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March 6 2014 - Products

SAF Holland Adds Compact, Low-Maintenance Neway LSZ Lift Axle

SAF Holland

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- SAF Holland has a new steerable lift axle, the Neway LSZ, that features a compact mounting, fast deployment and retracting times, and angled air bags for greater stability on dump, mixer, block and other vocational trucks.

Tags: Holland, SAF Holland, Lift Axle, Auxiliary Axle, Vocational Trucks, Work Truck Show, NTEA, Axles

March 6 2014 - Products

Mitsubishi Fuso Introduces Higher-GVWR Class 3 Truck

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc.

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- A new Canter FE130 model boosts gross vehicle weight rating and body/payload capacity by 700 pounds over the previous FE125 model, and a recalibrated Duonic transmission provides more performance, said executives of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America.

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Canter, Fuso, Class 3, Work Truck Show, NTEA, Medium-Duty Trucks

March 5 2014 - Products

Navistar Announces SCR for MaxxForce Midrange Engines, Plus TerraStar Enhancements

Navistar Inc.

Navistar announced enhancements to its severe service and medium-duty product lines, including adding selective catalytic reduction emissions technology to its higher-horsepower midrange engines.

Tags: Emissions, Navistar, Medium-Duty Trucks, SCR, TerraStar, Engines

March 5 2014 - Products

Freightliner Introduces Suite of Value-Added Options for M2 106

Freightliner Trucks

WORK TRUCK SHOW – Freightliner Trucks today announced several new value-added option packages specifically geared toward its M2 106 medium-duty trucks, featuring Allison’s new FuelSense product paired with the Cummins ISB6.7.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Freightliner, Medium-Duty Trucks, Freightliner Trucks, Allison Transmission

March 5 2014 - Products

Isuzu Introduces New 2014 and 2015 N-Series Diesel Models

Isuzu

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Isuzu Commercial Truck of America unveiled its lineup of 2014 and 2015 model year N-Series diesel models. The company also announced that it would extend its 24 Months/60,000 Miles Covered Maintenance Program to all the diesel models sold through June 30, 2014.

Tags: Isuzu, NTEA, Work Truck Show, Medium-Duty Trucks

March 5 2014 - Products

Telogis and GM Announce Partnership

Telogis, General Motors

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Auto and commercial fleets using OnStar-equipped General Motors vehicles will be able to use Telogis’ location intelligence platform to collect data on vehicle and driver performance that can help reduce costs and improve safety, the companies announced March 5 at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Telogis, General Motors, telematics, Medium-Duty Trucks

March 5 2014 - Products

Allison: New FuelSense Features Can Save Up to 20% in City Operations

Allison Transmission, Freightliner Trucks

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Allison Transmission says a new series of FuelSense fuel-efficiency features can deliver 5% to 15% savings for certain truck applications compared to its current base-line fully automatic, “constant power” products. Freightliner says it will be the first OEM in North America to release FuelSense in medium-duty trucks late this year.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Transmissions, Allison Transmission

March 5 2014 - Products

New Goodyear Tires Target Mixed-Service Applications

Goodyear Tires

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- The new Goodyear G731 MSA and G751 MSA mixed-service tires will be available this summer. Fleets will be able to buy several sizes of these tires with Goodyear’s exclusive DuraSeal Technology.

Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Tires and Wheels, NTEA, Work Truck Show, Vocational

March 4 2014 - Products

Navistar Announces Diamond Logic Electrical Feature Bundles

Navistar, Diamond Logic

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Navistar announced new Diamond Logic feature bundles specific to the vocational truck market. Feature bundles are categorized by usage and body integration such as dry van, dump and utility as well as outline features relevant to operations of the particular application.

Tags: Navistar, Diamond Logic, Work Truck Show, NTEA

March 4 2014 - Products

Meritor Expands Suspension Warranty Eligibility for Curbing Damage

Meritor

Meritor Inc. has increased the warranty coverage for RideSentry MPA38 and MPA40 suspensions to now include damage to the slider box caused by sudden, accidental impact with a curb or similar fixed object.

Tags: Warranty, Meritor, Suspensions, RideSentry

March 4 2014 - Products

Kenworth Adds Bendix Front and Rear Air Disc Brakes As Option for T370

Kenworth, Bendix

Kenworth Truck Company announced that factory-installed Bendix ADB22X front and rear air disc brakes are now available for new Kenworth T370 medium-duty conventional trucks.

Tags: Kenworth, Bendix, Air Disc Brake

March 4 2014 - Products

Meritor Increases Permalube RPL Driveline Warranty Coverage

Meritor

Meritor Inc. has extended the warranty eligibility for Permalube RPL drivelines to 5 years/500,000 miles from the previous 4 years/400,000 miles for model year 2015 linehaul vehicles.

Tags: Warranty, Meritor, Drivelines

March 3 2014 - Products

Optronics Introduces Combo Lamp with Integrated Stop, Tail, Turn and Backup Functions

Optronics

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Optronics International is unveiling its new STL68 Combo Lamp at the 2014 NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The 9-inch oval combination LED stop, tail, turn and backup lamp easily mounts to the surface of a vehicle, and at only half an inch thick, has the low profile of a through-hole-mounted lamp.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Optronics, LEDs, LED Lighting, Lighting

March 3 2014 - Products

Godwin Chooses Hendrickson Lift Axles

Hendrickson Specialty Products, Godwin Group Corp.

Truck Equipment maker the Godwin Group is phasing out the Page brand of suspensions and has named Hendrickson Auxiliary Axle Systems its primary lift axle suspension supplier.

Tags: Hendrickson, Axles, The Godwin Group

March 3 2014 - Products

Meritor Launches P600 Series Heavy-Haul Planetary Axles

Meritor

Meritor Inc. announced the introduction of the P600 Series planetary axles, including the P610 and P614. These two planetary axles are engineered for heavy-haul, oil field, logging and mining applications globally and are ready for production.

Tags: Meritor, Axles

March 3 2014 - Products

Beall Petroleum and Dry Bulk Tank Trailers Being Produced in the Midwest

Beall Trailers

Beall Trailers, part of Wabash National Corporation’s Walker Group division, announced it has started manufacturing its 406 petroleum and dry bulk tank trailer models at Walker Group manufacturing facilities in Fond du Lac and New Lisbon, Wis., in addition to its Portland, Ore., location.

Tags: Expansion, Wabash National, Beall Trailers

February 27 2014 - Products

TireStamp Adds Intelligence to TPMS Alerting

TireStamp Inc

TireStamp Inc. has added a higher level of intelligence to each of its TireVigil TPMS products. This new concept, branded as IntellAlerting, provides visibility of tire problems when they are occurring as well as when they are being corrected. It sends tire alerts only to personnel who can actually take action based on a vehicle’s location and operating status.

Tags: TPMS, Tires, Wheels, TireStamp

February 25 2014 - Products

Kalmar Used Dealer, Customer Ideas for New T2 Terminal Tractor

Kalmar Ottawa Trucks

Kalmar Ottawa Trucks says it has extensively redesigned its terminal tractor, resulting in a new Ottawa T2 model with a strengthened chassis, smoother styling, an advanced cab interior and easier serviceability.

Tags: Yard Tractors, Kalmar

February 5 2014 - Products

EPA Rates Ram 1500 EcoDiesel at 28 Mpg Highway, Chrysler Says

Chrysler

Chrysler Group says its EcoDiesel-powered 2014 Ram 1500 has earned a 28-mile-per-gallon rating from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the best highway-cycle test result ever achieved by a full-size, half-ton pickup, according to the company. Its combined city-highway rating is 23 mpg.

Tags: Chrysler, Ram, Ram 1500, EcoDiesel

January 15 2014 - Products

GM Hopes New Canyon/Colorado Revives Midsize Pickups

General Motors

General Motors’ 2015-model Canyon and Colorado pickups buck a trend away from midsize and compact pickups in North America. Ford and Chrysler abandoned the midsize pickup segment, but GM believes there are still healthy sales to be gotten with modern products.

Tags: GMC Canyon, Chevrolet Colorado, General Motors, Light-Duty Trucks

January 15 2014 - Products

Ford’s 2015 Pickup Already Dubbed ‘Aluminum F-150’

Ford Motor Co.

Extensive use of aluminum and high-strength steel in Ford's new F-150 pickup saves 700 pounds over Ford's current full-size pickup.

Tags: Ford F-150, Ford, Lightweighting, Light-Duty Trucks

January 13 2014 - Products

Navistar Launches Truck Configurators For International ProStar, DuraStar, TerraStar

Navistar

Navistar International Corp. announced the availability of its new, re-designed online truck configurators for International ProStar, DuraStar, and TerraStar models on Internationaltrucks.com. The configurators allow customers to virtually design, build and customize their International Truck’s cab, exterior, interior, powertrain and more.

Tags: Information Technology, Navistar

December 23 2013 - Products

Navistar Releases First International DuraStar Vehicles To Market With Cummins ISB Engines

Navistar

Navistar Inc. announced that it has started customer shipments of its first International DuraStar vehicles with the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter engine. The first units were released from the company's Escobedo, Mexico assembly plant.

Tags: Cummins, Navistar, Engines, Medium-Duty Trucks

December 20 2013 - Products

Kenworth T680 52-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Available with Optional Upper Bunk

Kenworth

Kenworth has enhanced its 52-inch mid-roof sleeper offering with the addition of an optional upper bunk and aerodynamic roof fairing for the Kenworth T680.

Tags: Kenworth, Aerodynamics, Sleepercab

Carrier’s EES for its Tier 4 compliant units cuts exhaust particulates and NOx, so has been conditionally verified by the California Air Resources Board.

December 10 2013 - Equipment

Carrier’s Exhaust Emissions System Gets CARB Conditional Approval

Carrier Transicold

Carrier Transicold's engine emissions system (EES), capable of reducing particulate matter from reefer unit exhaust by more than 98%, has received conditional verification from the California Air Resources Board.

Tags: CARB, Diesel Emissions, Carrier Transicold, engine emissions system

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