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February 29, 2016

Dana Offers Downspeeding Tech for SmartAdvantage

Dana Holding Corporation is offering axle ratios that are compatible with all seven configurations of the SmartAdvantage powertrain from Eaton and Cummins.

February 29, 2016

13X Drive Axle Designed for Medium-Duty Applications

Meritor has introduced a lighter-weight drive axle platform designed for Class 6 and 7 applications called the 13X.

February 29, 2016

Meritor's Lighter-Weight Front Steer Axle for Linehaul

Meritor has released the MFS+, a lighter-weight steer axle designed to be 85 pounds lighter than the current offering.

February 28, 2016

Meritor Extends AxlePak Trailer Wheel-End Warranty Coverage to Seven Years

Fleets will soon be able to specify AxlePak7 wheel-ends on their Meritor axles and suspensions, and enjoy seven-year Meritor warranty coverage on these components hubs, bearings, seals, hubcaps and spindle nuts as well as thru-tees and stators for Meritor Tire Inflation System by P.S.I. when the MTIS option is selected in conjunction with AxlePak7

February 28, 2016

Haldex Re-enters North American ADB market

The first member of the ModulT family to be introduced in North America is the 22.5-inch optimized trailer brake, weighing 70 pounds including pads. It will soon be followed with 19.5-inch and 22.5-inch air disc brake sizes for trucks and buses

February 28, 2016

FlowBelow Inks Long-term Supply Deal with DTNA

FlowBelow Aero's quick-release wheel covers are now a data-book option on Daimler Trucks North America's Cascadia Evolution model.

February 28, 2016

SKF Expands Warranty Options to 5 or 7 Years

The package options do not require customers to purchase pre-assembled kits. Instead, customers can continue to purchase and install product as they do today. Fleets can reduce sourcing by using SKF wheel end components on both truck and trailer applications.

February 28, 2016

Trailer Light-Out System Shown by Truck-Lite

Truck-Lite says its new Light-Out Detection System alerts drivers of one or more trailer lights that are dark. The system replaces the nose box and distributes power among lighting circuits, and signals a light-out condition by illuminating a warning lamp on the trailer’s nose.

February 28, 2016

Aperia's Halo Finds a Home at Over 100 Fleets

Rapid adoption of thousands of tractor bolt-on inflation systems follows more than 50 fleet tests, validating Halo’s performance and ability to drive significant safety and efficiency benefits

February 28, 2016

NACFE: Trailer Aero Products Work, 'Depending'

Trailer aerodynamic devices work, but how well depends on the products and users’ operating conditions, says the latest Confidence Report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency.

February 28, 2016

Mitchell 1, Noregon Interface Speeds Data Flow for Techs

Mitchell 1 says an update to the interface between its RepairConnect diagnostic trouble-code tool and Noregon’s JPro Professional commercial fleet diagnostics software gives technicians faster access to TruckSeries, the latest version of Mitchell 1’s repair information for Class 4-8 trucks.

February 28, 2016

Kenworth Expands Auto Stop-Start Operation

Kenworth's Engine Auto Start and Stop monitoring system now monitors oil temperature as well as state of battery charge.

February 17, 2016

HDT Announces 2016 Top 20 Products

Heavy Duty Trucking magazine announced its 2016 Top 20 Products, highlighting the most innovative, significant and useful new product announcements from the previous year.

January 18, 2016

TWNA Names 2015 Tech Achievement Award Finalists

Finalists include safety and driveline products and a converter dolly. The truck writers group gave its first tech award in 1991 for a then-novel LED marker light.

January 12, 2016

TMC to Celebrate 60 Years at 2016 Annual Meeting

The Technology and Maintenance Council will celebrate its 60th anniversary at its 2016 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville.

December 30, 2015

TMC App to Help Diagnostic Adapter Vendors Comply with New Standard

The Technology and Maintenance Council has announced that it will develop an RP1210 test/verification app that will allow vehicle diagnostic adapter vendors to qualify that their VDAs are compliant with the standard.

December 18, 2015

Maintaining Air Springs and Shock Absorbers

Air suspensions are subject to wear and aging, and must be regularly inspected and repaired or replaced when necessary.

December 17, 2015

TMC Report Examines Automated Driving and Platooning

American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council has published a report examining the development and introduction of automated driving and platooning technologies.

September 24, 2015

Video: 2015 TMC SuperTech Skills Competition Day 2

The TMC SuperTech Skills Competition took place over two days and this year included a student competition which let aspiring technicians test their skills alongside some of the most skilled professionals in the field. 

September 23, 2015

Video: 2015 TMC SuperTech Skills Competition Day 1

The TMC SuperTech Skills Competition kicked off this week with truck technicians on day 1 working on challenges involving every facet of a heavy-duty truck. 

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