Truck News


  • Product Transportation

    Teletrac launches new fleet management platform

    July 22, 2016 8:57AM by Truck News

    GLENVIEW, Ill. — Teletrac Navman released its latest software platform called Teletrac Navman Director this week. The platform is now available worldwide and it intelligently tracks assets and collects valuable data to meet a range of business needs and to drive

  • Product Transportation

    Nexiq Technologies rolls out eTechnician software combo

    July 22, 2016 8:35AM by Truck News

    ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. — Nexiq Technologies rolled out the latest release of eTechnician recently, which now includes two PC-based software applications— eTechnician Heavy Duty Standard (HDS) and eTechnician Light and Medium Truck (LMT). The company said in a release that the

  • Product Transportation

    Maxion Wheels rolls out five-year warranty on on commercial vehicle steel wheels

    July 22, 2016 8:27AM by Truck News

    NOVI, Mich. — Maxion Wheels announced recently that it is introducing a five-year standard warranty with its MaxCoat Extra multi-layer finish on the company’s hub-piloted single and wide-base tubeless disc steel wheels sold in North America. The MaxCoat Extra multi-layer finish

  • P.S.I. inks distribution deal for new aero system

    July 20, 2016 1:30PM by Truck News

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) has announced an investment in a new aerodynamic system from Plasma Stream Technologies. P.S.I. has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Plasma. The new system uses plasma actuator technology to reduce

  • Product Transportation

    Kinedyne named exclusive master distributor for VeeBoard Brand Corner Protectors

    July 15, 2016 11:28AM by Truck News

    BRANCHBURG, N.J. — Kinedyne announced today that it has been named the exclusive distributor for VeeBoards, BeeBoards2Go and BrickGuards Brand Corner Protectors for the US and Canada. VeeBoards, VeeBoards2Go and BrickGuards Brand Corner Protectors are used primarily by fleets and owner-operators

  • Product Equipment

    Eaton extends warranty on manual transmission and clutch

    July 12, 2016 1:44PM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – New Eaton truck customers who get either a RTLO 13-speed or 18-speed transmission, a Solo Advantage clutch and Eaton-approved lubrication will now receive an additional 12 months on their warranty. “Our rugged manual transmissions have been the

  • Product Transportation

    Goodyear unveils new tire for mixed-service applications

    July 11, 2016 3:28PM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio, –Goodyear Tire & Rubber officially rolled out its new Armor Max Pro Grade MSD tire today. The tires were designed for mixed-service applications and construction, cement, dump and coal field trucks.  “Part of the Goodyear Total Solution for

  • Product Equipment

    Not your father’s truck seat

    July 6, 2016 5:18PM by Truck West

    Minimizer teams with ISRI to release heavy-duty truck seats

  • Product Transportation

    Hutch Systems launches certified ELD

    July 5, 2016 9:49AM by Truck News

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Hutch Systems a B.C.-based company has recently earned the distinction of being Canada’s first manufacturer to launch a certified Electronic Logging Device (ELD) that meets the ELD mandate published in December 2015 by the Federal Motor Carrier

  • Product Transportation

    Michelin introduces new MD XDN 2 Pre-Mold retread

    July 5, 2016 9:28AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C.— Michelin Americas Truck Tires has rolled out its new MD XDN 2 Pre-Mold retread this week. The new drive-position retread is optimized for long wear life, lasting durability and outstanding traction claims Michelin and is ideal  for regional,

  • Product Transportation

    TRP rolls out all-makes Super Heavy Duty A/C Compressors

    July 5, 2016 9:21AM by Truck News

    RENTON, Wash. — TRP is expanding its line of all-makes truck, trailer and bus parts with its Super Heavy Duty A/C Compressors. The TRP Super Heavy Duty A/C Compressors feature more than twice the clutch life of industry heavy-duty compressors, and

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    Panasonic upgrades Toughbook 54 laptop

    July 5, 2016 8:57AM by Truck News

    NEWARK, N.J.  – Panasonic announced recently that it has upgraded its Toughbook 54 mobile computer. The new laptop comes with a faster Intel Core i5-6300U vPro processor and is now available in four models to fit a wide variety of customer needs. The Toughbook 54 is

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    Geotab unveils new telematics solution

    July 5, 2016 8:44AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Geotab announced its new telematics solution, Go Rugged, recently. The new device was designed for harsh outdoor environments and developed for fleets with industrial heavy-duty and service vehicles. Geotab said it is ideal for use in construction and engineering, agriculture,

  • Trucker Path app now boasts more than 27,000 truck parking locations

    June 20, 2016 10:39AM by Truck West

    MOUNTIAN VIEW, Calif. – The Trucker Path Pro app has been updated with an additional 1,000 locations, and now provides information on more than 27,000 truck parking locations and several real-time fuel pricing along the US highway system. Developed by

  • Product Equipment

    Bridgestone releases two new Bandag retreads

    June 13, 2016 3:42PM by Truck West

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Rounding out its trio of tire patterns designed to balance performance and affordability, Bridgestone Americas announced two new Bandag retreads June 13 – the DR 5.3 and DR 4.3. “Bandag leads the market with high quality retreads