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    Peterbilt’s SmartLINQ technology now in production

    July 16, 2015 3:39PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas– Peterbilt’s SmartLINQ technology is now in production, the company announced today. The new technology is a factory-installed, fully integrated remote diagnostics system standard on all trucks equipped with a Paccar MX-13 engine. It was introduced in March 2015

  • Michelin introduces new wide-base trailer tire, retread

    July 15, 2015 9:33AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin has introduced a new wide-base trailer tire it says offers reductions in irregular wear and improved fuel economy. The new Michelin X One Multi Energy T is billed as the company’s next-generation single trailer tire. It’s

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    Bridgestone introduces new drive retread

    July 13, 2015 11:35AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bridgestone Commercial rolled out its newest retread product – Bandag B760 FuelTech – recently. The new B760 FuelTech is a drive retread designed for tandem axle tractors in truckload and LTL applications. It is EP SmartWay verified

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    Eaton expands line of FLEX Reman transmissions

    July 6, 2015 12:27PM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton announced today that it has enhanced its lineup of FLEX Reman transmissions with three new initiatives. These include: The introduction of 12 new part numbers, each with forward shift bar housings that complement the existing standard

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    Kenworth vehicle diagnostics system now in production

    July 2, 2015 9:37AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash.– New Kenworth Class 8 trucks with the Paccar MX-13 engine are coming equipped with TruckTech+, the company announced earlier this week. The Kenworth TruckTech+ improves vehicle diagnostics by providing information on engine health to fleet managers and dealers

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    Rand McNally publishes 35th edition of the Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas

    June 24, 2015 9:00AM by Truck News

    SKOKIE, Ill. —  Rand McNally released its 2016 edition of the Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas today. “The Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas continues to be the trusted reference and essential back-up for commercial drivers. Even in this day of electronic in-cab

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    Phillips Industries introduces new trailer air brake in-line filtration system

    June 23, 2015 1:29PM by Truck News

      SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – Phillips Industries rolled out its new Air-Defense System today. The Air-Defense System is a trailer brake in-line filtration system that comes with a Quick-Change Cartridge that traps debris before it can cause dangerous, expensive

  • NEXIQ Technologies rolls out new diagnostic software

    June 23, 2015 10:25AM by Truck News

    ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. — NEXIQ Technologies announced today the release of its new PC-based, heavy-duty diagnostic software application – the eTechnician HD. The new application provides the basic functions to diagnose most electronically controlled vehicle systems, including module support for

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    Bendix air disc brake reaches impressive milestone

    June 19, 2015 1:43PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake (BSFB) has reached the 1 million-unit production mark with its ADB22X air disc brake. To date, BSFB in on pace to make more than 350,000 air disc brakes this year at its production

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    SmartTruck extends its warranty period

    June 18, 2015 10:47AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — SmartTruck Systems announced today that that it has extended the company’s warranty period and that all its precision aerodynamic system components for long-haul trucking are now covered by a limited lifetime warranty. The extended coverage now provides

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    Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company releases four new videos

    June 17, 2015 12:00PM by Truck News

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. –­ Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company announced earlier this week that it has released four videos featuring the 4000D-X Composite dry van, 3000R reefer, a corporate video and a company history video that are now available on

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    Meritor adds to its Drivetrain Direct program

    June 15, 2015 1:47PM by Truck News

    FLORENCE, Ky. — Meritor announced recently that it is expanding its support for aftermarket differential and transmission component rebuilders enrolled in its Drivetrain Direct program by offering more personalized service. “Each member of the Drivetrain Direct Support Team will build

  • Cummins makes its free mobile app available for Android devices

    June 11, 2015 8:13PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Cummins announced today that its mobile app, QuickServe Online is now available on Android devices. The app provides easy, on-the-go access to Cummins part options, parts catalogs and engine dataplate information. It also has a fault code

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    SAF-Holland steerable lift axle now available with Bendix ADB22X air brake disc

    June 11, 2015 8:02PM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – SAF-Holland announced today that the Bendix ADB22X air disc brake was selected as an upcoming available option on the Neway LSZ steerable lift axle suspension system. According to SAF-Holland, the disc brake was selected because of its

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    Cooper Tire adds new size to RM230 HH tire

    June 10, 2015 11:48AM by Truck News

    FINDLAY, Ohio – Cooper Tire and Rubber Company announced earlier this week that it has added a new size – 275/70R22.5 –to its Roadmaster RM230 HH tire line. The company says it added the new size to meet the demands