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    Replacement tanks for GM/Chevy diesels

    December 4, 2018 1:09PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Transfer Flow has unveiled a US 55-gallon midship replacement tank fuel system for newer GM/Chevy diesel trucks. The option is available for short-bed 2017-19 GM and Chevy 2500/3500 crew cabs. The tank itself sits above the differential, and no skid

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    Mitchell 1 adds 2018 updates

    November 27, 2018 8:52AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Mitchell 1’s Truck Series software suite is adding 2018 Model Year updates to the labor estimating, diagnostic trouble code procedures, and repair information for all makes of medium- and heavy-duty trucks. The software is updated throughout the year, and subscribers

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    VR training tool tracks eyes

    November 26, 2018 10:57AM by johng@newcom.ca

    iMVR is bringing a layer of virtual reality to the real world of driver training. Not to be confused with a full-scale driving simulator, the training system and its virtual reality headset immerse users into an animated driving environment in

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    A next-generation load board

    November 19, 2018 2:16PM by johng@newcom.ca

    TransCore Link Logistics has unveiled the next generation of its Loadlink load board, giving members the power to combine all of their freight matching activities on Canada’s largest freight-matching network. The single platform enables a lighter, faster and seamless service

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    RimWit loosens seized wheels

    November 16, 2018 9:06AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Struggling with a wheel that’s seized in place? Put the sledgehammer away. AME International has unveiled RimWit and RimWit Junior – tools to loosen stubborn truck wheels and rims without damaging tire sidewalls or the rims themselves. The RimWit is

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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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    Bandag retread for refuse vehicles

    November 15, 2018 11:31AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bridgestone has unveiled the Bandag BDM3 retread for the drive axle tires on refuse vehicles. Features include a new proprietary tread compound to resist wear, enhanced traction, and resistance to cuts and chips. The tread compound alone is said to

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    Isaac, Trimble integrate data

    November 7, 2018 10:18AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Isaac Instruments and Trimble Transportation Enterprise’s Reveal business intelligence and analytics tool are now integrated. The change makes it possible to generate comprehensive reports, business intelligence and analytics, blending Isaac’s telemetry and Trimble’s transportation management system data, including TMW Suite.

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    PSI unveils tire pressure monitoring system

    November 7, 2018 10:14AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Pressure Systems International (PSI) has unveiled a new tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) known as Tire View, which comes to market in early 2019. The first phase of the launch will include a stand-alone model for trucks and tractors. Next

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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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    Locking aerodynamic wheel cover

    November 2, 2018 3:10PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Deflektor introduced a lock mechanism for its Hardspot aerodynamic wheel cover and a trailer mounting system at the recent American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition. The Hardspot aerodynamic wheel cover for tractors was introduced last fall. Since then, it

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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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    Shell offers free training academy

    October 31, 2018 2:28PM by Truck News

    Shell Lubricants has introduced a new training academy for maintenance managers, technicians, and owner-operators. It has been under limited release, and was fully rolled out at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition. The web-based training platform offers modules