March 5 2014 - Products
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Maxwell Technologies is expanding its ultracapacitor-based Engine Start Module product line to medium-duty Class 3-6 trucks. The ESM ULTRA 31/900 replaces traditional lead-acid starting batteries, virtually eliminating cranking problems that come from weak or discharged batteries.
February 27 2014 - Products
SKF has expanded its air system product offering to include the Separator Filter Dryer, an air dryer for providing contaminant free air to pneumatic devices.
February 25 2014 - Products
A new automatic tire inflation system will work on drive axles as well as trailer axles. The Halo Tire Inflator, which uses the wheel's own rotational motion, is the first complete automatic tire inflation solution to serve both tractors and trailers with either dual or wide-base tires, according to the company.
February 19 2014 - Products
Meritor Wabco released an updated version of Toolbox, diagnostics and troubleshooting software.
February 18 2014 - Products
Rotary Lift’s new MW-500 Mobile Wheel Lift can remove and position any size wheel or tire weighing up to 500 pounds, making it much easier and more ergonomic for technicians to work on heavy-duty trucks, buses and construction equipment.
February 3 2014 - Products
Xado has released a nanotechnology called Xado Revitalizant, which is a self-regulating technology that coats metal surface with ceramic-metal diamond-hard film.
January 31 2014 - Products
Gabriel Ride Control
Gabriel Ride Control marked the one-year anniversary of distributing its offering of shock absorbers directly to its heavy-duty customers with the addition of 22 new truck, trailer and bus SKUs and 116 new competitive interchanges.
December 23 2013 - Products
Robert Bosch LLC
Robert Bosch, which has long made heavy-duty wiper blades for the original equipment market, has introduced a new aftermarket wiper blade program for heavy-duty vehicles, with 19 part numbers.
December 5 2013 - Products
TireStat powered by MobileTraq from Mobile Awareness is a commercial-grade tire pressure monitoring system designed to grow with a fleet’s needs as well as industry demands.
December 5 2013 - Products
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.
Toyo Tires announced an improved casing warranty for its commercial line of medium truck and bus radial tires. The casing value has been increased to $110 for the first retread on many popular sizes.
December 3 2013 - Products
Stertil-Koni has introduced a new generation of its ultra-shallow heavy-duty EcoLift in-ground scissor lift, featuring fully flush-mounted aluminum pit covers for greater convenience and safety.
November 27 2013 - Products
Advantage PressurePro announced the integration of its advanced TPMS solutions to Omnitracs’ Mobile Computing Platforms 110 and 200 (MCP110 and MCP200).
November 26 2013 - Products
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.
November 19 2013 - Products
Truck wheel manufacturer Accuride Tuesday introduced Steel Armor, a new advance in corrosion-fighting coating technology for commercial vehicle steel wheels.
November 18 2013 - Products
The TriPac Evolution from Thermo King now offers a 2,000-hour maintenance interval. The extended maintenance interval reduces the cost of ownership, aligns with tractor maintenance cycles and reduces environmental impact by lowering waste, according to the company.
November 15 2013 - Products
Mobile Awareness LLC
MobileTraq Vue gets tire pressure management capability.
November 6 2013 - Products
Omnitracs now offers Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM) and Trailer Tire Inflation Alerts (TTIA) applications, both of which provide fleets with tools for proactive tire maintenance.
November 4 2013 - Products
The Cheater Wrench from DT Industries allows anyone driving a truck or other heavy-duty vehicle to remove their lug nuts and change their own tires. The Cheater Wrench is a torque-multiplying tool with a 78:1 turn ratio, making it easy to overcome the recommended 500 or so foot-pounds to which wheel lug nuts are supposed to be tightened.
October 29 2013 - Products
IPD, an aftermarket provider of engine components for heavy-duty diesel and natural gas powered engines, announced a new patent-pending piston design for the aftermarket. This new IPDSteel piston design uses precision friction welding to create an aftermarket alternative to similar newer model engine piston designs that are currently only available from original equipment manufacturers.
October 24 2013 - Products
Owner-operators through mid-size fleets now have full access to the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s new Smart Fleet program.
October 23 2013 - Products
Master Fleet, Green Bay, Wisc. announced service offerings for partial to full outsourcing of fleet maintenance during the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla.
October 20 2013 - Products
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.
October 20 2013 - Products
Michelin Truck Tires
Michelin Truck Tires announced on Sunday at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., the launch of OnCall 2.0, an expansion of its OnCall emergency road service.
September 23 2013 - Products
Harbor Truck Bodies
Harbor Truck Bodies has partnered with Apex OEM Inc. and Strattec Security Corp. to provide Bolt one-key lock technology on its service bodies.
September 17 2013 - Products
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has expanded its curriculum at the Bendix On-Line Brake School. Since opening access to its knowledge database and technical resources in March, Bendix continues to add a wide range of new or updated courses to its curriculum covering all aspects of electronics and air brake maintenance.