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February 18 2014 - Products Launches Shipping Platform

DashHaul announces the launch of its web app, Virtual Intelligent Logistics Management Application is a virtual marketplace designed to help shipping companies connect with carriers. The DashHaul application also functions as a shipment management tool to help users manage, keep track and archive important details pertaining to their shipments.

Tags: Information Technology,

February 18 2014 - Products

Michelin Adds XMulti Energy Z Tire for ‘Super Regional’ Applications

Low-rolling-resistance steer-axle tire joins a drive-axle version introduced last year.

Tags: Michelin, Michelin Americas Truck Tires, Low-rolling Resistance, Regional Operations

February 17 2014 - Industry News

Truckers Can Now Use Drivewyze Weigh Station Bypass at 7 Utah Sites

Drivewyze and the Utah Department of Transportation Motor Carriers Division announced that Utah has become the 20th state to offer the Drivewyze PreClear bypass service.

Tags: Utah, Expansion, Drivewyze PreClear

February 17 2014 - Industry News

Timken Company Announces Expected Spinoff of its Steel Business

The Timken Co. announced that TimkenSteel Corp., its newly formed subsidiary which will hold the company's steel business, has filed an initial Form 10 Registration Statement with the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Tags: Timken, Expansion

February 17 2014 - Products

Stemco Motor Wheel Becomes a Lightweight Supplier to Freightliner and Western Star

Stemco Motor Wheel, manufacturer of brake drums for commercial vehicles, announces its CentriFuse Lightweight Brake Drum is now a published option for certain Freightliner and Western Star trucks models.

Tags: Freightliner, Western Star, Brake Drum, Stemco

February 17 2014 - Products

New Options Now Available for Western Star 4700

Western Star Truck Sales Inc. announced that a frame rail mounted vertical exhaust stack is now offered as an option for Western Star 4700 set-back and set-forward truck and tractor models.

Tags: Western Star

February 17 2014 - Products

J.J. Keller Launches FMCSA Compliance Manual

J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. announced that it has developed the FMCSA Compliance Manual. For 35 years, J. J. Keller’s Fleet Safety Compliance Manual helped make DOT compliance less taxing for transportation professionals. Now, the company has re-launched the manual as the FMCSA Compliance Manual, with a completely redesigned and reorganized format to make compliance even easier.

Tags: FMCSA, J.J. Keller, HOS, Safety & Compliance

February 12 2014 - Products

J. J. Keller and Verizon Join Forces For An All-Inclusive E-Log Solution

J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. and Verizon have officially partnered for the J. J. Keller Compliance Tablet to be powered by Verizon.

Tags: Information Technology, Verizon, J.J. Keller, E-logs

February 11 2014 - Products

ASA Electronics Introduces Voyager Color CMOS Camera

ASA Electronics is offering the new VCMS140IB color CMOS IR LED camera to the trucking industry. This camera features a compact, one piece molded construction for easy installation on any trailer. The unit’s fixed camera design sets the optimal blind zone visibility to help improve driver awareness and safety while on the road.

Tags: Back-Up Camera, ASA Electronics

February 11 2014 - Products

Anti-Idling System Introduced for Work Trucks

Designed specifically for the day cab or work truck market, the Work Truck No Idle Heat System from Idle Free Systems provides up to eight hours of interior cab heat with the truck engine turned off, eliminating unnecessary workday idling.

Tags: Maxwell Technologies, Idle Free Systems, Idle Reduction

February 11 2014 - Products

Kinedyne Announces Kaptive Beam Training Video

Kinedyne has produced a free training video for their customers outlining the best-use tips and common misuses for the Kaptive Beam System. The eleven-minute training video will be available to all new and existing Kaptive Beam customers by special request.

February 10 2014 - Products

Sylectus Launches Mobile Application for iPhone

Sylectus, a business unit of Omnitracs Canada Inc., announced the launch of its iPhone-based Sylectus Mobile application. The iPhone application enables automated tracking of drivers and loads in near real-time and offers new image capture and indexing capabilities, allowing drivers to take pictures of key trip documents and import and index them directly to the order.

Tags: Information Technology, Sylectus, Omnitracs

February 10 2014 - Products

Morgan Launches New Stake Body, New Dump Body

Morgan Corp. announces the availability of the new ProStake Stake and Platform truck body, as well as a new selection of dump bodies all designed to appeal to the light-duty bailment market.

Tags: Morgan Corporation, Dump Trucks

February 7 2014 - Industry News

‘Concept’ 2.8L Turbo Diesel Unveiled at Chicago Auto Show

A Cummins-Nissan project is testing the ‘viability’ of light diesel pickups for North America, and gauging customer interest in the idea.

Tags: Cummins, Pickup Trucks, Nissan, Diesel Engines

February 7 2014 - Products

AvatarFleet and HireRight Team Up

HireRight, a provider of global employment screening, drug and health testing, and employment eligibility solutions, and AvatarFleet announced a strategic relationship to integrate HireRight's background check solutions with AvatarFleet ApplicantCare, an applicant tracking system for the transportation industry.

Tags: Drivers, Information Technology

February 7 2014 - Products

ProMiles Available with Carrier Logistics' Freight Management System

ProMiles truck mileage system is now fully integrated with Carrier Logistics Inc.’s freight management system.

Tags: Information Technology, ProMiles, Carrier Logistics

February 7 2014 - Products

Vigillo Announces the DataQs Success Report

Vigillo, creators of data mining software products, announced the DataQs Success Report. The new offering allows motor carriers to easily identify where their DataQs challenges are likely to have the best chance of success.

February 7 2014 - Products

Continental Launches Conti EcoPlus HT3

Continental has announced that the Conti EcoPlus HT3 is set to launch this month in the North American markets. This new tire for the trailing axle from Continental Tire the Americas has been developed for maximum cost effectiveness, incorporating greater fuel efficiency, long service life and retreadability.

Tags: Continental, Tires

Chevy City Express will compete against Nissan’s NV200, on which the new small Chevy van is based, and against Ford’s Transit Connect.

February 6 2014 - Industry News

Chevy Unveils City Express Van, Expands Silverado HD Bi-Fuel Offerings

CNG-gasoline capability will be available in all cab and pickup bed sizes in 2500 and 3500 HD series, while compact van offers economy and cargo-carrying capability, GM says.

Tags: Bi-Fuel, General Motors, GMC, Compact Vans, Chevrolet, Pickup Trucks, CNG, Chevrolet City Express, Chevrolet Silverado

February 6 2014 - Products

Eaton Announces Enhancements to Aftermarket Transmission Program

Power management company Eaton has made several enhancements to its lineup of Flex Reman transmissions. Among the improvements to the Flex product line is changing the part numbers to a model based part number.

Tags: Eaton, Aftermarket, Transmissions

February 6 2014 - Products

Mobile Awareness Announces TPMS Software Upgrade

Mobile Awareness, a provider of transportation safety products, announced its first tire pressure monitoring system software feature upgrade: touch screen truck and trailer exchange capability. Customers who have purchased MobileTraq monitors can download the upgrade for free. New shipped units will be sent with the software included.

Tags: Information Technology, Mobile Awareness, Tires, TPMS

February 6 2014 - Products

Horton Introduces the Modulator LCV40 Fully Variable Fan Drive

Horton introduces the Modulator LCV40 Fully Variable Fan Drive and WindMaster Plastic LS11 Fan. These products will be available to the market in the spring of 2014. Compact and lightweight, Modulator LCV40 and WindMaster LS11 provide improved fuel economy.

Tags: Fans, Horton

February 6 2014 - Products

Detroit DT12 Automated Manual Transmission Available in DD16-Equipped Freightliner Cascadia

The Detroit DT12 Automated Manual transmission is now available in Detroit DD16-equipped Freightliner Cascadia sleeper and day cabs. This pairing is suited for heavier weight applications and now allows the DT12 to cover all horsepower and torque ratings available from Detroit engines.

Tags: Detroit Diesel, Freightliner

February 5 2014 - Products

EPA Rates Ram 1500 EcoDiesel at 28 Mpg Highway, Chrysler Says

Chrysler Group says its EcoDiesel-powered 2014 Ram 1500 has earned a 28-mile-per-gallon rating from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the best highway-cycle test result ever achieved by a full-size, half-ton pickup, according to the company. Its combined city-highway rating is 23 mpg.

Tags: Chrysler, Ram, Ram 1500, EcoDiesel

February 5 2014 - Products

Fontaine Fifth Wheel Releases Catalog

Fontaine Fifth Wheel has released a new 20-page catalog that covers its full line of fifth wheels. The comprehensive catalog replaces multiple individual product brochures to simplify the fifth wheel ordering process.

Tags: Catalog, Aftermarket, Fontaine Fifth Wheel


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