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March 2 2017 - Products

Wabco Boat Tail Deploys Automatically

Wabco

The first new product has emerged in the wake of Wabco’s purchase of Laydon Composites, and it comes in the form of a self-deploying trailer boat tail tested to improve fuel economy by up to 4.3% at highway speeds.

Tags: Aerodynamics, Wabco, Technology & Maintenance Council, Trailer Aerodynamics

February 26 2017 - Products

Two New Aero Options from Flowbelow Aero

FlowBelow Aero Inc.

FlowBelow will soon make available a trailer bogey aero kit and a fender assembly to complement the existing FlowBelow Tractor Aero Kit.

Tags: FlowBelow, GHG Phase 2, Aerodynamics, Technology & Maintenance Council

February 17 2015 - Products

New Lube Filter for ISX15 Addresses Changes in Engine Design and Oils

Cummins Filtration

Cummins Filtration says its new Fleetguard lube filter is the first to use a patented nanotechnology based synthetic media originally developed for fuel filters.

Tags: Filters, Technology & Maintenance Council, Engine Oils, Oil Filters, Cummins, Cummins ISX, PC-11

February 16 2015 - Products

Dana Delivers Web-Based Training to Clarify Downspeeding

Dana Holding Corp.

Dana's new online course will delve into the basic principles, benefits, and challenges associated with engine downspeeding. It also provides a one-stop source for key drivetrain system knowledge, individual component specifications, literature, videos, images, service bulletins, and parts books.

Tags: Dana Holding Corp., Downspeed, Technology & Maintenance Council, Spec'ing, Drivetrains, Fuel Efficiency

February 15 2015 - Products

Converter Dolly Automatically Closes Gap

Silver Eagle Mfg.

The large gap between combination trailers can now be decreased at highway speeds to reduce aerodynamic drag and save fuel with Silver Eagle Manufacturing’s T-Dolly.

Tags: Trailers, Silver Eagle Mfg., Converter Dollies, Double Trailers, Fuel Economy, Technology & Maintenance Council

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