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    Jake brake now standard on International’s A26 engine

    May 13, 2019 12:38PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Jacobs Vehicle Systems’ 5783A engine brake is now standard equipment on International Trucks’ A26 engine. Jacobs has supplied a compression release engine brake for the 13-liter engine since 2009. Not only is it standard on the A26 engine, but the

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    CITT launches new path to CCLP designation for experienced logistics professionals

    May 10, 2019 1:10PM by Truck News

    There’s no substitute for experience. That was the starting point for CITT in developing a new program to allow experienced professionals a quicker path to earning their CITT-Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP) designation. The new Challenge On-Ramp to the CCLP Designation

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    Cooper adds wide-base mixed-service tire

    May 6, 2019 3:21PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Cooper Tire is expanding its Severe Series product line by adding a new mixed-service wide-base all-position tire. The WBA promises long miles to removal in the face of harsh operating conditions in construction applications like mixers and dump trucks. The

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    Hankook unveils super-single drive tire

    May 6, 2019 2:47PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Hankook Tire’s new e3 WiDE DL21 super single drive tire has been unveiled with the promise of a longer life when compared to the DL07 that came before it. Company testing shows the new tire betters the DL07’s mileage by

  • Product Technology

    KoiReader extracts document data

    May 6, 2019 12:03PM by johng@newcom.ca

    KoiReader has unveiled a suite of document automation application programming interfaces for multimodal and global logistics operations. The technology, based on artificial intelligence, recognizes unstructured words and numbers in freight documents and converts the information into structured data. It does

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    Made to Ride mattress built around hybrid foams

    May 6, 2019 9:00AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Estee Bedding’s Made to Ride mattresses have been unveiled with the promise of extra comfort for those who are spending the night in a sleeper, and the Dreamliner product tops them all. The top layer is made of a hybrid

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    Platform Science, Noregon partner in diagnostics

    May 2, 2019 11:00AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Platform Science is partnering with Noregon to add remote fault code information to a connected vehicle open platform. Platform Science’s Vehicle Fault Diagnostics presents diagnostic information about all electronic components on any make and model of vehicle. Detailed fault descriptions

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    Haldex unveils Midland air, electrical accessories

    May 2, 2019 10:30AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Haldex has unveiled a lineup of Midland 3IN1 ConnectSets, seven-way cable assemblies, tractor-trailer jumper air lines, tender kits, and a wider array of brake hose assemblies that include dual live swivel fitting configurations. In 2016 the company relaunched the Midland

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    Direct-drive electric powertrain for Class 2-6

    April 25, 2019 9:42AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Dana’s TM4 Sumo LD direct-drive electric powertrain combines a motor and inverter for Class 2-6 vehicles. The end result offers a modular package for e-axle platforms. And when integrated with a Dana electrified axle, the TM4 Sumo LD can be

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    Alternator designed for heavy-duty demands

    April 25, 2019 9:07AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Military and mining vehicles are receiving some extreme support with a Leece-Neville IdlePro alternator with a 600-amp output at 6,000 rpm. The 24-volt alternators are virtually idle-free, the company adds, and it’s up to 24 lb. lighter than comparable models.

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    Reyco Granning suspension for electric vehicles

    April 25, 2019 8:53AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Reyco Granning Electric Vehicle Solutions is producing a new drive axle air suspension designed for electric commercial vehicles. Part of the WorkMaster product family, the new 240AR-EV is based on an existing Model 240AR, but makes room for e-axle packages.

  • Volvo expands parameters eligible for over-the-air updates

    April 24, 2019 10:37AM by Truck News

    Volvo Trucks has added more parameter updates to its Parameter Plus subscription package, and now offers more than 250 paramaters that can be changed over the air. The Parameter Plus package allows for up to 50 parameter updates per year.

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    Ancra unveils non-permanent decking

    April 23, 2019 2:28PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Ancra has unveiled a “non-permanent” decking system that can be used in leased equipment or containers without voiding the warranty. The FasTrack Lift-a-Deck II Conversion system is a single track that includes brackets for mounting into vertical logistics posts slots.

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    Crown stacker ready to carry that weight

    April 23, 2019 10:31AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Crown Equipment’s SHC 5500 Series counterbalance stacker is ready to move loads weighing up to 4,000 lb. Combing power steering and a reduced head length, each unit is designed to maneuver heavy loads in tight congested spaces from the dock

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    Dana training tools expand for electrified vehicles

    April 22, 2019 10:33AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Dana has expanded its Driveline Forensic training series to include videos that address safety and maintenance tips for electrified vehicles. The new videos offer overviews on both electric vehicle architecture and maintenance, as well as vehicle servicing safety tips. The