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Truck News is Canada's leading trucking newspaper - news and information for trucking companies, owner/operators, truck drivers and logistics professionals working in the Canadian trucking industry.
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    Fleet Engineers unveils new mud flaps for wide-base tires

    July 30, 2015 by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – Fleet Engineers announced the release of a wide version of its popular AeroFlap mud flap. The new mud flap called the AF-19, is 19” and is sized for wide-base tires. According to the company, the flap offers

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    Goodyear adds Unicircle tread to product line

    July 30, 2015 by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio — Goodyear is once again offering mixed-service fleets enhanced traction with the release of its new G186 MSA UniCircle retread. According to the company the new retread features spliceless technology and boasts zig-zag circumferential grooves for all-season traction.

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    Trail King expands its agricultural product line

    July 30, 2015 by Truck News

    MITCHELL, SD —  Trail King announced the official release of its complete agricultural product offerings today. The company, which recently announced its acquisition of Dakota Trailer Manufacturing, has decided to select products absorbed from Dakota to be marketed with the

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    SkyBitz introduces new all-in-one cargo and asset management tool

    July 28, 2015 by Truck News

    HERNDON, Va. – SkyBitz has rolled out the Falcon series GXT3100C – an all-in-one cargo and asset management solution. Two leading transport companies, Fremont Contract Carriers and USA Truck, have both selected the new Falcon GXT3100C for its fleets. “We have

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    Eaton upgrades aftermarket offerings

    July 28, 2015 by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton has enhanced its commercial vehicle aftermarket offerings with a new name and the addition of multiple new genuine Fuller transmission components. What was known as the Bulk product line is now the Rebuilder Bulk Pack line.

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    Peterbilt’s SmartLINQ technology now in production

    July 16, 2015 by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas– Peterbilt’s SmartLINQ technology is now in production, the company announced today. The new technology is a factory-installed, fully integrated remote diagnostics system standard on all trucks equipped with a Paccar MX-13 engine. It was introduced in March 2015

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    Bridgestone introduces new drive retread

    July 13, 2015 by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bridgestone Commercial rolled out its newest retread product – Bandag B760 FuelTech – recently. The new B760 FuelTech is a drive retread designed for tandem axle tractors in truckload and LTL applications. It is EP SmartWay verified

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    Eaton expands line of FLEX Reman transmissions

    July 6, 2015 by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton announced today that it has enhanced its lineup of FLEX Reman transmissions with three new initiatives. These include: The introduction of 12 new part numbers, each with forward shift bar housings that complement the existing standard

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    Kenworth vehicle diagnostics system now in production

    July 2, 2015 by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash.– New Kenworth Class 8 trucks with the Paccar MX-13 engine are coming equipped with TruckTech+, the company announced earlier this week. The Kenworth TruckTech+ improves vehicle diagnostics by providing information on engine health to fleet managers and dealers

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    Rand McNally publishes 35th edition of the Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas

    June 24, 2015 by Truck News

    SKOKIE, Ill. —  Rand McNally released its 2016 edition of the Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas today. “The Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas continues to be the trusted reference and essential back-up for commercial drivers. Even in this day of electronic in-cab

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    Phillips Industries introduces new trailer air brake in-line filtration system

    June 23, 2015 by Truck News

      SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – Phillips Industries rolled out its new Air-Defense System today. The Air-Defense System is a trailer brake in-line filtration system that comes with a Quick-Change Cartridge that traps debris before it can cause dangerous, expensive

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    NEXIQ Technologies rolls out new diagnostic software

    June 23, 2015 by Truck News

    ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. — NEXIQ Technologies announced today the release of its new PC-based, heavy-duty diagnostic software application – the eTechnician HD. The new application provides the basic functions to diagnose most electronically controlled vehicle systems, including module support for

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    Bendix air disc brake reaches impressive milestone

    June 19, 2015 by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake (BSFB) has reached the 1 million-unit production mark with its ADB22X air disc brake. To date, BSFB in on pace to make more than 350,000 air disc brakes this year at its production

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    SmartTruck extends its warranty period

    June 18, 2015 by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — SmartTruck Systems announced today that that it has extended the company’s warranty period and that all its precision aerodynamic system components for long-haul trucking are now covered by a limited lifetime warranty. The extended coverage now provides

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    Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company releases four new videos

    June 17, 2015 by Truck News

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. –­ Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company announced earlier this week that it has released four videos featuring the 4000D-X Composite dry van, 3000R reefer, a corporate video and a company history video that are now available on

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