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    Galbreath offers lighter-duty cable hoists

    December 11, 2018 10:23AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Galbreath’s new WT-1216/X and WT-2018/X work truck series cable hoists offer a lighter-duty option to the company’s original eight-inch main frame single-axle cable hoists. The end result can meet the needs of users including landscapers, general contractors, and private waste haulers

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    Scale fits in smaller spaces

    November 15, 2018 11:56AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Fairbanks Scales’ AxleSurance Weight System is a slow-speed axle scale system that can be installed in as little as four hours and requires less space than a full-sized truck scale. It’s not legal for trade, but it offers an option

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    Dana Spicer adds to U-joint kits

    November 15, 2018 11:34AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Dana’s Spicer Select all-makes drivetrain portfolio now includes the most popular U-joints for commercial applications while also adding new U-joint strap kits. Dana recommends replacing the supporting hardware when installing a new U-joint, so the new offerings now deliver a

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    Kenworth unveils warranty for pre-owned trucks

    November 7, 2018 10:12AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth is now offering a two-year, 400,000-km Class 8 Paccar engines pre-owned warranty through the Kenworth Certified Pre-Owned Program – offering the chance to double the coverage on a standard warranty. The warranty covers 105 engine and aftertreatment components on

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    FlowBelow aero device verified

    November 2, 2018 3:15PM by johng@newcom.ca

    FlowBelow Aero Inc announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has verified their new Trailer AeroSlider Stage 2 system for the EPA SmartWay program. Fuel economy tests made in accordance with EPA SmartWay protocols demonstrated a 1.93% fuel savings,

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    McLaren rolls out Insul-Lite doors

    November 1, 2018 10:02AM by johng@newcom.ca

    McLaren Doors’ Insul-Lite roll-up truck doors combine the company’s Streamline Series of doors with a standard truck door hinge, ensuring it can drop into the tracks made by competitors. The external hinge allows for faster roller and panel replacements when

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    ArcticPro systems updated

    October 31, 2018 10:46AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Mahle Service Solutions has redesigned its lineup of ArcticPro A/C handling systems. The ACX2180, ACX2180H, ACX2150 and ACX2120H recover, recycle and recharge vehicles equipped with R134a refrigerant. But two new units – the ACX2280 and ACX2250 – can service vehicles

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    Continental upgrades tire system

    October 27, 2018 12:55PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Continental has updated its ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform, linking related services directly with fleet operations. New features include the ability to customize tire pressure and temperature thresholds and alerts. For example, the original version of the platform set alerts

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    System cleans trailers in three minutes

    October 25, 2018 10:37AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Istobal has launched its Hw’intrawash in North America, promising to clean a 53-foot trailer in as little as three minutes, or clean and sanitize the unit in six minutes. At the heart of the automated equipment is a pumping system

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    Impact wrench combines power and control

    October 25, 2018 9:46AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Ingersoll Rand’s IQV20 Series W7152 ½-inch cordless impact wrench delivers up to 1,500 foot pounds of torque and 1,000 foot pounds of maximum reverse torque. There are four power and control settings overall. Max power delivers 1,000 foot pounds of

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    Macks pre-wired for Lytx

    October 24, 2018 1:34PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Mack Trucks is now taking orders for the Lytx DriveCam and Lytx Video Services pre-wire option on LR, TerraPro and Granite models – making it possible to simply plug in a Lytx event recorder. The related feeds can be used

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    LoadHandler unveils brushed alternators

    October 24, 2018 1:31PM by johng@newcom.ca

    LoadHandler Power Products has unveiled a variety of brushed alternators for high power output and high efficiency. The alternators are available in 150-, 160- and 200-amp versions for 12-volt systems. Each drop-in replacement unit is available in J180 and pad-mount

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    Optronics adds plug protector

    October 24, 2018 1:28PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Optronics International is now a master distributor for Connect-to-Protect trailer harness plug protectors. The protectors shield the male end of a trailer’s harness plug when it’s not being used, and the company says it will accommodate 95% of all light-

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    Kenworth upgrades electronics

    October 22, 2018 4:20PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth has upgraded the vehicle electronics for T680, T880 and W990 trucks with Paccar MX-13 or MX-11 engines. The updates have made it easier to integrate new options into the trucks while also simplifying wiring, providing control system feedback to

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    Ridewell updates suspension line

    October 16, 2018 10:19AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Ridewell Suspensions has revised and expanded its 233-20K truck and trailer product lines to include galvanized components, while trailer drum brake models have been given a new cross-channel and hanger design. Also included in the truck suspension family are expanded