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    Eaton extends warranty option on aftermarket clutches

    August 31, 2015 11:48AM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton announced that it has extended the warranty coverage on its aftermarket Advantage Series and EverTough clutches with the purchase of a Genuine Eaton Clutch Installation Kit today. The advantage series warranty coverage increases from two years

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    Freightliner adds new options for 122SD

    August 27, 2015 12:08PM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas — Revealed today at the Great American Trucking Show, the Freightliner 122SD can now to spec’d with Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series (RDS) and Oil Field Series (OFS) automatic transmissions. Freightliner said the combination of the 122SD with

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    PacLease offers Kenworth’s TruckTech+ and Peterbilt’s SmartLINQ for on-board diagnostics

    August 27, 2015 11:20AM by Truck News

    BELLEVUE, Wash. – PacLease announced today that it is making on-board vehicle diagnostics available on all new Paccar MX-13 engine-equipped Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. Trucks with the on-board vehicle diagnostics, Kenworth TruckTech+ and Peterbilt SmartLINQ, will alert customers and local

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    Omnitracs introduces new Professional Services suite

    August 27, 2015 11:10AM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas – Omnitracs unveiled its Professional Services suite – a compilation of the company’s tools and service for fleets – recently. The suite was developed for clients to enhance productivity and performance, the company claimed. “Our streamlined Professional Services allow

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    Michelin rolls out new retread

    August 27, 2015 10:45AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin Americas announced today it has launched its new retread – the Michelin X MultiTM Energy D Pre-Mold – for regional and emerging super-regional applications. It is SmartWay certified and the company claims it will deliver a

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    BFGoodrich introduce new extended warranty

    August 26, 2015 2:25PM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C.— BFGoodrich Commercial extended warranty for its commercial truck tires and casing, effective on claims filed on or after September 1, the company announced recently. The warranty coverage against defects in workmanship and materials for all BFGoodrich commercial truck

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    Cooper Tire rolls out new waste-haul tire

    August 26, 2015 8:25AM by Truck News

    FINDLAY, Ohio – Cooper Tire & Rubber is launching a new Roadmaster RM230 WH Waste-Haul Tire. The new RM230 WH is an all-position waste-haul tire available in size 315/80R22.5 with load range L. “We designed this tire specifically with the

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    PeopleNet announces new product offerings

    August 25, 2015 12:37PM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ari. and MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — At its Annual User Conference, PeopleNet rolled out two new services. The first is the new ConnectedDriver Mobile Application suite. According to the company, Connected Driver is a set of mobile applications that are

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    PMTC unveils new Driver’s License Verification System

    August 24, 2015 9:27AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada announced recently that it is launching its new Driver’s License Verification System on September 1. The system is powered by VerX Direct and for $2.75 per check, PMTC members can

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    Kenworth’s Predictive Cruise Control now in production

    August 21, 2015 10:00AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth’s Predictive Cruise Control is now in production for new T680s and T880s specified with the Paccar MX-13 engine. According to Kenworth, it is available as a factory-installed option and combines cruise control with GPS to help

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    Kenworth’s advanced charge start up system now in production

    August 18, 2015 9:24PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth announced today that its advanced charge start system is now in production. The ultracapacitor-based Maxwell Engine Start Module (ESM) is a factory-installed option for new Kenworth T680s and T880s. The module is dedicated to start the

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    Peterbilt offering Maxwell’s ESM on new Model 579 and 567 trucks

    August 11, 2015 2:57PM by Truck News

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Announced today, Peterbilt is offering Maxwell Technologies’ ultracapacitor-powered Engine Start Module (ESM) on new Model 579 and 567 trucks as a factory-installed option. According to Maxwell, the ultracapacitor replaces one traditional battery – reducing weight by

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    Meritor broadens its Euclid clutch portfolio

    August 10, 2015 12:11PM by Truck News

    FLORENCE, Ky. — Meritor grew its aftermarket clutch offering by adding a self-adjusting 15.5” model to its current Euclid line for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, the company announced this week. Customers can now purchase the new clutch, which includes 15.5”

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    Haldex expands water pump line

    August 10, 2015 11:46AM by Truck News

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Haldex recently announced it has expanded its remanufactured water pump line to include Eastern Industries water pumps. The company says it will add more than 24 new SKUs of the Eastern Industries water pumps with further

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    Continental add ELD installation kits for Volvo, Mack, Class 1-6 trucks

    August 10, 2015 11:30AM by Truck News

    ALLENTOWN, Penn. – Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket announced recently that it has expanded its VDO RoadLog ELD vehicle application coverage with additional OBD II installation kits. The new kits cover light and medium duty trucks and 2014 and up Volvo