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March 27 2015 - Products

Webasto Releases Advanced Heater Controls

Webasto released the latest ThermoCall and SmarTemp Control 2.0 systems that allow drivers to have more control over in-truck temperature. .

Tags: Webasto, Temperature Control, Heaters, Mobile Apps

March 26 2015 - Industry News

Eaton Expands Advantage Product Line, Adds Coast Mode to AMTs

Eaton now offers is Advantage Series transmission in more configurations to broaden its appear to different long-haul, linehaul and regional markets. The Advantage Series automated models now come with a fuel-saving coast mode to decrease parasitic drag on the drive train when operating on hilly terrain.

Tags: Eaton, Automated Manual Transmissions, Eaton Advantage, UltraShift Plus

March 26 2015 - Industry News

Alcoa Rolls Out Next-Gen Dura-Bright Wheel

Building on the success of its predecessor, Alcoa is bringing to market the Dura-Bright EVO wheel, said to be highly resistant to corrosion caused by road salts and weather elements, and more resistant to cleaning chemicals.

Tags: Wheels, Alcoa, MATS, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 26 2015 - Products

V-Flap II is An Aerodynamic Mud Flap

Mudguard Technologies announced the V-Flap II aerodynamic mud flap, the second generation of the company’s V-Flap product.

Tags: Aerodynamics, Lightweighting, MATS, Mud Flaps

March 26 2015 - Products

Cloud-Based In-Cab Video System Launched

Convoy Technologies recently introduced its Videomatics video/telematics-based system to help improve driver safety and security.

Tags: Convoy Technologies, Telematics, Digital Video Recorder, Cloud-Based Technology

Photo: Sven-Erik Lindstrand

March 26 2015 - Product News

Volvo Introduces Adaptive Loading 6x2 Suspension

Volvo Trucks introduced the Adaptive Loading 6x2 liftable forward axle that automatically adjusts to load weight changes and offers 4x2 operation in certain conditions.

Tags: Volvo Trucks, Fuel Efficiency, Axles, MATS, 6x2

The Nav+ HD system. Photo via Kenworth

March 25 2015 - Product News

Kenworth Launches Diagnostics and Productivity Tools

Kenworth will begin offering Trucktech+ and Nav+ HD technology products designed to improve vehicle diagnostics and productivity.

Tags: Telematics, Kenworth, Technology, Vehicle Diagnostics, Navigation System, MATS, Medium-Duty Trucks, Mid-America Trucking Show

The Icon 900. Photo: Tom Berg

March 25 2015 - Product News

KW’s W900L Gets Icon 900 Limited Edition

Kenworth Truck announced a custom, limited edition version of its W900L called the Icon 900 at the Mid-America Trucking Show. The Icon model will see a limited production run and KW dealers are now accepting orders.

Tags: Kenworth, Custom Products, MATS

March 25 2015 - Product News

Wabco, Hendrickson to Offer Axles with Lightweight Air Disc Brakes

Wabco says it has signed a long-term supply agreement with Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems to provide advanced air disc brakes for an integrated trailer-axle product with weight-saving potential.

Tags: Trailers, Hendrickson, Wabco, Air Disc Brake, MATS

March 24 2015 - Products

Fan Drive Cools Better in Severe Applications

BorgWarner's DuroSpeed two-speed fan drive is designed to deliver better cooling for severe operating and vocational truck applications.

Tags: Severe Duty, BorgWarner, Fan Drives, Cooling System

March 24 2015 - Products

Toyo M153 Designed for High-Scrub Applications

Toyo Tire’s M153 regional and urban heavy-duty steer tire is designed for refuse operations and other high-scrub applications.

Tags: Refuse Trucks, Toyo Tires, Sanitation, Tires and Wheels

March 23 2015 - Product News

PeopleNet Gains Dispatch Tools through ALK Maps

PeopleNet upgraded its web-based interface mapping technology with the ALK Maps interactive mapping platform, giving fleet managers access to several of ALK’s mapping features.

Tags: ALK Technologies, Information Technology, PeopleNet, Routing, Dispatch

March 23 2015 - Products

Light Monitoring System Cuts Down on Violations

The Phillips Industries Lite-Sentry is a trailer-chassis light monitoring system that alerts a driver when a light has gone out on a trailer.

Tags: CSA, Phillips Industries

March 23 2015 - Products

SkyBitz Delivers Tire Warnings for PSI

This mutual program from SkyBitz and PSI provides fleet managers real-time alerts of tire faults to enable prompt maintenance.

Tags: Telematics, ATIS, SkyBitz, Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI

March 20 2015 - Products

Altec Offers Fiberglass Service And Utility Bodies

Altec’s fiberglass utility and service bodies are designed and engineered to be both lightweight and strong to fit a variety of customized needs.

Tags: Utility Fleets, Service Bodies, Lightweight Materials, Altec

Photo: Goodyear

March 18 2015 - Products

Goodyear Adds Retread for Fuel Max Long-Haul Tire

Goodyear has introduced the precure Fuel Max LHD G505D retread, which is designed to extend the life cycle of the Goodyear Fuel Max LHD G505D long haul tire.

Tags: SmartWay, Tires, Retreads, Goodyear Tire & Rubber

March 18 2015 - Products

EcoFit Single-Module Exhaust Aftertreatment

Cummins Emission Solutions is introducing the first of a next generation of compact, ultra-high efficiency aftertreatment systems, the EcoFit Single Module to be shown at next week’s Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville.

Tags: Diesel Particulate Filter

Photo courtesy of Talbert

March 18 2015 - Product News

Talbert Adds Capacity to Traveling Axle Series Trailers

Talbert Manufacturing updated its Traveling Axle Series, increasing hauling capacity by 5 tons. The five new trailer models will replace the previous versions within the trailer series.

Tags: Capacity, Dropdeck Trailers, MATS, Talbert Trailers, Trailers

March 17 2015 - Products

Ridewell Releases 15K Trailer Air Supension

The Ridewell Suspensions RAR-260 15K is a trailer air-ride suspension designed for light- and medium-duty service.

Tags: Light & Medium, Ridewell, Trailer Suspensions

March 17 2015 - Products

FleetAdvance App Finds Low Fuel Prices

Comdata launched the FleetAdvance Mobile app to help drivers find the lowest fuel prices in the area or along a route.

Tags: Comdata, Information Technology, FleetAdvance, Mobile App

March 16 2015 - Products

TrailerCam Helps Drivers Back Into Loading Docks

The TrailerCam wireless video monitoring system is a ruggedized, portable wireless camera and transmitter designed to help large truck and trailer combinations back up into a loading dock or other difficult situations.

Tags: Technology, Trailers, Back-up Camera, Convoy Technologies

March 16 2015 - Products

Auxiliary Power Generator Runs on CNG

The Cummins Onan Series 5500 NG 5.5 kW generator designed to run on compressed natural gas and provide auxiliary electric and optional hydraulic power for commercial trucks.

Tags: Utility Fleets, Generator, Cummins Onan, CNG

March 12 2015 - Products

Double Coin RR706 Designed for Mixed Service

The new Double Coin RR706 mixed service is an all-position truck tire designed for the construction and refuse industries. The company will debut it at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville Ky.

Tags: Refuse Trucks, Double Coin, Tires, Construction, CMA

March 12 2015 - Products

BlueTork Nutrunner Tightens Without Impact Force

Chicago Pneumatic's BlueTork CP7600 nutrunner is a tool designed to tighten wheel nuts to a precise specification without using impact force.

Tags: Tires and Wheels, Chicago Pneumatic, Power Tools

March 12 2015 - Products

Mitchell 1 Releases TruckSeries Suite for Technicians

Mitchell 1's TruckSeries upgrades existing software that provides labor estimating, diagnostic trouble code procedures and repair information for Class 4-8 trucks.

Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, Mitchell 1, Technicians, Cloud-Based Technology


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