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September 2012, - Feature

Dana Debuts Industry-First Tire Pressure Management Concept

HANOVER, Germany -- Dana introduced tire pressure management technology featuring an internal axle system for line-haul tractors this week during the IAA Commercial Vehicles show. Currently undergoing initial road testing, the system is designed to automatically maintain proper inflation for drive and steer axles, increasing fuel efficiency and reducing maintenance

September 2012, - Feature

Cadec's PowerVue In-Cab Solutions with TMWSuite Intergrate

Cadec Global and TMW Systems announced that the integration between Cadec's PowerVue and TMWSuite is now available for managed release

September 2012, - Feature

AT&T Opens Registration for Push-To-Talk Service

Organizations can pre-register for AT&T's Enhanced Push-to-Talk service, which is expected to be commercially available in November

September 2012, - Feature

Thermo King Receives Both EPA and CARB Certification

Thermo King says it's the first transport refrigeration manufacturer to receive Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board certification for 2013 model year engines greater than 25 horsepower and has done so without the use of a diesel particulate filter

September 2012, - Feature

Dana Single-Piece Aluminum Driveshafts for Light Commercial-Vehicle Market

HANOVER, Germany -- Dana unveiled the Spicer Formed Aluminum Tube Driveshaft at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2012. Designed commercial vehicles up to Class 6, the Spicer Formed Aluminum Tube Driveshaft offers manufacturers a single-piece assembly that delivers reduced weight and increased assembly clearance when compared to a traditional two-piece steel driveshaft

September 2012, - Feature

Goodyear Debuts Self-Inflating Tire Technology

HANOVER, Germany - At the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) Commercial Vehicle Show this week, Goodyear demonstrated a new Air Maintenance Technology application that can help save fuel while potentially improving performance and eliminating need for external inflation pressure intervention

September 2012, - Feature

Wabco Shows OptiDrive, EBS at IAA Show

Wabco OptiDrive components, shown in bright trim, operate automated mechanical gearboxes from Volvo Powertrain, Daimler and others.

By Sven-Erik Lindstrand, HDT European Editor

HANOVER, GERMANY -- Wabco yesterday showcased its Maxx air disc brake technology, a new range of high-performance, single-piston braking products for trucks, buses and trailers worldwide, at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hanover, Germany

September 2012, - Feature

Oil Eater Fleet Wash Makes Cleaning Faster And Easier

Oil Eater Fleet Wash is able to wash away diesel, oil, grease, dirt and bird droppings from trucks and other heavy equipment

September 2012, - Feature

Accellos Releases Safer Watch

Accellos announced the release of a carrier qualification and monitoring module for its Prophesy Dispatch transportation management software

September 2012, - Feature

Fontaine Revolution Hybrid TX Accommodates Containers

Fontaine Revolution Hybrid TX

Fontaine Trailer is offering the multi-purpose Revolution Hybrid TX dropdeck trailer. These models feature twist locks to accommodate two 20-foot containers or one 40-foot container

September 2012, - Feature

Decisiv Expands Cloud-Based Technology to Service Providers

Decisiv Inc. is adding contract maintenance service providers to those who can benefit from the cloud-based Decisiv Service Management Platform

September 2012, - Feature

McLeod Unveils New Features for LoadMaster Software

By Deborah Lockridge, Editor in Chief

BIRMINGHAM, ALA -- Version 11.1 of McLeod Software's flagship LoadMaster transportation enterprise software, unveiled this week at the McLeod User's Conference, features new tools and module

September 2012, - Feature

Mitsubishi Fuso Plow Kits for Canter FG4X4

Mitsubishi Fuso is offering plow kits for its Canter FG4X4.

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has new plow kits available for its Canter FG4X4 Series medium-duty cabover trucks

September 2012, - Feature

PeopleNet-McLeod Integration Inserts Fuel Stops in Driver's Route

PeopleNet announced a new integration with McLeod LoadMaster software that inserts fuel stops in the driver's route to optimize fuel purchases and consumption and curb out-of-route fuel expense.

September 2012, - Feature

Shell Spirax Transmission Fluid Meets Tough Allison TES-295 Approval

As truck makers and the industry face significant pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve fuel economy, Shell has obtained official Allison TES-295 approval for a new transmission lube, Shell Spirax S6 ATF A295, which can improve fuel economy

September 2012, - Feature

Three-Way Alliance Brings CVP Transmission to Commercial Vehicles

By Jim Park, Equipment Editor

Allison Transmission and Dana Holding Corporation have established strategic relationships with Fallbrook Technologies to develop and commercialize a high-efficiency transmission design using continuously variable planetary (CVP) technology

September 2012, - Feature

Firestone R4Tech Air Suspension System Available

The R4Tech air suspension system is now available for 2011-2012 Ford F-450 4WD long bed trucks.

A new Firestone Industrial Products Company LLC R4Tech air suspension system is available for 2011-2012 Ford F-450 4WD long bed trucks.

September 2012, - Feature

Rand McNally Updates MileMaker and IntelliRoute Software

Rand McNally has released the latest update to its MileMaker and IntelliRoute software

September 2012, - Feature

Navman Wireless Adds Android to Mobile Fleet Tracking App

Navman Wireless released a new Android version of the mobile app for its OnlineAVL2 fleet tracking system.

September 2012, - Feature

Stertil-Koni Introduces Full Rise Telescopic Piston Lift

Diamond Lift

Stertil-Koni announced the introduction of Diamond Lift, a high-pressure telescopic piston lift

September 2012, - Feature

Talbert Offers Commemorative 75th Anniversary Trailer Package

Talbert Manufacturing is offering a special 75th Anniversary Trailer Package for a limited time

September 2012, - Feature

GreenRoad Adds Advanced GPS Fleet Tracking

GreenRoad will offer advanced fleet tracking capability, provided by GPS Insight, as part of its industry leading GreenRoad driver performance management service

September 2012, - Feature

SAE Book Details Trends in Hybrid Commercial Vehicles

SAE International published a 404-page book, "Advanced Hybrid Powertrains for Commercial Vehicles," detailing the latest trends and technologies in the rapidly developing hybrid commercial vehicle market

September 2012, - Feature

AMP Successfully Tests Medium-Duty Electric Step Van

AMP Electric Vehicles, an electric drive motor vehicle manufacturer, and Navistar International jointly announced the successful initial testing of an all-electric 1,000 cubic foot step van as the first fruits of their development agreement

September 2012, - Feature

Karmak Introduces Flexible Business Software Solution

Karmak says its new Fusion software gives dealers and distributor a business system that is stronger, more tightly integrated and able to adapt to their individual needs

September 2012, - Feature

New European Transit Van is Close to Upcoming U.S. Version, Ford Says

Refined full-size Transit van for Europe closely resembles the North American version that will enter production in Kansas City, Mo., late next year.

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Ford of Europe today unveiled its refined Transit van and said it closely resembles the full-size product to be built in the U.S. starting late next year. A restyled Transit Connect compact van was also displayed at a press event in Amsterdam, Holland.

September 2012, - Feature

Amsoil 10W-30 Synthetic Diesel Oil

New Amsoil OE 10W-30 Synthetic Diesel Oil provides fuel economy benefits for applications requiring an SAE 30 or 10W-30 diesel oil, according to the compan

September 2012, - Feature

Decisiv Enhances Platform Capabilities for Fleets

Decisiv is expanding the functionality of its cloud-based service management solution to give fleets tools to manage their own service operations

September 2012, - Feature

Utility Adds High-Strength Steel Options to 4000D-X Trailer

4000D-X Composite dry van

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. has added two new high-strength steel options for its 4000D-X Composite dry van

September 2012, - Feature

Qualcomm's Announces New Edition of Trailer Tracks 210

TT210 platform

Qualcomm released the latest edition of Trailer Tracks 210 (TT210)

September 2012, - Feature

Panasonic Upgrades Rugged Toughbook Convertible Tablet PC

Toughbook 19 Fully-Rugged Convertible Tablet PC

The Panasonic Toughbook 19, a rugged convertible tablet PC, is getting upgrades

September 2012, - Feature

TrakLok Helps Protect Against Theft

With a device about the size of a small laptop computer that can be installed or moved between cargo in a matter of minutes, TrakLok can monitor the security of cargo and instantaneously report security breaches via cellular and satellite networks

September 2012, - Feature

Rochling Engineering Plastics Introduces the Safe Pass Aero

Rochling Engineering Plastics' Safe Pass Aero

Rochling Engineering Plastics has combined its spray suppression technology with with a new aerodynamic design to create a new mudflap called the Safe Pass Aero.

September 2012, - Feature

Data Dis Inc. Integrates with PeopleNet

Data Dis is integrating its maintenance management software with PeopleNet

August 2012, - Feature

NAFA Publishes Emergency Operations Manual

The new Emergency Operations Manual by NAFA Fleet Management Association can help corporate fleet managers deal crises such as severe weather

August 2012, - Feature

TransCore DAT Teams up With ALK to Integrate PC Miler for Mileage, Routing

TransCore DAT's Load Boards, Truckload Rate Index and other services now incorporate PC Miler by ALK Technologies as the primary mileage, routing and mapping solution

August 2012, - Feature

Drivewyze PreClear Offers Weigh Station Bypass Without Transponders

Drivewyze PreClear service works through a hands-free smartphone app or in-cab equipment to deliver an automated bypass solution for all inspection sites.

Drivewyze PreClear is a new subscription bypass service offering weigh station bypass to local and intrastate motor carriers, as well as interstate carriers

August 2012, - Feature

NexTraq, FleetCor Launch Fleet Fuel Card

NexTraq has partnered with FleetCor Technologies to offer clients the NexTraq Universal Premium Fleet Card MasterCard

August 2012, - Feature

Cleveland Tank Offers Aluminum Replacement Tanks for Freightliner FL Series

Cleveland Tank's Aluminum DieCleveland Tank's Aluminum Diesel Fuel Tanks can replace rusted Freightliner Class 6 and 7 tanks.

Cleveland Tank & Supply announced new, direct replacement DOT-certified aluminum Freightliner FL series tanks that can be shipped from stock within 48 hours

August 2012, - Feature

Equinox Mailbox Lets Owner-Operators Deal with Mail on the Road

Equinox Mailbox will allow drivers to view their home mail from anywhere on the road.

Equinox Owner-Operator Solutions, which offers bookkeeping, tax and business services for owner-operators, now offers Equinox Mailbox, an online solution for truck drivers on the road to review and respond to mail received at home

August 2012, - Feature

Mitchell 1 Updates Programs to Include Information for 2011 Models

Mitchell 1 has updated its online programs,, and, to add diagnostic and repair information for 2011 model vehicles.

August 2012, - Feature

Mack Trucks Introduces Private-Label Coolants

Mack Bulldog Extended Life Coolant is distinguished by its red color, where as the Mack Bulldog Heavy-Duty (HD) PF Coolant has purple on the bottle.

Mack Trucks is introducing proprietary Bulldog-branded coolants

August 2012, - Feature

Kenworth Adds Options for Medium-Duty Cabovers

With Kenworth's new 22.5-inch tire and wheel package, the K270 Class 6 and K370 Class 7 cabovers match up to standard dock heights at pickup and delivery locations in several applications.

Kenworth will offer a 22.5-inch tire and wheel package and expanded wheelbase choices for the Kenworth K270 and K370 medium duty cabovers

August 2012, - Feature

Cobra Offers Hands-free, Wireless CB Mic System

Cobra Electronics' new Wireless CB Microphone System and Bluetooth Headset at the Great American Trucking Show, Model CA BTCB4

August 2012, - Feature

Rand McNally Updates Software for IntelliRoute TND 510

A new software release was announced for the IntelliRoute TND 510 truck GPS unit

Rand McNally announced a new software release for its IntelliRoute TND 510 truck GPS unit. It includes updated map data, additional trucking points of interest, and many of the new features from the new TND 720 that was released in June.

August 2012, - Feature

Webb Wheel Cast Brake Drum Designed to Run Cooler

Dynamometer testing clearly shows that the heat generated by the Vortex Unlimited during a braking event is significantly less than with a standard brake drum.

Webb Wheel has introduced the Vortex Unlimited, a cast brake drum now available for the most popular steer, drive and trailer axle applications

August 2012, - Feature

Mechanical, Electronic Advances Boost Ram 1500's Fuel Economy

Smoother aerodynamics are standard while projector-beam headlamps and LED tail lamps come with upscale Ram 1500 pickups for 2013.

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Chrysler Group's 2013-model Ram 1500 pickup trucks are getting major mechanical and electronic advancements that will increase fuel economy and performance, while comfort and styling are also improved, officials said

August 2012, - Feature

Michelin Introduces X Line Energy D Tire For Highway Applications

The new Michelin X Line Energy D tire for line haul applications is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay-designated fuel economy tire

August 2012, - Feature

Kenworth to Offer Glider Kits for T660, T800, W900L

T800 with split fenders (shown), T660 and W900L gliders include new frame, hood, cab and much wiring. They are designed to take customer EPA-2004 diesels and drivetrain components.

By Truckinginfo Staff

Increasing customer interest in glider kits is prompting Kenworth to offer non-powered cab-and-chassis trucks and tractors in three models. Gliders for the T660, split-fender T800 and W900L are to be mated with customer-supplied EPA 2004 engines, matching transmissions, and rear axles and suspensions

August 2012, - Feature

Kenworth Offers New Dual LNG Tank Configuration

Kenworth T800 with LNG Dual Tanks

Kenworth is expanding its line of green products by offering factory-installed, dual liquefied natural gas fuel tank


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