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  • Product Transportation

    Out2Protect announces first mobile criminal search service

    October 6, 2014 9:56AM by Truck News

    RICHMOND HILL, Ont. – Private investigation firm Out2Protect has released the first ever mobile criminal search service. The firm says they can scan all identification with a direct connection to the police and criminal searches can be returned within four

  • Trillium offers new CNG fast-fill fuelling option

    October 5, 2014 11:44AM by Truck News

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Trillium CNG has introduced a new seven-inch hydraulic intensifier compressor (HY-C), which it says can refuel CNG vehicles in half the time it takes today. The new product was unveiled at the American Trucking Associations Management

  • DDC FPO launches iCapture to automate freight billing process

    October 4, 2014 8:18PM by James Menzies

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Freight billing company DDC FPO is launching a new iCapture service, which automates most of the freight billing process. The system will allow transport companies to scan or photograph the Bill of Lading, which will then

  • Magellan boosts fleet capabilities of GPS units

    October 4, 2014 11:42AM by Truck News

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Magellan this week has rolled out new fleet features for its line of Android GPS navigation device and app, and Magellan Fleet Manager. It has also enhanced the fleet features on its RoadMate Commercial 5190T-LM fleet

  • Product Transportation

    Eaton announces new inverter

    October 2, 2014 2:13PM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton has added a new DC to AC inverter to its lineup. The new Eaton Pure Sine Wave can produce 1000 or 1800 watts of AX power to a standard class 8 DC battery and is perfect

  • Product Transportation

    Peterbilt offers Dana Spicer AdvanTEK 40 axle on heavy-duty trucks

    October 2, 2014 10:28AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt announced recently that the Dana Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem drive axle is available for all heavy-duty truck models. The new axle design can save about $1500 in fuel costs annually because of its efficient axle design.

  • Product Transportation

    Goodyear announces new fuel-efficient long-haul drive tire

    October 1, 2014 1:40PM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – Today Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company has introduced the most fuel-efficient tire in North America for long-haulers. The new Fuel Max LHD G505D is available for purchase now, the company announced, and on average saves $1,444 in

  • Product Equipment

    Carrier using solar power to charge reefer units

    September 26, 2014 8:24AM by Truck News

    ATHENS, Ga. — Carrier Transicold has announced the availability of solar panels that can be used to charge its transport refrigeration units (TRUs). The new solar panels were developed specifically to maintain TRU battery charge and mount onto the roof

  • Product Transportation

    Peterbilt introduces new refuse truck

    September 19, 2014 10:06AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Tex– Peterbilt Motors Company has introduced a new, redesigned low-cab forward Model 320 in response to the side-loader collection vehicles gaining popularity in residential refuse applications. The new truck has a ProBilt interior that has a number of enhancements

  • Product Transportation

    Customers help BFGoodrich Truck Tires create new Web site

    September 19, 2014 9:32AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – With a little help from its customers, BFGoodrich Truck Tires has redesigned its Web site to create a more user-friendly and interactive tool that helps interested patrons select tires and dealerships. The new site is mobile friendly

  • Oracles offers transportation managers a cloud option

    September 15, 2014 1:48PM by Truck News

    REDWOOD SHORES, Cal.–Oracle has released Oracle Transportation Management Cloud and Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud. The newly offered cloud option enables customers of all sizes to quickly deploy and benefit from these transformative applications. Available via Oracle Cloud, the new

  • New severe duty oil coming from Chevron (eventually)

    September 15, 2014 8:01AM by Truck News

    SAN RAMON, Calif. — Unlike their American neighbours, Canadians hoping to buy Chevron Products Company’s new severe duty oil will have to wait until after the winter’s snows have melted. The lubricant producer’s latest offering is the Delo 400 SD

  • New 6×2 Dana Spicer tandem axle

    September 9, 2014 10:35AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wa. – Kenworth’s new 6×2 Class-8 tandem axle works with both dual and wide-base tires. According to the company, the Dana Spicer EconoTrek 6×2 is up to 3% more fuel efficient than traditional 6×4 tandem axles. It also weighs

  • Mack offers new Super Econodyne

    September 9, 2014 10:10AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, NC — Mack Trucks has a new powertrain suited for regional and bulk haul runs. The MP7 Super Econodyne (SE) puts out 405hp and 1,560 lb.-ft of torque. When mated with a Mack mDrive automated manual transmission (AMT) and

  • Product Equipment

    Kenworth offers Allison FuelSense package

    September 5, 2014 4:09PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has announced availability of Allison Transmission’s FuelSense package. FuelSense delivers a unique package of software and electronic controls that target critical components of a truck’s duty cycl to help enhance fuel savings. These features automatically adapt