Truck News


  • Product Transportation

    BettsHD reveals new Trailer Mud Flap Retention System

    February 21, 2017 1:20PM by Truck News

    FRESNO, Calif. – BettsHD has unveiled a new Trailer Mud Flap Retention System that it claims virtually eliminates the age old problem of mud flap loss on trailers with sliders. The BettsHD system is specifically designed for the retrofit or “as needed”

  • Product Transportation

    CarriersEdge offers customized driver surveys on online platform

    February 21, 2017 8:56AM by Truck News

     MARKHAM, Ont. — CarriersEdge announced today that customers can now conduct their own customized  driver surveys on the CarriersEdge platform in order to gain valuable insight into company performance and driver satisfaction. “Every year when we produce the Best Fleets to

  • Product Transportation

    Toyo Tires add new sizes for M920, M149 tires

    February 13, 2017 9:48AM by Truck News

    CYPRESS, Calif. — Toyo Tires has expanded two of its commercial tire products — the Toyo M920 drive tire and the Toyo M149 super single. New sizes added to the M920 lineup include a 315/80R22.5 with a Load Index of

  • Product Transportation

    Omnitracs reveals new version of Roadnet Anywhere

    February 13, 2017 8:53AM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas — Omnitracs announced today the release of Roadnet Anywhere v4.4. The latest version of Roadnet Anywhere incorporates tools to quantify savings and analyze effectiveness of route optimization practices. The new Optimal Routes feature allows users to measure the

  • Product Transportation

    CX North America unveils new mobile app for drivers

    February 9, 2017 9:19AM by Truck News

    TECUMSEH, Ont. – CX North America announced the launch of its new mobile app for drivers recently. The app provides real-time information exchange and tracking within the context of specific freight shipments, offering drivers, fleet managers, brokers and customers the most

  • Product Transportation

    Mitsubishi adds optional collision avoidance system to FE and FG series trucks

    February 8, 2017 9:53AM by Truck News

      LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Mitsubishi announced today that its 2017 Fuso FE and FG series trucks will come with an optional collision avoidance system from Mobileye. Recently, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America p artnered with Mobileye to offer the Mobileye

  • Product Transportation

    New Mack engine oil extends drain intervals

    February 7, 2017 2:49PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mack Trucks announced extended engine oil drain intervals for customers using its newly formulated genuine Mack Engine Oil EOS-4.5 today. Depending on the application, oil drain intervals have been extended by up to 15,000 miles compared with

  • Product Transportation

    Kenworth improves Predictive Cruise Control for T680 and T880

    February 7, 2017 12:38PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth announced an update to its Predictive Cruise Control functionality available for the Kenworth T680 and T880 with the new 2017 Paccar MX-11, Paccar MX-13 and Cummins X15 engines. “This update, which was made in conjunction with

  • Product Transportation

    CarriersEdge reveals new Food Safety Training module

    February 7, 2017 12:27PM by Truck News

    MARKHAM, Ont. –  CarriersEdge announced a new training module for drivers that focuses on how to meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The new 30-minute module is called Food Safety for Drivers and uses  images, interactivity

  • Product Equipment

    Ridewell offering Bendix ADB22X-LT disc brakes

    January 31, 2017 10:26AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Ridewell Suspensions has approved the Bendix ADB22X-LT air disc brake for pairing with its axles. The brake was designed specifically for trailers, Bendix says, and will fit five-inch and 5.75-inch trailer axles. Bendix claims its ADB22X-LT trims

  • Bendix ESP system now standard on Kenworth T680, T880

    January 30, 2017 8:46AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash.– Kenworth announced recently that the Bendix  Electronic Stability Program is now standard on new Kenworth T680 and T880 tractors. Bendix confirmed that the program meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s new electronic stability control (ESC) technology mandate, which goes

  • Product Transportation

    CX North America Information opens its doors

    January 27, 2017 12:28PM by Truck News

    TECUMSEH, Ontario – A new freight collaboration solution business is in town. CX North America Information Services has officially opened its headquarters in Tecumseh, Ont. today. The business is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Transport Exchange Group. To date, more than

  • Product Equipment

    TrailerCaddy offers alternative to shunt trucks

    January 27, 2017 11:17AM by Truck News

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. – A new TrailerCaddy Terminal Tractor has been developed, which the manufacturer says will cost about a quarter of the cost of a new shunt truck. The TrailerCaddy allows the operator to reposition trailers while walking alongside

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    Bendix rolls out new protective coating for brake shoes

    January 27, 2017 9:09AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix has launched its new PermaGuard coating. The exclusive new product was designed for  its remanufactured brake shoes. PermaGuard  is engineered to improve resistance to rust jacking – while offering fleets increased brake life and contributing to

  • Product Transportation

    New Paccar tandem rear axle now standard on Kenworth T680 and T880

    January 24, 2017 2:22PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – The new Paccar tandem rear axle is now standard on the Kenworth T680 and T880, the company announced. The new Paccar tandem axle, the industry’s lightest and most efficient tandem in its class, is designed to improve the