Ultracapacitor Support Module Can Jumpstart Low Batteries

The uStart engine starting system from Ioxus is an ultracapacitor-based, drop –in battery support module designed for Class 3-6 vehicles.


Purkeys Offers Space-Saving Nosebox

The Direct nosebox line developed by Purkeys allows fleets to have the functionality of both the nosebox and liftgate charging system in one receptacle, freeing up space on the front of the trailer.

Volvo Trucks North America executives pose with a VNL tractor at the truck's launch earlier this year. Photo: Jack Roberts


China's Geely to Buy Stake in Volvo Trucks

A $3.3 billion deal will give China's Geely Holding, which already owns the Volvo Automobile Group, an 8.2% stake in Volvo Trucks.

The Post My Truck feature allows drivers to plan ahead based on when their truck is expected have available capacity for loads. Image via Uber Freight


Uber Freight Adds Personalized Load-Matching Features

Uber Freight has announced two additions to its suite of personalized load-matching features aimed at improving the user experience.

Photo: Prestolite Electric


IdlePro Heavy-Duty Alternator Now Standard on International HX

Prestolite Electric has been awarded standard position by Navistar on its International HX severe-duty vehicles.

Paccar's 12-speed automated transmission. Image: Paccar


Paccar Automated Transmission Now Standard on Kenworth T680

Kenworth has announced that the 12-speed Paccar Automated Transmission and right-hand column-mounted shifter will be standard equipment on linehaul and regional haul applications of Kenworth’s on-highway flagship T680.

Screenshot via Blackberry


BlackBerry Offers Radar Asset-Tracking Solution with Pana-Pacific

Blackberry and Pana-Pacific have announced that Blackberry Radar, an asset-tracking solution, will be made available to more than 2,800 heavy-duty truck dealerships across North America.


Somnum Sleeper Series Mattress Designed to Promote Healthy, Restful Sleep

Lippert Components has introduced a new mattress for sleeper cabs in heavy duty trucks called the somnum Sleeper Series mattress.


Walker Blocker Side Guards Designed for Class 3 Trucks and Above

Walker Blocker is offering a side guard designed to fit all truck body types on Class 3 vehicles and above.


Peterbilt Makes Rear Disc Brakes Standard on Model 579

Peterbilt Motors Company has announced that rear disc brakes are now available on its Model 579, completing the standardization of disc brakes for this truck.


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