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April 16 2015 - Products

TPMS+ Has Bright, Capable 'Pulse' Display

Advantage PressurePro

The screen features a quick-glance alert notice and allows users to customize their screens by prioritizing alerts and information displays.

Tags: Advantage PressurePro, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, Tires, Tire Pressure

April 3 2015 - Products

Optimax 365 Uses UV Light for Leak Detection

Tracerline

The Tracerline Optimax 365 is a cordless, rechargeable UV leak detection flashlight featuring ultra-high-flux LED technology.

Tags: Flashlight, LED Light, Leak, Tracerline

March 23 2015 - Products

Light Monitoring System Cuts Down on Violations

Phillips Industries

The Phillips Industries Lite-Sentry is a trailer-chassis light monitoring system that alerts a driver when a light has gone out on a trailer.

Tags: CSA, Phillips Industries, Trailer Lighting Systems

March 23 2015 - Products

SkyBitz Delivers Tire Warnings for PSI

Pressure Systems International

This mutual program from SkyBitz and PSI provides fleet managers real-time alerts of tire faults to enable prompt maintenance.

Tags: Telematics, ATIS, SkyBitz, Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI

March 12 2015 - Products

BlueTork Nutrunner Tightens Without Impact Force

Chicago Pneumatic

Chicago Pneumatic's BlueTork CP7600 nutrunner is a tool designed to tighten wheel nuts to a precise specification without using impact force.

Tags: Tires and Wheels, Chicago Pneumatic, Power Tools

March 12 2015 - Products

Mitchell 1 Releases TruckSeries Suite for Technicians

Mitchell 1

Mitchell 1's TruckSeries upgrades existing software that provides labor estimating, diagnostic trouble code procedures and repair information for Class 4-8 trucks.

Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, Mitchell 1, Technicians, Cloud-Based Technology

February 26 2015 - Products

Rapid Check Speeds Up Diagnostic Process

Peterbilt

Peterbilt launched the Rapid Check service program to provide diagnostics and an estimate of repairs in two hours or less.

Tags: Maintenance, Vehicle Diagnostics, Peterbilt, Vehicle Repairs

February 19 2015 - Products

Spicer Drive Axle Lubricant Made for Fuel Efficiency

Dana

The Spicer XFE 75W-90 axle lubricant is a synthetic gear oil designed to improve fuel economy in high-efficiency drivetrains.

February 19 2015 - Products

Shell Offers Nitrite-Free Extended-Life Coolant

Shell

The new Shell Rotella Extended Life Coolant - Nitrite Free (ELC NF) is designed to better protect aluminum components in today's hotter-running engines.

Tags: Shell Rotella, Heavy Duty Coolants

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, Cummins Filtration, Technology & Maintenance Council, Engine Oils, Oil Filters, Fleetguard, Cummins ISX15, 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, Vehicle Spec'ing, Drivetrains, Fuel Efficiency

February 16 2015 - Products

Bose Ride System II Delivers New Features, More Functionality

Bose Ride Systems

Adjustable seat settings will help drivers who are accustomed to the firmer feel of an air ride seat will find the Bose II seats easier to get used to.

Tags: Driver Safety, Driver Health, Driver Retention, Bose, Technology & Maintenance Council, Seats, Ergonomics

February 16 2015 - Products

Michelin Adds Tire Care Monitoring Program to Commercial Service Network

Michelin Truck Tires

Michelin says fleets will benefit from a reduced number of road service calls, improved CSA scores, improved fuel economy and longer tire life with its fully digital, nationwide fleet tire monitoring program called Michelin Tire Care.

Tags: Michelin Americas Truck Tires, Michelin Truck Care, Love's Travel Stops, Technology & Maintenance Council, Tires

February 16 2015 - Products

Noregon Systems Releases JPro 2015 v1

Noregon

The latest version of Noregon's JPro has data updates for Cummins and Detroit as well as Ford, GM and Sprinter modules through 2015. It also includes expanded coverage of model years and diagnostic data for Freightliner and Freightliner Cascadia body and chassis controllers.

Tags: Noregon Systems, Information Technology, Customer Service, Technology & Maintenance Council

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February 16 2015 - Products

Rush, Decisiv to Link Service-Info Management Systems

Rush Truck Centers

Integrating the RushCare communications management system with Decisiv's service platform will improve service, reduce waiting times and sharpen billing accuracy for truck and bus operators and leasing customers.

Tags: Information Technology, Customer Service, Rush Truck Centers, Rush Enterprises, Decisiv, Dealers, Technology & Maintenance Council

February 16 2015 - Products

Optronics LED Lamps Impervious to Damage, Resistant to Theft

Optronics International

SuperLamps are waterproof and highly resistant to contaminants, while LampLock fixtures cannot be removed without destroying them, making them useless to a thief.

Tags: Theft, Intermodal Chassis, LED Lighting, Optronics International, Technology & Maintenance Council, Lighting

February 11 2015 - Products

Toyo Tires M149 Wide-Based Single Designed for Regional Use

Toyo Tires

Toyo Tires' new M149 wide-based single is an all-position tire made for regional to urban use on commercial trucks.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Toyo Tires, Wide-Base Tires, Regional, Tires

February 11 2015 - Products

Luber-finer Offers New Air and Fuel Filters

Luber-finer

Luber-finer is releasing two new products to its lineup, the MP995 High Efficiency Fuel Filter and the MXM NanoTech Air Filter.

Tags: Luber-finer, Air Filter, Fuel Filter, Filters

January 23 2015 - Products

Two Post Lift Made For High Roof Vans

Rotary Lift

Rotary Lift has released the SPO12 two-post lift designed to accommodate high roof commercial vans with an extended height option. The extended height option increases the lifts overall height by three feet.

Tags: Rotary Lift, Vehicle Lifts, Full-Size Vans

January 21 2015 - Products

Dayco’s New Serpentine Belt is Thinner

Dayco Products

Dayco Products announced plans to release the Dayco Gold Label Asymmetrical Double Sided Belt, a new serpentine belt designed to meet demands on certain heavy-duty vehicles.

Tags: HDAW, Dayco, Belts

January 12 2015 - Products

Touch Screen Console Controls Mobile Column Lifts

Stertil-Koni

Stertil-Koni released the ebright Smart Control System touch screen console for its wireless mobile column lifts. The console is designed to provide maximum visual information about the lifting process while being intuitive to use.

Tags: Technology, Vehicle Lifts, Mobile Column Lift, Stertil-Koni

January 7 2015 - Products

Arrow Logger Simplifies Brake Adjustment

Spectra Products

The new Arrow Logger from Spectra Products works together with the company's Brake Safe visual brake-stroke indicator to improve and simplify brake-adjustment inspection.

Tags: Vehicle Maintenance, Safety, Brakes

December 29 2014 - Products

Wix Releases Water Absorber for Hydraulic Oil

Wix Filters

Wix Filters has launched a new proactive molecular hydraulic oil water absorber that offers ongoing protection from all forms of water including bound, free and emulsified.

Tags: Corrosion, Filters, Hydraulic Oil, Wix

December 22 2014 - Products

Recovery Charger Handles 6 Batteries At Once

PulseTech

PulseTech introduced the SC-6, a heavy duty recovery charger that recovers, charges, and desulfates up to six 12-volt lead-acid batteries at a time.

Tags: Charger, PulseTech, Batteries

December 11 2014 - Products

Minimizer’s 18-inch Toolbox Designed for Tight Spaces

Minimizer

Minimizer introduced an 18-inch poly toolbox designed to fit into many tight places on a truck or truck chassis. The toolbox allows for different applications on truck, trailer and off-highway vehicles.

Tags: Minimizer, Tools, Toolboxes, Liftgates

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