Air Disc Brake Caliper

Haldex Commercial Vehicle Systems now offers service parts for the Dana ESD-225 Air Disc Brake Caliper

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Prophesy Offers Interface to Microsoft's Accounting Solution

Prophesy Transportation Solutions is teaming up with Microsoft Corp. to integrate its dispatch software products with Microsoft Dynamics GP, the company's accounting solution

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TCG Upgrades Truckload Profitability Tool

Transportation Costing Group has made several upgrades to its Customer Profitability Tool

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Air-Weigh Adds Date & Time Printer Feature to LoadMaxx

Air-Weigh has added a new Date & Time Printer feature to its LoadMaxx series of truck and tractor scale

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Allegiant Offers Benefits Package for Owner-operators

Independent owner-operators can now receive health and worker's compensation insurance coverage through Allegiant Professional Business Services

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TransCore Enhances 3sixty Power Offering

TransCore has enhanced its 3sixty Freight Match Power software with version 2.

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Cadec Debuts DeliveryTracker for Independent Contractors

Cadec Global has debuted its DeliveryTracker DCS, a handheld pickup and delivery application

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

SmartDrive Enhances Safety Management System

SmartDrive enables fleet managers to gain visibility and take control.

SmartDrive Systems has developed a new version of its system, the SmartDrive Response Cente

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Cantec Rolls Out Line of Can-Crank Products

Cantec Systems has introduced a line of Can-Crank products, including a capacitor, jump start cart and a jump start box, to assist in engine starting

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

NATSO Launches Online Grant Toolkit

The NATSO Foundation has launched an online educational resource, which provides truckstop and travel plaza owners and operators with information about grant opportunities for idle reduction technologie

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Rear Steering Device for Tractor-trailers

Gary Growden of Apple Valley, Minn., has developed the new T2 XL - "6th Wheel Rear Steering Axle," for tractor-trailers, buses and motor coaches

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Karmak Develops Customer Communications Tool

Karmak, a computer systems provider, has developed Client Talk, a new software solution to help heavy-duty parts and service operations

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

T-Chek Integrates with Chevin's FleetWave

T-Chek Systems' software can now be integrated with Chevin Fleet Solutions' FleetWave, a browser-based enterprise fleet management solution

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

SPAL USA Releases In-cab Monitor Screen

SPAL USA has released a new Multivision system, an in-cab monitor screen that allows for viewing up to four cameras

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Bri-Mar Rolls Out New Tilt-Deck Haulers

Bri-Mar Manufacturing has introduced two new models of tilt-deck hauler

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

IPD Develops Engine Overhaul for Detroit Diesel 60

IPD has developed a new line of engine overhaul products designed for the Detroit Diesel 60 series engin

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Mitchell 1 Launches Online Service for Medium-Duty Repair

Mitchell 1, a Snap-on Company, has launched a new online service information portal, covering Class 4 through 7 medium-duty trucks 1990 and newer

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

NationaLease Creates Video About Leasing Equipment

NationaLease has released a video on its website with questions and answers to fleet-based businesses considering leasing their equipmen

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Split Rearview Mirrors Standard on New Mitsubishi Fuso

All new 2010 FE and FG Mitsubishi Fuso medium-duty trucks will come with door-mounted split rearview mirrors as a standard feature

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

ClimaCab, Webasto to Offer Climate Control

ClimaCab and Webasto have teamed up to create a climate control system for commercial trucks

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Dennison Distributing EcoPower Motor Oil in U.S.

Dennison Lubricants has started distributing Safety-Kleen's EcoPower, an environmentally friendly motor oi

July 2009, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Cobra Develops Truck-Specific Navigation Device

Cobra Electronics is developing a new navigation system specifically for truckers, through an agreement with ProMiles Software Development and TruckDown Info International

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