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February 2008, - Feature

Progressive Adds Cargo, General Liability Insurance

Progressive is rounding out its offerings for small trucking businesses with Cargo and General Liability insurance

February 2008, - Feature

Ford Announces Van Upgrades

In-dash PC for E vans and F series pickups allows online access via Sprint Broadband service and on-site printing of work sheets and invoices, among other things.

A redesigned interior for Ford's E series full-size vans includes a new dashboard, instrument panel and console with increased storage and electronics options

February 2008, - Feature

Ford Offers European-Designed Commercial Van

Ford's Transit Connect will be available in the U.S. in 2009.

Ford this month announced the European-engineered Transit Connect compact commercial van, aimed at small business owners

February 2008, - Feature

Battery Brain For Heavy Duty Vehicles

Smart Energy Solutions, developer and manufacturer of the Battery Brain electronic controller for vehicle and marine batteries, is launching a new high-capacity Battery Brain for the truck and bus markets

February 2008, - Feature

ALK Technologies Launches CoPilot Truck 11

ALK Technologies has launched CoPilot Truck 11, a full-featured GPS navigation and trip-planning solutio

February 2008, - Feature

Universal Boot Develops Lightweight King Pin Lock

Universal Boot Inc., which manufactures a conical kingpin lock for trailers, has developed a secure lightweight trailer anti-theft device

February 2008, - Feature

RigMaster Now Offers Choice of 4 APU Models

Caterpillar T4 unit

RigMaster Power Corp. has an expanded product offering for 2008 as well as a number of product enhancements on all its APU models

February 2008, - Feature

Ken-Tool Develops IronMan Ergonomic Wheel Lifting Bar

Professional tire service technicians know that lifting large tire and wheel assemblies can put a lot of extra stress on their backs, with the potential to cause serious injuries. Ken-Tool has developed a new wheel-lifting tool

February 2008, - Feature

RouteTracker Offers EOBR Solutions

RouteTracker is an electronic on board recorder (EOBR) that combines GPS and engine diagnostics information for small, medium and large vehicle fleets

February 2008, - Feature

Horton Introduces EC600 Electromagnetic Fan Drive

Horton Inc. has introduced the new higher-torque EC600 electromagnetic on/off fan drive designed for use on medium-duty trucks, buses and off-highway equipment.

February 2008, - Feature

Rostra Debuts ParkPilot Kit for Pickup Trucks

Rostra Precision Controls has introduced a ParkPilot Ultrasonic Smart Parking System designed for pickup trucks that did not come factory equipped with obstacle sensing

February 2008, - Feature

Carrier Transicold Improves IntelliSet Refrigeration Controls

Carrier Transicold's IntelliSet trailer refrigeration control option has been improved with new preset profiles that make it easier to program for better temperature management and fuel economy.

February 2008, - Feature

Rogers Builds Trailer for Oil and Gas Exploration

Heavy-duty main beams and side channels along with deep cross members make a strong and durable trailer frame.

The newest addition to the Rogers line of flatbed trailers is the 40-ton capacity oil field float

February 2008, - Feature

SPS Safety Bumps, Locks Now Available Through PT Coupling

Safety Pumping Systems (SPS) says its complete line of Safety Bumps and Safety Locks are now available through PT Coupling Co., headquartered in Enid, Okla. Safety Bumps replace traditional cam and groove caps and plugs

February 2008, - Feature

Safety Pumping Systems Offers Easy-to-Install Pump Kit

Safety Pumping Systems, headquartered in San Diego, said its revolutionary pump system is now available as a "System-in-a-Box" kit. System-in-a-Box contains everything needed to assemble a base SPS system with a customer

February 2008, - Feature

Prophesy Introduces FreightBill Express

Prophesy Transportation Solutions Inc., the Connecticut-based creators of the DispatchSeries Software for Trucking, has introduced FreightBill Express to its family of products. FreightBill Express gives growing trucking companies a simple way to create professional quotes

February 2008, - Feature

Mac Tools Markets New Heavy-duty Scan Tool

Mac Tools is introducing the new HD Scan Tool - ET3417. Priced at $1,700, this heavy-duty scan tool is perfect for heavy-duty shops that need a second tool in the shop and for their mobile repair trucks.

February 2008, - Feature

Yokohama Debuts 2 New Commercial Truck Tires

Yokohama's 103ZR truck tire.

Yokohama has introduced two new commercial truck tires - the 103ZR and 501ZA - both part of Yokohama Tire's eco-friendly, ultra-high-tech Z.environment line, which features truck tires that last longer and are more fuel efficient

February 2008, - Feature

Motor Wheel Announces New Wheel-end System

Motor Wheel Commercial Vehicle Systems, a supplier of commercial highway axle-end components, has launched its new CentriSet Trailer Hub System, a pre-adjusted, low maintenance, low-weight

February 2008, - Feature

PetroLiance Expands Market for Antifreeze Products

PetroLiance LLC has expanded its Medallion Plus product line by introducing a proven line of proprietary antifreeze to customers throughout its service area. Medallion PlusGuard Antifreeze, previously available in the company'

February 2008, - Feature

J. J. Keller Offers Online Version of Fuel Tax Master

J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. has just introduced Fuel Tax Master Online, a web-based application that helps motor carriers report quarterly fuel tax information. Fuel Tax Master Online produces IFTA-required reports base

February 2008, - Feature

Michelin Improves Its Best-selling XZE2 Truck Tire

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has taken its best-selling regional tire, the all-position Michelin XZE tire, and made it better, according to Marc Laferriere, vice president of marketing for Michelin Americas Truck Tires.

February 2008, - Feature

Double Coin Debuts National Account Fleet Program

Double Coin Truck Tire has announced the rollout of its Double Coin National Account Fleet Program, which enables medium and large trucking fleets to purchase Double Coin TBR products at competitive pricing through the extensive deale

February 2008, - Feature

DD15 Engine Now Available in Sterling Trucks

Sterling Truck Corp. said the new DD15 engine is now available for order in the heavy-duty Sterling Set-Back A-Line and Set-Back L-Line models. The DD15 is the result of the largest investment eve

February 2008, - Feature

Great Dane Highlights SSL Van's Aerodynamics, Corrosion Solution

The Great Dane SSL dry freight van on display at the this week's Technology and Maintenance Council Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. showcases aerodynamic features backed by the EPA SmartWay Program. In addition, the focal poin

February 2008, - Feature

Thermo King Launches Remote Status Light Displays

Thermo King has announced the launch of three new remote status light displays for reefer-equipped trailers. The displays make it easy for drivers to check on the status, temperature and fuel level of their unit

February 2008, - Feature

Nexiq Technologies Introduces new Diagnostic Scan Tool

Nexiq Technologies Inc, which designs and produces diagnostic solutions and services for the commercial-vehicle industry, has introduced Pro-Link iQ, a hand-held scan tool for commercial vehicle repair,

February 2008, - Feature

Meritor Wabco Introduces OnGuard Collision Safety System

Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems has introduced OnGuard, a new technology designed to further improve commercial vehicle safety. OnGuard is currently installed on nearly 200 vehicles and is targeted fo

February 2008, - Feature

Goodyear Now Features DuraSeal Technology in Line-haul Trucking

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has adapted its self-sealing commercial tire technology on a broader scale for use on long-haul trucks. The new Unisteel G316 LHT line-haul trailer tire featuring DuraSeal Technology

February 2008, - Department

Tech Report: Maintenance by the Number

By Jim Beach

TMC's codes provide universal language for all

Tags: Warranty, software, vehicle maintenance software

January 2008, - Feature

Mac Tools Introduces New Fuel System Tester

Mac Tools now offers a new fuel system tester - FST2000 that measures fuel pressure and flow in order to accurately pinpoint fuel system failures. Capable of testing both return an

January 2008, - Feature

TeleNav's Asset Tracker Keeps Tabs on Mobile Assets

TeleNav Inc. has added TeleNav Asset Tracker to its Mobile Resource Management product line. TeleNav Asset Tracker is a small, battery-powered GPS tracker that can be placed on vehicles, trailers, tractors or heavy equipment

January 2008, - Feature

New U.S. Trucking Industry Profile Released by Newport Communications

The 2008 Profile of the U.S. Commercial Truck Market, analyzing the universe of Classes 2c through 8 trucks, trailers and buses, is now available from Newport Communications Group. As with previous Newport Profiles, it provides

January 2008, - Feature

Safety Link Introduces New Lug Nut Cover

Safety Link International Inc. is now marketing its latest design in lug nut management and torque monitoring systems. The new Acorn Design is available in white and chrome finish and can be ordered in most any colo

January 2008, - Feature

Red Dot Publishes New HVAC Catalog

Red Dot Corp. has published its 2008 catalog of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning units and all-makes replacement parts. The 656-page catalog features more than 3,000 Red Dot heating and air conditioning

January 2008, - Feature

PAR Logistics, PressurePro Develop Real Time TPMS

Par Logistics Management Systems along with Advantage PressurePro LLC have introduced a real-time tire pressure management system for the transportation industry. Par Logistics, with expertise in GPS solutions, and PressurePro,

January 2008, - Feature

Saf-Tee Tire Pressure Sensor Now Has Anti-theft Device

Saf-Tee Corp.'s new Wireless Valve Stem Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) tire pressure sensor is half the size of the original sensor and is down to 26 grams from the original 58 grams. The new sensors will shi

January 2008, - Feature

New Sensors Monitor a Variety of Air, Fuel, DPF Filters

Filter Minder said its new variable output pressure sensors are capable of monitoring various filters, and give an output proportional to filter restriction. They are capable of monitoring vacuum, pressure and differential pressures.

January 2008, - Feature

Valley Offers Receiver Hitch for Silverado/Sierra 1500

Valley, a manufacturer of hitches and towing accessories for more than 60 years, now offers a Class 3 and 4 receiver hitch to fit the new body style Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra 1500. Valley's black powder coat

January 2008, - Feature

Bridgestone Debuts On/Off-Highway Single-wide Tire

Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire LLC (BFNT) is introducing the Bridgestone L315, an aggressive-traction on/off-highway single-wide radial tire engineered for long mileage, traction and flotation

January 2008, - Feature

Voodoo Ride Puts a "Hexx" on Paint Scratches

Voodoo Ride's new Hexx scratch remover was developed to erase small scratch and swirl marks from your truck, leaving a glossy finish in one easy step. "Hexx is a great complement to our other products like Mojo, Shoq

January 2008, - Feature

Kenworth To Produce Liquefied Natural Gas Vehicles

Kenworth Truck Co. said it will begin producing a low-emissions liquefied natural gas (LNG) T800 truck at its manufacturing facility in Renton, Wash., beginning next year. Under an agreement with Westpor

January 2008, - Feature

Hendrickson Aero Bright Bumper Designed for Mack Trucks

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim has unveiled a Hendrickson Aero Bright bumper for Mack CH, CHN and CHU trucks. Easily installed to factory mounts, the three-piece configuration combines steel chromed center section

January 2008, - Feature

Wix Filters Designs New Aftermarket Filter for Mack Trucks

Wix Filters engineers have designed a new aftermarket air filter that the company claims outperforms the original equipment for Mack Truck applications. The new Wix 42808 increases filter capacity over the OE design by 25 percen

January 2008, - Feature

Bandag Has New Tread Design for Oilfield and Logging Fleets

Bandag now offers Bandag Drive Severe Service 2 (BDY2) in the North American market, a retread tire specifically engineered for conditions where superior traction is required from a drive position tire

January 2008, - Feature

Odyssey Battery Guidebook Outlines Heavy Duty, Commercial Products

EnerSys recently released its new Odyssey battery heavy duty/commercial product guide, outlining the eight Odyssey battery models available for commercial fleets. It also provides details about the Odyssey Ultimizer charger

January 2008, - Feature

E-Switch Debuts Modular Illuminated Pushbutton Switch Series

E-Switch announces the new, modular MDP-16 series of illuminated pushbutton switches. Its modular interface design features an attractive front panel and many illumination options. Actuator styles include a low or high bezel

January 2008, - Feature

IntelliStick Monitors Truck's Oil Condition

IntelliStick Inc. of Newport Beach, Calif., has launched IntelliStick, a patented dipstick replacement sensor technology for the commercial trucking industry. IntelliStick allows owner-operators and fleet manager

January 2008, - Feature

Sysco Goes With XATA for Fleet Optimization

XATA Corp. announced that Sysco Corp., the foodservice marketer and distributor, has selected XATA as its preferred provider of onboard computer technology. XATA will provide Sysco with XATANET,

January 2008, - Feature

Freightliner Hybrid Beverage Truck Available As Regular Production Model

Freightliner Trucks has announced availability of a regular production hybrid-drive drop-frame beverage truck. Using a Business Class M2-106 chassis and Eaton Corp.'s electric hybrid system, the Class 6 truck promises substantial fuel saving


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