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    Jacobs takes to the road to highlight new tech

    November 4, 2019 6:14AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Jacobs Vehicle Systems is hitting the road to promote its new technologies, including a high-power density (HPD) engine brake. The first stop was the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta, Ga. “The tour will essentially provide

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    Who says regional haul can’t be fuel-efficient?

    October 28, 2019 6:56AM by James Menzies

    Run on Less shows fuel-efficiency potential for regional haul trucks

  • NACV Show adds educational sessions

    May 27, 2019 8:51AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) has announced it will host on-floor education sessions for all registered attendees. There will be three new Solutions Theaters, which will showcase topically industry discussions with industry thought leaders. All

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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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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,

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    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

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    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

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    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