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The Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission went into production earlier this year.<br />

September 18 2013 - Products

Detroit DT12 Automated Manual Transmission Now Available for DD13 Engine

Daimler Trucks North America

Detroit Diesel Corp. announced that the Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission is now available for the Freightliner Cascadia equipped with the Detroit DD13 engine. The lighter-weight combination is well suited for regional haul, pick-up and delivery applications, say Detroit officials.

Tags: Transmissions, Engines, Daimler Trucks North America, Detroit Diesel

September 17 2013 - Products

EFS Launches Real-Time Interface with TruckMate from TMW

EFS, TMW Systems

Electronic Funds Source LLC launched its new, real-time interactive interface with TruckMate transportation management software from TMW Systems. This launch joins other recently announced new interface enhancements from EFS and TMW.

Tags: Information Technology, TMW, EFS, Integration

September 17 2013 - Products

Thermo King TracKing Telematics Solution Integrates with Add On Systems

Thermo King

Thermo King and Add On Systems Inc. introduced the integration of Thermo King TracKing Telematics system with AOS’ iSeries software. The combined solution increases operational efficiency, fleet up-time and improves on-time delivery.

Tags: Telematics, Information Technology, Refrigerated Truck, Ingersoll Rand, Thermo King

September 17 2013 - Products

Bendix Expands On-line Brake School Curriculum


Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has expanded its curriculum at the Bendix On-Line Brake School. Since opening access to its knowledge database and technical resources in March, Bendix continues to add a wide range of new or updated courses to its curriculum covering all aspects of electronics and air brake maintenance.

Tags: Bendix, Technician Training, Brakes

September 16 2013 - Products

PeopleNet-McLeod and LoadMaster LTL Integrate

PeopleNet-McLeod, LoadMaster

PeopleNet has integrated with McLeod Software’s LoadMaster LTL to better address the complexities of the companies’ less-than-truckload customers.

Tags: Telematics, Information Technology, PeopleNet, LoadMaster

September 16 2013 - Products

Michelin Retread Technologies Launches XDS 2 Pre-Mold Retread


Michelin Retread Technologies launched the Michelin XDS 2 Pre-Mold retread designed for year-round drive axle traction, with optimized features for challenging winter conditions. This next generation of exceptional traction comes with a 10% improvement in tread life over the XDS Pre-Mold.

Tags: Michelin, Tires, Retreads

September 16 2013 - Products

Oilfield Safety Focus of Five New Products

J.J. Keller

One of the fastest-growing industries in the world — oil and gas drilling — is also one of the most dangerous. The unique hazards, regulations and industry standards can be overwhelming, which is why J. J. Keller and Associates Inc., has brought five new solutions to the market.

Tags: J.J. Keller, Hazmat

September 12 2013 - Products

Rotary Lift Introduces Mobile Column Lift Rental Program

Rotary Lift

Rotary Lift has introduced a first mobile column lift rental program. Customers can choose from three of Rotary Lift’s popular Mach series of mobile column lifts: the standard version with 18,000 pounds of capacity per column (MCH418); the wireless model with 18,000 pounds of capacity per column (MCHW418) or the compact model with 13,000 pounds of capacity per column (MCH413).

Tags: Rotary Lift, In the Shop

September 12 2013 - Products

EFS Launches Real-Time Interface with TMWSuite


Electronic Funds Source LLC launched its new real-time interactive interface with the TMWSuite transportation management software solution from TMW Systems. This announcement joins other recently announced EFS interface developments with TMW Systems.

Tags: Information Technology, TMW, EFS

September 12 2013 - Products

IPA Introduces Light Ranger mobile Trailer Tester


Innovative Products of America's Light Ranger Mobile Universal Trailer Tester is a light and electric brake tester for Utility and RV type trailers.

Tags: Battery Tester, IPA

September 11 2013 - Products

Rand McNally Announces Integration with Strategy Systems TMS Software

Rand McNally, Strategy Systems

Rand McNally is integrating of its TND 760 mobile fleet management solution with Strategy Systems’ Strategy Live software. Strategy Live provides turn-key, cloud-based software solutions for trucking and freight brokerage operations, focusing on small- to mid-sized transportation companies.

Tags: Information Technology, Rand McNally

September 11 2013 - Products

Snap-on Two-Speed Tilt-Back Tire Changer


The new Two-Speed Tilt-Back Tire Changer (EEWH326A) from Snap-on will reduce the amount of time it takes to dismount and mount tires. This tire changer features a two-speed turntable that offers a forward speed of 14 rpm to provide faster throughput when mounting the initial bead.

Tags: Snap-on, Aftermarket, In the Shop

September 11 2013 - Products

Bendix Launches New Aftermarket Friction Lines


Bendix will soon introduce a new three-level aftermarket friction portfolio. The three performance levels are Bendix Basic Friction, Bendix Advanced Friction, and Bendix OE Friction.

Tags: Bendix, Aftermarket, Brakes

September 10 2013 - Products

New Kenworth and Peterbilt Parts and Service Websites

Kenworth, Peterbilt

Kenworth and Peterbilt fleets and owner-operators can find the latest parts and service deals and information on the new Kenworth and Peterbilt Parts and Service websites, launched by Paccar Parts on Aug. 8.

Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Information Technology, Peterbilt

September 10 2013 - Products

PeopleNet Partners with SafeKey

PeopleNet, SafeKey

PeopleNet has partnered with SafeKey in an effort to help customers protect assets and monitor driver well-being. The SafeKey system provides customers with another safety-management tool for safeguarding both drivers and vehicles.

Tags: PeopleNet, FreightWatch

September 9 2013 - Products

New Line of Luber-finer Cabin Air Filters

Fram Filtration

Fram Filtration recently released a new line of Luber-finer Extreme Clean HD Premium Cabin Air Filters, designed to remove contaminants and odors from the cabin air of Class 6, 7 & 8 heavy-duty trucks.

Tags: Luber-finer, Air Filter, Filters

September 6 2013 - Products

J. J. Keller Launches Compliance Tablet

J. J. Keller

J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. recently unveiled the Compliance Tablet, a mobile device with Keller’s patented E-Log technology built in. The Compliance Tablet offers fleet managers a simple, one-step option for making the transition to E-Logs. The device will be available Oct. 1.

Tags: Information Technology, J.J. Keller, EOBR, ELD

September 5 2013 - Products

Esco Introduces Tire Runout Gauge


Esco has introduced a Tire Runout Gauge (Part Number 40700) that measures both radial and lateral tire runout conditions. The use of this tool can help eliminate irregular tire wear, ride vibration and lengthens the life of tires.

Tags: Tires, In the Shop

September 5 2013 - Products

EFS Launches Real-Time Interface with Software from TMW


Electronic Funds Source launched an upgrade to its real-time interactive interface with Innovative transportation management software from TMW Systems. This announcement is the latest of many new interface enhancements between EFS and TMW.

Tags: Information Technology, TMW, EFS

September 5 2013 - Products

OptiGauge Helps Determine Optimum Speed

Transportation Value Engineering

Transportation Value Engineering LLC, an independent research and development company specializing in heavy vehicle telematics, has introduced a dashboard-mounted and self-contained OptiGauge that calculates the “sweet spot” speed that generates highest efficiency in real time.

Tags: Information Technology

September 5 2013 - Products

Vigillo’s IQ Lab Releases Comprehensive State Enforcement Statistics Report


Vigillo announced the availability of a comprehensive report on enforcement disparity by county and state. The report, titled, "Comprehensive State Enforcement Statistics," will be available for purchase from Vigillo’s IQLab.

Tags: Enforcement, Vigillo

September 5 2013 - Products

Kenworth Cabover Body Builder Manual Available for Kenworth K270 and K370


Kenworth now offers its latest Kenworth Cabover Body Builder Manual, which contains useful information and guidelines for truck specification and design during the body planning and installation processes. The manual’s information is specific to Kenworth K270 Class 6 and Kenworth K370 Class 7 cabovers.

Tags: Kenworth, Medium-Duty Trucks, Cabovers

September 5 2013 - Products

Fontaine Introduces Infinity Superior Slide Trailer with Independent Sliding Axles

Fontaine Trailer Co.

Fontaine Trailer Co. introduced a new trailer featuring independent sliding axles. The new Infinity Superior Slide is a versatile platform trailer. It can be configured as a closed tandem set at the rear, a closed tandem set at the front, a full 10-foot spread axle, and any combination in between.

Tags: Trailer, Fontaine, Flatbed

September 4 2013 - Products

Navistar to Add Cummins ISB to International Trucks; MaxxForce Diesels Continue

Navistar, Cummins

Navistar International Corp. says it will offer the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter diesel in its International DuraStar medium-duty trucks and CE series IC school buses, but that this doesn't mean it's getting out of the engine business.

Tags: Cummins, Navistar, Medium-Duty Trucks, SCR, Light & Medium, Engines

September 4 2013 - Products

New Detroit DT12 Driver Training Video Now Available

Detroit Diesel Corp.

Detroit Diesel Corp. has published a new driver training video for the Detroit DT12 Automated Manual Transmission. The video can be found on the Detroit website. The video will assist drivers in operating the DT12 effectively from the start, and teaches them to take full advantage of all of its features to achieve maximum performance and fuel economy from their Detroit powertrain.

Tags: Detroit Diesel, Driver Training, Driver Education


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