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November 14 2013 - Products

Mobile Awareness Marries MobileTraq, TireStat for Advanced TPMS

Mobile Awareness LLC

MobileTraq Vue gets tire pressure management capability.

Tags: Mobile Awareness, MobileTraq, TireStat

November 4 2013 - Products

Cheater Wrench Makes Easy Work of Tightly Torqued Wheel Nuts

DT Industries

The Cheater Wrench from DT Industries allows anyone driving a truck or other heavy-duty vehicle to remove their lug nuts and change their own tires. The Cheater Wrench is a torque-multiplying tool with a 78:1 turn ratio, making it easy to overcome the recommended 500 or so foot-pounds to which wheel lug nuts are supposed to be tightened.

Tags: Cheater Wrench, DT Industries, Tires

October 24 2013 - Products

Goodyear Launches Smart Fleet Program For Owner-Operators Through Mid-Size Fleets

Goodyear

Owner-operators through mid-size fleets now have full access to the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s new Smart Fleet program.

Tags: Goodyear, Tires

October 22 2013 - Products

Transplace Expands TransMatch Co-Shipping Program

Transplace

Transplace announced the expansion of its TransMatch co-shipping service. The TransMatch program offers the opportunity to consolidate freight through collaboration with multiple shipper companies and increase delivery frequency to targeted customers without increasing costs.

Tags: Transplace, TransMatch, Co-shipping

October 21 2013 - Products

Idle Smart Enhances Fuel Saving Solution

Idle Smart

Idle Smart announced it has improved the idle reduction system it announced earlier this year, many as the result of customer feedback, CEO Jeff Lynch explained at the American Trucking Associations' Annual Management Conference & Exhibition.

Tags: ATA2013, Ilde Reduction

October 20 2013 - Products

ATDynamics Debuts Automatic TrailerTail Deployment System

ATDynamics

ATDynamics on Sunday announced the launch of TrailerTail AutoDeploy system at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. along with other product news.

Tags: Fuel Economy, ATDynamics, ATA2013

October 20 2013 - Products

Michelin Launching OnCall 2.0, Offering More Than Emergency Tire Service

Michelin Truck Tires

Michelin Truck Tires announced on Sunday at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., the launch of OnCall 2.0, an expansion of its OnCall emergency road service.

Tags: Michelin, breakdowns, ATA2013, Tires

A sampling of some of Alcoa's current truck wheel offerings.

October 20 2013 - Products

Alcoa Introduces New Aluminum Wheel Alloy, First Product Due Early 2014

Alcoa

Alcoa Wheels rolled a new aluminum wheel alloy, its first in 45 years, at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition on Sunday in Orlando, Fla., and will introduce its first new wheel featuring this alloy early next year.

Tags: Wheels, Alcoa, ATA2013

The KellerMobile app now will work on Apple products as well as Android. (Photo by Evan Lockridge)

October 20 2013 - Products

J.J. Keller Says It's the First to Offer E-Log/Fleet Management System on Apple Products

J.J. Keller & Associates

J.J. Keller announced Saturday that its Encompass E-log and fleet management system is now compatible with iPhone and iPad through the KellerMobile app, the first in the industry to be certified by Apple.

Tags: ATA, Information Technology, J.J. Keller, EOBR, ELD, ATA2013

PedalCoach uses a simple graphic interface to provide real-time feedback.

October 19 2013 - Products

PedalCoach Helps Drivers Operate in the Fuel Efficiency Green Zone

LinkeDrive

ORLANDO -- LinkeDrive, a new company, says its first product, PedalCoach, helps drivers achieve better fuel economy through a smartphone or tablet app that converts complex data from the engine and other areas into a simple graphic gauge interface that coaches drivers to stay in the "green zone."

Tags: Drivers, ATA, MPG, Fuel Economy, ATA2013, Mobile App

September 9 2013 - Products

New Line of Luber-finer Cabin Air Filters

Fram Filtration

Fram Filtration recently released a new line of Luber-finer Extreme Clean HD Premium Cabin Air Filters, designed to remove contaminants and odors from the cabin air of Class 6, 7 & 8 heavy-duty trucks.

Tags: Luber-finer, Air Filter, Fram Filtration, Filters

September 4 2013 - Products

New Detroit DT12 Driver Training Video Now Available

Detroit Diesel Corp.

Detroit Diesel Corp. has published a new driver training video for the Detroit DT12 Automated Manual Transmission. The video can be found on the Detroit website. The video will assist drivers in operating the DT12 effectively from the start, and teaches them to take full advantage of all of its features to achieve maximum performance and fuel economy from their Detroit powertrain.

Tags: Detroit Diesel, Driver Training, Driver Education

August 29 2013 - Products

Old Dominion Mobile App Keeps Customers Informed in Real-Time

Old Dominion

A new mobile app from Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. allows customers to more easily follow their shipments and connect with the company, no matter where they are.

Tags: Information Technology, Old Dominion

August 28 2013 - Products

SmartTruck Introduces Road Team for Owner-Operators

SmartTruck

SmartTruck is launching a free new program for owner-operators using its aerodynamic UnderTray Systems. The company has introduced the first members of the Road Team: Daniel and Jayme Snow, owners of Snow Farms Trucking; Denny Boatman, owner of Denny Boatman Trucking, and Michael Wallace a Landstar BCO.

Tags: SmartTruck, Aerodynamics

August 28 2013 - Products

Schneider National’s Percentage Lease Option Now Available to Western Owner-Operators

Schneider National

Schneider National Inc. is now offering its Percentage Lease option to owner-operators in the Western states. The Percentage Lease provides Schneider owner-operators exclusive access to select loads from one of the largest freight bases in the industry.

Tags: Schneider National, Lease Progam

August 27 2013 - Products

Rolling Strong Introduces New Wellness Card for Fleets and Owner-Operators

Rolling Strong

Rolling Strong announced a new wellness card for fleets and owner-operators built with even more mobility to meet the needs of the mobile workforce. The new wellness card arrives just in time for the ATA’s Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 15 providing fleets with the opportunity to give the gift of wellness.

Tags: Rolling Strong, Driver Fitness

August 22 2013 - Products

Goodyear Launches Emergency RoadService App

Goodyear

The new The Goodyear RoadService App expedites the emergency road service call process in order to help get trucks up and running again quickly. With a touch of the screen, a driver will be placed in contact with the 24/7 Goodyear-FleetHQ Solution Center, where trained tire professionals will collect vital information, including the location of the driver’s immobilized truck.

Tags: Goodyear, Information Technology, roadside assistance, Tires

August 18 2013 - Products

BettsHD Introduces Smooth Stainless Steel Fenders

BettsHD

BettsHD launched its new line of Smooth Stainless Steel Fenders for heavy-duty tractor-trailer applications. Made from bright 16 gauge stainless steel for durability, BettsHD Smooth Stainless Steel Fenders provide a smooth design finish.

Tags: Fenders, Betts Company

July 30 2013 - Products

LED Headlamps Now Standard on Cascadia Trucks

Freightliner

In addition to the safety enhancement provided by LED forward lighting, LED lights reduce the current draw on the vehicle’s electrical system

Tags: Freightliner, LED light, Truck-Lite

July 18 2013 - Products

GT Radial GSL213FS Steer Tire Now Available in 16 Ply Rating

Giti Tire USA

A new 16 ply rating version of the SmartWay-verified GT Radial GSL213FS (low profile size 295/75R22.5) long haul steer tire is being introduced in North America for the increasing number of tractors with higher front end axles and GVW (gross vehicle weight).

Tags: Tires, Giti TIre USA

July 15 2013 - Products

Rand McNally Releases 33rd Edition of Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas

Rand McNally

The newest edition of Rand McNally’s Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas is now available at travel centers and other retailers nationwide, as well as online.

Tags: Rand McNally, Motor Carriers Road Atlas

July 11 2013 - Products

Phillips Introduces Combination Electrical and Air Assembly Products

Phillips Industries

Phillips Industries has introduced two new products that keep electric and air coils well-organized.

Tags: Phillips Industries

July 3 2013 - Products

Adapter Brackets for Grote MicroNova Dot LED Clearance/Markers

Grote

Grote has added to its library of adapter brackets to provide an easy and inexpensive way to upgrade a vehicle equipped with older, less efficient 2-inch and 2 1/2-inch incandescent clearance/markers.

Tags: Grote, LED Lighting, Lighting

June 27 2013 - Products

New 52-Inch Mid-Roof Sleeper For Kenworth T680 Now Available for Order

Kenworth

The Kenworth T680 is now available for order with the new Kenworth 52-inch mid-roof sleeper, well-suited for regional applications such as tank, bulk, flatbed and heavy haul.

Tags: Kenworth

June 21 2013 - Products

ALK's CoPilot Truck Part of Webtech Wireless' Latest

Webtech Wireless

Webtech Wireless is offering ALK Technologies' CoPilot Truck in-cab navigation solution as part of the MDT 3100 and Quadrant Manager.

Tags: ALK Technologies, Information Technology, WebTech Wireless, Navigation

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