Truck News


  • Product Transportation

    Kenworth adds new options

    April 27, 2015 2:35PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash.– Kenworth announced today it is offering the Meritor Front Steer non-drive axle family rated from 12,000 to 14,600 pounds in standard and wide track options for selected Class 8 trucks and the Class 7 Kenworth T370. The axles

  • Omnitracs launches educational ELD Web site

    April 27, 2015 8:50AM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas — Omnitracs has created an online electronic logging device (ELD) resource, focusing on the impending US regulations and providing insight into how to choose an effective, compliant ELD solution. The US is proceeding with an ELD mandate that

  • Product Transportation

    Bendix unveils new All Makes product line

    April 23, 2015 4:00PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix announced today it has expanded its lineup of remanufactured components with the launch of its new All Makes product line. The company says the line was designed initially to address the growing demand for remanufactured compressors.

  • Product Equipment

    Yokohama’s full line of tires available on Freightliner trucks

    April 22, 2015 10:38AM by Truck News

    SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama has announced its full line of commercial truck tires are now available on Freightliner trucks. “All our truck tires, including ultra wide-base, drive, trailer and steer/all-position, are now an option in Freightliner’s databook,” said Rick

  • Product Equipment

    Capacity launches improved Web site to highlight new Sabre terminal tractor

    April 14, 2015 7:44AM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas — Capacity Trucks has introduced a new full-featured Web site to promote its all-new Sabre terminal truck. The company says its new site features a responsive design for a better user experience. It also includes extensive product information.

  • Product Equipment

    Goodyear introduces new Fuel Max retread

    April 14, 2015 7:30AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio — Goodyear has announced the introduction of a new PreCure retread for regional fleets. The company says its G682 Fuel Max retread provides fuel efficiency, traction and long miles to removal. “The G682 RSD Fuel Max, which is

  • Product Transportation

    Koolatron reminds customers of the benefits of its 12 volt travel cooler

    April 8, 2015 4:35PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – If you don’t have space in your truck for a refrigerator to keep drinks cool and fruit fresh, there’s another solution. Koolatron, a Canadian owned and operated company is reminding customers and truckers alike about the benefits

  • New wearable sensor prevents dozing off while driving

    April 7, 2015 1:35PM by Truck News

    LONDON, England – Italian company Advicy Technology has released a new app and Bluetooth sensor to prevent truck drivers from dozing off while behind the wheel. The new product is called Advicy Drive and it uses a wearable sensor technology

  • Product Transportation

    Vipar Heavy Duty launches new Web site for truck parts

    April 6, 2015 10:13AM by Truck News

    CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. – Vipar Heavy Duty has announced the launch of its new online truck parts market – – today. The new Web site allows customers to purchase heavy duty truck parts with ease from their local Vipar

  • Product Equipment

    FLO Components offering new hose connection control system

    April 1, 2015 10:53AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — FLO Components announced it is now offering a new Hose Connection Control (HCC) system to monitor grease lines in automatic greasing systems. “Historically, regardless of the brand of automatic greasing system or operating principle used, one potential

  • Product Equipment

    New electronic air kit from Link Manufacturing

    March 31, 2015 6:35AM by Truck News

    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — Link Manufacturing has announced a new integrated electronic air kit for the UltraRide chassis air suspension system. The UltraRide is designed to improve ride and handling of light- and medium-duty work trucks. The small air kit

  • Product Transportation

    Dana adds enhancments to Spicer carrier offerings

    March 23, 2015 3:48PM by Truck News

    MAUMEE, Ohio – Dana Holding Corporation has enhanced its Spicer carrier offerings by launched its new smart part numbering system and a new core exchange purchase options. “We have implemented these new initiatives to support our customers who have been

  • Product Equipment

    Road Choice redesigns Web site

    March 23, 2015 9:26AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Road Choice has launched a new Web site for its parts line. The new site, found at, is more powerful, functional and allows for easier parts lookup, according to the company. It also features a more

  • Product Equipment

    Toyo introduces new refuse tire

    March 23, 2015 9:07AM by Truck News

    CYPRESS, Calif. — Toyo Tire has introduced a new regional and urban heavy-duty steer tire it says is ideal for refuse operations. The Toyo M153 features an extra deep, regroovable 26/32” tread and is optimized for high-scrub applications. It has

  • Product Equipment

    Lite-Sentry notifies drivers of trailer chassis lighting failures

    March 23, 2015 8:35AM by Truck News

    SANTA FE SRINGS, Calif. — A new product from Phillips Industries notifies drivers when a trailer chassis light is out so they can take action before enforcement does. The Lite-Sentry can help eliminate CSA violations for non-working exterior lights, the