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    Move a trailer without a truck

    December 12, 2019 10:40AM by

    Shunt trucks aren’t the only things that can move trailers around a yard or shop. The V-Move XXL 25t is an entry-level walk-along semi-trailer mover powered by batteries and designed to move empty equipment.

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    Paragon route software now on Geotab Marketplace

    December 9, 2019 9:54AM by

    Paragon Software System’s route optimization software is now available through the Geotab Marketplace.

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    Yokohama 114R UWB to replace RY407

    December 5, 2019 3:55PM by

    Yokohama Tire has unveiled a new regional haul trailer tire, the 114R ultra wide-base (UWB) model, replacing the RY407 model.

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    Omnitracs unveils cloud-based planner

    December 4, 2019 9:22AM by

    Omnitracs’ new strategic planner offers a cloud-based tool to view and optimize fleet operations.

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    P.S.I. extends warranty when paired with SKF TFO

    November 21, 2019 7:36AM by Truck News

    Pressure Systems International (PSI) announced it’s offering an extended warranty on its automatic tire inflation system, when paired with SKF’s Trouble-Free Operation (TFO) system. The warranty is extended from five to seven years. The company’s say they’ve worked together to

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    Larger toolbox from Minimizer

    November 19, 2019 9:00PM by Truck News

    Minimizer has come out with a new 50-inch toolbox. The company says the larger toolbox accommodates a full-size shovel, which customers have been asking for. It’s made from proprietary material the company says won’t rust, corrode, crack, or require paint.

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    New configurator for Freightliner vocational upfits

    November 12, 2019 9:14AM by Truck News

    A new custom hardware and electronics configurator (CHEC) from Daimler Trucks North America will streamline the vocational truck customization process, according to the company. The tool allows truck equipment manufacturers and dealers to easily view, edit, compare and update electrical

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    Thermo King reveals lighter-weight TRU

    November 11, 2019 2:42PM by Truck News

    Thermo King has introduced the SLXi Local transportation unit, which it says is up to 200 lbs lighter than other offerings. The company says it’s ideal for urban distribution and weight-sensitive operations. The SLXi Local is thinner and quieter, coming

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    Air-Weigh unveils scale lineups

    October 24, 2019 2:52PM by

    Air-Weigh’s LoadMaax Plus and QuickLoad Plus on-board scales have been unveiled with Bluetooth communication options, smart trailer integration, as well as increased durability.

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    Orbcomm ELD now in French, Spanish

    October 24, 2019 8:53AM by

    Orbcomm’s electronic logging device (ELD) will now communicate with French Canadian and Spanish drivers in their native tongues.

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    VanGripper keeps workers secure on trailer rooftops

    October 23, 2019 4:42PM by

    Deneigement Toitures Excel’s VanGripper restraint system offers extra support for those who have to work on top of semi-trailers or cube vans.

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    Webasto pre-heater promises flexible installation

    October 23, 2019 3:25PM by

    Webasto’s Thermo Top Evo adds to the company’s lineup of engine-off heating equipment, capable of preheating everything from light-duty commercial vehicles to heavy-duty trucks.

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    Eaton transmission for electric vehicles

    October 23, 2019 10:02AM by

    Eaton’s eMobility business has a new four-speed transmission for electrified Class 7 and 8 commercial vehicles, scheduled to debut in 2022.

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    New Kinedyne winches stronger, lighter

    October 22, 2019 3:45PM by

    Kinedyne has unveiled winches with a working load limit (WLL) of 6,670 lb. – 20% higher than the current standard of 5,500 lb., and matching the working load limit of Rhino Max and K-Force winch straps.

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    Link unveils chain-friendly suspension

    October 22, 2019 3:26PM by

    Link Mfg. has unveiled its new 52K Air Link Gen 3 tandem drive suspension, focusing on the needs of those using heavy vocational equipment that runs on 315 tires.