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  • 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

  • Product Equipment

    SKF announces extended warranty coverage for trailer wheel-end components

    November 21, 2014 1:17PM by Truck News

    ELGIN, Ill. — SKF has announced the availability of extended warranty packages on its OEM and aftermarket trailer wheel-end products. Coverage of up seven years is now available, depending on the components in the package, through its SKF Trouble-Free Operation

  • Product Transportation

    Western Star reveals new 2015 calendar

    November 20, 2014 9:23PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Western Star has released its new 2015 limited-edition calendar that shows just how tough Western Star trucks really are. Titled “Tough Challenges vs. Tougher Trucks” the calendar depicts illustrations (from artists Eric Larsen, Kyle Raetz and ilovedust)

  • Two Double Coin tires gain SmartWay approval

    November 20, 2014 11:40AM by Truck News

    MONROVIA, Calif. — Double Coin’s RT600 and RR202 tires have been accepted into the US EPA SmartWay program. The program verifies the tires, or other technologies, have the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The low-profile all-position RT600 features a

  • Product Equipment

    Chevron introduces new fuel economy 10W-30 motor oil

    November 17, 2014 12:07PM by Truck News

    SAN RAMON, Calif. — Chevron has announced the availability of a new heavy-duty engine oil it says will deliver better fuel economy than commonly used 15W-40 oils at a competitive price point. Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30 engine oil,

  • Product Equipment

    Dana expands extended warranty coverage options

    November 17, 2014 8:50AM by Truck News

    MAUMEE, Ohio — Dana has broadened the extended protection plans available for its drive axles used in on-highway applications in the US and Canada. It is now offering optional warranty coverage beyond the standard five-year/750,000 mile plan on select single

  • Integrated Lube Services to distribute EnviroLube

    November 17, 2014 8:44AM by Truck News

    Integrated Lube Services announced it has reached a deal to distribute Keller Equipment Supply’s EnviroLube vehicle service trench system to the Western Canada market. The EnviroLube is built of fiberglass and steel and has several advantages over traditional vehicle lifts

  • Product Transportation

    TRP introduces new turbocharger, power steering pump

    November 7, 2014 11:51AM by Truck News

    RENTON, Wash. – TRP has announced its newly expanded offering of replacement parts including turbochargers, power steering pumps and windshield wash earlier this week.   “Truck operators spend so much of their time on the road, the last thing they

  • Product Transportation

    Peterbilt introduces special edition Model 389

    November 5, 2014 10:06AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Tex. – Peterbilt has released a new special edition Model 389 and the company is describing it as “distinctive” and “uniquely Peterbilt.” The new truck, dubbed “Pride & Class” has many exclusive features on both the exterior and interior

  • Product Equipment

    Toyo offers new SmartWay-verified drive tire

    October 30, 2014 11:18AM by Truck News

    CYPRESS, Calif. — Toyo Tires has announced the introduction of a new SmartWay-verified drive tire. The Toyo M650 is designed for regional-haul service and higher torque operating conditions, the company announced. The unique design offers traction and even wear while

  • Product Transportation

    Cummins launches mobile app

    October 22, 2014 8:23PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Cummins announced today that they have released a mobile app for Apple iOS devices to customers who want on-the-go access to Cummins part options an engine dataplate information for 15 million Cummins Engine Serial Numbers. The new

  • Product Transportation

    Thermo King reveals new multi-temp S-600M model

    October 22, 2014 9:40AM by Truck News

    Minneapolis, Minn. – Thermo King has enhanced its S-600M model of the Precedent S-Series line. The new enhancement allows products to be shippe with multi-temp capabilities, which ultimately saves time and money. The S-600M has a strong pull-down and two-speed

  • Product Transportation

    Carrier Transicold offers extended warranties on Vector units

    October 22, 2014 9:30AM by Truck News

    ATHENS, Ga. – Carrier Transicold has announced the new enhanced coverage for its Vector trailer refrigeration units. The units will still offer one year of unlimited coverage and 36-month/6,000-hour limited coverage. For the Vector 8600MT, basic warranty coverage has been

  • Clear frame rail package available for Peterbilt Model 220

    October 20, 2014 3:38PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt announced today that its new medium-duty Model 220 can now be spec’d with a clear frame rail package. Adding this spec will add 10 inches of frame rail space. “This new option is ideal for customers

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    Kenworth opens up the option goodie bag

    October 17, 2014 4:51PM by Truck News

    Kenworth offers buyers ant-theft system, a virtual driver’s coach and new wheel and tire sizes as options.