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July 2012, - Feature

New Report Highlights Data on Fleet Recruitment & Retention

With more attention being paid to the looming shortage of qualified truck drivers, American Trucking Associations is releasing a comprehensive report aimed at helping fleets recruit and retain these skilled professionals.

July 2012, - Feature

Parker Fluid Control Division Introduces Hydrocarbon Dosing System

Parker's Hydrocarbon Dosing System controls the dosing of diesel fuel into the exhaust upstream of the diesel oxidation catalyst to allow efficient regeneration of the diesel particulate filter.

The Fluid Control Division of Parker Hannifin Corp. has introduced a new hydrocarbon dosing system to the diesel industry

July 2012, - Feature

Allison Transmission Exclusive Offering in Freightliner Natural Gas Vehicles

Allison Transmission, Inc. has announced that its transmissions are the exclusive offering in Freightliner's natural gas vehicles, including the new Cascadia 113 Natural Gas day cab tractor

July 2012, - Feature

Bridgestone Offers New On/Off Highway Radial

An enhanced pattern, designed with interlocking multi-edge blocks, digs deeper for more solid traction on both worksites and highways.

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, has launched the M853, a new on/off highway all-position radial for regional hauls that combines wear resistance with extra load capacity for longer service

July 2012, - Feature

Progressive Insurance Expands Commercial Coverage

Progressive Insurance has expanded its commercial auto product to include more coverage options as well as a new customer loyalty program

July 2012, - Feature

Accu-Armor Aluminum Wheel Surface Treatment

Accu-Armor aluminum wheels are highly resistant to scratching and scuffing; filiform corrosion; high- and low-pH chemicals commonly used in truck washes; and common chemicals used in de-icing road surfaces.

Accuride introduced Accu-Armor, the newest aluminum wheel product offering from its Accuride Wheels business unit

July 2012, - Feature

Peterbilt Model 579 Receives Smartway Designation

Peterbilt's new Model 579 received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay designation

July 2012, - Feature

Updated Version of CoPilot Truck GPS App

ALK has released the newest version of its CoPilot Truck GPS navigation app for professional drivers

July 2012, - Feature

Truckers Helper Online Releases Fleet Edition

The new Truckers Helper Online Fleet Edition adds a payroll module, giving the online version all the basic functionality found in the stand-alone program

July 2012, - Feature

PHH Arval Launches Mobile, Online Capability to Manage Fleet Requests

PHH Arval has launched the PHH InterActive Request Center, a new technology application for managing fleet requests. The technology provides fleet managers a one-stop shop for managing various requests through a flexible platform that is also accessible on mobile devices

July 2012, - Feature

Roush CleanTech Receives CARB Retrofit Alternative Fuel System Certification for 2010 Model Year Vehicles

With 2010 model year certification in-hand, Roush CleanTech is now pursuing similar retrofit certification for 2009, 2011 and 2012 model years of the same Ford E-series vans and wagons, and E-450 cutaway vehicle platforms.

Roush CleanTech has received California Air Resources Board approval of its propane autogas fuel system for retrofitting 2010 model year 5.4-liter Ford E-150, E-250 and E-350 cargo vans and wagons

July 2012, - Feature

Kumho Introduces Higher-Speed Tire for On-/Off-Highway

The KMD41 is designed for on- and off-road applications such as refuse, construction and mining and logging.

Kumho Tire added the new KMD41 tire to its medium truck and bus radial tire line-up. The KMD41 is designed for on- and off-road applications such as refuse, construction and mining and logging

July 2012, - Feature

J J. Keller Introduces Cargo Securement Training

Cargo Securement Flatbeds training program teaches drivers how to keep their flatbed loads in place and in compliance, and it also includes best practices and how-to information.

J.J. Keller & Associates, provider of compliance products, has developed a new driver training program designed to reduce the risk for cargo securement violations, accidents and liability

July 2012, - Feature

Alternative Hydrogen Solutions and Velociti Partner for Hy-Impact Product Line

Alternative Hydrogen Solutions LLC, providers of the Hy-Impact line of hydrogen systems, is partnering with Velociti Inc. to provide a network of installation and post-installation services for all Hy-Impact unit

July 2012, - Feature

Mahle Clevite Inc. Offers Victor Reinz Engine Gaskets with Coating

The new Victor Reinz head gaskets with advanced Black Diamond coating technology are constructed of five stainless steel layers.

Mahle Clevite Inc. has introduced new Victor Reinz Multi-Layered Steel cylinder head gaskets. Featuring a durable black coating, these new gaskets are now available for Ford 6.0L and 6.4L Power Stroke engines

July 2012, - Feature

AmeriQuest Offers New Fleet Breakdown Service

AmeriQuest Transportation Services, provider of fleet management services, financial solutions, and operational support services, has launched its new fleet breakdown service, AmeriQuest Road Rescue

July 2012, - Feature

Meritor Adds Oil-Bath Wheel Seal to All-Makes Wheel-End Aftermarket Portfolio

Meritor's Aftermarket business recently added heavy-duty truck and trailer oil-bath wheel seals to its wheel-end parts offerings. The new additions continue the company's "complete solutions" approach to expanding its aftermarket product portfolio

July 2012, - Feature

Navistar Will Add Urea-Based Aftertreatment to Meet Emissions Regulations

Navistar has been trying to get its MaxxForce 13 certified to EPA 2010 standards.

UPDATED -- Navistar International announced this morning that it will add urea-based aftertreatment to its engines with In-Cylinder Technology Plus (ICT+) to meet 2010 Environmental Protection Agency emissions regulations and position the company to meet greenhouse gas rules in advance of 2014 and 2017 requirements

July 2012, - Feature

Enforcer Seal Guard Lock to Prevent Tampering

The lock is made from hardened steel with a corrosion-resistant surface, providing a high security barrier preventing the seal from physical attacks.

Transport Security, Waconia, Minn., introduced the Enforcer Seal Guard Lock hasp and trailer seal protector

July 2012, - Feature

Ken-Tool Introduces the Blue Cobra Truck Tire Service Kit

The set centers on Ken-Tool's Blue Cobra Truck Tire Demount Tool and includes six other needed components to service most 22.5-inch and 24.5-inch truck tires.

Ken-Tool now offers the Blue Cobra Truck Tire Service Set. The set centers on Ken-Tool's Blue Cobra Truck Tire Demount Tool and includes six other needed components to service most 22.5-inch and 24.5-inch truck tires

July 2012, - Feature

Noregon Releases JPRO Fleet Diagnostics v5.3

Noregon Systems released its JPro Commercial Fleet Diagnostics software v5.3, offering updated coverage for heavy-duty and Ford vehicles

July 2012, - Feature

Oil Eater Introduces 55-Gallon Drum Top Pad

The new Oil Eater drum top pad is designed to catch and absorb oil, coolants, solvents and more.

The new Oil Eater drum top pad is specially designed to catch and absorb oil, coolants, solvents and more

July 2012, - Feature

NationaLease Offers New Road Rescue Service

NationaLease has launched a new member service, NationaLease Road Rescue, to supplement the organization's Reciprocal Service Network, a cooperative emergency road service

June 2012, - Feature

Wabash National Offers Cooper Roadmaster Tires as Option

Wabash National Corp., manufacturer of semi trailers in North America, is now making Cooper Roadmaster RM871 tires available as an original equipment option on all of its dry freight and refrigerated van models as well as on its Transcraft and Benson brand platform trailers

June 2012, - Feature

Remy Releases Delco Remy 55SI Alternator

Remy International Inc., manufacturer and distributor of Delco Remy heavy-duty starters and alternators, is offering its most powerful and efficient alternator yet. The Delco Remy 55SI has a durable brushless design and is rated at 420 amps at 12 volts and up to 275 amps at 24 volts.

June 2012, - Feature

National Interstate Expands Heavy Haul, Crane, Rigging Insurance Program

National Interstate Insurance Company is expanding its trucking insurance program by targeting heavy haul, crane, and rigging operations. The program offers coverage for auto liability, physical damage, workers' compensation and general liability, and it is available in all states

June 2012, - Feature

Littelfuse Introduces Weather-Sealed Reversing Switch With Keys

Cole Hersee, the commercial vehicle products division of Littelfuse Inc., has introduced the latest product in its 95060 series of sealed rotary switches: a new, weather-sealed reversing switch.

June 2012, - Feature

Impco Launches ComfortPro APU

Impco Technologies Inc., launched its ComfortPro "Stand Alone" diesel auxiliary power unit for Class 8 trucks in North America. The new APU is available exclusively through the Carrier Transicold dealer network in the U.S. and Canada.

June 2012, - Feature

"Green" Truck Cleaning Products

Natural Product Laboratories LLC has developed Ecology Truck Wash, Ecology De-Greaser & Parts Cleaner and Ecology Windshield & Glass Cleaner.

June 2012, - Feature

Westport Opens WiNG Conversion Facility at Ford's Kentucky Truck Plant

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Westport Innovations yesterday celebrated the grand opening of a facility for installing its WiNG bi-fuel conversion for Ford F-250 and F-350 pickups. Workers are starting to add natural gas systems to the gasoline-powered trucks, with production planned for gradual ramp-up to as many as 20,000 a year

June 2012, - Feature

AT&T Expands Enhanced Push To Talk Preview

AT&T is doubling the number of business users who participate in its free program previewing its Enhanced Push to Talk feature. In addition, AT&T expects to offer a choice of as many as five compatible smartphone

June 2012, - Feature

OnRamp Launches New Trailer Leasing Program

By Kate Harlow

OnRamp Transportation Services has launched a trailer leasing program targeted at owner-operators and independent contractors. The program is geared for those contractors who run for carriers that require or pay extra for driver-supplied trailer equipment

June 2012, - Feature

Peterbilt to Add Westport ISX12 G to Lineup

Peterbilt says it will offer the natural gas Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine when it becomes available in 2013

June 2012, - Feature

Cobra Offers 8000 PRO HD GPS

Quick-Tabs allow drivers to see critical information such as the distances to weigh stations, travel centers, rest areas and mile markers at a glance.

Cobra's new truck-specific navigation system, the 8000 PRO HD, features a 7-inch HD screen with live and predictive traffic, lifetime map updates, lane assist, mileage log and access to Aura Red Light Camera database

June 2012, - Feature

New QuickTSI Load Board Service Offers Free Freight and Truck Postings

Quick Transport Solutions Inc. has a new load board service, enabling users to post loads or find trucks, post trucks or find loads, as well as look up carrier profiles.

June 2012, - Feature

Cadec Global Integrates Onboard Computer and ALK's CoPilot Truck 9

ALK Technologies' CoPilot Truck 9 now integrates with Cadec's PowerVue onboard computer.

June 2012, - Feature

Enhancements to Detroit's 2013 DD Engines Save Fuel, Cut CO2 Emissions

The Detroit DD15, left, and DD16, right, meet federal greenhouse gas regs ahead of schedule.

Detroit Diesel Corp. announced its 2013-model engines will get mechanical and electronic enhancements to meet federal Greenhouse Gas 2014 (GHG14) limits. Improvements will reduce fuel use, which also serves to cut carbon dioxide emissions

June 2012, - Feature

Kenworth T680 Earns SmartWay Designation

Kenworth's T680 features a sculpted full-height roof, optimized bumper and hood, full-height side extenders, cab/sleeper-to-fairings closeout panels, chassis fairings extenders and flush-mounted lighting.

Kenworth's new T680 model has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Designation

June 2012, - Feature

Mack's Super Econodyne Saves Fuel With Low RPMs

SE package is available as a no-cost option in Pinnacle road tractors ordered with an MP8 engine and mDrive automated mechanical transmission.

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Mack Trucks has shown off its new Super Econodyne low-rpm powertrain that promises significant fuel economy improvements over existing truck engines. At a day-long event Wednesday at the Mack Customer Center in Allentown, Pa., yesterday, the company also announced further bundling of its ownership services to include financing plans

June 2012, - Feature

Transportation Costing Group Enhances Truckload Solution

Transportation Costing Group announced the latest version of its Cost Information System for truckload carriers

June 2012, - Feature

Utility Enhances Side Skirt

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company says has enhanced the USS-120A, Utility's aerodynamic side skirt, including the ability to flex more freely on impact

June 2012, - Feature

New Dock Management System from CLI

Carrier Logistics Inc. launched an improved version of its Dock Management System, with features such as reweigh integration, misload prevention, dimension capture, piece-level tracking, and complete automation of paperwork

June 2012, - Feature

Wabco Supplying Air Disc Brakes to Daimler Trucks North America

Wabco Holdings has entered into a long-term supply agreement with Daimler Trucks North America to supply its Maxxus air disc brake technology for series production on DTNA's trucks starting in July 2012

June 2012, - Feature

Cobra Introduces 29 LX Bluetooth CB Radio

Bluetooth features include address book sync, dual-point Bluetooth for team drivers and A2DP audio streaming for text-to-speech processing, allowing drivers to hear emails over the CB radio speaker with a text-to-speech downloaded on the phone.

Cobra's new 29 LX CB radio features Advanced Bluetooth Wireless Technology connectivity with a selectable LCD color display, allowing voice caller ID on incoming calls for driver safety and convenience

June 2012, - Feature

Stertil-Koni Introduces Rolling Pit Jack

Lifting is done by an air driven, fully hydraulic pump actuated by tandem foot pedals. One pedal quickly raises the piston to be in contact with the vehicle being lifted while the other allows precision lifting in small increments.

Stertil-Koni has developed the Rolling Pit Jack, a free-standing rolling pit jack with a capacity of 30,000 pounds that is specifically designed to safely operate on the pit floor of heavy-duty workshops - entirely independent of upper pit edges

June 2012, - Feature

ALK Technologies Releases Upgraded PC Miler 26

ALK Technologies released the PC Miler 26 product line, which now includes new interactive map features, "Fastest" routing and RouteSync functionality for route compliance

June 2012, - Feature

FreightWatch, Chubb Group Offer Covert Shipment Tracking

The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies and FreightWatch International are teaming up against record-high levels of cargo theft

June 2012, - Feature

Lista Introduces Technician Series Mobile Carts

The carts, which provide a 400 pound capacity, have two fixed and two swivel-with-wheel-lock casters.

Lista International's new Technician Series mobile carts are a heavy-duty, lightweight tool storage and transport option for service technicians

June 2012, - Feature

Arsenault Associates Adds FinanceLink to Dossier

Arsenault Associates has released FinanceLink, which allows users to easily export parts purchasing data to business systems for payment and reconciliation

June 2012, - Feature

DAT Truckload Rate Index Adds Regional and Lane-Specific Benchmarking

DAT Truckload Rate Index added customizable benchmarking so shippers, freight brokers and for-hire carriers can compare their transportation pricing against current and historical rates offered in the same point-to-point freight lanes


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