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    SelecTrucks launches new Web site

    October 8, 2015 2:48PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore – SelecTrucks has recently launched its brand new Web site, The new site features a robust search function, finance calculators, an enhanced content management system and visual product depictions to assist non-English speaking customers, the company said.

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    SelecTrucks offers new After-Treatment System warranty coverage

    October 8, 2015 2:41PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore – Daimler Trucks North America announced that it is expanding the used truck Select Limited Warranty coverage options available through its used truck retail network, SelecTrucks. The company said the new warranty will cover the After-Treatment System (ATS)

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    SkyBitz acquires SMARTLogix

    October 6, 2015 10:09AM by Truck News

    HERNDON, Va. –SkyBitz announced this week that it has acquired SMARTLogix, a petroleum management and transportation logistics provider. SMARTLogix is headquartered in Fort Mill, South Carolina and has been a partner of Telular, parent company of SkyBitz for a long

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    Wabash, Poly-Coat Systems reveal new FRP unit for sulfuric acid

    September 30, 2015 10:50AM by Truck News

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wabash National Corporation announced the launch of a new Brenner brand fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) tank trailer designed to transport sulfuric acid in concentrations of up to 98% recently. According to the company, sulfuric acid, one of

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    Stemco changes colour of CentriFuse brake drums

    September 30, 2015 9:01AM by Sonia Straface

    LONGVIEW, Texas – Stemco revealed earlier this week that it has launched the Genuine CentriFuse brake drum product line in a new colour. The new brake drums are blue in colour to help distinguish the Stemco brand from overseas lookalikes

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    Accuride launches mobile app

    September 28, 2015 11:00AM by Truck News

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Accuride has launched a free mobile application to give customers access to product information across the globe, the company announced today. The new app is available on iOS (iPhone) and other mobile devices, and the company claims

  • Eaton adds two optional features to automated transmissions

    September 23, 2015 8:55AM by Truck News

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Eaton has added two optional features to its UltraShift PLUS and Fuller Advantage automated manual transmissions, the company announced earlier this week. The new Urge to Move and Blended Pedal features were added to “to enhance low-speed

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    Kenworth 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for T680 and T880 now in production

    September 21, 2015 10:21AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash.,– Kenworth announced recently that its 76-inch mid-roof sleep for the T680 and T990 is now in production. The company says the 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is optimized for bulk tank, flatbed and truck operators who prefers a lower roof,

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    Oliver Rubber launches PD Drive retread

    September 21, 2015 9:32AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Oliver Rubber Company revealed today that it is launching the Oliver PD Drive, an open-shouldered, SmartWay-verified drive position retread for line-haul and regional applications. “The PD Drive provides a winning combination of low rolling resistance, tread life

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    Kenworth offers narrower battery box and relocated fuel tanks

    September 10, 2015 3:26PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash.– Kenworth has announced the availability of two new product enhancements on the Kenworth T270 and T370 – fuel tanks mounted between the frame rails behind the rear axle and a narrower battery box. The company claims the enhancements

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    Shell’s PC-11 Web site gets updated

    September 4, 2015 9:18AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – PC-11 is coming soon and Shell Rotella is continually refreshing the Web site, designed to educated customers about the PC-11 heavy-duty engine oil category. The Web site covers changes, testing updates and how it will affect

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    New bed-in-a-bag for truckers hits the market

    September 1, 2015 9:53AM by Truck News

    BURLINGTON, Ont. — Whitz Marketing Group has launched a new universal fit Bed-in-a-Bag to the trucking market recently. The new product, according to the company, enhances the look of any size sleeper, and is made of durable 100% polyester. Included

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    Commercial Vehicle Group rolls out new premium seat

    September 1, 2015 9:07AM by Truck News

    NEW ALBANY, Ohio – Commercial Vehicle Group introduced a new premium seat to its Bostrom Seating brand’s premium all-makes seat offering for class 7 and 8 heavy-duty trucks recently. The new seat is called the Wide Ride Core and according to

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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