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    Alliance Truck Parts adds bellows

    May 21, 2015 6:45AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Alliance Truck Parts has expanded its exhaust product line to include torsional and standard bellows. The company says its Alliance bellows are the first true all-makes product of their kind in the industry. They’re Tier 4 compliant

  • Trucker Path app adds parking spot availability feature

    May 21, 2015 6:40AM by Truck News

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — An app for professional drivers now allows them to see how many parking spots are available at truck stops and rest areas across the US and Canada. The Trucker Path app, used by more than 240,000

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    Jake’s Cab Solutions rolls out new bed sheet size for sleeper cabs

    May 14, 2015 12:10PM by Truck News

    VILLE SAINT-LAURENT, Que. — Jake’s Cab Solutions has announced this week that it is rolling out a new size in its catalogue of bed sheets specified for sleeper cabs. The new size is 30×80 and accommodates the upper bunk in sleep

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    Kenworth offers UltraShift PLUS VAS transmission for select medium duty trucks

    May 11, 2015 11:11AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth announced this week that it is now offering the 10-speed Eaton UltraShift PLUS VAS transmission for its T370, T440, and T470 with the 8.9 litre Paccar PX-9 engine. According to Kenworth, the Eaton UltraShift PLUS provides

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    Idle Free Systems moves into the Canadian trucking market with two new dealer agreements

    May 11, 2015 10:33AM by Truck News

    Eden Prairie, Minn. – Idle Free Systems announced recently that it has signed two Canadian dealer agreements. The first is Fort Garry Industries and its group of companies based in Winnipeg, Manitoba with 28 locations across Canada. The second is Parts

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    Michelin unveils new sizes for its XZ3+ tires

    May 6, 2015 1:58PM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelin Americas Truck Tires announced the launch of two new sizes of Michelin XZ3+ tires – 11R24.5 and 275/80R24.5 both load range H and reinforced with added steel belts for more carrying capacity. The tire is fuel-efficient and is

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    Peterbilt adds Bendix tire pressure monitoring system to Model 587

    May 6, 2015 9:46AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has announced today that the Bendix SmarTire Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is now available on its cab and sleeper Model 587. “TPMS provides operators with real-time, on-demand tire status that helps ensure peak performance and

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    Truck-Lite introduces new headlight system

    May 5, 2015 1:19PM by Truck News

    FALCONER, New York – Truck-Lite has announced its latest advancement in the LED lighting market, the 4×6 rectangular LED headlight system. It is the follow-up to the popular 7-inch round and 5×7 inch headlights. The company expects the new system will

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    Wabash National inks agreement with Aurora Parts

    April 29, 2015 3:22PM by Truck News

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Wabash National announced a new five-year agreement today with Aurora Parts & Accessories. The agreement makes Aurora the exclusive supplier of all aftermarket parts for the company’s dry van, refrigerated van, and platform trailers sold under the

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    Kenworth adds new options

    April 27, 2015 2:35PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash.– Kenworth announced today it is offering the Meritor Front Steer non-drive axle family rated from 12,000 to 14,600 pounds in standard and wide track options for selected Class 8 trucks and the Class 7 Kenworth T370. The axles

  • Omnitracs launches educational ELD Web site

    April 27, 2015 8:50AM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas — Omnitracs has created an online electronic logging device (ELD) resource, focusing on the impending US regulations and providing insight into how to choose an effective, compliant ELD solution. The US is proceeding with an ELD mandate that

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    Bendix unveils new All Makes product line

    April 23, 2015 4:00PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix announced today it has expanded its lineup of remanufactured components with the launch of its new All Makes product line. The company says the line was designed initially to address the growing demand for remanufactured compressors.

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    Yokohama’s full line of tires available on Freightliner trucks

    April 22, 2015 10:38AM by Truck News

    SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama has announced its full line of commercial truck tires are now available on Freightliner trucks. “All our truck tires, including ultra wide-base, drive, trailer and steer/all-position, are now an option in Freightliner’s databook,” said Rick

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    Capacity launches improved Web site to highlight new Sabre terminal tractor

    April 14, 2015 7:44AM by Truck News

    LONGVIEW, Texas — Capacity Trucks has introduced a new full-featured Web site to promote its all-new Sabre terminal truck. The company says its new site features a responsive design for a better user experience. It also includes extensive product information.

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    Goodyear introduces new Fuel Max retread

    April 14, 2015 7:30AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio — Goodyear has announced the introduction of a new PreCure retread for regional fleets. The company says its G682 Fuel Max retread provides fuel efficiency, traction and long miles to removal. “The G682 RSD Fuel Max, which is