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    Cummins Connected Diagnostics now available with Geotab

    February 9, 2016 2:34PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. –Geotab and Cummins announced today that the Cummins Connected Diagnostics application is now available to customers using Geotab’s fleet management solution. Geotab is one of the first technology providers  to support Connected Diagnostics, and provides improved fleet management, equipment

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    Utility launches new merchandise Web site

    February 9, 2016 12:36PM by Truck News

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., — Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company today announced the launch of its new online store, UT Gear. The new site will allow customers and dealers to access custom ordering and promotional items. “Our new online store enables

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    Detect improper brake strokes with Visi-Chek

    February 8, 2016 11:36AM by Truck West

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Green means you’re OK and red indicates further inspection is required with TSE Brakes Inc.’s new Visi-Chek visual brake stroke indicator, which helps drivers ensure their vehicle’s brake stroke is in compliance. “This amazing new product allows

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    Double Coin’s RLB450 tire receives EPA SmartWay verification

    January 26, 2016 12:23PM by Truck News

    MONROVIA, Calif.– Double Coin and CMA revealed today that its Double Coin RLB450 drive tire has met the requirements for the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Technology program. “Double Coin’s ultra premium RLB450 is a regional/long-haul drive-position tire designed

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    Airflow management product helps reduce fuel consumption

    January 22, 2016 10:56AM by Truck News

    STATESVILLE, N.C. – The FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit will be distributed and installed by Fontaine Modification Fleet Services, allowing the company to offers its customers a complete aerodynamic system to manage airflow and the rear wheels of a Class 8 tractor.

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    Kenworth’s 40-inch sleeper available for order

    January 22, 2016 10:37AM by Truck West

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth launched its new 40-inch sleeper for the T880 and T680 model trucks, providing a 260-pound weight savings compared to the 52-inch sleeper option. The 40-inch sleeper provides more than 22 cubic feet of storage space, has

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    Meritor Wabco unveils new Toolbox 12 vehicle diagnostic package

    January 21, 2016 9:39AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. –Meritor Wabco introduced the Toolbox 12 today – the latest version of its PC-based diagnostic software that expedites vehicle diagnosis, increases uptime and optimizes work for technicians. “Vehicle uptime is a major industry focus, and Meritor Wabco is doing its

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    SmartDrive unveils new SmartIQ Transportation Intelligence Suite

    January 20, 2016 1:28PM by Truck News

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – SmartDrive Systems announced the introduction of its new SmartIQ Transportation Intelligence Suite this week. The SmartIQ suite is said to transform volumes of data created by commercial fleet into real-time information, predictive analysis, and prescription action that

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    Deadline for CITT logistics course registration extended

    January 15, 2016 2:58PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — CITT revealed today that it has extended the deadline to register for winter semester logistics courses towards the CCLP (CITT-Certified Logistics Professional) to January 19.   Online registration will be available until that time at CITT also recently streamlined

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    Optronics releases 2016 lighting catalog with over 3,400 products

    January 14, 2016 4:04PM by Truck West

    TULSA, Okla. – Optronics International released its 308-page 2016 lighting products catalog today (Jan. 14), which features 400 new products and more than 3,400 total items available from the heavy-duty LED vehicle lighting manufacturing company. Some of the new offerings

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    Satellite TV added to Kennesaw trucks as a Christmas bonus

    January 13, 2016 2:25PM by Truck West

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Following the lead of some other trucking companies of late, Kennesaw Transportation has decided to outfit its trucks with in-cab EpicVue satellite TV systems in what it called a Christmas bonus for all its team

  • Driver Workflow 2.0 aims to streamline driver productivity

    January 12, 2016 2:52PM by Truck West

    DALLAS, Texas – Omnitracs released its Driver Workflow 2.0 Jan. 12, an application on the company’s Mobile Computing Platform 50, which features suite integration that enables direct access and data sharing to other in-cab applications through a centralized driver workspace

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    Luber-finer says new air filter offers 99.99% overall efficiency

    January 11, 2016 10:22AM by Truck News

    PERRYSBURG, Ohio – Luber-finer released its MXM Nano Tech air filter Jan. 11, a product the company says offers 99.99% overall filtration efficiency. “The new high-efficiency MXM Nano Tech air filter is an exciting addition to the diverse line of

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    Eaton releases new aftermarket, self-adjusting clutches

    January 4, 2016 3:41PM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton has engineered a new EverTough self-adjusting clutch for aftermarket applications, which the company says eliminates the need for manual adjustments. “EverTough clutches are an excellent choice for customers looking for an unbeatable combination of value and

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    Deadline to register for CITT winter courses quickly approaching

    December 23, 2015 9:39AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The deadline to register for a winter logistics course is January 12, announced CITT recently. The courses are intended for those interested in adding CITT-Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP) to their credentials. After the deadline, the next chance