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Bridgestone showcased the M870 and FS860 all-position tires at this year's Waste Expo in Las Vegas. Photo: Bridgestone Americas

April 25 2018 - Product News

Bridgestone Launches New Tires Aimed at Waste Industry

Bridgestone Americas showcased two new all-position radial tires under the Bridgestone and Firestone brands that are designed exclusively for the waste industry and will enter the market later this year.

Tags: Firestone, Bridgestone, Tires, Refuse Fleets, WasteExpo

Jason Leu, Next Trucking's new vice president of product. Photo: Next Trucking

April 25 2018 - Industry News

Freight-Matching Tech Firm Next Trucking Expands After Capital Infusion

Next Trucking, a trucker-centric online marketplace that connects carriers with shippers, announced it will double its headcount this year thanks to growing demand for its services.

Tags: Mobile Apps, Freight Brokers, Uber for Trucking, Next Trucking

Freightliner has launched a dedicated refuse truck called the EconicSD in North America, based on a European design. Photo: Jack Roberts

April 24 2018 - Product News

Freightliner Brings Next-Level Refuse Hauler to North America

The new purpose-built EconicSD refuse hauler features an impressive suite of standard safety features that includes autonomous braking and remote diagnostic capabilities.

Tags: Freightliner, Daimler Trucks North America, Refuse Fleets, New Vehicles, WasteExpo, Global

CPS Energy has purchased 34 XLP Plug-In Hybrid Electric Ford F-150 pickup trucks. Photo: XL

April 23 2018 - Industry News

Texas Solar Fleet Adds Plug-In Hybrid F-150s

CPS Energy has announced the purchase of 34 XLP Plug-In Hybrid Electric Ford F-150 pickup trucks, the largest purchase of plug-in F-150s by any utility or private company to date, according to CPS.

Tags: Ford F-150, Utility Fleets, Hybrid Trucks, XL, Energy Fleets, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

April 23 2018 - Products

Maxxima Introduces Flexible LED Strip Lights for Trucks, Trailers

Maxxima has introduced two sizes of flexible hybrid auxiliary stop-turn-tail backup LED strip lights for trucks, trailers, buses and other vehicles.

Tags: LED Lighting, Vehicle Lighting, Taillights, Trailer Lighting

The ContiPressureCheck Solo Trailer TPMS operates separately from a tractor's system. Image: Continental

April 23 2018 - Product News

Continental Unveils Solo Trailer TPMS

Continental has unveiled a standalone tire-pressure monitoring system for trailers called ContiPressureCheck Solo that operates separately from a tractor’s TPMS.

Tags: Telematics, Continental, Trailers, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

April 20 2018 - Products

Dock Stop Designed to Prevent Accidents at Warehouse Gates

The Dock Stop Gate is designed to prevent fork trucks from driving or backing off docks at warehouse and facility gates.

Tags: Forklift, Fleet Facility, Loading Ramps

April 20 2018 - Products

Schneider Creates App for Company Drivers

Schneider has introduced a new app for called Compass that allows company drivers to view work assignments, scorecards, pay statements and general company information.

Tags: Driver Behavior, Schneider, Mobile Apps

Stemco's new TrailerTail Automatic opens and closes automatically to improve driver convenience while eliminating damage risk and ensuring fuel efficiency. Photo: Stemco

April 19 2018 - Industry News

Stemco Strips the Risk from TrailerTail Ownership

Stemco's new TrailerTail Automatic opens and closes automatically to improve driver convenience while eliminating damage risk and ensuring fuel efficiency.

Tags: Stemco, Trailer Aerodynamics, TrailerTails

The FinalMile points of interest feature allows users to pin locations on a map that don't have an address. Photo: TMW

April 19 2018 - Product News

Points of Interest Feature Added to TMW FinalMile

TMW announced a new feature for its FinalMile DRTrack solution that allows users to identify and save points of interest not associated with an address on a map for routing purposes.

Tags: Routing, TMW Systems, Navigation, Last Mile Delivery

April 17 2018 - Products

Director Weather Offers Real-Time Weather Conditions

Teletrac Navman has announced Director Weather, a new API integration powered by Weather Telematics that delivers real-time weather based road conditions and weather intelligence.

Tags: Fleet Management Software, Routing, Weather, Teletrac Navman

April 16 2018 - Products

Comdata Offers OnRoad Card for Managing Fleet Spending

Comdata has introduced the Comdata OnRoad Card, a multipurpose fuel and driver funds card to help companies manage fleet spending.

Tags: Comdata, Driver Retention, Fuel Cards

Optronics’ new UCL41 Series Scene Light is engineered to deliver an intense white LED beam pattern at a 45-degree angle to its mounting position. (Image courtesy of Optronics)

April 12 2018 - Products

High-Intensity LED Directional Light

Optronics has introduced the UCL41 low-profile, surface mount LED scene light that features a directional lens and optics, allowing it to be aimed where needed.

Tags: Optronics, LED Lighting, Vehicle Lighting

April 12 2018 - Equipment

Fontaine Releases Top Plate for Severe-Duty Applications

Fontaine Fifth Wheel has introduced a top plate designed specifically for severe-duty applications, the Fontaine H7, replacing the H5092 and X5092 Series.

Tags: Trailers, Aftermarket Parts, Severe Duty, Fontaine, Fifth Wheels

XPO Connect is an online freight marketplace that is designed to give shippers visibility across freight modes. Image: XPO Logistics

April 12 2018 - Product News

XPO Launches Freight Marketplace for Shippers

XPO Logistics has introduced a cloud-based freight marketplace called XPO Connect that is designed to give shippers visibility across freight modes to improve the efficiency of the supply chain.

Tags: Freight, Shippers, Load Board, XPO Logistics, Online Marketplace

April 10 2018 - Products

Mahle Offers 25-Ton Commercial Vehicle Axle Jack

Mahle Service Solutions’ ShopPro CAJ-25 is a 25-ton commercial vehicle axle jack offering 50,000 pounds of capacity.

Tags: Managing the Shop, Axles, Mahle

April 9 2018 - Products

Go Power! Offers Pallet Jack and Liftgate Solar Charging Solution

Go Power! has paired its solar charging system with a new component for work trucks. The dual-charging system was engineered specifically for charging liftgate and pallet jack batteries.

Tags: Solar Power, Go Power!, Solar Charging, Liftgates

April 9 2018 - Products

Lippert Bedding Made for Sleeper Mattresses

Lippert Components has introduced a line of adjustable sheet sets that are designed to securely fit the wider longer mattresses commonly found in Class 8 sleeper cabins.

Tags: Driver Fatigue, Sleepers, Driver Comfort's LoadPay payment platform has been integrated with McLeod Software's PowerBroker. Photo:

April 4 2018 - Product News Payment Platform Integrates with McLeod PowerBroker has announced an integration of its payment platform LoadPay with transportation management software provider McLeod Software's PowerBroker platform.

Tags: McLeod Software, PowerBroker,, Software Integration, Electronic Payments

April 3 2018 - Products

Denso Expands Aftertreatment Filter Line

Denso has expanded its PowerEdge line of diesel aftertreatment replacement filters to cover light- and medium-duty trucks.

Tags: DPF, Diesel Exhaust Aftertreatment, Denso

April 2 2018 - Products

Maxxima Warning Lights Have Low-Profile Design

Maxxima has introduced a new family of ultra-thin Class 2 emergency/warning LED Lights for commercial vehicle and industrial applications.

Tags: Vehicle Lights, LED Lighting, Warning Lights

April 2 2018 - Products

Stertil-Koni Touch Screen Control System for Diamondlift

Heavy duty vehicle lift manufacturer Stertil-Koni has announced that the full-color, touchscreen console, known as the ebright Smart Control System, has been incorporated into the company’s Diamondlift in ground vehicle lifting system.

Tags: Vehicle Lifts, Stertil-Koni

April 2 2018 - Products

Minimizer Floor Mats Made for Freightliner Cascadia 116 and 126

Minimizer has released Customer Molded Floor Mats designed for cabin of the new Freightliner Cascadia 116 and 126.

Tags: Freightliner, Minimizer, Freightliner Cascadia, Floor Mats

The Geotab Garmin ELD bundle includes the Geotab Cloud ELD, Garmin Fleet 790 tablet, HD dash camera, LTE connectivity, vehicle charger, and suction cup mount. Photo: Garmin

March 29 2018 - Product News

Geotab, Garmin Offer ELD Bundle

Telematics provider Geotab has begun offering the Geotab Garmin ELD Bundle, which it says is a driver-friendly and durable solution for ELD compliance that helps fleets improve productivity, increase driver safety, and strengthen compliance.

Tags: ELDs, Geotab, Garmin, Telematics

March 27 2018 - Products

Qwik Check Can Visually Confirm Electrical Signals from Trailers

The Phillips Industries Qwik-Check was developed for quick and easy confirmation of power within the seven-way connection between a truck and trailer.

Tags: Trailers, Phillips Industries, Electrical Systems


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