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March 7 2014 - Products

Philips Releases Windshield Treatment Kit

Philips Automotive North America, a division of Royal Philips, has released its new Philips Windshield Treatment Kit, which is designed to improve driver visibility in hazardous conditions.

March 7 2014 - Products

Meritor Renames Braking Systems and Announces Product Enhancements

Meritor is renaming and enhancing two braking products to help customers identify these products and improve their total cost of ownership. As part of a new naming structure, Meritor drum brakes that had been branded QPlus are now Q+; and air disc brakes are renamed from EX225 to EX+.

Tags: Meritor, Air Disc Brake, Drum brakes

March 7 2014 - Products

2015 Sprinter Receives 4x4 System

The model year 2015 Sprinter 4x4 goes on sale in the U.S. in the first quarter of calendar year 2015. Both 144-inch and 170-inch wheelbases will be available in both low and high roof configurations, in both passenger and cargo versions.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Four Wheel Drive

March 7 2014 - Products

Continental Debuts TerraPlus HD3 Drive Tire

The all-new Conti TerraPlus HD3 drive tire from Continental Tire the Americas has been announced for Class 4 and 5 working trucks.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Continental Tires, Tires, Tires and Wheels

March 6 2014 - Industry News

XTRA Lease Adds New Corrosion-Fighting Trailers in 2014

XTRA Lease has ordered approximately 5,000 new trailers for 2014, most of which will be built with corrosion-fighting galvanized steel components. The company is adding a mix of dry vans, liftgated vans and reefers equipped with new fuel-saving Thermo King Precedent reefer units.

Tags: Trailers, Thermo King, Xtra Lease, Aerodynamics

March 6 2014 - Products

Espar Airtronic NG Heater for Natural Gas-Powered Trucks Commercially Available

Espar North America has announced that the Airtronic NG Commercial, which is an air heater that burns compressed natural gas is now commercially available.

March 6 2014 - Products

Transtex Introduces Edge Trailer Skirts

Transtex Composite announced the immediate availability of its new Edge trailer skirts. Edge trailer skirts come with an unconditional 15-­year warranty.

Tags: Trailers, Aerodynamics, Trailer Skirts, Transtex

March 6 2014 - Products

Road Choice-Branded Parts Enter Into Truck & Trailer All-Makes Parts Market

Road Choice Truck Parts is the newest brand to enter the heavy-duty truck industry’s private label all-makes market. Road Choice offers a growing line of parts, including air conditioning, air springs, air/electrical coils and accessories, brake chambers, exhaust products, lighting, shock absorbers and universal joints.

Tags: Mack Trucks, Aftermarket, Road Choice Truck Parts

March 6 2014 - Products

Meritor Introduces Universal Knuckle for Non-Drive Front Steer Axles

Meritor Inc. introduced a universal knuckle for use with its non-drive front steer axles, giving global customers a new solution to outfit drum or air disc brakes.

Tags: Meritor, Steer Axles

March 6 2014 - Products

SAF Holland Adds Compact, Low-Maintenance Neway LSZ Lift Axle

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- SAF Holland has a new steerable lift axle, the Neway LSZ, that features a compact mounting, fast deployment and retracting times, and angled air bags for greater stability on dump, mixer, block and other vocational trucks.

Tags: Holland, SAF Holland, Lift Axle, Vocational Trucks, Work Truck Show, NTEA, Axles

March 6 2014 - Products

Mitsubishi Fuso Introduces Higher-GVWR Class 3 Truck

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- A new Canter FE130 model boosts gross vehicle weight rating and body/payload capacity by 700 pounds over the previous FE125 model, and a recalibrated Duonic transmission provides more performance, said executives of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America.

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Canter, Fuso, Class 3, Work Truck Show, NTEA, Medium-Duty Trucks

March 5 2014 - Industry News

Work Truck Magazine Names International TerraStar 4x4 2014 Work Truck of the Year

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- The International TerraStar 4x4 was named Work Truck magazine’s 2014 Work Truck of the Year at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, International, Navistar

March 5 2014 - Industry News

Velvac Acquires ViewMaster Product Line

Velvac Inc., a manufacturer of components to the truck, bus, recreational and specialty vehicle industries, has acquired the ViewMaster Product Line of mirrors used on vehicles in the refuse market as well as on other heavy- and medium-duty trucks.

March 5 2014 - Products

Navistar Announces SCR for MaxxForce Midrange Engines, Plus TerraStar Enhancements

Navistar announced enhancements to its severe service and medium-duty product lines, including adding selective catalytic reduction emissions technology to its higher-horsepower midrange engines.

Tags: Emissions, Navistar, Medium-Duty Trucks, SCR, TerraStar, Engines

March 5 2014 - Products

Meritor Adds Features to Customer Training and Support Website

Meritor Inc. will launch its redesigned customer training and support website on March 10 to include improved registration, additional training, course monitoring tools and social media integration for dealers, fleets and garages.

Tags: Information Technology, Meritor

March 5 2014 - Products

Grote LED Lamp Family Combines Stop/Tail/Turn and Back-up Functions

Grote has introduced a new family of LED 6-inch oval and 4-inch round Stop/Tail/Turn lamps, each equipped with an integral LED built-in back-up lamp.

Tags: Grote, LED Light, Turn signals

March 5 2014 - Products

Freightliner Introduces Suite of Value-Added Options for M2 106

WORK TRUCK SHOW – Freightliner Trucks today announced several new value-added option packages specifically geared toward its M2 106 medium-duty trucks, featuring Allison’s new FuelSense product paired with the Cummins ISB6.7.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Freightliner, Medium-Duty Trucks, Freightliner Trucks, Allison Transmission

March 5 2014 - Products

Isuzu Introduces New 2014 and 2015 N-Series Diesel Models

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Isuzu Commercial Truck of America unveiled its lineup of 2014 and 2015 model year N-Series diesel models. The company also announced that it would extend its 24 Months/60,000 Miles Covered Maintenance Program to all the diesel models sold through June 30, 2014.

Tags: Isuzu, NTEA, Work Truck Show, Medium-Duty Trucks

March 5 2014 - Products

Maxwell Brings Ultracapacitor Start Module to Medium-duty Market

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Maxwell Technologies is expanding its ultracapacitor-based Engine Start Module product line to medium-duty Class 3-6 trucks. The ESM ULTRA 31/900 replaces traditional lead-acid starting batteries, virtually eliminating cranking problems that come from weak or discharged batteries.

Tags: Work Truck Show, NTEA, Medium-Duty Trucks, Batteries, Maxwell Technologies, Electrical System

March 5 2014 - Products

Telogis and GM Announce Partnership

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Auto and commercial fleets using OnStar-equipped General Motors vehicles will be able to use Telogis’ location intelligence platform to collect data on vehicle and driver performance that can help reduce costs and improve safety, the companies announced March 5 at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Telogis, General Motors, Telematics, Medium-Duty Trucks

March 5 2014 - Products

Allison: New FuelSense Features Can Save Up to 20% in City Operations

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Allison Transmission says a new series of FuelSense fuel-efficiency features can deliver 5% to 15% savings for certain truck applications compared to its current base-line fully automatic, “constant power” products. Freightliner says it will be the first OEM in North America to release FuelSense in medium-duty trucks late this year.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Transmissions, Allison Transmission

March 5 2014 - Products

APG and VFG Energy Announce Leasing Program For APG Dual Fuel Conversions

American Power Group Corp. announced a new leasing program for APG dual fuel conversions and related natural gas tank systems that will be offered by Vision Financial Group Inc. through its specialty unit VFG Energy Leasing and Finance.

Tags: Natural Gas, APG, Dual Fuel Conversions

March 5 2014 - Products

New Goodyear Tires Target Mixed-Service Applications

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- The new Goodyear G731 MSA and G751 MSA mixed-service tires will be available this summer. Fleets will be able to buy several sizes of these tires with Goodyear’s exclusive DuraSeal Technology.

Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Tires and Wheels, NTEA, Work Truck Show, Vocational

Like trucks, a dedicated tractor model will have a mesh grille and sculpted fender lines as part of new styling. New USA-built models are due out in spring of 2015.

March 4 2014 - Industry News

2016-Model F-650/750 to Get Fresh Styling, More Ford Components

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Ford Commercial Truck is extensively redesigning its F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks to use more of its own components as it prepares to move production from Mexico to the state of Ohio in about a year.

Tags: Work Truck Show, NTEA, Cummins, Ford

March 4 2014 - Products

Navistar Announces Diamond Logic Electrical Feature Bundles

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Navistar announced new Diamond Logic feature bundles specific to the vocational truck market. Feature bundles are categorized by usage and body integration such as dry van, dump and utility as well as outline features relevant to operations of the particular application.

Tags: Navistar, Diamond Logic, Work Truck Show, NTEA


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