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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

June 2012, - Feature

Carrier Says EcoForward Reefers Can Save up to 20% on Fuel

EcoForward technologies is the new name behind the ultra-efficient transport refrigeration units and generator sets designed by Carrier Transicold for compliance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency diesel-emissions standards, which change in 2013

June 2012, - Feature

Ford Offers No-Charge F-150 SSV Package for Government, Commercial Buyers

By TruckingInfo Staff

Ford F-150 pickups are now available with a Special Service Vehicle (SSV) package aimed at government, municipal and commercial fleets, the company announced

June 2012, - Feature

PeopleNet Integrates Google Earth with Onboard Event Recording Data

With this new feature, safety managers can quickly and easily see exactly where an event happened with the aid of a Google map, including the location of a sudden acceleration or deceleration.

Google Earth views of Onboard Event Recording events are now available within the PeopleNet Fleet Manager

June 2012, - Feature

Mack Trucks Expands Natural Gas Offerings

The natural-gas-powered Mack TerraPro, equipped with a Cummins Westport ISL-G natural gas engine, meets EPA 2010 and CARB emissions levels.

Mack Trucks is expanding its natural-gas-powered offerings with natural-gas versions of the Mack Pinnacle and Mack Granite models in 2013 and is working on other alternative driveline technologies such as hybrids.

June 2012, - Feature

Peterbilt Makes Bendix ESP Standard

The Bendix ESP Electronic Stability Program full-stability system with Automatic Traction Control is now standard on the majority of Peterbilt's Class 8 trucks and tractors, including the newly announced 579

June 2012, - Feature

EPA adds Guizhou truck tires to SmartWay list

Guizhou Tyre Corp.'s Samson and Advance brands GL283A L.E.T. has received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a SmartWay-approved tire effective immediately for drive and steer positions

June 2012, - Feature

Rand McNally Launches TND 720 GPS Truck Navigation

The Wi-Fi feature was designed so that drivers can connect using their enabled smart phones as Wi-Fi hotspots – allowing for real-time updates while on the road.

Rand McNally's new IntelliRoute TND 720 is a 7-inch truck GPS device with two advanced features: Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing for real-time weather information and display, and new hardware with ruggedized casing, video input and brighter screen

June 2012, - Feature

Federal-Mogul Introduces Abex Reduced Stopping Distance Brake Block

FMVSS 121 has been amended to reduce the specified stopping distance to 250 feet, a 30% reduction, for new truck tractors built on or after August 1, 2011.

Federal-Mogul's Abex commercial-vehicle drum brake block is now available and meets Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 121 Reduced Stopping Distance requirements.

June 2012, - Feature

Bosch Introduces Quietcast Medium-Duty Disc Brake Pads

QuietCast Medium Duty Pads are designed to give medium-duty vehicles better stopping power, increased pad life, quiet stops, low dust and great pedal feel.

Bosch introduced a new series of QuietCast Medium Duty Premium Disc Brake Pads, expanding the QuietCast brake products line with the addition of 24 medium-duty brake pad numbers.

June 2012, - Feature

Ultrasonic Diagnostic Tool "Hears" Problems

The Marksman II is sensitive enough to detect leaks from orifices as small as 0.004 inches at 5 psi from a distance of 12 inches.

The Tracerline Marksman II ultrasonic diagnostic tool converts and amplifies inaudible ultrasonic sound into audible "natural" sound so service technicians can hear sounds that signify problems

June 2012, - Feature

New Hydrogen System Claims Better Fuel Economy, Lower Emissions

The HY-Impact system runs on fewer than 3 amps of power and requires one cup of distilled water every 900 operating hours.

Highline Technical Innovations Inc., creator of a hydrogen system used in the marine and agricultural industries, now offers its HY-Impact line of Intelligent Hydrogen Systems for all industries using diesel engines

June 2012, - Feature

Freightwatch International Expands Container Integrity Service to U.S. and Mexico

FreightWatch International announced the expansion of its Container Integrity Service for cargo shipments within the U.S. and Mexico.

June 2012, - Feature

IPD Offers New Line of Remanufactured Fuel Injectors

IPD's new product line is composed of 13 remanufactured fuel injectors that provide coverage for 99 OE part numbers, with more coming in the future

IPD, an aftermarket provider of engine components for heavy-duty diesel and natural-gas-powered engines, has launched a new line of remanufactured fuel injectors for Caterpillar electronic engines (3126B, 3406E, C10 & C12).

June 2012, - Feature

Feature-Laden 2013 F-150 Introduced at Texas FFA Meeting

2013 F-150s can be had with conventional headlamps (left) or high-intensity discharge lamps. Four trim levels, including a new Limited model, are available.

Ford introduced its refreshed 2013 F-150 pickup while marking its long association with the Future Farmers of America at a ceremony in Bruceville, Texas

June 2012, - Feature

Eaton Enhances Hybrid Drive System for Faster Payback

By TruckingInfo Staff

Eaton announced enhancements that it says will increase the fuel economy, performance and payback of its hybrid drive system for commercial trucks, including a new high-capacity battery, a new single-phase 115-volt AC auxiliary power generator, a higher capacity clutch and a remanufactured battery for aftermarket purchase

June 2012, - Feature

AXN Launches Modular Air Ride Suspension Platform

The new line of lightweight air suspensions promotes a patented weldless axle connection that uses formed retention grooves on the axle.

AXN Heavy Duty is offering a new line of modular air ride suspensions in partnership with its European partner VDL Weweler

June 2012, - Feature

Vigillo Introduces CSA Intervention Manager

The new Vigillo Intervention Manager is an upgrade to the CSA Scorecard in the Vigillo Daylight Suite of Web-based applications designed to give carriers, brokers, shippers, insurers and drivers the tools they need to succeed under the DOT's CSA enforcement program

June 2012, - Feature

MHC Unveils New iPhone App

MHC's new app allows customers to find the closest MHC location to their current location or final destination.

Murphy-Hoffman Company has released a locations and services directory application, available now for download from iTunes for the iPhone and iPad

May 2012, - Feature

Freightliner Trucks Unveils the Cascadia Evolution

 Cascadia Evolution achieved 9.31 mpg on a  2,400-mile cross country trip on real Interstate highways between San Diego, Calif., and Gastonia, NC.,

By Truckinginfo Staff

Freightliner Trucks has introduced the 2014 Cascadia Evolution powered by Detroit and featuring some of the most advanced aerodynamic enhancements in the industry. The Evolution is the most recent addition to Freightliner's line-up of fully compliant GHG14 vehicles.

May 2012, - Feature

Trincon Offers Activity-Based Costing Software Tool

Trincon Group, a national transportation industry advisory firm, has created a Web-based program, TruCosting, that uses activity-based costing methodology and business intelligence to help carriers manage costs, increase truck productivity and maximize profit

May 2012, - Feature

Magellan Introduces Compliance-Ready Truck GPS Navigator

Magellan announced the newest addition to its Magellan RoadMate Commercial GPS family for commercial drivers, providing improved safety and productivity. The compliance-ready Magellan RoadMate Commercial 9270T-LM GPS device includes an extra-large GPS display, customizable truck-specific routing, hands-free communication and trip logging

May 2012, - Feature

Hendrickson Bumper And Trim Launches Mobile App

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim has launched the Truck Bumper Selection Tool mobile app for Apple and Android phones and tablets. It's designed to help prospective bumper customers streamline the process of selecting and purchasing a Hendrickson bumper

May 2012, - Feature

TMC's 2012-2013 Recommended Practices Manual Now Available

ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council released its 2012-2013 Recommended Practices Manual, which provides more than 2,900 pages of maintenance and spec'ing information for the purchase, design, maintenance and performance of equipment

May 2012, - Feature

Carrier Transicold Introduces New X2 Series Models

The APX 2500 trailer refrigeration unit from Carrier Transicold is one of two new units featuring the APX control system plus a comprehensive warranty.

Carrier Transicold has introduced two new models in its X2 series of trailer refrigeration units, the 2500 APX and 2100 APX, both featuring the innovative APX control system as well as a comprehensive warranty

May 2012, - Feature

Telogis, FleetCor Partner on Fuel Card/Telematics

The Telogis Universal Premium Fleet Card powered by FleetCor includes no application, setup or card replacement fees and offers 24/7 customer service, flexible payment options and possible rebates.

Telogis and FleetCor Technologies have partnered for the integration of telematics and fuel card reporting that will help improve reporting and reduce unauthorized fuel card use

May 2012, - Feature

Equinox Launches Customized Online Driver Education

Equinox Owner-Operator Solutions, a transportation bookkeeping, tax and consulting firm, launched Equinox University for Carriers. This set of interactive learning courses is customized for the driver training programs of individual truckload and less-than-truckload carriers

May 2012, - Feature

Dayton Air Control Products Offers Adjustable Height Control Linkage Kits

The adjustable length linkage kits are available in two sizes, and no cutting is required. The control links are designed with high quality steel and lined elastomer bushing system for long life.

Dayton Air Control Products announced a new line of height control and leveling valve linkage kits, called Kwik-Link, for the OEM market and aftermarket replacements

May 2012, - Feature

Safety Vision Introduces Distraction, Fatigue Monitoring System

Safety Vision's new driver distraction and fatigue monitoring system, SafetyTrax DDM, warns the driver with real-time audible alerts when symptoms of fatigue or distracted driving due to texting on a cell phone are recognized

May 2012, - Feature

Rand McNally Upgrades TND 760 Fleet Edition

The Rand McNally TND 760, Fleet Edition integrates with a truck's onboard computer and sends and receives information via both Wi-Fi and cellular modes

Rand McNally announced a new pricing plan, new features and a new warranty program for its single-box compliance and navigation solution for fleets, the TND 760 Fleet Edition

May 2012, - Feature

Volvo Trucks Launches Remote Diagnostics for North America

Remote Diagnostics, standard on all Volvo-powered VN model highway trucks, provides a connected system of vehicle management tools to help maximize vehicle uptime.

Volvo Trucks launched its Remote Diagnostics aftermarket service for North America, which will be standard on all Volvo-powered VN model highway trucks

May 2012, - Feature

New Interstate Battery Charges Faster, Resists Extreme Temps

The 31-AGM7, the new extreme absorbed glass-mat battery from Interstate Batteries, features deep-cycling performance, faster recharging and stronger starting, according to the company

May 2012, - Feature

Chrysler Launches Website for Small Business Fleets

Chrysler's new website features a built-in vehicle selection slider, allowing the business owner to quickly compare vehicles based on fuel economy, cargo space, towing, passenger capacity and more

Chrysler Group launched a Chrysler commercial vehicles website for small business owners,

May 2012, - Feature

Cat Adds CT15 to CT660 Engine Options

The 15-liter engine is available with as much as 550 horsepower and 1,850 lb ft of torque.

The CT15 joins the CT11 and CT13 as the third engine option for Cat's Class 8 CT660. The 15-liter engine is available with as much as 550 horsepower and 1,850 pouds-feet of torque.

May 2012, - Feature

Alliance Truck Parts Adds Coiled and Straight Air Hoses

Alliance Truck Parts now offers coiled and straight air hose assemblies, gladhands and related accessories for Class 6-8 heavy-duty trucks

May 2012, - Feature

Fras-le Introduces Work Truck/Fleet Brake Program

Fras-le North America introduced its new Work Truck and Fleet Disc Brake Pad Program to the North American aftermarket

May 2012, - Feature

GreenRoad Driver Performance App

With the app, drivers can access their Safety Score, idling rate, team rank and trip details from the past seven days.

GreenRoad announced the GreenRoad Central mobile app for drivers, designed to give drivers anytime, anywhere access to key performance data

May 2012, - Feature

Freightliner Launches Smartphone App

Freightliner Trucks introduced a new application for iPhone and Android users to commemorate the company's 70th anniversary. The free app also offers a suite of functional tools for drivers.

May 2012, - Feature

Westport Offering HD15L LNG Engine for Class 8 Trucking

The Westport HD 15L LNG engine will be available in North America starting early 2013.

Westport Innovations announced a broad range of product enhancements, including the availability of the Westport HD 15L in North America.

May 2012, - Feature

TurboBoss Turbocharger Hoses

Instead of silicone couplings and metal piping, TurboBoss uses Veyance's advanced rubber technology.

Veyance Technologies Inc., manufacturer of Goodyear Engineered Products, introduces the TurboBoss line of turbocharger hoses, designed as an economical alternative to other turbocharger components without sacrificing the power and reliability demanded by heavy-duty applications

May 2012, - Feature

J.W. Speaker Introduces LED Headlamps

The 8700 Evolution, like its predecessor, features a heavy-duty die-cast housing and now offers two different inner bezel styles to choose from: bold black and muscle chrome.

J.W. Speaker unveiled the latest addition to its line of LED headlamps. Dubbed the 8700 Evolution, this 7-inch round LED headlamp suits an even wider range of vehicles than the company's Model 8700

May 2012, - Feature

Isuzu Moves to Shorten Modification Cycles, Trim Delivery Costs

By Kate Harlow

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. introduced a new process that will cut turn-around times on modification requests for gasoline-powered NPR-HD trucks, while reducing dealer transit costs.


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