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    Dana adds enhancments to Spicer carrier offerings

    March 23, 2015 3:48PM by Truck News

    MAUMEE, Ohio – Dana Holding Corporation has enhanced its Spicer carrier offerings by launched its new smart part numbering system and a new core exchange purchase options. “We have implemented these new initiatives to support our customers who have been

  • Product Equipment

    Road Choice redesigns Web site

    March 23, 2015 9:26AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Road Choice has launched a new Web site for its parts line. The new site, found at www.RoadChoice.com, is more powerful, functional and allows for easier parts lookup, according to the company. It also features a more

  • Product Equipment

    Toyo introduces new refuse tire

    March 23, 2015 9:07AM by Truck News

    CYPRESS, Calif. — Toyo Tire has introduced a new regional and urban heavy-duty steer tire it says is ideal for refuse operations. The Toyo M153 features an extra deep, regroovable 26/32” tread and is optimized for high-scrub applications. It has

  • Product Equipment

    Lite-Sentry notifies drivers of trailer chassis lighting failures

    March 23, 2015 8:35AM by Truck News

    SANTA FE SRINGS, Calif. — A new product from Phillips Industries notifies drivers when a trailer chassis light is out so they can take action before enforcement does. The Lite-Sentry can help eliminate CSA violations for non-working exterior lights, the

  • Product Uncategorized

    Dometic Group unveils new Blizzard Turbo air conditioner

    March 17, 2015 1:55PM by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Dometic Group has announced the launch of its Blizzard Turbo today. The product is the industry’s most powerful auxiliary air conditioner for trucking. The engine-off auxiliary air conditioner is essential for drivers who want comfort while resting

  • Product Transportation

    Roadnet unveils newest fleet management software

    March 16, 2015 1:43PM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas – Roadnet Technologies has launched the new Roadnet Transportation Suite 3.6.9, the latest version of its vehicle routing, tracking and fleet management software. The update promises to deliver greater accuracy and significantly improve ciritical decision making for fleet

  • Product Equipment

    Peterbilt’s Model 567 available in all-wheel drive

    March 10, 2015 6:10AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt has announced it’s Model 567 can now be ordered with all-wheel drive. “The Model 567 was engineered to be a rugged, durable workhorse and we continue to expand its capabilities through new features and configurations to

  • Product Equipment

    Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies showcases new body

    March 9, 2015 9:08AM by Truck News

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies visited the NTEA Work Truck Show to showcase its new Alpine series body, developed with parent company Great Dane. The 24-ft. aluminum Alpine body was displayed on an International 4400 SBA 4×2 chassis.

  • Product Equipment

    Freightliner adds new options to severe-service 122SD

    March 9, 2015 8:54AM by Truck News

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Freightliner recently announced new options for its 122SD severe-duty vocational truck. The new options, intended for severe terrain and off-road applications, include oil pan skid plates, 12-inch frame rails, threaded front suspension spring pins and bushing and

  • Product Equipment

    SAF-Holland introduces faster landing gear

    March 9, 2015 8:30AM by Truck News

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — SAF-Holland has introduced faster-turning landing gear. The Holland Atlas FastGear can be lowered at a speed of 1.8 turns per inch of travel in high gear, making it the fastest landing gear in the industry, according to

  • Product Equipment

    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

  • Product Transportation

    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