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    Transflo Bundle+ combines multiple features

    August 23, 2019 10:00AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Transflo Bundle+ is pulling together ELD compliance, weigh station bypass, fleet navigation, and unlimited scanning capabilities – taking advantage of the company’s T-Series telematics and a GPS-based tracking device from Geotab. The Transflo T-Series ELD connects to the vehicle and

  • BlueParrott launches upgraded headset at GATS

    August 22, 2019 10:01AM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas – BlueParrott, a maker of wireless headsets, has launched a new version of its noise-cancelling Bluetooth headset at the Great American Trucking Show. The next-generation B350-XT allows users to answer or reject calls with their voice, providing a

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    Roll-up door for Freightliner M2

    August 12, 2019 1:10PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Fontaine Modification is improving the access to Freightliner M2 trucks, making it easier for users like tow truck operators and firefighters to reach tools and equipment.

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    Iosso promises to clean the gunk

    July 30, 2019 9:45AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Looking to clear away lubricants, dirt and other contaminants from mechanical equipment? Iosso says it has an environmentally friendly alternative to petroleum-based cleaners when removing the accumulated gunk.

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    Drivewyze warns of rollovers, low bridges

    July 30, 2019 8:59AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Drivewyze’s PreClear weigh station bypass service has introduced added support that warns drivers whether the way is clear, through the Drivewyze Safety Notifications service. The free addition to the PreClear service will alert drivers when they are approaching areas prone

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    Trimble takes TMS to the cloud

    July 25, 2019 9:06AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Trimble is now offering its TMW.Suite and TruckMate transportation management systems (TMS) through a cloud-based subscription. The approach makes it possible to implement a scalable TMS without investing in on-site servers or extensive IT oversight, the company adds. But on-premise

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    Kenworth offering Alcoa Dura-Black wheels

    July 25, 2019 8:50AM by johng@newcom.ca

      Kenworth is now offering Alcoa’s new Dura-Black wheels, delivering a bold style for heavy-duty and medium-duty conventional trucks. The new designs are lighter and stronger than steel wheels, offering the promise of increased payloads and better fuel economy, Alcoa

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    SureCall Fusion2Go extends cell reach

    July 10, 2019 1:35PM by johng@newcom.ca

    SureCall’s Fusion2Go Max cell phone booster promises to eliminate dropped calls and deliver faster data speeds than you might see with a phone alone.

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    SteadyCharge units support accessory batteries

    July 9, 2019 2:44PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Purkeys’ new SteadyCharge accessory battery charger will monitor and maintain accessory batteries that support trailer refrigeration and heating units. Inactive batteries will naturally discharge over time and can drain during seasonal periods when dependent engines are not running, the company

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    PPG’s Delfleet One paint system for commercial vehicles

    July 8, 2019 8:32AM by johng@newcom.ca

    PPG’s new Delfleet One paint system is designed with commercial vehicles in mind. Offerings within the lineup include undercoats, topcoats, and clear coats, and they produce 57% fewer VOC emissions when compared to traditional paint systems. Finishes include aluminum and

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    Magnum unveils tube bumper latch

    June 26, 2019 1:25PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Magnum Trailer and Equipment has unveiled an improved latch system for its tube bumpers, redefining the locking system and addressing the inevitable vibrations that occur as trucks go down the road. The redesigned locking cam is fastened in place with

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    Volvo updates collision warning system

    June 26, 2019 9:29AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Volvo has unveiled the latest generation of its Volvo Active Driver Assist (VADA) collision mitigation system, which will be standard in VNR and VNL models and also available in the VNX. VADA 2.0 integrates radar and camera readings to monitor

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    3/8-inch impact wrench delivers the speed

    June 25, 2019 1:35PM by johng@newcom.ca

    The Ingersoll Rand 2115QXPA 3/8-inch impact wrench promises to be the fastest tool in its class. The tool is ideal for working the bolts inside vehicles, repairing side panels, and also working on engines, the company says. The 2115QXPA boasts a

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    Alcoa hub covers updates wheel end appearance

    June 25, 2019 1:21PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Alcoa Wheels is offering a way to upgrade the look of wheel ends on new and older trucks, through a new one-piece hub cover that holds in place with “secure fit retention”. The system adds three threaded nylon nuts per

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    Scale offers weights in real time

    June 20, 2019 8:52AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Blue Ink Tech’s BIT Air Scale offers drivers access to axle and gross weights in real time, through a related app. Using just two wireless sensors mounted on T-fittings, the scale can install in less than 15 minutes, the company