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    Magna announces new active air dam

    October 1, 2017 11:31AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, GA – Magna is adding another product to its line-up in the battle for fuel-efficiency. From their booth at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, Magna global product line developer Tony Povinelli presented the aerodynamics company’s latest offering –

  • Graco introduces new electric grease jockey

    October 1, 2017 11:29AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Dan Jensen admits that talking grease isn’t sexy. The global product marketing manager for Graco was at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show to promote the latest in the company’s line of automatic lubrication pumps, and said

  • News Equipment

    Thermo King launches electric APU, Connected Precedent

    September 29, 2017 10:59AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Thermo King showed two new products at the North American Commercial Vehicle show, including an electric-powered auxiliary power unit (APU) and a connected trailer refrigeration unit (TRU). The all-electric APU, the TriPac Envidia, offers the industry’s longest

  • News Equipment

    Meritor developing e-axles

    September 29, 2017 10:34AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Meritor is developing a new family of electric drive axles, suspensions, and support systems as it prepares for an era of electrified commercial vehicles. “Essentially, we’re focusing on integrating an electric motor into the differential carrier,” explains

  • News Equipment

    Accuride rolls forward in global push

    September 29, 2017 10:29AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Accuride expects its deal to acquire German-based Mefro Wheels will close in the fourth quarter of this year, but the maker of wheels and wheel end components is already eyeing further growth around the globe. “We’re not

  • News Equipment

    Accuride unveils set-and-forget hub system

    September 29, 2017 10:26AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Accuride vice president – OEM sales, trailer, and municipal Neil McIrvin still remembers a fleet owner who asked why the industry couldn’t make a wheel end system that lasts the life of a trailer or truck. One

  • News Equipment

    Eberspaecher shows off emissions control systems

    September 28, 2017 11:32AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Eberspaecher, best known for its climate control systems, brought its line of exhaust aftertreatment systems to the North American Commercial Vehicle show. Jack Riddle, director, advanced product engineering, said Eberspaecher supplies emissions control systems to OEMs including

  • News Equipment

    SAF-Holland reveals new lift axle, fifth wheel safety retrofit kit

    September 28, 2017 11:18AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – SAF-Holland has introduced a new steerable lift axle, and a retrofit kit for its Elite electronic lock indicator for fifth wheels. Both products were announced at the North American Commercial Vehicle show. Jason Heath, product manager, unveiled

  • News Equipment

    Michelin guarantees performance of new drive tire

    September 27, 2017 2:51PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Michelin is promising its new XDA Energy + drive tire will save fleets $400 a year in fuel, and is backing that promise up with a guarantee. The company’s newest drive tire was designed for fuel economy,

  • News Equipment

    Goodyear launches new drive tire

    September 27, 2017 11:07AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Goodyear has introduced a new longhaul tire it says combines longer miles to removal with excellent fuel efficiency. The new Goodyear Endurance LHD was shown for the first time at the North American Commercial Vehicle show. “In

  • News Equipment

    Bendix developing next-gen safety systems

    September 27, 2017 8:14AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Bendix is continuing to work on the next generation of its active safety systems, which could reduce many types of crashes, including rear-enders and rollaways. Fred Andersky, director, customer solutions, controls with Bendix, said at the North

  • News Equipment

    Meritor introduces Mach line of aftermarket parts

    September 26, 2017 5:00PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, GA – Meritor has introduced a value-priced product line for the aftermarket that will be branded as Mach. Initial offerings will include brakes, drivelines, drive axles, suspensions, transmissions and springs, but there are plans to expand as well. “Mach

  • Bendix on pace for record year

    September 26, 2017 4:35PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – It’s shaping up to be a record-breaking year for Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, which is on pace to achieve record sales. Berend Bracht, president and chief executive officer of Bendix, said at the North American Commercial Vehicle

  • News Equipment

    Dana launches new products at NACV

    September 26, 2017 4:20PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Dana has expanded its line of downspeeding-compatible driveshafts, with the introduction of the SPL 250 Lite. The company says the new offering reduces weight by up to 25 lbs compared to competitive products. It has been designed

  • News Equipment

    Stoughton jumping into refrigerated trailer market

    September 26, 2017 3:20PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Stoughton Trailers is re-entering the refrigerated trailer market with the launch of its PureBlue model. The company introduced the new refrigerated trailer at the North American Commercial Vehicle show. It was dubbed PureBlue, because the company wanted