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December 9 2013 - Products

Zenith Electric Van Claims High Operating Savings

Zenith Motors

A recently developed product from a recently formed company is an electric-drive van, with shuttle-bus versions now in production and cargo vans available. It’s called the Zenith 350 for its 3,500-pound payload capacity.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Zenith Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Ram ProMaster

December 6 2013 - Equipment

Kenworth Makes Bendix Front Air Disc Brakes Standard on Class 8 Trucks

Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth has announced it will make Bendix ADB22X front air disc brakes standard on its Class 8 tractors and trucks.

Tags: Kenworth, Bendix, Disc Brakes, Brakes, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, Air Disc Brake

December 4 2013 - Products

Autocar Offers CNG Version of Class 7 Xpert Refuse Truck

Autocar

Autocar Industries introduced a natural gas version of its Class 7 cabover Xpert refuse truck at a alternative-fuel symposium in late November. The "baby 8" Xpert ACMD is now available with the Cummins Westport CNG/LNG engine.

Tags: Class 7, Refuse Trucks, Autocar

December 2 2013 - Products

Bridgestone Launches Tire for Auto Haulers

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions

Bridgestone's new M749 Drive Radial Tire is the first tire Bridgestone has designed specifically for long- and regional-haul auto-haul transportation vehicles in the U.S. and Canadian market.

Tags: Bridgestone, Tires, Auto Haulers

The Fiat Doblo is a compact van sold in Europe, Asia and South America. The North American version will have modified styling and engines preferred by users here, Ram says.

December 2 2013 - Products

Small ProMaster Van Coming from Ram Commercial

Ram Commercial

The Ram Commercial Truck division today confirmed that it will offer a new small cargo and passenger van for North America next year, a move the organization has hinted at for several years.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Ram, Ram ProMaster City

November 26 2013 - Products

Marangoni Announces Intermodal Product Line

Marangoni

Marangoni Tread North America announced a new addition to its conventional precured line of retreads, aimed at the intermodal market and designed to stand up to ozone and other extreme conditions.

Tags: Tires, Intermodal, Marangoni

November 26 2013 - Products

Carrier’s Vector 8600MT Multi-Temp Reefer Has ‘Smart’ Remote Evaporators

Carrier Transicold

Carrier Transicold says its multi-temperature Vector 8600MT trailer refrigeration unit is now available with “smart” remote evaporators for easy installation along with improved reliability and operational efficiencies. Like other Vectors, the 8600MT is a diesel-electric “hybrid” and uses no drive belts.

Tags: Trailers, Reefers, Carrier Transicold, Refrigeration units

November 19 2013 - Products

Accuride Introduces New Steel Wheel Coating Technology

Accuride

Truck wheel manufacturer Accuride Tuesday introduced Steel Armor, a new advance in corrosion-fighting coating technology for commercial vehicle steel wheels.

Tags: Corrosion, Wheels, Accuride

November 19 2013 - Products

TransiTank Turns Vans into Tankers, 2 Firms Say

TransiTank

Van trailers can become tankers with a new bulk liquid transport system announced by two Texas companies who say that it will increase trucking and intermodal backhauls and lower shipping costs.

Tags: Trailer, Tanker, TTS, TransiTank, LemcoStar, Trailers

Volvo's Optimized Series offers weight- and fuel-saving benefits for regional haulers.

October 28 2013 - Products

Volvo Optimized Series Offers Better Fuel Efficiency, Payload for Regional Haul

Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks in North America says its new Optimized Series, now available for order, includes eight models equipped with proven fuel- and weight-saving specifications for regional tanker, bulk haul, refrigerated, dry van or flatbed applications.

Tags: MPG, Volvo Trucks, Lightweighting, Regional

InSight Trends allows fleets to enter their KPIs (key performance indicators) and track how well they're doing in areas such as trailer turn, idle days, mileage, etc.

October 23 2013 - Products

SkyBitz Debuts New Trend Reporting, Cellular-Network Trailer Tracking

SkyBitz

ORLANDO -- SkyBitz announced a trailer-tracking analytics feature, SkyBitz InSight Trends, and new hardware, the Falcon GXT3000, during the American Trucking Associations' annual Management Conference and Exhibition.

Tags: Information Technology, Trailers, Analytics, Trailer Tracking, SkyBitz, ATA2013

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

Navistar OnCommand Connection Remote Diagnostics System to Debut in 2014

Navistar

Navistar demonstrated its new OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition. Navistar says it's the first single remote diagnostics portal to use an open architecture system with fleets’ existing telematics providers.

Tags: telematics, Navistar, Diagnostics, ATA2013

Volvo’s XE11 powertrain package, available for Volvo VNM and VNL (above) models, provides up to a 3% fuel efficiency improvement when compared with another overdrive transmission in a similar operation.

October 15 2013 - Products

Volvo Trucks Announces XE11 Fuel Efficiency Package for 11-Liter Engine

Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks expanded its XE powertrain package lineup with the introduction of XE11 for its 11-liter Volvo D11 engine. XE11 is available on Volvo VNM and VNL models and rated up to 80,000 pounds GCWR. The powertrain package improves fuel efficiency by up to 3%, according to the company.

Tags: Volvo, Fuel Efficiency, Engine, Engine Smarts, I-Shift

September 26 2013 - Products

Thermo King Athenia HVAC Platform

Thermo King

The new Thermo King Athenia AM HVAC platform, the Athenia AMII Series, provides a 10% weight reduction and features a design that reduces installation time while enabling improvements in serviceability to reduce maintenance costs.

Tags: Trailers, Thermo King, Refrigeration units

The Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission went into production earlier this year.<br />

September 18 2013 - Products

Detroit DT12 Automated Manual Transmission Now Available for DD13 Engine

Daimler Trucks North America

Detroit Diesel Corp. announced that the Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission is now available for the Freightliner Cascadia equipped with the Detroit DD13 engine. The lighter-weight combination is well suited for regional haul, pick-up and delivery applications, say Detroit officials.

Tags: Transmissions, Engines, Daimler Trucks North America, Detroit Diesel

September 16 2013 - Products

Michelin Retread Technologies Launches XDS 2 Pre-Mold Retread

Michelin

Michelin Retread Technologies launched the Michelin XDS 2 Pre-Mold retread designed for year-round drive axle traction, with optimized features for challenging winter conditions. This next generation of exceptional traction comes with a 10% improvement in tread life over the XDS Pre-Mold.

Tags: Michelin, Tires, Retreads

August 27 2013 - Products

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck Now Offers Morgan Maximizer Body on Canter LCOE Work Trucks

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck, Morgan

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. has partnered with Morgan Corp. to make Morgan’s Maximizer step-in body available on its full line of Canter FE Series cabover work trucks.

Tags: Morgan Corporation, Truck body, Work Trucks, Mitsubishi Fuso, Light & Medium, Medium-Duty Trucks, LCOE

August 22 2013 - Products

Phillips Permalite XB Interior Lamp for Trailers Is Now 30% Brighter

Phillips Industries

Phillips Industries has increased the brightness of its Permalite XB interior trailer dome lamp by 30%, which makes the entire trailer interior well lit with contents clearly visible, increasing efficiency in loading and unloading operations.

Tags: Trailers, Lights, Phillips Industries

August 22 2013 - Products

Roof Fairing Enhances Fuel Economy for the Freightliner Cascadia

Freightliner

Freightliner Trucks announced a new factory-installed roof fairing is now available as standard on Freightliner Cascadia Evolution 72-inch mid-roof XT models and as an option on Freightliner Cascadia 72-inch mid-roof XT trucks.

Tags: Freightliner, Aerodynamics

August 21 2013 - Products

Double Coin’s RR680 Tire Receives EPA SmartWay Verification

Double Coin

Double Coin's RR680 tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology Program.

Tags: Double Coin, Tires

August 20 2013 - Products

Floor Shield by Havco Now Available

Havco Wood Products

Havco Wood Products has announced a new water-resistant treatment for the top surface of hardwood floors in Dry Freight Van trailers. Floor Shield by Havco provides exceptional moisture protection and fast drying times with environmentally preferred properties.

Tags: Havco, Flooring, Trailers

August 20 2013 - Products

Western Star, Klein Develop High-Capacity Water Tank Truck

Western Star, Klein

Western Star Trucks announced the availability of a 6,500-gallon water tank truck for the 4900XD. Developed in collaboration with Klein Products Inc., the truck features a Klein K650 water tank to provide a more efficient road dust control operation for construction, quarry and mining applications.

Tags: Western Star, Vocational, Klein Products

The new Cummins V-8 Turbo Diesel will be offered in the Nissan Titan.

August 20 2013 - Products

New Cummins Diesel Engine Going in Redesigned Nissan Titan

Cummins

Nissan will offer a newly developed Cummins V-8 Turbo Diesel in its next generation full-size pickup. Now in the latter stages of development and testing, the five-liter engine has been engineered for the redesigned Titan.

Tags: Cummins, Pickup Trucks, Nissan, Engines, Light & Medium

August 14 2013 - Products

East Manufacturing Introduces All-Aluminum Flatbed With Curtainside

East Manufacturing

East Manufacturing is introducing its new all-aluminum flatbed trailer with narrow-neck design. East has combined its new flatbed trailer with Sliding Systems Inc. all-aluminum Curtainside unit, resulting in one of the lightest weight trailers in the industry.

Tags: Trailers, East Manufacturing

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