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.
September 11 2013 - Products
Bendix will soon introduce a new three-level aftermarket friction portfolio. The three performance levels are Bendix Basic Friction, Bendix Advanced Friction, and Bendix OE Friction.
September 9 2013 - Products
Fram Filtration recently released a new line of Luber-finer Extreme Clean HD Premium Cabin Air Filters, designed to remove contaminants and odors from the cabin air of Class 6, 7 & 8 heavy-duty trucks.
September 5 2013 - Products
Esco has introduced a Tire Runout Gauge (Part Number 40700) that measures both radial and lateral tire runout conditions. The use of this tool can help eliminate irregular tire wear, ride vibration and lengthens the life of tires.
August 28 2013 - Products
SAF-Holland will be offering the entire heavy-duty line of Gabriel shock absorbers through its aftermarket distributors and dealers in North America.
August 27 2013 - Products
HDA Truck Pride has partnered with Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems to deliver a comprehensive, customized technical training program to the HDA Truck Pride network.
August 22 2013 - Products
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.
August 19 2013 - Products
BettsHD launched its new line of Smooth Stainless Steel Fenders for heavy-duty tractor-trailer applications. Made from bright 16 gauge stainless steel for durability, BettsHD Smooth Stainless Steel Fenders provide a smooth design finish.
August 13 2013 - Products
Penray Companies Inc.
The Penray Companies Inc. introduced Penray Plus professional-grade glass cleaner that is designed specifically for vehicle windows. Most glass cleaning products on the market are ammonia-based, and are designed either for household use or as multi-purpose cleaners.
August 13 2013 - Products
Alliance Truck Parts
Alliance Truck Parts added Nitrite-free Organic Additive Technology and Nitrited Organic Additive Technology extended life coolant/antifreeze products to its coolant line.
July 22 2013 - Products
Robert Bosch LLC
Bosch's new Long Haul 12-volt starters are designed to outperform and outlast their OE counterparts on most heavy-duty commercial vehicles, according to the company.
July 18 2013 - Products
Giti Tire USA
A new 16 ply rating version of the SmartWay-verified GT Radial GSL213FS (low profile size 295/75R22.5) long haul steer tire is being introduced in North America for the increasing number of tractors with higher front end axles and GVW (gross vehicle weight).
July 11 2013 - Products
Accuride's new Gunute Silver Lightweight Brake Drum offers an affordable alternative to lightweight “steel shell” drums with improved performance, according to the company.
July 3 2013 - Products
Grote has added to its library of adapter brackets to provide an easy and inexpensive way to upgrade a vehicle equipped with older, less efficient 2-inch and 2 1/2-inch incandescent clearance/markers.
July 1 2013 - Products
Stertil-Koni announced the introduction of three additional models of heavy duty 2-post lifts in its new Freedom Lift series.