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    Maxxima unveils LED strip lights

    April 24, 2018 6:04PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Maxxima has unveiled two sizes of flexible hybrid auxiliary stop-turn-tail/backup LED strip lights for trucks, trailers, buses, and other vehicles. Now available in 48- and 60-inch lengths, the combo STT/BU strip lights can be applied to the rear of any vehicle to

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    Alternator optimized for fire trucks

    April 24, 2018 5:58PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Leece-Neville’s IdlePro Extreme 12-volt, 420-amp heavy-duty alternator has been optimized for fire trucks, which have to power complex electrical systems at engine idle. The new alternator, also a replacement for certain school buses and coaches, includes technologies to improve battery

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    Mack LR gets upgrades

    April 24, 2018 5:46PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Mack has unveiled a series of new features for its LR refuse trucks. The model is getting a sliding glass window on the passenger side of the vehicle, an exterior stainless steel sun visor, and a

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    Mack pre-wiring for Lytx

    April 24, 2018 5:44PM by Truck News

    Mack refuse vehicles will soon be pre-wired for video telematics equipment from Lytx. The option of pre-wiring the Mack LR and TerraPro models for the Lytx DriveCam safety program and Lytx Video Services enhancement will first be offered this fall.

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    Deflecktor introduces wheel covers to Canadian market

    April 19, 2018 1:38PM by Truck News

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — For the first time in Canada, Deflecktor has rolled out its aerodynamic line of wheel covers. The rollout was officially announced at Truck World on April 19. The wheel covers, made of durable polymer feature an

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    XL unveils galvanized trailer

    April 10, 2018 1:12PM by Truck News

    XL Specialized Trailers has expanded its galvanized trailer series to include the Mechanical Full-width Gooseneck (MFG) model. The 80 MFG, like the other galvanized lowboys, is made with T-1 flange, and 80K web, with the hot-dip galvanizing process providing a

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    Mahle jack has 50,000-lb. capacity

    April 10, 2018 9:14AM by johng@newcom.ca

    The ShopPro CAJ-25 from Mahle Service Solutions is a 25-ton commercial vehicle axle jack, with an eight-inch starting height and 50,000-lb. capacity. Incorporating an air-driven motor to power the hydraulic system, there’s no manual pumping involved. The ram can also

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    Sheets with sleepers in mind

    April 9, 2018 10:55AM by Truck News

    Lippert Components has introduced a line of adjustable sheet sets designed to fit the wider, longer mattresses commonly found in Class 8 sleepers. The somnum adjustable twin XL sheets are made of a soft brushed microfiber, but the fitted sheet

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    Ingersoll Rand unveils impact wrench

    April 6, 2018 9:38AM by Truck News

    Trying to bust loose a stubborn bolt? Ingersoll Rand has a new tool to help. The 2850MAX D-handle one-inch impact wrench is the most powerful one-inch pneumatic impact wrench in the company’s vehicle service portfolio. It’s available with a six-inch

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    Fleet Complete Vision draws on video

    April 5, 2018 9:34AM by Truck News

    Fleet Complete Vision is combining telematics technology and mobile video in an offering that fully integrates with the Fleet Complete platform.

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    Detachable gooseneck trailer boasts 15-inch deck height

    April 3, 2018 4:11PM by Truck News

    XL Specialized Trailers’ XL 110  low-profile hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailer has been unveiled with a 15-inch loaded deck height, which the company says is the lowest in the industry and can accommodate loads that would otherwise need a dropside trailer.

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    Minimizer floor mats for all Cascadias

    April 3, 2018 9:12AM by Truck News

    Minimizer now offers custom-molded floor mats for the new Freightliner Cascadia 116 and 126.

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    New controls for DiamondLift

    April 2, 2018 2:22PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Stertil-Koni has incorporated its ebright Smart Control System into the DiamondLift high-pressure inground telescopic piston lifting system. First deployed in wireless mobile column lifts in 2015, the seven-inch, full-color touchscreen controls have also been integrated into battery-operated cable mobile column

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    Multi-color warning lights

    April 2, 2018 2:05PM by Truck News

    Maxxima’s Class 2 LED emergency/warning lights, the M20388 series, come in amber, red, white, or blue. Each has six high-performing LEDs, and a polycarbonate housing and clear lens that are just 0.5 inches deep. The 3.3-by-1.2-inch lights draw 400 ma

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    Continental unveils instrument line-up

    March 29, 2018 10:47AM by Truck News

    Continental’s new line of front-mountable round instruments, the VDO SingleViu, features a dual input that supports analog signals as well as digital CAN bus connections.