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  • SG Custom offers the innovative Grey Wolf box frame flatdeck

    December 8, 2016 4:11PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. – SG Custom Transport Equipment has released the Grey Wolf original box frame flatdeck, saying it has the highest load per foot rating of any trailer on the market. Available through SG Custom, Remorques Lewis and East Coast

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    Great Dane adds new options on Freedom XP flatbed trailer

    December 5, 2016 11:54AM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga.  – Great Dane introduced today that it has added new options to its Freedom XP all-aluminum flatbed trailers.  Now, it will feature the JOST AX150 Alumilight landing gear and a new sliding suspension options. The JOST AX150 Alumilight landing

  • Product Transportation

    Optronics unveils new LED lights

    December 1, 2016 3:10PM by Truck News

    TULSA, Okla. — Optronics revealed several new 4-inch round and 6 inch oval LED stop, tail and turn lights today. According to the company, the lamps employ a newly engineered method of light delivery that looks and works unlike anything

  • Product Equipment

    AutoSocks; don’t leave home without them

    November 30, 2016 11:46AM by Truck West

    DENVER, Col. – It’s that time of year again, and if you’re hoping to get a grip on the road, AutoSocks could be the answer you’re looking for. AutoSock AS, the provider of an alternative traction device for passenger and

  • Product Equipment

    Alliance grows its fan clutch and clutch product lines

    November 29, 2016 6:02PM by Truck West

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Alliance Truck Parts has ‘significantly expanded’ its fan clutch and clutch product lines, with the fan clutch line now featuring more than 2,000 part numbers and the clutch line offering over 300. “Our customers have been looking

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    Cummins extends warranty for B6.7 engines

    November 28, 2016 2:57PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Cummins has introduced a new three-year/unlimited mile base warranty for the B6.7 engine. This applies to 2017 B6.7 engines in on-highway trucks in North America. The base warranty includes the same comprehensive coverage for parts and labor on

  • Loop Energy releases fuel cell range extender for electric transport vehicles

    November 24, 2016 5:40PM by Truck West

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Loop Energy introduced a new range-extender (REX) power module for heavy-duty electric transport vehicles, which will begin in-service operation in 2017. Loop says the new module’s unique fuel cell design substantially improves performance, durability and cost, and

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    Western Star unveils new graphics package for 5700XE

    November 21, 2016 2:43PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. –  Western Star has announced recently that there is a new graphics package option for personalizing the 5700XE. The Western Star factory-installed Phantom 2 Graphics package features new, modular components for more customization options. The new package is

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    Peterson unveils new Timer Box Switch

    November 18, 2016 2:16PM by Truck News

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. — Peterson Manufacturing has rolled out its new 5600 Timer Box Switch, a new product that controls interior cargo lights with a push-button. According to the company, the 5600 Timer Box provides flexible, efficient switching of LED lights

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    Detriot D12 transmission now available with PTO option

    November 17, 2016 1:12PM by Tr

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Detroit Diesel announced the availability of a power take-off (PTO) option for the Detroit DT12 today.  Both the Direct Drive and Over Drive DT12 transmissions are available for order with a proprietary rear mounted PTO on original Freightliner

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    Kenworth introduces certified pre-owned truck program

    November 16, 2016 1:10PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth has announced the introduction of a certified pre-owned program, which will be offered by Kenworth dealers and Paccar Financial Used Truck Centers. The program allows customers to buy qualifying late model, low mileage trucks that come

  • Tailwind announces all-in-one Internet-centric software

    November 16, 2016 10:11AM by Truck West

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Tailwind Transportation Software has released its all-in-one Trucking and Freight Broker software, built to help small to medium sized trucking companies and freight brokerages compete more effectively. “Tailwind is excited to launch a game-changing transportation software that

  • Product Transportation

    Stemco launches new air disc brake pads

    November 16, 2016 9:02AM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas –Stemco released a line of air disc brakes this week. The new Lunar includes two conventional air disc brake pads. Lunar is a high quality aftermarket air disc pad made to fit form and function as well as or better

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    AssetWorks offers Driver Coaching to help improve skills

    November 15, 2016 10:44AM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – If you’re looking for real time notifications to help improve your driving skills, AssetWorks has released Driver Coaching to do just that. Part of its field service solutions product line, Driver Coaching helps to correct undesired driver

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    Geotab unveils new asset-tracking device

    November 14, 2016 8:59AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Geotab has launched its new IOX Bluetooth add-on this week. According to the company, fleets can track their assets with the new IOX Bluetooth. It can also be used as a scanner for any third-party beacons with