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July 2008, - Feature

Volvo Introduces Environmental Care Website

Volvo Trucks North America introduced a website, "Volvo Trucks & Environmental Care," demonstrating how the company's products, operations and facilities embody its core value of environmental care and what this means for customers, employees and society

July 2008, - Feature

TODCO Lube Goes Green

The Overhead Door Company (TODCO), Marion, OH, introduces FG Lube, a more environmentally-friendly, custom-made lubricant designed specifically for overhead truck doors

July 2008, - Feature

Prophesy Launches Dispatch w/Peachtree 2009 Interface

Prophesy Dispatch with Interface to Peachtree Accounting 2009 is now available

July 2008, - Feature

Dupré Logistics Garners Top LMTA Safety Award

The Louisiana Motor Transport Association recently recognized Dupré Logistics for outstanding achievement in highway safety within the state of Louisiana for the year 2007

July 2008, - Feature

Isuzu 2009 N-Series Low Cab Forward Trucks

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America announced its 2009 N-Series line-up of low cab forward trucks with new features to increase driver productivity, enhance fuel economy and reduce emissions.

July 2008, - Feature

EconoMini Oil Skimmer

Abanaki Corporation, Cleveland, OH., has added the EconoMini oil skimmer to its line of oil removal equipment.

July 2008, - Feature

Mack's McKenna Talks SCR Via The Web

Mack Trucks has added a new section to its Web site enabling customers to ask powertrain marketing manager, David McKenna, questions about the company's EPA2010 solution featuring Selective Catalytic Reduction, or SCR

July 2008, - Feature

Fontaine Parts Connection New Combined Catalog

Fontaine Parts Connection, Irondale, AL, introduced a new, full-color parts and service catalog that covers the complete line of Genuine Fontaine Parts for Fontaine fifth wheels, and also includes maintenance information

July 2008, - Feature

Prophesy Integrates With TransCore

Prophesy Dispatch and TrackerSeries mobile communications solutions now work in tandem with the TransCore GlobalWave satellite trailer tracking device

July 2008, - Feature

Navistar Offers New Aftermarket APU

Truck owners and fleets can reduce fuel usage, lower emissions and comply with new anti-idling laws with the new Fleetrite Auxiliary Power Unit (APU), a new retrofit product from Navistar

July 2008, - Feature

Firestone Ride-Rite Kit Available

Ride-Rite air helper springs from Firestone Industrial Products are now available in a no-drill kit for the 2008 Ford F-450

July 2008, - Feature

Pro-Alert Portable Refrigerant Leak Detector

Tracer Products, Westbury, N.Y., introduced the TP-9360 Pro-Alert, a portable refrigerant leak detector that features high-performance heated-diode sensor technology to detect refrigerant leaks down to 0.03 ounce per year

July 2008, - Feature

Blackmer TXS1200 Series Pumps

Blackmer, Grand Rapids, Mich., introduced the TXD1200 Series high-speed truck pumps to adapt to specific changes in the light petroleum products markets

July 2008, - Feature

Thermo King's Instant Rebate Program

Thermo King is currently offering an instant rebate program offering customers instant cash rebates of up to $100 when they purchase qualifying parts for Thermo King and Carrier units from participating Thermo King dealerships nationwide

July 2008, - Feature

New Technology Reduces Moisture Damage

Buffers USA, Jacksonville, Fla., is releasing a new line of moisture control products that prevent damaging buildup of moisture in containerized shipments by removing moisture from the air and trapping it in built-in collectors

July 2008, - Feature

Owner-Operator Screening Service Offered by TLC

The TLC Companies, a professional employer organization, has begun offering a new service for its clients called ValuScreen

July 2008, - Feature

Carrier Priority Card Program Now Available Online

Carrier Transicold, Athens, Ga, launched a new Web site for its priority card holders, giving customers and dealers instant access to helpful information to manage their accounts.

July 2008, - Feature

Haldex Electrical Cross Reference Guide and Electrical Product Brochure

Haldex Commercial Vehicle Systems is offering a remanufactured electrical cross reference guide and remanufactured electrical product brochure.

July 2008, - Feature

Isuzu Announces 2009 N-Series

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has announced its 2009 N-Series line-up of low cab forward trucks with new features to increase driver productivity, enhance fuel economy and reduce emissions

July 2008, - Feature

Transplace Offers Fuel Conservation Tips

Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, has developed a list of fuel conservation tips to help carriers and drivers endure rising fuel prices

July 2008, - Feature

Proventia Flow Through Filter Available for Thermo King Reefers

Rypos, Holliston, Mass., developer and distributor of exhaust filtration systems, has been appointed by Proventia, an exhaust filtration manufacturer in Finland, as their exclusive North American distributor for the Proventia Flow Through Filter

July 2008, - Feature

Solar Kilowatt Range Power Inverters from Clore Automotive

Clore Automotive introduced new kilowatt range power inverters featuring Solar Sonic Compression technology, designed to deliver clean, reliable power, from a 12 volt power source to a variety of power equipment and appliances

July 2008, - Feature

Tonn-O-Rac Available For 2008 Chevrolet/GMC Pickups

Tonn-O-Rac, the cargo rack system designed to work with a soft tonneau cover, is now available from Downey Products for 2008 Chevrolet/GMC pickup trucks including the Silverado, Sierra, Colorado and Canyon

July 2008, - Feature

Arsenault Offers Scaled-Down Dossier for Small Fleets

Arsenault Associates, Burlington, N.J., revised its user license pricing structure to make its fuel and cost saving Dossier technology affordable for small fleets with as few as 10 units

July 2008, - Feature

Thermo King Launches SB+ Line of Trailer Units

Thermo King launched the new SB+ line of temperature control units, including the SB-110+, SB-210+ and the SB-310+

July 2008, - Feature

International Delivers First MaxxForce Big Bore Engine

The first MaxxForce big bore engine was presented in a ceremony at North Central International, International's newest dealership in North Mankato, Minn

July 2008, - Feature

Sterling Natural Gas Truck Brochure Available Online

Sterling Truck Corp. announced a brochure about its Sterling Set-Back 113 with Natural Gas is now available online

July 2008, - Feature

Cummins Filtration Introduces ES Compleat Glycerin Coolant

Cummins Filtration's new Fleetguard ES Compleat Glycerin is a heavy duty engine antifreeze/coolant using non-toxic glycerin in lieu of traditional ethylene glycol or propylene glycol

July 2008, - Feature

Retreads are Greener than New Tires

An independent analysis comparing the relative carbon footprints of new tires and retreaded tires has concluded that the process required to manufacture and distribute a retreaded tire produces significantly less carbon emissions than that required to produce a new tire

July 2008, - Feature

Amsoil Heavy-Duty By-Pass Filter System

Amsoil introduced the heavy duty Ea By-Pass Filter (EaBP120) and mounting kit for the trucking and off-road markets

July 2008, - Feature

Miller Adds Vintage USA Design to Welding Helmets

Miller Electric introduced the Vintage USA Elite and Digital Elite auto-darkening welding helmets, which combine today's state-of-the-art auto-darkening technology with a sense of nostalgia

July 2008, - Feature

ASA Electronics Introduces Voyager Super CMOS Side Vision Cameras

ASA Electronics, Elkhart, Ind.. offers the compact, aerodynamic Voyager Super CMOS Side Vision Cameras to the commercial vehicle and heavy duty markets

July 2008, - Feature

TI-96 Tire Inspector

Tires Service Equipment Manufacturing, Phoenix, offers the TI-96 Tire Inspector designed to find leaks in truck tires that are not mounted on a wheel

July 2008, - Feature

Accuride Announces Availability of Bostrom's Signature Series Patriot Seat

Accurdide announced that Bostrom Seating's new Signature Series Patriot seat is now available to the aftermarket.

July 2008, - Feature

Xtreme Charge Dual-Station 12-Volt Maintenance Charger

PulseTech Products, Southlake, Texas, introduced the Xtreme Charge X2, a ruggedly designed dual-station 12-volt maintenance charger

July 2008, - Feature

Kenworth Environmental Programs Site Debuts

Kenworth Environmental Programs debuted a web site offering customers a convenient way to learn about Kenworth's green products and initiatives

July 2008, - Feature

Mobile Awareness Adds Wired Obstacle Detection System

Mobile Awareness, Cleveland, Ohio, announced a new SenseStat Wired Obstacle Detection Sensor System geared toward commercial trucks with trailers and other heavy vehicles

July 2008, - Feature

StarTrak Systems Introduces ReeferTrak Sentry Fuel Savings Technology

StarTrak Systems, Morris Plains, N.J., introduced a new fuel usage data service feature for the ReeferTrak Sentry refrigerated trailer monitoring system, which can provide significant reeferfuel cost savings for fleet operators

July 2008, - Feature

ThermAlert Technology Now Standard on Strick Trailers

ArvinMeritor announced that Strick Trailers will be offering the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS), equipped with ThermAlert heat sensor technology as its preferred tire management system on Strick, Cheetah and Evans product lines

July 2008, - Feature

GE Enhances Online Vehicle Remarketing System

GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services has enhanced its remarketing online management system for all vehicle types and now fleet managers can access this functionality through GE's my.Drivers/my.Vehicles online management tool.

July 2008, - Feature

Haldex "All Makes" ABS Replacement Parts Wall Chart

The Haldex "All Makes" ABS Replacement Parts Wall Chart has been updated to reflect the Haldex ABS Replacement Ki

July 2008, - Feature

Technical Bulletins for Flood Damage

Due to the recent flooding in the Midwest, ArvinMeritor's technical publications department has published a web site in response to requests for service bulletins to repair commercial vehicle components damaged by flood water.

July 2008, - Editorial

Drug Testing: The Heat Is On

By Doug Condra, President

We can expect this summer's legislation to address tighter enforcement.

Tags: Drug Testing, GAO

July 2008, - Test Drives

Midrange: Kenworth T170

By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor

Kenworth T170's just right if 19,500 pounds is enough

Tags: Kenworth, Trucks, Test Drive

July 2008, - Test Drives

Class 8 Roundup

By Tom Berg

It's All About Fuel.

Tags: Fuel Prices, Class 8, Equipment, EPA, Test Drive

July 2008, - Cover Story

Driver Recruiting

By Deborah Lockridge

The right driver screening can help find and keep the cream of the crop.

Tags: Drivers, Recruiting, driver screening, Hiring

July 2008, - Feature

Shell SuperRigs '08

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Some of the top show trucks compete for a shot at immortality: A place on Shell SuperRigs calendar.

Tags: Shell SuperRigs

July 2008, - Feature

Brake Maintenance

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Vehicle duty cycles, type of operation, drivers, inspection practices and weather all play a part in establishing good brake maintenance procedures.

Tags: Maintenance, Inspections, Corrosion, Brakes

July 2008, - Feature

The Silent Killer

By Bette Garber, Contributing Editor

Two fleet drivers shared their experiences with obstructive sleep apnea testing and treatment programs sponsored by their carriers.

Tags: Sleep Apnea, Driver Health, Health Issues, Truckstops

July 2008, - Feature

Health On The Highway

By Bette Garber

Trucker health is in a sorry state.

Tags: Sleep Apnea, Driver Health, Health Issues, Health, sleep disorders


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