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    Driver training videos available for Detroit Assurance, integrated Detroit powertrain

    February 25, 2015 6:25AM by Truck News

    DETROIT, Mich. — New training videos are available for Daimler’s new Detroit Assurance suite of active safety systems and its integrated Detroit powertrain. Detroit Assurance is an integrated suite of safety systems that offers features such as active brake assist,

  • Product Transportation

    Safety Track releases new dashcam line

    February 24, 2015 8:55AM by Truck News

    BELLEVILLE, Mich. — Safety Track has unveiled a new line of cost effective live streaming fleet cameras. The new UCIT dashcam is a two-channel mounted cameras that allows fleet managers and owners the ability to stream live video while the

  • Product Transportation

    Galbreath introduces new roll-off trailer

    February 20, 2015 9:46AM by Truck News

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. —Galbreath has announced the launch of its M6-250 Series Roll-off trailer this week. The company says the lightweight trailer (weighing in at 15,650 lbs) is designed to handle roll-offs with heavy loads like scrap materials. It has a

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    Kenworth expands merchandise collection

    February 20, 2015 8:46AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth has expanded its merchandise collection with more than 25 new items for 2015. The new Kenworth items available include a Carhartt oversized duffel bad, sand imprint flip flops, “Keep Calm and Truck On” T-shirt, a folding

  • Knight Transportation chooses Zonar for telematics

    February 20, 2015 6:50AM by Truck News

    SEATTLE, Wash. — Zonar has announced Knight Transportation has converted its fleet over to the Android-based Zonar 2020 Mobile Tablet for fleet telematics. “Applications that come with the Zonar 2020 Mobile Tablet will modernize our operations,” said David Jackson, chief

  • Product Transportation

    Cummins introduces new lube filter

    February 19, 2015 12:12PM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.,— Cummins Filtration announced earlier this week that it has released the Fleetguard LF14000NN lube filter for Cummins ISX15 diesel engines. It is the first lube filter the company has released with NanoNet media, a polymeric nanotechnology-based synthetic media

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    New app available for Michelin Advantage members

    February 18, 2015 10:49AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelin Americas Truck Tires has launched a new smartphone application for its Advantage Program members. With the app, those in the advantage program (fleets and owner/operators with less than 100 vehicles) benefit from the easy access digital

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    Road Choice Truck Parts launches new product categories

    February 17, 2015 11:20AM by Truck News

    Greensboro, NC – Road Choice Truck Parts has launched a private label all-makes parts brand, and has added several replacement product categories to the line. The new replacement parts added include charge air coolers, radiators, oil pans, mud flaps and

  • Product Equipment

    Optronics unveils new LED lamp, anti-theft technology

    February 16, 2015 11:32AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Optronics has introduced a tougher LED lamp design as well as a new anti-theft system. Both were showcased at the Technology & Maintenance Council meetings. Optronics is the largest offshore vehicle lighting manufacturer and the fastest-growing lighting

  • Product Transportation

    Eco-flaps splash guard expands line

    February 13, 2015 8:55AM by Truck News

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. –Andersen Flaps has announced the expansion of its aerodynamic Eco-flaps splash guard line with the addition of a 27- and 36-inch long splash guard. The new flaps come with a new design, where the wide horizontal ribs have

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    New Detroit drive axles introduced

    February 13, 2015 8:00AM by Truck News

    DETROIT, Mich. — New Model 6 Detroit drive axles have been introduced to save weight and improve efficiency. The new axles are available in single drive 4×2 or 6×2 configurations with ratios from 2.28-5.88. New features include weight-optimized housings, hollow

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    Webasto’s SmarTemp Control available as factory-installed option

    February 12, 2015 3:38PM by Truck News

    FENTON, Mich. – Webasto has announced today that its SmarTemp Control is now available as a factory-installed option on Freightliner Cascadia and Cascadia Evolution models. SmarTemp Control is designed to work in conjunction with Webasto’s Air Top 2000 ST bunk

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    Meritor WABCO adds trailer lift axle system to portfolio

    February 12, 2015 1:05PM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor WABCO has added an automative trailer lift axle system to its SmartTrac portfolio of products this week. The company says it is a cost-saving technology to monitor suspension load and manage lift axles for trailers. “The

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    Toyo Tire introduces new M149 tire

    February 11, 2015 3:24PM by Truck News

    CYPRESS, Calif. – Toyo Tire has rolled out the new Toyo M149 super-single for commercial vehicles. The tire is designed to deliver exceptional wear performance and is for use in tough operations from urban front axles to long-haul trailers. Benefits

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    Roadnet rolls out new business intelligence tool, expands telematics platform

    February 11, 2015 10:06AM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Tex. – Roadnet Technologies introduced its new business intelligent tool, called Roadnet Insight today. The new tool gives users accurate information across their entire enterprise including planning, dispatching, asset and vehicle tracking, proof-of-delivery and telematics. Roadnet Insight links analytics