Truck News


  • Product Transportation

    Luber-finer introduces new air filter

    March 23, 2017 11:16AM by Truck News

      PERRYSBURG, Ohio — Luber-finer recently introduced its high-efficiency MXM Nano Tech Air Filters. According to Luber-finer, the new filters deliver an overall efficiency of 99.99% by utilizing nano technology to keep airborne contaminants at the surface of the filter

  • Product Transportation

    Pirelli unveils new product lines

    March 23, 2017 10:55AM by Truck News

    ROME, Ga. — Pirelli unveiled its new tire line at MATS this week. The company said the new tire solutions are ready to launch in Canada and the US.  “We are excited to announce at MATS that we have the start

  • Product Transportation

    TMW.Suite and TruckRight join forces

    March 23, 2017 8:18AM by Sonia Straface

    BELLEVILLE, Ont. — The TMW Suite (TMS) and TruckRight driver recruiting and rentention system have teamed up to improve workflow for users. According to the companies, through the integration, driver data created or modified within the TruckRight portal is automatically

  • Product Equipment

    Peterbilt improves its Model 220

    March 17, 2017 11:49AM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt announced updates to its model 220, as well as an enhanced frame layout for better clearance for PTO installation through the left-hand rail. Peterbilt said the enhanced design features and options result in weight savings, better

  • Product Transportation

    TransComply endorses carrier training program for FDA compliance

    March 17, 2017 10:55AM by Truck News

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – TransComply has endorsed an online awareness training program regarding the safe transportation of perishable food offered by the University of Tennessee’s Center for Agriculture and Food Security and Preparedness (CAFSP). The training –expected to be available by March

  • Product Transportation

    Fairbanks Scales rolls out new portable scale

    March 17, 2017 9:30AM by Truck News

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Fairbanks Scales released its new Portable Axle Load Scale (PALS) recently.  The new scale eliminates the need for pier or slab foundation, the company claims. It is constructed in a sub-frame, requiring only a flat, unyielding surface

  • Product Transportation

    Bergstrom introduces new NITE Phoenix system

    March 17, 2017 9:14AM by Truck News

    ROCKFORD, Ill. — Bergstrom Inc. has introduced an addition to its NITE no-idle lineup – the NITE Phoenix Space Saving Innovation (SSI) system. The NITE Phoenix SSI is a battery-operated A/C split system that Bergstrom says has the highest cooling

  • Product Equipment

    Daimler releases the Detroit DD8

    March 15, 2017 10:37PM by Derek Clouthier

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and its component brand Detroit unveiled the new Detroit DD8 medium-duty engine during the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The DD8 is a 7.7 liter in-line six-cylinder engine aimed at the vocation

  • Product Transportation

    Oliver Rubber Company rolls out new retread

    March 15, 2017 1:04PM by Sonia Straface

    GREENVILLE, S.C. –Oliver Rubber Company announced its new Oliver Lug Traction Drive (ORCO) retread. The company says the new retread is lightweight and was designed for regional and urban commercial vehicles to “deliver excellent all-weather traction and durability.” The ORCO utilizes

  • Allison Transmission announces FuelSense 2.0 during Work Truck Show

    March 14, 2017 12:37PM by Truck West

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Allison Transmission today (March 14) announced its new Fuel Sense 2.0 featuring DynActive Shifting, which the company said provides up to 6% additional fuel savings compared to its original offering. “This latest technology further reduces fuel consumption

  • Product Transportation

    Eaton increases horsepower, GVW for Procision line

    March 14, 2017 10:32AM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. — Eaton announced recently that it has increased the horsepower and Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) ratings for its line of medium-duty Procision 7-speed transmissions. The new ratings were added to expand market coverage to a broader range of

  • Product Transportation

    Volvo introduces new features for I-Shift

    March 10, 2017 9:49AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Volvo Trucks North America introduced new safety and performance features for its line of I-Shift manual transmissions at  Conexpo-Con/AGG 2017 this week. Now the I-Shift, I-Shift for Severe Duty, and I-Shift with Crawler Gears will have

  • Product Transportation

    Tremcar improves milk tankers

    March 8, 2017 10:39AM by Truck News

    STRASBURG, Ohio — Tremcar has configured new features to its standard farm pick up tanks. According to the company, it has come up with a new design merging different applications to limit the drivers from climbing up on the tanks and provide

  • Product Transportation

    AME International launches Just Easy Tool line

    March 8, 2017 10:02AM by Truck News

    BROOKSVILLE, Fla, — AME International announced the distribution agreement for the US with Denmark-based company, Just Easy Tools, a manufacturer of solutions for tire and wheel manipulation and services recently. With the agreement, AME International will hold exclusive distributor rights in

  • Product Transportation

    Mack unveils new online Body Builder Portal

    March 8, 2017 9:24AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev.  – Mack Trucks introduced the Mack Body Builder Portal recently which brings all of Mack’s body builder resources together in one online location. The company is calling it a “one-stop shop for all body builder needs,” as