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    Two upgrades to Eaton EverTough

    March 27, 2018 12:45PM by Truck News

    Eaton has enhanced its aftermarket line of EverTough Self-Adjust and Manual-Adjust clutches. The release bearing has been upgraded with wider thrust pads to improve the interface with the release fork. That, the company says, increases the contact area for the

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    Circuit tester, multimeter in one device

    March 26, 2018 3:04PM by Truck News

    Snap-on’s new EECT900 Multi-Probe Ultra features a circuit tester and digital multimeter in one handheld device for testing AC and DC voltage, resistance, and amperage. A rear-facing LCD navigation screen offers a color-coded menu. Data is displayed by unique colors

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    Puck-sized work light packs power

    March 26, 2018 3:02PM by Truck News

    Working in tight spaces? The Snap-on Hockey II ECPRA072 is a powerful 700-lumen light in a small package. The second generation of the puck-shaped light is made with aircraft-grade aluminum alloy and has an IP54 rating for its capacity to

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    Flexible drawer from Snap-on

    March 26, 2018 2:59PM by Truck News

    Snap-on’s new KMP1163 Master Series 72-inch roll cabs now include a SpeeDrawer to organize loose fasteners, parts, and tools. The two-inch-tall drawer can be arranged with colored dividers, while the unit also comes with a dedicated PowerDrawer that has a

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    Drivewyze available for PeopleNet Android devices

    March 26, 2018 12:51PM by Truck News

    PeopleNet is now making the Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass app available through the PeopleNet Android platform. Drivewyze offers bypass opportunities in Alberta and almost 700 locations in the U.S. And the app will now be pre-loaded on PeopleNet Android

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    Peterbilt introducing standard track steer axles

    March 23, 2018 4:27PM by Truck News

    Peterbilt will make standard track configurations of Paccar’s 20k and 22k steer axles beginning this May. Paccar’s heavy-duty steer axles are available on Models 567, 520, 389, 367, 365 and 348, and are ideal for vocational applications such as heavy-haul,

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    BF Goodrich unveils all-terrain tire

    March 22, 2018 12:59PM by johng@newcom.ca

    BF Goodrich has unveiled two new all-terrain tires to help handle the grueling conditions faced by equipment in the construction, logging, and energy sectors. The Cross Control tire line includes thick sidewalls to resist impact damage; heat-resistant compounds to help

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    Power check for seven-pin connectors

    March 21, 2018 4:08PM by Truck News

    Phillips Industries’ new Qwik-Check offers, well, a quick way to check that power is running through the seven-way connector between a tractor and trailer. Integrated into a trailer’s nose box, the unit eliminates the need for a continuity tester. When

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    Utech brings load board data together

    March 21, 2018 3:48PM by Truck News

    Utech Global’s new OneBoard dispatching software arranges multiple load board accounts and emails in a single spot. The subscription-based service sorts through emailed load offers and organizes them in an “available loads” screen. OneBoard also maps “hot loads” that are

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    Plantronics headset for drivers

    March 21, 2018 12:41PM by Truck News

    Plantronics has developed a Bluetooth headset with truckers in mind, combining features including a long-life battery and noise-canceling technology into the Voyager 104 unit. Noise is controlled through a microphone boom and windscreen, DSP noise-canceling technology, and a close-fitting memory

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    TomTom unveils Trucker tool

    March 21, 2018 9:13AM by Truck News

    TomTom Trucker, a GPS navigation device, has been unveiled in two sizes and with a lifetime subscription for TomTom Truck Maps in the U.S. and Canada. The information can be updated by wi-fi, and includes tailored routes to guide drivers

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    Utility unveils 4000AE drop deck

    March 20, 2018 3:00PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Utility’s new lightweight 4000AE Drop Deck flatbed trailer offers many features found in the company’s combo flatbed of the same name. And the final result weighs less than some all-aluminum trailers, but at a “more sensible combo-trailer price,” the company

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    uStart to help you start

    March 20, 2018 2:20PM by Truck News

    The uStart power systems that are already helping to start Class 6 trucks are now cleared to for use in Class 7 and 8 day cabs with up to 12-liter engines. The drop-in Group 31 battery replacement offers a level

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    T680 now offered with MX-11, AMT

    March 20, 2018 8:54AM by Truck News

    Kenworth’s T680 can now be ordered with the Paccar MX-11 engine and proprietary automated transmission designed to support linehaul and regional haul applications with gross vehicle weights up to 110,000 pounds. The MX-11 offers up to 430 hp and 1,650

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    SuperVision now monitors all of Canada

    March 20, 2018 8:42AM by Truck News

    Explore Information Services’ SuperVision Licence Monitor now monitors driver’s licence status and offers ad-hoc motor vehicle record abstracts in all provinces and territories. The company says it’s now the only such service that covers all 50 states and Canada. With