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November 2008, - Feature

2009 Dossier Fleet Maintenance Calendar

Arsenault Associates released the 2009 Dossier fleet maintenance wall calendar

November 2008, - 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, - 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, - 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, - 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, - 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, - 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, - 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, - 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, - Editorial

Length Exemption For Aero Device

By Deborah Whistler, Editor

DOT waives length requirements for trailers with TrailerTail aerodynamic device.

Tags: TrailerTail

November 2008, - Editorial

Short-Sea Shippers: Barging In

By Doug Condra, President

With new government capitalization, water carriers launch a comeback.

November 2008, - Test Drives

Class 6 & 7 Roundup

November 2008, - 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, - 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, - 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, - 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, - 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, - 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, - 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, - Feature

New 2009 Kenworth Calendar

2009 Wall Calendar

The 2009 Kenworth wall calendar and appointment calendars are now available

October 2008, - 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, - 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, - 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, - 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, - 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, - Feature

Grote Introduces Ultra-Nose-Box

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

October 2008, - 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, - 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, - Feature

Cole Hersee Momentary Push-Button Switches

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

October 2008, - 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, - 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

October 2008, - Feature

FleetCards USA Launches Fuel Savings Calculator

FleetCards USA, Atlanta, launched its new Fuel Savings Calculator on

October 2008, - Feature

Envirolift from Stertil-Koni

Stertil-Koni, Stevensville, Md., recently launched the Envirolift 98 percent recyclable, self-regenerating lift

October 2008, - Feature

Cadec Launches Mobius Insight

Cadec Global launched Mobius Insight, a new add-on feature to its flagship Mobius TTS solution that provides intelligence to help trucking fleets monitor driver behavior, improve safety and reduce costs

October 2008, - Feature

Kenworth Clean Power No-Idle System Now Available for Order with T800, W900 Models

The Kenworth Clean Power no-idle system is now available for order as a factory-installed option on Kenworth T800 and W900 models equipped with the 72-inch AeroCab sleeper

October 2008, - Feature

OPIS Offers News Ticker

The Oil Price Information Service now offers the OPIS News Ticker

October 2008, - Feature

Snap-on Non-Marring Pry Tool

Snap-on introduced a five-piece non-marring pry tool set made for removing molding clips, power seat and window buttons and gaskets as well as other applications

October 2008, - Feature

Dana Steer Axle For Extreme Conditions

Dana introduced the Spicer D-2000W 5.24-inch (133mm) drop wide track axle for heavy-use specialty vehicles requiring a high degree of maneuverability

October 2008, - Feature

OTC 11-Piece Trim Tool Kit

OTC, Owatonna, Minn., an SPX brand, released the OTC 6642 11-Piece Trim Tool Kit, which includes 11 different sizes and styles of tools designed to serve hundreds of applications on any vehicle make and model

October 2008, - Feature

Everco Heavy Duty Online Training Series

Everco Heavy Duty, Lewisville, Texas, is developing an online, video-based training series in an effort to provide customers with educational opportunities that maximize their time

October 2008, - Feature

Mach 4 Mobile Column Lift

Rotary Lift of Madison, Ind., released the Mach 4 mobile column lift, which is easy to set up and raises a vehicle more quickly than comparable mobile column lifts, according to the company

October 2008, - Feature

Goodyear's fleetHQ Serves Fleets

Goodyear reports that its fleetHQ program launched in February has more than 11,000 fleets and owner-operators enrolled so far

October 2008, - Feature

CarriersEdge, KRTS Team Up on Online Training Videos

CarriersEdge, Markham, Ontario, and KRTS Transportation Specialists of Caledonia, Ontario, are extending their partnership with a new training video production initiative

October 2008, - Feature

PeopleNet Enhances Blu Onboard Platform

PeopleNet of Chaska, Minn., is introducing a series of enhancements to its Blu onboard platform

October 2008, - Feature

DuraPlate Products Group Launches Website

Wabash National Corp., Lafayette, Ind., announced that its DuraPlate Products Group has launched a website focused on DuraPlate composite panels

October 2008, - Feature

ArcLogistics 9.3 Optimizes Routes and Schedules

ESRI, Redlands, Calif., announced the availability of ArcLogistics 9.3 routing and scheduling solution for fleet management

October 2008, - Feature

Amsoil Introduces Diesel Concentrate Plus Cold Flow Improver

Amsoil, Superior, Wis., introduced its Diesel Concentrate Plus Cold Flow Improver, which combines the detergency of Diesel Concentrate and the anti-gelling properties of Amsoil Cold Flow Improver in one convenient package

October 2008, - Feature

Cadec and Procuro Offer Management Solution for Food Distributors

Cadec Global, Manchester, N.H., announced that its Mobius TTS system now integrates with Procuro PIMM, providing a complete cold-chain management solution enabling food distributors to track and validate temperature of product in real time

October 2008, - Feature

Aljex Software Launches Load Board

Aljex Software, Middlesex, N.J., launched the Aljex Load Board, which offers available truckloads from Aljex's freight broker and 3PL (third party logistics) provider customers

October 2008, - Feature

Roadranger Gear Lube Available At OEMs

The fuel-saving Roadranger FE 75W-90 synthetic gear lubricant is now available through every major heavy-duty truck original equipment manufacturer in North America


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