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November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Oil Eater Spill Kit for Emergency Cleanups

Oil Eater, Skokie, Ill., introduced the Transportation Spill Kit, an all-in-one professional grade emergency clean up system for hazardous spills

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Hendrickson Adds Primaax EX Air Suspension System

Hendrickson's Primaax EX system is an enhanced version of the Primaax heavy-duty, vocational truck air suspension, for expanded applications

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Book Looks at How Trucking's Rise in 20th Century is Tied to Economy, Politics

"Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy," by Shane Hamilton, is a new book that, through the social history of long-haul trucking, explores the contentious politics of free-market capitalism in post-World War II America

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

E-Z Pack Offers Advanced Gladiator Cylinder

E-Z Pack Manufacturing, Cynthiana, Ky., is offering its advanced Gladiator Pack-Eject cylinders as replacement parts to fit other brands of refuse bodies

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Commercial Truck Guide Now Includes APU Values

NADA Used Car Guide has enhanced its ATD/NADA Official Commercial Truck Guide by adding a comprehensive set of values for Auxiliary Power Units (APUs),

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Kenworth Offers Aftermarket Crew Cab Conversion for Medium-Duty Trucks

Kenworth offers an aftermarket crew cab conversion option for Kenworth T170, T270 and T370 medium-duty conventional models

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Mack Launches Titan Website

Mack Trucks launched a new web site, Titanbymack.com, to give customers a closer look at the Titan truck

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Kenworth Offers Fuel Tank Options For T170

T170

Kenworth added 30-gallon, under-cab fuel tank options for its T170 Class 5 model, which serves applications in pickup and delivery, general freight, leasing and rental, towing and recovery, landscaping, and construction

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Donovan Introduces Innovative Tarp System

Donovan Enterprises, Stuart, Fla., introduced the Flash Tarp System for dump bodies 24 feet and under, featuring patent-pending galvanized steel "clamshell" spring enclosures on the lower arms

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services' Enhanced Driver Safety Program

GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services released a new Web-based driver safety management solution providing a full menu of lessons delivered on-demand via the Internet

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Kenworth Adds New Interior Appointments

Marathon Seat Material

Kenworth will incorporate new cab and sleeper interior appointments for its Class 8 and medium-duty conventional models starting next month

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

AT&T CruiseCast

AT&T and RaySat Broadcasting introduced At&T CruiseCast, an in-vehicle entertainment service that allows mobile professionals to watch a lineup of 22 satellite video channels anywhere in the country

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Navistar Documentary Celebrates America's Truck Drivers

"Drive and Deliver," the documentary film from Navistar that provides an inside look at the truck-driving professional, is now available on DVD at Flying J Travel Plazas across North America and at www.InternationalTrucks.com

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Haldex ModulX DB22LT Disc Brake Offered on Hendrickson Axles

Haldex Commercial Vehicle Systems has made the ModulX DB22LT disc brake available on Hendrickson axles

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Saf-Holland Launches New Web Sites

Saf-Holland has launched U.S. and Germany regional web sites to support the company's global operations and corporate web site

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Web Site Aims To Be Online Meeting Place

On Time Media and Trucking Jobs announce the launch of a new trucking job and community website, RoadGorilla.com

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Kenworth T2000 Adds Driver Information Center, GPS Navigation and Multiplex Instrumentation

The Kenworth T2000 is now available with the Kenworth Driver Information Center, Kenworth GPS Navigation System and state-of-the-art multiplex instrumentation system for enhanced performance and serviceability

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Volvo D12 Series Engine Now Remanufactured In North America

A Volvo D12 engine is remanufactured to original equipment specifications at the Middletown Remanufacturing Center.

Volvo Trucks North America now offers the Volvo D12 series engines as a North American remanufactured product

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Kaeser Airtower Series

Kaeser, Fredericksburg, Va., released new Airtower compressor packages designed for light industrial and commercial workshops, which combine a rotary screw air compressor, storage tank and dryer in one compact unit

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

2009 Dossier Fleet Maintenance Calendar

Arsenault Associates released the 2009 Dossier fleet maintenance wall calendar

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Sumitomo Launches Three Medium Truck Radials

The ST778 is the next generation Sumitomo long haul steer tire.

Sumitomo Tire is introducing three new medium truck radials - the ST778 long haul steer tire, the ST 709 regional steer, and the ST938 long haul drive tire, all developed with S-Tech design technology

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Kenworth T800 LNG Brochure

The new Kenworth T800 Liquefied Natural Gas truck brochure featuring the company's latest low emissions solution is now available in the United States and Canada

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Prophesy Online eStore

Prophesy Transportation Solutions announced the opening of the Prophesy eStore, the company's new online Web store offering a number of Prophesy trucking software products

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Peterbilt's Front Air Leaf Suspension Enters Full Production

Peterbilt began fullproduction of its new Front Air Leaf Suspension and made it available for customer order on Peterbilt Models 384, 386, 388 and 389

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Hydraulic Hybrid System Can Be Retrofit

Recaptured Energy Technologies, Chicago, has developed a new hydraulic braking and propulsion system for fleet, commercial and transit vehicles that can be retrofit to existing vehicles

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

In Motion Technology Launches Unified Fleet and Mobile IT Management Platform

In Motion Technology's new next-generation onBoard Mobility Manager is a scalable management platform that allows organizations to coordinate, track and troubleshoot vehicles, devices, and mobile networks remotely and in real time

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Mobile Awareness Releases New Commercial Pressure Monitoring System

Mobile Awareness announced TireStat, what it calls the next generation of tire pressure monitoring systems, for commercial trucks, trailers, buses and other commercial vehicles

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

Racing Cascadias Are Winners

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

The C13 engines produce 1,050 horsepower and 4,400 pounds-feet of torque

Tags: Freightliner, Cascadia, Freightliner Cascadia

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

Length Exemption For Aero Device

By Deborah Whistler, Editor

DOT waives length requirements for trailers with TrailerTail aerodynamic device.

Tags: TrailerTail

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

Short-Sea Shippers: Barging In

By Doug Condra, President

With new government capitalization, water carriers launch a comeback.

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

Class 6 & 7 Roundup

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story

Credit Crunch - Surviving The Storm

By Oliver Patton, Steve Sturgess, Deborah Lockridge

A month of financial turmoil has turned the economic forecast gloomy. Truckers will need good management to survive recession and the credit crisis.

Tags: Economy, Credit, Truck Sales, Economic Forecast

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Maintenance Report: Trailers

By Deborah Lockridge, Senior Managing Editor

Attention to detail in spec'ing and maintaining trailers pays off in longer life and lower maintenance costs.

Tags: Maintenance, Spec'ing, Trailers, Inspections, Corrosion, Electrical System

November 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Safety Technology: Rollover Control

By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor

Rollovers and jackknifes are costly, but modern electronic products seriously reduce their frequency, users say.

Tags: Accident Management, anti-rollover systems, Rollovers

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Peterbilt Introduces Electric Hybrid Tractor

Peterbilt has introduced a new Peterbilt Model 335 hybrid electric tractor targeted for applications such as beverage and regional-haul deliveries that require a trailer

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

VuQube Automatic Satellite TV Antennas

King Controls of Bloomington, Minn., introduced two new automatic VuQube Mobile Satellite TV Antennas designed for long-haul truck drivers

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services' New Fuel Card Option

GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services has developed a product controls fuel card that enables drivers to purchase oil, vehicle washes, coolant and wiper fluid, in addition to fuel

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Fontaine Updates Application Guide

Fontaine International has updated its Application Guide, a 14-page resource to help customers choose the right fifth wheel for their applications

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New 2009 Kenworth Calendar

2009 Wall Calendar

The 2009 Kenworth wall calendar and appointment calendars are now available

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Delo Adds CJ-4 5W-40 Oil

Chevron's new Delo 400 LE Synthetic SAE 5W-40 is a 100 percent synthetic engine oil that exceeds industry and engine manufacturers' performance requirements

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

DOT Awards Length Exemption for TrailerTail

ATDynamics, San Francisco, announced that its aerodynamic TrailerTail device has received an exemption from the U.S. Department of Transportation's length restrictions on commercial motor vehicles

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

EBE Technologies Creates Interface to ITI's Pro-Tread

EBE Technologies, East Moline, Ill., announced the completion of its interface to Instructional Technologies' computer based training solutions, Pro-Tread and Pro-Tread in-Cab

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Bridgestone Adds New Sizes to All-Position Radials

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions is adding 255/70R22.5 and 275/70R22.5 tire sizes to its lineup of Bridgestone R250 ED all-position radial tires

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

'T-Line' Trucks Offered by Pennsylvania Builder

By Tom Berg

An old-line heavy truck series is back. "T-Line" trucks, the most recent iteration of vehicles rooted in Diamond T and Reo trucks dating to the early 20th century, include three models offered by Diamond Vehicle Solutions LLC of Harrisburg, Pa.

Tags: Diamond T, Diamond Reo

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Grote Introduces Ultra-Nose-Box

Grote Industries has developed the Ultra-Nose-Box modular power delivery and lighting system

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PHH Arval Introduces Clients-only Online Networking Capability

PHH Arval has launched a business networking capability within its B2B web site called "PHH InterActive Community."

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Diesel Tek Offers Engine Flush Service and Fuel Additive

Diesel Tek, Las Vegas, is offering its engine flush service and fuel additive as parts of its maintenance program

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Cole Hersee Momentary Push-Button Switches

Cole Hersee Company, Boston, introduced momentary push-button switches for truck applications

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

VanWise Packages Qualify for Commercial Incentive Programs

Wise Industries of Old Hickory, Tenn., created its VanWise interior packages that qualify for commercial for commercial incentive programs, allowing fleet owners and independent contractors to equip an eligible new van for little or no cash out of pocket

October 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Trincon Proforma Costing System

Trincon Group, Columbus, Ohio, launched the Profoma Costing Model, based on the Tru-cost Based Costing System, designed to help transportation companies evaluate their profitability and counteract the rising cost of fuel

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