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April 8 2016 - Equipment

Volvo’s I-See Memorizes Roads to Save Fuel 

Volvo Trucks North America

As a truck travels a route for the first time, I-See records the topography of the route, storing up to 4,500 hills in its memory. The next time the vehicle travels that route, I-See will recognize it and tell the Volvo I-Shift to choose the best gear.

Tags: Fuel Economy, Volvo I-Shift, Automated Manual Transmissions, Volvo Trucks North America

April 6 2016 - Equipment

Splice-less Retread Designed for Concrete Mixers

Marangoni Tread North America

Marangoni Tread North America has released the Ringtread Mix400, the company’s first wide-base procured splice-less retread for concrete mixers.

Tags: Tires, Retreads, Marangoni, Concrete Mixer Trucks

April 6 2016 - Equipment

UL-Disc Air Brake Actuators Designed for Corrosion Resistance

TSE Brakes

TSE Brakes has released the UL-Disc Air Brake Actuators, designed specifically for use with transportation equipment.

Tags: Brakes, TSE Brakes, Air Brakes

April 5 2016 - Equipment

East Manufacturing Introduces Integrated Double-L Side-Rail System

East Manufacturing

East Manufacturing has introduced a new integrated extruded aluminum side-rail system to accommodate a Double-L winch with flat-hook straps for cargo securement.

Tags: Cargo Securement, Flatbeds, East Manufacturing, Winches

April 1 2016 - Equipment

Yokohama 108R Tire Designed for Regional Use

Yokohama Tire

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s 108R regional all-position/steer tire is a SmartWay-verified option now available to fleets in the U.S. and Canada.

Tags: Yokohama, Tires, Steer Tires, Regional Operations

March 30 2016 - Equipment

Ridewell Expands Air Ride Suspension Line With RAR-251

Ridewell Suspensions

Ridewell Suspensions has expanded its air ride suspension line with an integrated stub axle suspension system for heavy haul applications called the RAR-251.

Tags: Suspensions, Ridewell, Trailer Suspensions

March 29 2016 - Products

Peterbilt Introduces Paint Coating for Shine and Durability

Peterbilt Motors Company

Peterbilt has created a new formulation of its lineup of Axalta coatings used on its heavy-duty truck cabs and sleepers designed to enhance color qualities and durability.

Tags: Vehicle Paint, Peterbilt Motors Company, Axalta

March 18 2016 - Equipment

SuperSpare Mount Made For Wide-Base Singles

Stemco

Stemco has introduced the SuperSpare spare tire mount designed to be mounted on the tractor and accommodate wide-base single tires.

Tags: Tires, Spare Tire, Stemco, Wide-Base Tires

March 18 2016 - Equipment

ConMet Offers Lightweight Version of TruTurn Brake Drum

ConMet

ConMet has added a new lightweight version of its popular TruTurn brake drum called the TruTurn Lite.

Tags: Brake Drum, Brakes, ConMet, Lightweighting

March 15 2016 - Equipment

Drive Tire Features Four Groove Design

Toyo Tires

Toyo Tires’ M677 is an EPA SmartWay-verified drive tire designed for improved efficiency, wear performance and traction in long-haul and regional applications.

Tags: Toyo Tires, Tires, Drive Tires

March 8 2016 - Equipment

AutoSet Clutch Compensates For Wear

Illinois Auto Truck

Illinois Auto Truck’s AutoSet Clutch is a self-adjusting heavy-duty clutch that compensates for wear over time by auto-adjusting to maintain the clutch pedal free play.

Tags: Transmissions, Clutches, Manual Transmission

February 29 2016 - Products

TrackPoint Reporting for Stemco Monitoring Systems

TrackPoint Systems

TrackPoint’s Solar G3 and TriPS trailer monitoring systems will combine with Stemco’s BatRF, airBat and tracBat sensoring to aquire and report date from untethered trailers.

Tags: Vehicle Tracking, Stemco, Trailer Tracking, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, TrackPoint Systems

February 29 2016 - Products

Meritor HD Axles for KW T370

Kenworth

The strong steer axles come with a heavy-duty, cross-brace-reinforced front frame assembly, bolted cross members and either 10-5/8-inch frame rails with insert or 10 3/4-inch frame rails.

Tags: Kenworth, Meritor, Axles, Tandem axle, Steer Axles

February 29 2016 - Equipment

13X Drive Axle Designed for Medium-Duty Applications

Meritor

Meritor has introduced a lighter-weight drive axle platform designed for Class 6 and 7 applications called the 13X.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, TMC, Meritor, Axles

February 29 2016 - Equipment

Meritor's Lighter-Weight Front Steer Axle for Linehaul

Meritor

Meritor has released the MFS+, a lighter-weight steer axle designed to be 85 pounds lighter than the current offering.

Tags: Meritor, Steer Axles, Front Steer Axle, TMC

February 28 2016 - Products

FlowBelow Inks Long-term Supply Deal with DTNA

FlowBelow

FlowBelow Aero's quick-release wheel covers are now a data-book option on Daimler Trucks North America's Cascadia Evolution model.

Tags: DTNA, TMC, C.R. England, FlowBelow

February 28 2016 - Products

Kenworth Expands Auto Stop-Start Operation

Kenworth Truck Co.

Kenworth's Engine Auto Start and Stop monitoring system now monitors oil temperature as well as state of battery charge.

Tags: Kenworth, Battery Charger, TMC, Auto Start/Stop

February 23 2016 - Products

SAF-Holland's AAR Kingpin for Galvanized Upper Couplers

SAF-Holland

After the upper coupler assembly is hot-dip zinc coated to protect against corrosion, the machined kingpin is secured in it.

Tags: Trailers, SAF-Holland, Corrosion

February 23 2016 - Equipment

Stahl Service Bodies Designed for Medium-Duty Trucks

Stahl

Stahl’s MDST Medium Duty trucks service bodies are designed to provide multiple storage compartments and cargo space for medium-duty work trucks.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Truck Bodies, Service Bodies, STAHL

February 18 2016 - Products

Volvo Offers Optional Battery-Powered Parking Cooler

Volvo

Volvo Trucks North America introduced a battery-powered parking cooler as a factory installed option for its VNM 630, VNL 630, VNL 670, VNL 730 and VNL 780 sleeper models.

Tags: Volvo Trucks, Air Conditioning, Cooling Systems, Battery

February 16 2016 - Equipment

Rear Impact Guard Designed to Prevent Underride

Wabash National

Wabash National announced its Rig-16 rear impact guard design option for its 53-foot dry van trailers designed the prevent underride in multiple offset, or overlap, impact scenarios.

Tags: Trailers, Underride Guard, Wabash National

February 16 2016 - Products

Bridgestone Launches Fuel Efficient Steer Tire

Bridgestone

Bridgestone has launched the R283A Ecopia steer tire, designed to offer durability and fuel efficiency to fleets in regional and long-haul applications.

Tags: Bridgestone, Tires, Steer Tires, Regional

January 29 2016 - Products

Endurance RSA Tire Targets Regional Fleets

Goodyear Commercial Tire Systems

Goodyear’s Endurance RSA tire is designed for fuel efficiency and durability in regional and urban delivery applications.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Tires, Low-rolling Resistance, Regional, Goodyear Commercial

January 5 2016 - Equipment

Users Can Customize Crysteel Dump Bodies

Crysteel

Crysteel Manufacturing Select custom dump bodies allow customers to essentially design their own dump body in a variety of sizes and styles.

Tags: Crysteel Manufacturing, Dump Body

December 29 2015 - Products

DewEze Flatbed Has Gooseneck Ball for Towing

DewEze

The DewEze Standard Flatbed is designed for use on the road or in the field that features a heavy-duty steel construction.

Tags: Truck Bodies, Flatbed

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