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August 20 2014 - Products

Kenworth T880 Adds Option for Natural Gas

Kenworth

Kenworth announced a natural gas option for its T880 vocational truck, a Cummins Westport ISX12 G that can run either CNG or LNG fuel systems.

Tags: Kenworth, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, LNG, Vocational, Cummins ISX12 G

August 19 2014 - Products

Phillips Announces Liftgate Dual Pole Kit

Phillips Industries

Philips Industries is now offering a liftgate dual pole installation and conversion kit to help fleets that are seeing an increasing need to have a ground return system versus a chassis ground system for the supplemental power requirements of liftgates.

Tags: Trailers, Phillips Industries, Liftgates, Electrical System

August 18 2014 - Products

Navistar Offers Fuel-Efficient Transmission Package

Navistar

Navistar announced that it is offering the Allison Transmission FuelSense fuel-efficiency package on its medium-duty and vocational truck models.

Tags: Navistar, Allison, Transmissions, Fuel Efficiency

August 14 2014 - Products

Canter FE130 Now Available in Lightweight Dry Van Body

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America

Mitsubishi Fuso announced that the 2015 Canter FE130 is now available with a new lightweight dry van body.

Tags: Lightweight Materials, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Canter FE Series, Dry Vans, Medium-Duty Trucks

August 12 2014 - Products

Remote Panels Enable Easy Access to Reefer Controls

Carrier Transicold

Carrier Transicold now has APX remote panels that can be mounted in easily accessible locations to control transport refrigeration units.

Tags: Reefers, Carrier Transicold, Remote Controls, Trailers

August 7 2014 - Products

Peterbilt Offers Alcoa Aluminum Wheels As Option

Peterbilt

Peterbilt is offering new, lightweight Alcoa Ultra aluminum wheels as a factory-installed option for all Peterbilt heavy-duty trucks.

Tags: Peterbilt, Wheels, Alcoa, Lightweighting

PHOTO: PULLTARPS

August 6 2014 - Products

Tarping Systems for Belly Dumps

Pulltarps

Pulltarps offers three tarping systems for Belly Dumps, a traditional pulltarp, automatic arms, and a cable system.

Tags: Upfitting, Dump Truck, Pulltarps, Belly Dump, Trailers

As payload increases, bolster springs compress and engage the progressive load spring. Photo via Hendrickson

August 5 2014 - Products

Hendrickson Introduces Progressive Load Spring

Hendrickson

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems introduced the Progressive Load Spring for Haulmaax vocational rear suspension system.

Tags: Hendrickson, Suspensions

July 29 2014 - Products

Kenworth Offers Spicer AdvanTek 40 Tandems

Kenworth Truck Co.

Kenworth says it has added Dana’s Spicer AdvanTek 40 tandem axle for new Class 8 pickup & delivery, regional haul and linehaul trucks equipped with the Kenworth AG380 or AG400L suspension.

Tags: Kenworth, Dana Spicer, Tandem axle, Axles

July 29 2014 - Products

Webb Ductile Iron Hub Sheds 3.5 Pounds

Webb Wheel OEM

Webb Wheel OEM has redesigned its ductile-iron TN-model trailer hub to make it lighter and to simplify brake drum installation. The hub now weighs 35 pounds, which Webb claims is the lightest ductile iron hub available for 25,000-pound-rated TN trailer axles.

Tags: Trailers, Webb Wheel, Wheel Hubs, Wheels, Lightweighting

July 25 2014 - Products

DuraClass Introduces HPT Tub Dump Truck Bodies

DuraClass

DuraClass brings out its fifth line of heavy-duty dump bodies, the HPT-B1 and B2.

Tags: Dump Trucks, Dump Bodies, DuraClass

July 8 2014 - Products

New Tuckunder Liftgate from Tommy Gate

Tommy Gate

The new TKT model liftgates from Tommy Gate incorporate a state-of-the-art, wide-arm, dual-cylinder design along with numerous installation, operation, and service features to maximize both operator and upfitter convenience.

July 1 2014 - Products

Supreme FiberPanel HC Walls Use Honeycomb Structure

Supreme Industries

A lightweight honeycomb sidewall design on straight truck bodies allows increased payload and promises long life and low maintenance, Supreme Industries says.

Tags: Supreme Industries, Lightweighting, Truck Bodies, Cargo Vans, Medium-Duty Trucks

July 1 2014 - Products

Watson & Chalin Ships Axles Fast via New X-Trac

Watson & Chalin

Watson & Chalin's new expedited shipping program allows customers to order up to three lift axles for shipping from a number of strategic locations throughout North America, with an expected delivery time of 48-72 hours.

Tags: Watson & Chalin, Lift Axles, Axles

June 12 2014 - Equipment

Morgan Offers Cold-Plate Trailer and Truck-Body System

Morgan Corp.

Morgan Corp. has released a cold plate refrigeration system for trailers and truck bodies. Cold plates are pre-chilled and keep commodities at proper temperatures without use of engine-driven reefer units or idling the truck’s main engine while a vehicle makes its rounds.

Tags: Morgan Corporation, Refrigerated Truck, Trailers

June 10 2014 - Products

Talbert’s 35-Ton Traveling Axle Trailer Features Corrosion Protection

Talbert Manufacturing

Talbert Manufacturing has manufactured its first trailer with Corsol WB Corrosion Protection, a complete metal treatment system that protects the steel from the corrosive effects of magnesium chloride, calcium chloride, sodium chloride, rock chipping, acid rain and extreme temperatures.

Tags: Trailers, Corrosion, Talbert, PRP Industries

June 9 2014 - Equipment

Kenworth Offers Lightweight T680 Sleeper

Kenworth Truck Co.

Specs include the 12.9-liter MX-13 diesel mated to an Eaton Advantage transmission, a 6x2 tandem, wide-base single wheels and tires, and an aluminum fifth wheel.

Tags: Kenworth, T680, Lightweighting

May 27 2014 - Products

SumoSpring Solo for Ram ProMaster Vans

SuperSprings International

"Airless airbag" fills the gap left by the ProMaster's stock bump stop to smooth the van's ride and enhance control.

Tags: Vans, Ram ProMaster, Suspensions, Auxiliary Springs, SuperSprings International

Freightliner Cascadia Evolution featuring new integrated Detroit powertrain. Graphic: DTNA

May 22 2014 - Equipment

Integrated Powertrain Debuts from Detroit

Detroit Diesel

DETROIT -- Detroit Diesel introduced its new Integrated Detroit Powertrain Thursday at an event in Detroit. The powertrain package brings together the company’s DD15 engine, DT12 transmission and Detroit axles.

Tags: Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Western Star, Powertrain, Transmissions, Engines, Axles, Daimler Trucks North America

May 20 2014 - Products

New Ford F-650/F-750 Diesel Available in Three Power Ratings

Ford Motor Co.

Ford's all-new F-650/F-750 medium-duty truck lineup with 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 turbo diesel will feature three engine power ratings, with no vocational limits on top ratings.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Ford, Engines

May 20 2014 - Products

Fleetline Introduces New Refuse Fenders

Fleetline

Fleetline has introduced a new polyethylene refuse fender to its product offering.

Tags: Fenders, Fleetline, Refuse Trucks, Accessories

May 19 2014 - Products

Landoll Teams up With Air-Weigh on Anniversary Lowboy Trailer

Air-Weigh, Landoll

Landoll Corp. is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with the release of a special heavy-haul, detachable lowboy trailer.

Tags: Trailers, Lowbed, Heavy Haul, Air-Weigh, Landoll

May 16 2014 - Equipment

Meritor Adds Two New Axle Ratios to Improve Fuel Efficiency

Meritor

Two new axle ratios are available from Meritor, optimized to meet trucking's demand for improved fuel efficiency. Lower axle ratios promote downspeeding for optimum fuel efficiency.

Tags: Meritor, Downspeed, Axles, Fuel Economy

May 13 2014 - Products

Propane Autogas Engine Squeezes Out Cost, So It’s Called ‘PIthon’

Powertrain Integration

Powertrain Integration’s 8-liter V-8 propane autogas engine is now called “PIthon." The big-block propane-fuel V-8 is being used by FCCC in its S2G medium-duty chassis-cab truck.

Tags: FCCC, Propane Autogas, Alternative Fuels, Powertrain Integration, Medium-Duty Trucks, Engines

April 24 2014 - Products

CARB Approves Full Verification of Carrier Engine Emissions System

Carrier Transicold

The California Air Resources Board has granted full verification status to the Carrier Transicold Engine Emissions System for certain transport refrigeration units (TRU or reefer) and TRU generator sets (gen sets) with no limits on hours of accrued operation at time of installation.

Tags: CARB, Carrier Transicold

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