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February 9 2015 - Products

Rand McNally Tablet is Pre-Loaded With Truck Apps

Rand McNally

Rand McNally’s TND Tablet is an Android-based tablet that comes pre-loaded with trucking applications and features the company’s TND truck GPS service.

Tags: Information Technology, Rand McNally, Android, Navigation, Tablets

February 6 2015 - Products

Apex To Launch Free Load Board


Apex is launching a free load board at which will become available to the public on March 26. The website features custom filters, alerts and is designed to be used on any computer or smart phone.

Tags: Information Technology, Freight, Brokers

February 6 2015 - Products

Transfer Flow Tanks Increase Fuel Capacity

Transfer Flow

Transfer Flow is offering an expanded capacity fuel tank designed to replace the stock tank on 2015 Ford F-250 and F-350 short wheelbase or long wheelbase diesel trucks.

Tags: Transfer Flow, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, Fuel Tanks

February 5 2015 - Products

SumoSprings Solos Reduce Body Roll in Ford Transits

SuperSprings International

SumoSprings Solo suspension applications are designed to enhance ride, reduce body roll and eliminate sudden bottoming out on a full range of Ford Transit commercial vans.

Tags: Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Suspensions, SumoSprings, SuperSprings International

February 5 2015 - Products

SafeSpace Disinfectant Sanitizes and Kills Germs


SafeSpace Company’s Disinfecting and Deodorizing Foggers are EPA approved, hospital-grade, contact disinfectants that can sanitize trailers and kill 99.9% of germs.

Tags: Trailers, Cleaning Products, Vehicle Cleaning, SafeSpace

February 5 2015 - Products

ComFreight Matches Trucking Companies with Freight


ComFreight is a mobile web app that helps match freight with empty truck space. Carriers and independent truckers can use the app to connect with large commercial shippers and freight brokers to fill free capacity.

Tags: Shippers, Freight Rates, Freight Capacity, ComFreight, Mobile Apps, Information Technology

February 3 2015 - Products

Mack's 12-Speed mDrive HD Transmission Beefed Up for Vocational Applications

Mack Trucks

LAS VEGAS -- A heavier-duty version of Mack's mDrive automated manual transmission will be standard on the Granite truck starting this March.

Tags: Mack Trucks, Automated Manual Transmissions, mDrive, Vocational Trucks, Automated Driving, Transmissions

February 2 2015 - Equipment

Volvo VAH 630 Sleeper Designed for Long-Haul

Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo Trucks introduced the Volvo VAH 630, a new sleeper model designed for the long-haul segment of the trucking market. The VAH 630 is currently available for order.

Tags: Volvo Trucks, Sleepercab, Volvo VAH

January 29 2015 - Products

PDA Provides Quick Estimates Across the U.S.

Property Damage Appraisers

Property Damage Appraisers are a national network of appraisers providing estimate services for trucks damaged through accidents.

Tags: Accidents, Insurance Claims, Insurance, Property Damage Appraisers

January 29 2015 - Products

ALK Maps Releases Weather Alert Module Module for Maps

ALK Technologies

The Weather Alerts module overlays weather information on top of the existing ALK Maps platform allowing drivers and dispatchers to see where severe weather is occurring.

Tags: Routing, PC*MILER, Weather, ALK

January 28 2015 - Products

New Option Packages Now Available for Freightliner Truck


Freightliner trucks announced that new option packages were available to order for its Class 6/7 M2 106 truck. The packages were originally revealed at the 2014 Work Truck Show.

Tags: Freightliner, Medium-Duty Trucks, Vehicle Options, Freightliner M2 106

January 28 2015 - Products

HD PowerSmoke Tester Helps Find Air, Exhaust Leaks

Redline Detection

White vapor puffs out wherever there’s a leak and is plainly visible in the yellowish beam of a strong halogen light wielded by the technician. The device is for heavy duty diesels.

Tags: Maintenance, Vehicle Maintenance, Diesel Engines

January 27 2015 - Products

PriorityStart HD Prevents Dead Batteries


The PriorityStart HD is an automatic battery protection system that disconnects a battery at a certain point to prevent a battery from going dead.

Tags: Preventive Maintenance, PriorityStart!, Batteries

January 27 2015 - Products

BF Goodrich Releases Dealer Locater App

BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires

BFGoodrich Truck Tires released a dealer locator app that allows drivers to locate BFGoodrich commercial truck dealers on the road

Tags: Information Technology, Truck Tires, Tires and Wheels, BFGoodrich, Mobile Apps

January 23 2015 - Products

Split-Shaft PTO Control for Eaton UltraShift Plus

Eaton Corp.

Operation from outside the truck cab saves time, reduces fatigue and enhances safety.

Tags: Eaton, PTO, UltraShift Plus

January 23 2015 - Products

Two Post Lift Made For High Roof Vans

Rotary Lift

Rotary Lift has released the SPO12 two-post lift designed to accommodate high roof commercial vans with an extended height option. The extended height option increases the lifts overall height by three feet.

Tags: Rotary Lift, Vehicle Lifts, Full-Size Vans

January 21 2015 - Products

Dayco’s New Serpentine Belt is Thinner

Dayco Products

Dayco Products announced plans to release the Dayco Gold Label Asymmetrical Double Sided Belt, a new serpentine belt designed to meet demands on certain heavy-duty vehicles.

Tags: HDAW, Dayco, Belts

January 21 2015 - Products

Aljex Debuts Capacity Hub for Proactive Truck Booking

Aljex Software

Aljex debuted its Capacity Hub software tool that allows brokers to search online for trucks and gauge spot availability.

Tags: Information Technology, Spot Freight, Aljex Software, Freight Capacity, 3PL, Brokers

January 20 2015 - Products

Fontaine Adds Lightweight Mounts to Fifth Wheel

Fontaine Fifth Wheel

Fontaine Fifth Wheel is replacing two of its adjustable plate mount fifth wheel brackets with a single, lightweight model called the PML Adjustable Plate Mount.

Tags: Trailers, Fifth Wheels, Fontaine Fifth Wheel, Lightweighting

January 16 2015 - Products

Eaton A-Ratio UltraShift Plus Designed for Steep Grades


Eaton has expanded its line of UltraShift PLUS automated transmissions with the new A-Ratio model designed for a wide range of extreme applications.

January 15 2015 - Products

Absorbent Rug Designed for Maintenance Areas

Oil Eater

Oil Eater’s Tuff Rug is an absorbent pad for use in high traffic areas and designed to be tough enough for use in maintenance departments, forklift aisles, oil change pits and walkways.

Tags: Maintenance, Oil Eater, Fuel and Oil, Mechanics

January 15 2015 - Products

Pride Bodies Produces a Lightweight Mechanics Bumper

Pride Bodies

Pride Bodies produced a mechanics bumper made from aluminum that is more lightweight and corrosion resistant than a comparable steel bumper.

Tags: Service Bodies, Lightweight Materials, Pride Bodies LTD, Bumper

January 13 2015 - Products

Dayton Truck Tires Feature Expanded Options

Bridgestone Commercial

Bridgestone Commercial unveiled a new line of Dayton commercial truck tires. The new line consists of eight new Dayton patterns for small fleets and owner operators in several trucking segments.

Tags: Bridgestone, Tires, Dayton Tires, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions

January 13 2015 - Products

Tru-Track Axles Offered Through Direct Ship

Watson & Chalin

Watson and Chalin introduced the Tru-Track 13K and 20K steerable lift axles at Freightliner and Western Star. The axles are available through a direct ship program.

Tags: Freightliner, Western Star, Steer Axles, Watson & Chalin, Lift Axles

January 12 2015 - Products

Touch Screen Console Controls Mobile Column Lifts


Stertil-Koni released the ebright Smart Control System touch screen console for its wireless mobile column lifts. The console is designed to provide maximum visual information about the lifting process while being intuitive to use.

Tags: Technology, Vehicle Lifts, Mobile Column Lift, Stertil-Koni


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