Truck News


  • Product Equipment

    Truck-Lite expands Signal-Stat LED line

    December 18, 2014 8:41PM by Truck News

    FALCONER, N.Y. — Truck-Lite has announced the expansion of its Signal-Stat line of LED lights to include 18 new products. Truck-Lite says it is the only manufacturer of economy lighting to offer full epoxy potting to protect the circuit board.

  • Product Transportation

    2015 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar available for purchase

    December 17, 2014 10:46PM by Truck News

    The 2015 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar is hot of the press and ready for purchase. The calendar is filled with 12 of the best-looking trucks in North America and tells the stories of their drivers who went to Concord, N.C.

  • Michelin makes dealer locator app more user-friendly

    December 17, 2014 12:16PM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelin Americas Truck Tires has released an upgraded version of its dealer locator mobile application, that is designed for ease of use while on the road. “This new app is designed to provide fleets and owner/operators with

  • New Eco-flaps available for wide-base tires

    December 16, 2014 1:17PM by Truck News

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Andersen Flaps has announced the availability of Eco-flaps sized for use with wide-base single tires. The 18-inch splash guard is available in customer lengths and backed by Eco-flaps’ two-year warranty, the company announced. The 18-inch splash guard

  • Cobra introduces Harley-Davidson themed CB radio

    December 16, 2014 1:06PM by Truck News

    CHICAGO, Ill. — Cobra Electronics has come out with a new limited edition CB radio inspired by Harley-Davidson. The 29LXHDLE is an extension of Cobra’s most advanced CB radio, and like the 29 LX CB, it provides safety features including

  • Product Equipment

    Eaton’s UltraShift Plus now compatible with two-speed axles

    December 15, 2014 12:16PM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton has announced its UltraShift Plus automated transmissions are now compatible with two-speed axles, increasing its coverage of the vocational segment. The new compatibility provides costs savings over torque converter automatics, Eaton claims, adding the new offering

  • Product Transportation

    Intercore and SRG International releases DADS

    December 12, 2014 1:42PM by Truck News

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Florida-based company Intercore and Montreal-based SRG International announced today that a new driver alertness detection system is available for purchase after nearly 12 years of research. The new system is called DADS (Driver Alertness Detection System)

  • Product Uncategorized

    AutoSock now available for forklifts

    December 11, 2014 2:01PM by Truck News

    DENVER, Co. – AutoSock AS announced today that a variety of its patented textile tire covers is now available on forklifts. “Most forklifts have smooth tires and easily lose traction when operating outside and on loading docks covered with ice

  • Prestone offers new heavy duty coolant additives

    December 10, 2014 10:06AM by Truck News

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Prestone Products Inc. has launched two new cooling additives for heavy duty vehicles. Prestone Command Supplemental Coolant Additive (SCA) is designed to prevent rust from forming, stop scale build-up, control the pH balance, replenish corrosion inhibitors

  • Petro-Can offers new low viscosity synthetic oil

    December 8, 2014 9:12AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc. has added a new heavy-duty oil to its product lineup. Duron-E UHP 5W-30 is a fully synthetic, low viscosity oil that the company has positioned as offering “ultra high performance.” In comparison testing using

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    Goodyear retread products get SmartWay verification

    December 3, 2014 10:15AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – To help reduce operating costs and help fuel-conscious fleets, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has released two SmartWay-verified retread products. The G392A SSD UniCircle and G394A SST UniCircle retread products have become SmartWay verified recently said Brian

  • Bibby offers factoring program

    November 25, 2014 8:52AM by Truck News

    MISSISAUGA, Ont. — Bibby Financial Services Canada has added an accounts receivable financing option for trucking companies. According to the company, its factoring service is geared toward mid-market carriers borrowing between $500,000 and $1 million. Bibby charges a 2.5% flat

  • Product Equipment

    Velociti now installing Aperia’s Halo tire inflation systems

    November 23, 2014 8:00PM by Truck News

    RIVERSIDE, Mo. — Aperia Technologies and Velociti have paired up to deploy the former’s new Halo Tire Inflator, a self-powered, bolt-on tire inflation system. Under the agreement, Aperia will make Velociti’s project management and deployment services available to its customers

  • Product Equipment

    Kenworth adds new options for medium-duty cabovers

    November 23, 2014 7:53PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has rolled out three new engine ratings for its medium-duty cabovers to make them more versatile when it comes to applications and body customization. The Kenworth K270 and K370 cabovers can now be spec’d with the

  • Product Equipment

    Webasto launches new coolant heating systems

    November 21, 2014 1:27PM by Truck News

    FENTON, Mich. — Webasto has introduced two new coolant heating systems for specialty commercial vehicles and off-highway equipment. The new Thermo Pro 90 engine-off coolant heater offers new features including improved fan motor durability, biodiesel compatibility and high-altitude adjustment up