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    Michelin introduces new wide-base retread for refuse applications

    April 28, 2016 10:24AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin has introduced a new X One XZUS+ Pre-Mold retread it says delivers 50% greater wear life, enhanced durability and scrub resistance for refuse operations compared to its previous XZUS retread. The retread features a special winged

  • Product Equipment

    Cooper adds to Roadmaster line with RM332 wide-base tire

    April 27, 2016 12:06PM by Truck News

    FINDLAY, Ohio – Cooper Tire and Rubber Company introduced the new RM332 WB heavy-duty wide-base tire, adding to its Roadmaster line of commercial tires. Designed for the steer axle in mixed service applications, the RM332 WB boasts a rib-type tread

  • Product Transportation

    Cummins Connected Diagnostics now available with DriverTech DT4000

    April 26, 2016 2:05PM by Truck News

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — DriverTech and Cummins revealed today that the Cummins Connected Diagnostics application will now be available to customers using DT4000 from DriverTech. The companies said that Connected Diagnostics enhances the DriverTech capability for customers with Cummins power by leveraging

  • Product Equipment

    New solar panels keep transport refrigeration unit battery charged

    April 26, 2016 2:04PM by Truck News

    ATHENS, Ga. – In an effort to maintain peak performance of transport refrigeration unit batteries in a more environmentally sustainable way, Carrier Transicold has expanded its line of Thin Film Flexible Solar Panels to now offer 18.5 watt and 9.24

  • Product Equipment

    New tire designed for urban delivery fleets

    April 25, 2016 11:40AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – Goodyear announced its new Endurance RSA tire April 25, which is geared toward vehicles that split time between highway and city driving. The tire targets more regional urban delivery fleets and offers such benefits as long miles

  • Product Equipment

    Paccar and Allison to offer TC10 transmission in Kenworth and Peterbilt models

    April 21, 2016 3:57PM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Paccar has teamed with Allison Transmissions to release a fully automatic TC10 in the company’s Kenworth T680 and T880, as well as its Peterbilt 567 and 579 models, with both Paccar and Cummins engines. “We are looking

  • Product Transportation

    Fleet Complete rolls out new Hours of Service mobile app for drivers

    April 20, 2016 11:09AM by Truck News

      TORONTO, Ont. – Fleet Complete announced today that it has launched its latest HoS mobile app available through its distribution partners in the US and Canada. The new HoS app allows drivers to easily record their duty status, available

  • Product Equipment

    Haldex offers new Midland brand in North America

    April 19, 2016 1:48PM by Truck West

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Haldex has launched its Midland label in North America, a value line brand that forms a new product line which includes air disc brakes, automatic adjusters and brake systems, as well as air treatment and suspension

  • Product Equipment

    Fleetmatics introduces new Logbook at Truck World

    April 19, 2016 11:44AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Fleetmatics Group unveiled the Fleetmatics Logbook to the Canadian Market during Newcom Business Media’s Truck World event last week. The new software-based electronic logging solution helps eliminate the ‘hassle’ of paper logs, reduces compliance risk and keeps

  • Product Equipment

    It’s the time of year for ‘extreme’ air filter

    April 19, 2016 10:48AM by Truck News

    PERRYSBURG, Ohio – Spring has arrived, and for drivers who suffer from seasonal allergens, Luber-finer is introducing the Extreme Clean HD premium cabin filters, which trap airborne particles ranging from five to 100 microns in size. “Many drivers need to

  • Cellcontrol and TomTom partner to help reduce distracted driving

    April 9, 2016 9:54AM by Truck West

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Cellcontrol has teamed with navigation device company TomTom to bring fleets in both Canada and the US a specially designed version of its safe driving platform to help reduce distracted driving. Cellcontrol’s tailored its award-winning platform

  • TSE Brakes introduces UL-Disc Air Brake Actuators

    April 6, 2016 8:44AM by Truck News

    CULLMAN, Al. – TSE Brakes recently introduced the new UL-Disc Air Brake Actuators specifically designed for transportation equipment using air disc brakes. “Due to reduced stopping distance requirements, air disc brakes are growing in popularity for both fleets and owner

  • Product Transportation

    Yokohama rolls out new all position/steer tire

    April 1, 2016 8:00AM by Truck News

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – Yokohama Tire Corporation has revealed its new 108R regional al-position/steer tire to the US and Canada markets today. The new tire is SmartWay certified and comes in sizes 295/75R22.5, 285/75R24.5, 11R24.5 and 11R22.5.  “The 108R will

  • Product Equipment

    Kinedyne to release new sider and slider at MATS 2016

    March 31, 2016 10:57AM by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kinedyne will unveil its new Kin-Sider and Kin-Slider systems at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS), a pair of cargo control products that focus on addressing weaknesses in single-point latching, moisture intrusion, mechanical failure, graphic fading and fungal

  • Product Transportation

    Ingersoll Axles to reveal new products at MATS

    March 31, 2016 10:08AM by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Ingersoll Axles announced today that at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) it will be showcasing how it plans to increase efficiency and safety for its customers. The company said at MATS it plans to launch the Yoke