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    Women in Trucking ideas emerge in Peterbilts

    June 28, 2018 11:56AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Peterbilt has introduced a new alert switch and pass-through seat for the Model 567 and 579 trucks, each designed after feedback from groups like the Women in Trucking Association. The alert switch on the sleeper control button is much like

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    Paccar MX-11 gets Paccar transmission

    June 28, 2018 11:48AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Paccar MX-11 engines are now available with the company’s proprietary 12-speed automated transmission. Features of the transmission include 1.2-million-km oil drain intervals and a high power-to-weight ratio, Peterbilt says. The end result is also reported to be strong drivability and

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    BYD trucks cleared for Canada

    June 27, 2018 11:24AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Canadians now have access to battery-electric trucks from Build Your Dreams (BYD) Canada, with Transport Canada confirming they comply with Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations and Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. BYD trucks can be imported for applications including municipal

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    Bendix discs standard on HV, HX

    June 27, 2018 10:14AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes are now standard equipment on International’s HV and HX Series trucks, used for severe-service applications. The lineups include the HV507, HV607, HV513, and HV613, as well as the HX515, HX520, HX615, and HX620 models. The

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    Optronics expands light bar line

    June 27, 2018 10:12AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Optronics International has introduced five new LED light bars, adding to three versions already in the product lineup. The new lamps include a pair of three-inch cubes, a nine-inch bar, a 30-inch bar with supplemental turn functions, and a 52-inch

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    Air-Defense Swinger gladhand incorporates filter

    June 27, 2018 10:05AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Phillips Industries has combined its Air-Defense System and a swinger gladhand, creating a new generation of in-line air brake system filtration products known as the Air-Defense Swinger System. A replaceable Quick-Change Cartridge keeps the trailer air lines free of debris

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    Samsung unveils rugged tablet

    June 27, 2018 9:53AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Samsung’s rugged Galaxy Tab Active2 tablet is designed to offer computing power in hot or cold temperatures and wet environments. The unit is certified to MIL-STD-810, the military standard for durability in the face of excessive pressure, temperatures, vibrations and

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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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    Oil extends drains for natural gas engines

    June 25, 2018 3:08PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Valvoline’s Premium Blue One Solution, unveiled in March, is now the first engine oil approved to meet the Cummins CES 20092 spec’ that allows for extended drains in natural gas engines.

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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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    ERM develops a cyber shield

    June 21, 2018 10:01AM by Truck News

    ERM Advanced Telematics (http://ermtelematics.com) has developed the integrated hardware and software that it says will protect vehicles from ransomware and other cyber attacks. eCyber will be available to OEMs and the aftermarket as of the fourth quarter of 2018, and

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    Goodyear steers for longhaul

    June 21, 2018 2:17AM by Truck News

    Goodyear has added another product to its Endurance family of high-mileage long-haul tires with the introduction of the Endurance LHS steer tire, which complements the line’s LHD drive tire. After several years of research and field testing, Goodyear says the

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    Michelin takes action for traction

    June 21, 2018 2:16AM by Truck News

    Michelin is launching what it calls “its most aggressive drive-axle tire” in the Michelin X Works Grip D tire, made specifically for energy-sector and logging fleets operating in extreme conditions . In fact, truck operators and dealers in the Grande

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    All Internationals get OnCommand

    June 15, 2018 8:25AM by Truck News

    All new International trucks with International or Cummins engines will now be equipped with an OnCommand Connection telematics device and two years of free service. The system integrates a cellular-enabled hardware platform with telematics and the OnCommand Connection Advanced Remote

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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