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    Rogers partners with Fleet Complete to offer fleet management tools

    January 29, 2020 9:23AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Rogers Communications has partnered with Fleet Complete to offer customers a full range of commercial fleet management and asset tracking offerings, the companies announced. The collaboration will offer connected technologies, including vehicle and asset GPS tracking, to

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    Eaton adds two new Bezares PTO units to portfolio

    January 28, 2020 12:45PM by John G Smith

    Eaton is adding two new Bezares PTO units to its portfolio. The Bezares 95X series four-bolt, rear-mounted model for the Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies Endurant 12-speed automated transmission joins the new Bezares PTO for the Detroit DT12 automated transmission.

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    Snap-on checks temps with diagnostic laser

    January 22, 2020 3:57PM by John G Smith

    Snap-on is getting a read on temperatures with the new diagnostic thermal laser, offering laser-guided temperature readings, thermal imaging, and storage for hundreds of images – all in a single tool. Featuring laser and thermal components, it will measure temperature

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    Transflo adds Surfsight dashcams, video feeds

    January 21, 2020 4:46PM by John G Smith

    Transflo has introduced the AI-12 Dual Facing Dashcam to its Mobile+ product family for truck fleets. The related Surfsight video system offers real-time insights into fleet performance, integrating front-facing and cab-facing cameras in a cloud-based system. The camera uses built-in

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    International makes Endurant transmission standard

    January 14, 2020 5:02PM by John G Smith

    International LT, RH and LoneStar heavy-duty trucks will now include the Endurant 12-speed automated transmission as standard equipment. The transmission developed by Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies can support torques of 1,850 lb-ft, and be paired with the Cummins X15 or International A26 engine.

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    Rugged Samsung tablet comes to Canada

    January 14, 2020 3:38PM by John G Smith

    Samsung Electronic’s Galaxy Tab Active Pro is now available in Canada, offering a tool designed for harsh working environments. The device is able to withstand excessive pressure, temperatures, vibrations and drops, and has been tested to meeting the MIL-STD-810G military specification, the company says. It is also IP68 certified for water and dust resistance.

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    Zonar app to deliver Cummins over-the-air updates

    January 9, 2020 9:09AM by John G Smith

    Zonar is now offering Cummins Connected Software Updates, supporting over-the-air engine updates with the Zonar OTAir app. Details about the required updates for specific engines are offered through a Cummins portal. But the Zonar device is more than a simple conduit for the data. OTAir also helps to ensure data security during the transfers by validating the VIN to ensure the correct vehicle receives the right update.

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    McLeod adds broker app to TMS software

    January 7, 2020 3:46PM by John G Smith

    McLeod Software has updated its transportation management software to include a new carrier app for brokers, and introduced improvements for customer service teams.

    PowerBroker Version 20.1 has the new Carrier App to connect brokers to carriers and drivers, using a secure connection to the PowerBroker system. That means logistics companies using PowerBroker will be able to deploy some of the same capabilities promoted by “digital brokers” that engage carriers with mobile apps, the company says.

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    More powertrain training from NTEA

    January 7, 2020 3:44PM by John G Smith

    The NTEA, an association representing the work truck industry, has developed a new Truck Equipment 201 training module that covers powertrain systems.

    Part of a series of online courses to further the understanding of those who already have some technical knowledge, the training reaches beyond the topics outlined in the introductory TE101 course.

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    Induction heating releases seized parts

    January 7, 2020 3:43PM by John G Smith

    Induction Innovations has unveiled two new induction heating tools to help release seized aluminum and steel parts and panel bond adhesives. The ALFe 3.5 and ALFe 5.0 deliver precise, safe and reliable heat, salvaging parts that might normally be discarded in the repair process, the company says.

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    McLaren Doors goes rust-free with bracket change

    January 6, 2020 9:08AM by John G Smith

    McLaren Doors is adding a new stainless steel top bracket to its Streamline Insulated models of doors. The added feature represents the final step in making the entire assembly, excluding the counterbalance and tracks, rust-free.

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    Huayi adds sizes to FT115 and RDS3 tires

    December 20, 2019 8:41AM by John G Smith

    Huayi Tire Canada, which distributes TBR and OTR tires, is introducing new sizes for the FT115 and RDS3 tires. The FT115, part of Double Coin’s Opti-Green Series, is now available as a 295/75R22.5. It has a load index of 144/141,

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    Augment your training reality with video

    December 17, 2019 8:49AM by John G Smith

    Design Interactive has added remote collaboration video calling features to its Augmentor training solution for fleet maintenance personnel. Together, they can connect technicians to expert sources and repair procedures in real time.

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    Rand McNally tablet delivers the latest in navigation

    December 17, 2019 8:34AM by John G Smith

    Rand McNally’s new TND Tablet 85 is bringing new navigation software to the dashboard, and marks the 6th generation of its truck navigation devices.

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    Rand McNally tablet offers 6th-generation navigation

    December 17, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Rand McNally’s new TND Tablet 85 is bringing new navigation software to the dashboard, and marks the 6th generation of its truck navigation devices.