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Paccar Parts Fleet Services Enhances Electronic Catalog ECAT

Paccar Parts Fleet Services' electronic catalog system now uses vehicle maintenance reporting standard (VMRS) codes for easier part searches

New Back-up Alarms from Alliance Truck Parts

Alliance Truck Parts has added back-up alarms to its growing electrical product offering. The new back-up alarm conforms to SAEJ994 standards and can be used on construction or agricultural machinery, and any truck that requires a back-up alarm

Timken Creates Mobile App for Automotive & Heavy Truck Aftermarket

The Timken Company has gone mobile with its online auto-aftermarket catalog site, with new applications designed for iPhone, Android and Blackberry smartphones

Cheetah Supply Chain Optimizer Improves Routing

Cheetah Software Systems' Supply Chain Optimizer is a decision support system designed to solve and optimize large-scale routing for shipments that require both local and line haul movements

UShip App Helps Truckers Discover New Business

With nearly 6 out of 10 truckers relying on mobile phones and wireless service to grow their businesses, uShip's app for iPhone and Android smartphones can help them discover new business while on the road

Retrofittable XL Hybrid Brings Fuel Savings to Existing Light Trucks Motor-generator hangs next to the GM transmission, and is connected to a 4-to-1 gearbox. A Kevlar belt inside the housing transfers torque to and from the driveshaft.

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Hybrid drive systems usually have to be part of a new car or truck, and usually they're expensive. But XL Hybrids of Boston is coming up with one that can be installed on new or existing vehicles at a moderate cost

Molex Introduces 2.5mm Miniature Waterproof Connector

Space-saving wire-to-wire connector solution for transportation and other rugged applications requiring superior mating and IP67 protection against dust and water Molex's new Mizu-P25 miniature waterproof connectors are said to be the first and only sealed wire-to-wire system of its size in the market certified to the IP67 standard

Lubegard Launches New Heavy Duty Product Line

International Lubricants, Inc. has launched the Lubegard Heavy Duty line, a new product line intended for servicing heavy-duty vehicles and equipment -- particularly those that are past warranty


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