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March 25 2014 - Industry News

Omnitracs Focuses on Expanding Portfolio, Getting Close to Customers

TCA, GRAPEVINE, TX – Delivering value to its customers, expanding its portfolio of services and getting closer to customers are three areas that Omnitracs will focus on in coming months, according to its new CEO John K. Graham.

Tags: Omnitracs, TCA, Qualcomm, Roadnet Technologies

March 25 2014 - Products

TripPak Releases Updated Version of Mobile Scanning App

TCA, GRAPEVINE, TX – TripPak Services announced the release of version 7 of TripPak Mobile, a mobile app that allows drivers to scan and send documents using their mobile phone.

Tags: Information Technology, TCA, TripPak Mobile, Truckload Carriers Association

Toyo M177 steer tire can be used as trailer tire.

March 25 2014 - Products

Toyo Rolls Out Three New Tires at MATS

Toyo Tires is rolling out three new premium tires this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Featuring Toyo Tires’ proprietary e-balance technology, these tires deliver improved tire life, endurance, and retreadability plus reduced rolling resistance and irregular wear, says the company.

Tags: Toyo Tires, Tires, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 24 2014 - Products

Hankook to Launch Smart Flex DL12 Tire

Hankook Tire will launch its new Smart Flex DL12 Long/Regional Haul Drive position truck and bus radial tire for fleet customers at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week.

Tags: Hankook Tire America Corp., Tires, Mid-America Trucking Show, Tires and Wheels

March 24 2014 - Products

DriveLogik Offers Fuel Savings

A new product called DriveLogik offers fleets a driver-focused fix that can deliver fuel savings of up to 10%, in addition to truck maintenance and other savings.

Tags: Fleet Management, Tracking, Information Technology

March 21 2014 - Products

TouchStar Launches Cloud-Based Telematics and Fleet Tracking Solutions

TouchStar, a multinational provider of logistics and mobility software solutions, announced the release of its new cloud-based telematics solutions – iTrack and intelliTrack – for GPS fleet tracking and driver behavior management.

Tags: GPS, Information Technology, Safety & Compliance, TouchStar

March 21 2014 - Products

Horton Introduces Modulator Variable Speed Retrofit Packages

Horton introduces the Modulator Fully Variable Retrofit Packages, which deliver engine cooling for any climate. Aftermarket Modulator retrofit packages replace on/off fan drives for many heavy-duty, line-haul and severe-duty vocational trucks where pneumatically actuated fan clutches over-cycle or do not provide optimum performance.

Tags: Engine, Aftermarket, Horton

March 21 2014 - Products

Peterson Adds Integrated S/T/T/Backup 'Cyclops' Lamp to New LumenX LED Line

Peterson Manufacturing has expanded its LumenX LED line with an stop/turn/tail light featuring an integrated back-up lamp. The LumenX LED allows one of the seven diodes to provide DOT-legal back-up functionality as a two-in-one lighting concept.

Tags: LED, Lighting, Peterson Manufacturing

March 21 2014 - Products

J.J. Keller Offers Safety and Compliance Analysis for Fleets

J.J. Keller & Associates has introduced a safety and compliance analysis and rating system the company says "goes beyond a traditional compliance audit to thoroughly assess a fleet's CSA performance, safety management policies and procedures, and adoption of industry best practices."

Tags: Audits, J.J. Keller, CSA, Accidents, Insurance

March 21 2014 - Products

Quantum, ZHRO Moving Closer to Natural Gas Injection/Engine Conversion System

Delivery of pre-production units moves natural gas direct injection system technology one step closer to commercialization for the heavy-duty truck aftermarket.

Tags: Natural Gas, Aftermarket, Quantum Fuel Systems, CNG Conversions, CNG

March 20 2014 - Products

SmartDrive Announces Fourth Major Enhancement

SmartDrive Systems announced the fourth major enhancement to its platform in the last 12 months with the addition of Dynamic Range Safety Events and new U-Turn event triggering.

Tags: SmartDrive

March 19 2014 - Equipment

Dana Adds Two Lightweight Axles to Medium-duty Portfolio

TMC, NASHVILLE -- Dana is adding two new Spicer S140 Series axles to the company’s lineup of single-reduction, single-drive axles for Class 6 and Class 7 vehicles. Dana says the new axles are up to 50 pounds lighter than competitive offerings.

Tags: TMC, Dana Spicer, Axles

March 19 2014 - Products

FuelDefend Prevents Fuel Theft, DEF Contamination

TMC, NASHVILLE -- The company known for its diesel particulate filter theft prevention system, FuelDefend USA, now offers two products to protect onboard liquids.

Tags: FuelDefend USA, DEF, Security, Theft

March 19 2014 - Products

Reyco Granning Offers Galvanized Subframe on the DM400

Reyco Granning has announced that the DM400 air ride van slider suspension is now available with a galvanized subframe.

Tags: Corrosion, Reyco Granning, Suspensions

March 18 2014 - Products

Talbert Introduces 18-Inch Deck Height In New 55-Ton Spread-Axle with E1Nitro

The 55-Ton Spread-Axle, Low-Deck trailer (55SA-LD) from Talbert Manufacturing features an 18-inch deck height and an E1Nitro so it can run with three axles, four axles close-coupled or as a 3+1 spread-axle.

Tags: Trailers, Talbert


March 18 2014 - Products

Optronics Launches One Series LED Lamps

Optronics International presented its new One Series LED Lamps to the transportation industry. The single-diode 4-inch round and 6-inch oval LED stop, tail, turn lamps are the first to be introduced and will be followed by other popular formats.

Tags: Optronics, LEDs

March 18 2014 - Products

Eaton, Cummins Expand SmartAdvantage Powertrain Portfolio

TMC, NASHVILLE -- Eaton and Cummins have added the ISX12 diesel to the SmartAdvantage powertrain portfolio while upping the gross vehicle weight for the previously announced Advantage Series/ISX15 diesel combination to 110,000 pounds.

Tags: TMC, Cummins ISX12, Cummins ISX15, Eaton Advantage, Transmissions, Cummins, Eaton

March 17 2014 - Products

Inexpensive Propane Dual-Fuel System Promises Quick Payback

Propane is the alternative fuel that’s added to a diesel or gasoline engine in a product from LP Energy Systems, a small firm in La Conner, Wash. The device, called simply the Dual Fuel System, injects up to 20% propane vapor into the fuel stream to displace the more costly diesel or gasoline fuel and reduce exhaust emissions,

Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Propane Autogas

March 14 2014 - Products

Peterson Unveils Radical Lens Design in New LumenX LED Lights

Peterson’s new LumenX Series 7 safety lights are powered by white-diode LEDs. The LumenX Series features optics engineered for such efficient light dispersal that the entire lens illuminates fully – no “hot spots” or “dead zones," regardless of viewing angle.

Tags: LED Light

March 14 2014 - Products

Ox Bodies Introduces New Stampede Ultralight

Ox Bodies introduces its new Stampede Ultralight series dump body. The Ultralight is well suited for a range of applications from sand-to-small aggregates and asphalt.

Tags: Trailers, Lightweighting, Dump Trucks

March 13 2014 - Industry News

Mack's Twin Y Air Suspension Wins TWNA Technical Achievement Award

TMC, NASHVILLE -- The Truck Writers of North America have named Mack Trucks’ Twin Y air suspension as the top technical achievement of 2013. The announcement and presentation took place Wednesday at an awards luncheon during the Technology & Maintenance Council's annual meeting and exhibition.

Tags: Mack Trucks, Mack, Suspensions, TWNA Technical Achievement Award, TMC

March 13 2014 - Products

TMT First Step Designed to Identify Undiagnosed Fault Codes

TMW Systems introduced TMT First Step, a diagnostic and intake system that helps fleets reduce their risk from undiagnosed vehicle fault codes in medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks.

Tags: Information Technology, Aftermarket, Diagnostics, TMW Systems, Managing the Shop, Noregon Systems

Driver uses two push buttons to pneumatically raise or lower a PTS50’s legs while the trailer’s nose is supported by the tractor. There are no internal gears or external crank handle.

March 12 2014 - Products

Pneumatic Landing Gear Operates Quickly, Easily

TMC, NASHVILLE -- Just in from the United Kingdom is a pneumatic landing gear product that replaces hand-cranked gear and promises to eliminate injuries and save time and money.

Tags: Productivity, Drivers, Trailers, Landing Gear

March 11 2014 - Industry News

PressurePro and TrackPoint Systems Announce Partnership

TMC, NASHVILLE - Advantage PressurePro and TrackPoint Systems announced their partnership at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s Annual Meeting. The alliance, formed to allow integration of the two technologies, sets the groundwork to launch the market’s first real-time TPMS solutions for untethered trailers.

Tags: TMC, Advantage PressurePro

March 11 2014 - Products

Go Power Reveals Pliable Solar Flex Panels

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Go Power unveiled its new Solar Flex solar panels to the industry for the first time at the 2014 NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind.

Tags: Solar Power, Go Power!


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