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May 31 2013 - Products

Rolling Strong Offers In-Cab Training System in Online Store

Rolling Strong

Rolling Strong has a new online store with products for drivers who want to stay healthy, including the new Freightliner In-Cab Training (FIT) system.

Tags: Drivers, Freightliner, Health, Rolling Strong

May 9 2013 - Products

Remove Love Bugs and Other Insects from Your Trucks

Awesome Products Corp.

Just in time for love bug season, Awesome Products Corp. introduces its Love Bug Eraser, a chemical-free solution for removing bugs while cleaning vehicles.

April 30 2013 - Products

Mack Bulldog Magazine Now Available on Android

Mack Trucks

The free app allows Android users to access current and past issues of the quarterly magazine.

April 28 2013 - Products

PressurePro Upgrades for Functionality, Customization

Advantage PressurePro

Advantage PressurePro has completion of several upgrades to their TPMS product line, adding greater functionality and customization options for customers.

Tags: TPMS, Advantage PressurePro

April 25 2013 - Products

Volvo Trucks Introduces Specially Formulated Transmission Fluid for I-Shift

Volvo Truck North America

Volvo Trucks will now offer Volvo I-Shift transmission fluid, a fully synthetic SAE 75W-80 transmission lubricant, engineered specifically for the Volvo I-Shift automated manual transmission.

Tags: Volvo, I-Shift

April 25 2013 - Products

Ancra Cargo Debuts 7mm Winches

Ancra International

Ancra International has developed a line of 7mm cargo strap winches it says are lighter than winches with a 9mm frame but every bit as strong.

Tags: Ancra

G572A LHD Fuel Max

April 23 2013 - Products

Goodyear Enhances Three Tire Lines

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Goodyear's G399A LHS Fuel Max, the G572A LHD Fuel Max, and the G392A SSD with DuraSeal + Fuel Max wide-base tire have been improved to help deliver reduced rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency, as well as long miles to removal.

Tags: Tires, MPG, Goodyear

April 8 2013 - Products

Aljex Integrates with uFollowit Mobile Apps for Smartphones

Aljex Software

Aljex Software has integrated with Mobile Apps, the smartphone applications from uFollowit, enabling uFollowit GPS data, notifications, and proof-of-delivery documents to populate Aljex screens automatically.

Tags: Information Technology, Scanning, Aljex Software, Smartphones, uFollowit, Mobile App

March 27 2013 - Products

IntelliRoute Now Comes with Load Board Service

Rand McNally

Rand McNally announced a partnership with Getloaded.com, a web-based freight matching service, to provide an exclusive load board for owners of Rand McNally’s IntelliRoute TND truck GPS devices.

Tags: GPS, Rand McNally, Getloaded, Navigation

March 26 2013 - Products

New Aerodynamic Trailer Skirt Technology Introduced

BetterTrucker.com

LOUISVILLE – BetterTrucker.com, an online marketplace for truckers and trucking companies, introduced what it calls the “next-generation” semi-trailer side skirt at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Trailers, Aerodynamics, Trailer Skirts

March 25 2013 - Products

Rand McNally Next Generation 5-Inch Truck GPS

Rand McNally

LOUISVILLE -- At last week's Mid-America Trucking Show, Rand McNally unveiled its new IntelliRoute TND 520 connected GPS device for professional drivers. The new 5-inch device includes Wi-Fi connectivity that enables a number of new real-time data services, most of which will be standard on the device without any subscription fee.

Tags: Rand McNally, Mid-America Trucking Show, Navigation

March 24 2013 - Products

Mack Boosts MP8 Power, Launches Light-weight Suspensions

Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks has released a new power option for the 13-liter MP8 engine, boosting it to 505 horsepower and 1,860 lb ft in certain applications. As well, Mack unveiled two new suspension designs including one that weighs about 400 pounds less than competitive models.

Tags: Mack, MP8, Pinnacle

Michelin's X Line Energy T trailer tire

March 24 2013 - Products

Michelin Offers New Tire, Retread Options

Michelin

Customer now have two more Michelin tire option to choose from; the X Line Energy T trailer tire, and the X Line Energy D Pre-Mold drive tire retread.

Tags: Michelin, EPA SmartWay, Retreads, Low-rolling Resistance

March 24 2013 - Products

Bridgestone Reignites Firestone Brand with New Tire Lineup

Firestone

Firestone has launched a line of SmartWay certified steer, drive and trailer tires aimed at fleets of all sizes, with a renewed focus on small business operators.

Tags: Firestone, Bridgestone, Tires

March 22 2013 - Products

Spicer Introduces Fuel-saving AdvanTEK 40 Tandem Axle

Dana Holding Corp.

Dana Holding Corporation unveiled a new 40,000-lb tandem at the Mid-America Trucking Show aimed at a variety of Class 8 applications. The new design is said to increase fuel economy, improve reliability, reduce vehicle weight, and decrease total ownership costs.

Tags: Dana Holding Corp., Advantek40

March 21 2013 - Products

Smartphone App Makes Weighing Easier at CAT Scales

CAT Scale

CAT Scale announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show that it will roll out a smartphone app the first of June, allowing truckers to weigh their rigs without leaving the cab to get a weigh ticket.

Tags: Truckstops, Truck Weights, CAT Scale

March 21 2013 - Products

Delo 400 XLE Synblend SAE 10W-30 Targets Fuel Economy

Chevron Products Co.

Chevron says its latest engine oil can save up to 3% in fuel economy in Class 6 trucks compared to SAE 15W-40 oils.

Tags: Chevron, OIl, Mid-America Trucking Show, Chevron Delo. Lubricants

March 12 2013 - Products

Decisiv Automates Inspection and Maintenance Processes

Decisiv Inc.

Decisiv Inc., a provider of service relationship management platforms, announced at the 2013 TMC Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition that Saia Inc. is now deploying QR Codes on 17,000 assets to automate and improve the efficiency of its inspection and maintenance processes.

Tags: Information Technology, TMC, QR codes, Decisiv

March 1 2013 - Products

ConMet Introduces Premium Bearings

Consolidated Metco

ConMet has branched out from making wheel hub assemblies and has developed its own line of premium bearings.

Tags: Wheels, Bearings, ConMet

SmartSpace Cargo Management System was developed from the ground up.

March 6 2013 - Products

SmartSpace Cargo Management System

Masterack

Masterack, a division of Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products, revealed SmartSpace, an all-new cargo management system targeted to create a change in cargo storage.

Tags: cargo storage

March 6 2013 - Products

Utility Introduces New Side Skirt Design

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company

The Utility Side Skirt 120A-4 is a new advanced aerodynamic side skirt design, is U.S. EPA SmartWay verified to achieve greater than 5% fuel savings.

Tags: Trailers, Utility Trailer, Aerodynamics, Side Skirts

BettsHD TIK includes two fenders with vibration absorbing rubber insulators to prolong product life, along with all brackets and hardware necessary to complete installation.

March 4 2013 - Products

BettsHD Offers Fenders With Total Installation Kit

Betts HD

BettsHD has announced the availability of Total Installation Kits for its fenders. Each TIK is a single, easy to order part number for single axle, half and full tandem axle applications.

Tags: Betts Company

The 2013 North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria Handbook and Pictorial is available now.

February 19 2013 - Products

CVSA Releases 2013 North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria

CVSA

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced that the 2013 North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria Handbook and Pictorial, which goes into effect on April 1 is now available.

February 6 2013 - Products

AeroFlex Composite Trailer Side Skirt

Freight Wing

Freight Wing has announced a new trailer side skirt, the AeroFlex Composite, which has been SAE/TMC tested to improve fuel economy by up to 7.45%. The skirts are SmartWay-verified.

Tags: Freight Wing, Trailer Skirts, Trailers, Aerodynamics, MPG, Fuel Economy

February 7 2013 - Products

Volvo Guaranteed Overhaul Program Gives New Life to D12 Engines

Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks is now offering a three-year, 350,000 mile warranty for Volvo D12 engine owners who want to increase the longevity of their current vehicles with the Volvo Guaranteed Overhaul (GO) program.

Tags: Volvo, Remanufacturing, Dealers, Engines, Overhaul, DD12

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