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July 2012, - Feature

Airman Introduces Air Flow Control Solution

Wingman, the new air flow control product from Airman Inc., has demonstrated a more than 9% increase in a miles-per-gallon live test, the company says

July 2012, - Feature

Driver Appreciation Shirts Available From ATA

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is Sept. 16-22, and American Trucking Associations is selling official 2012 NTDAW T-shirts while supplies last

July 2012, - Feature

Peterbilt Adds Proprietary Suspension Lineup to Model 382

Peterbilt Motors Company announces the expanding availability of the proprietary Air Leaf, Low Air Leaf and Air Trac drive axle suspensions to the Model 382. These suspensions provide a smooth, controlled ride as well as excellent braking and handling features, Peterbilt says

July 2012, - Feature

Kentucky Trailer, Ernest Dandridge Partner for Removable Hydraulic Auto Transport Systems

Above is a 53-foot-long, 102-inch wide trailer with Kentucky drop frame/electronics van trailer with car transport module equipment inside. The sharp angle of the upper rear yellow car demonstrates the pivot range of the hydraulic upper decks.

Ernest Dandridge Carrier Design Services Inc., McLean, Va., has partnered with Kentucky Trailer of Louisville, Ky., to offer self-contained, removable hydraulic auto transport systems for use in 102-inch-wide Kentucky drop frame/electronics van trailers

July 2012, - Feature

Rand McNally Launches New Generation TruckPC

The new box, measuring one-third the size of the prior generation, features the same computing power and Windows 7 operating system.

Rand McNally unveiled a new hardware design and upgrades for its mobile communication fleet management system, cutting the system's price to just less than $1,200 and significantly reducing the size of the mounted box

July 2012, - Feature

Fontaine Offers Driver Training for Fifth Wheel Coupling

Fontaine Fifth Wheel is offering driver training to teach drivers proper fifth wheel coupling and uncoupling procedures when picking up a load to ensure a good connection and to prevent equipment damag

July 2012, - Feature

ARI Introduces Telematics Solution

ARI announced a new telematics solution offering three levels of support to increase knowledge and insight for fleet managers

July 2012, - Feature

GreenRoad Delivers Fleet Safety Information in New Smartphone App

GreenRoad has launched the GreenRoad Central mobile app for managers, a full-featured smartphone app making fleet driver performance and safety information available for fleet operations and safety managers

July 2012, - Feature

Compli Partners with WeComply to Expand Training Offerings

Compli, provider of HR and compliance management software, has partnered with ethics and compliance training provider WeComply to provide Compli clients with unlimited access to a comprehensive suite of premium WeComply training courses, with the purchase of a subscription plan

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.

By HDT Staff

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


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