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    Atro helps with Hendrickson HN rebuilds

    August 7, 2018 4:32PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Atro Engineered Systems has unveiled a Hendrickson HN Suspension Rebuild Kit. The Hendrickson HN walking beam suspension features a bar pin end bushing, and the traditional center bushing is replaced by two large bolster springs per side. ATRO’s new KT50-25004

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    Fairbanks combines weight, moisture

    August 7, 2018 9:28AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Fairbanks Scales has integrated its FM2558 instrument with the Perten AM 5200-A grain moisture tester, delivering weight and test information on the same scale ticket. Related data is also stored in the transaction record and can be exported. The devices

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    Rand McNally combines headphones, headset

    August 1, 2018 1:45PM by johng@newcom.ca

      Rand McNally has combined a premium stereo headphone and noise-canceling mono headset in the ClearDryve 200 headphones. The wireless stereo headphones offer rich and clear sound, the company says. Just remove an ear cup and position the boom microphone,

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    Many options with SingleViu gauges

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

    Continental has unveiled a new line of round instruments for use in on-highway and off-highway applications. The VDO SingleViu instrument series features a dual input for digital CAN bus signals as well as analog signals. It comes in 74 variations

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    TRP releases new king pin kits

    July 25, 2018 8:24AM by Truck News

    RENTON, Wash. — Deeper grease grooves for longer wear are a key feature of new line of No-Ream King Pin Kits being released by TRP. The company says the new king pin kits are designed to allow 25 per cent

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    Dana gets standard position on T270/T370

    July 19, 2018 3:18PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth T270 and T370 medium-duty trucks now come standard with Dana Spicer S140 single-reduction, single-drive axles. The Kenworth T270 features the Dana Spicer S17-140 rated at 16,000 lb., while the Kenworth T370 is standard with the Dana Spicer S21-140 rated

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    Carrier Transicold upgrades APUs

    July 17, 2018 11:41AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Carrier Transicold has updated its ComfortPro diesel-powered auxiliary power units (APUs), reducing maintenance demands and doubling service intervals. A tensioner automatically adjusts a new automotive-style multi-V drive belt to help maintain the generator’s full voltage output when the APU is

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    Jost fifth wheels for T680

    July 13, 2018 1:11PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth T680 on-highway trucks now come standard with the Jost JSK37USB fifth wheel. The fifth wheel actually has just four moving parts, with a simple mechanism that allows infinite adjustments, rather than the restricted motion associated with notched adjustments. Wear

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    Wingman Fusion now standard on T680

    July 10, 2018 11:43AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth’s T680 on-highway tractors will now come standard with the Bendix Wingman Fusion advanced driver assistance system. The system combines radar, camera, foundation brakes, and SafetyDirect from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, providing collision mitigation, lane departure warnings, braking when approaching

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    Cargo sensor combines lasers, camera

    July 9, 2018 12:55PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Spireon’s FleetLocate Cargo Sensor combines optical imaging and laser time of flight to show how much cargo is sitting in a trailer. Traditional ultrasonic sensors can be affected by conditions such as temperature, humidity and cargo type – as well

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    Plow headlights designed to stay clear

    June 25, 2018 3:33PM by johng@newcom.ca

    JW Speaker has updated its Model 9800 5×11 LED headlight for municipal trucks involved in snow and ice removal. The new Model 9800 HS is designed specifically for heavy-duty trucks that plow highways at higher speeds, and is also ideal

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    Bearing and seal kits from Meritor

    June 21, 2018 10:17AM by Truck News

    Meritor has launched 20 bearing and seal kits and 70 individual bearings to cover popular Meritor and Dana axles – covering a significant share of drive axle carrier assemblies. The bearings are manufactured in Europe using high-quality steel for strength,

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    Weigh in motion with Alliance scale

    June 12, 2018 4:44PM by Truck News

    Alliance Scale’s new axleWeigh-in-Motion truck scale will dynamically weigh each axle and print a receipt with individual axle weights and totals — without requiring a driver to stop. Vehicles pass over the scale at about 5 km/h while the unit

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    Lift for shops with low ceiling heights

    June 1, 2018 1:48PM by Truck News

    Mahle has unveiled the ShopPro CWL-10 air-operated midrise 10-ton commercial wheel lift, suited for shops with low ceiling heights. With a built-in vehicle support stand to offer open access under a vehicle, the unit also has a maximum lifting height

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    Walter grinders for prolonged use

    May 24, 2018 10:55AM by Truck News

    Walter Surface Technologies’ Ironman and Ironman PS heavy-duty grinders have been unveiled with several features to support strenuous, prolonged use. Both models offer 1,750 watts of power, six-inch wheel capacity, a Quick-R instant release function, and the Walter Stabilizer that