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    Loaded container handler from Galbreath

    June 12, 2018 4:31PM by Truck News

    Galbreath’s SLCH-X loaded container handler with a hydraulically adjustable fork assembly offers a tool to haul containers with wide variations in pocket and trunnion bar heights. The 93X and 113X models move containers on top of the chassis rather than

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    Private portal for driver qualifications

    June 11, 2018 11:52AM by johng@newcom.ca

    The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) and ISB Canada’s Making Eligibility Easy (MEE) Division have unveiled a new Driver Qualification System. Available to council members as of July 9, the portal at www.pmtc.ca will offer access to driver

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    Procision coverage expands

    June 8, 2018 2:31PM by Truck News

    Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is expanding the medium-duty coverage for its Procision seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission to include utility, construction, tanker, refuse and municipal trucks. The existing 35,000-lb. gross combined weight rating and maximums of 300 hp and 660

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    Lift for shops with low ceiling heights

    June 1, 2018 1:48PM by Truck News

    Mahle has unveiled the ShopPro CWL-10 air-operated midrise 10-ton commercial wheel lift, suited for shops with low ceiling heights. With a built-in vehicle support stand to offer open access under a vehicle, the unit also has a maximum lifting height

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    CalAmp adds CrashBoxx capabilities

    June 1, 2018 11:38AM by Truck News

    CrashBoxx accident reconstruction capabilities will now be embedded in all compatible CalAmp telematics devices. When a collision occurs, an automatic push notification is sent in real time to CalAmp Telematics Service Provider (TSP) administrators, providing information about the relative location,

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    Walter grinders for prolonged use

    May 24, 2018 10:55AM by Truck News

    Walter Surface Technologies’ Ironman and Ironman PS heavy-duty grinders have been unveiled with several features to support strenuous, prolonged use. Both models offer 1,750 watts of power, six-inch wheel capacity, a Quick-R instant release function, and the Walter Stabilizer that

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    Axle options for Kenworth cabovers

    May 22, 2018 9:09AM by Truck News

    Kenworth has added three Dana Spicer axles to K270 and K370 medium-duty cabovers. The truck models are now available with the Dana Spicer S140 Series of single-reduction, single-drive axles, with gross axle weight ratings from 16,000 to 21,000 lb. The

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    XL extension for turbine blades

    May 16, 2018 3:19PM by Truck News

    XL Specialized Trailers’ new BladeMate Flip Extension adds 27 feet to the rear of trailers designed to haul wind turbine blades. When a trailer is empty, drivers can flip up the extension, retract the trailer, and be left with a

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    Inflation system made standard

    May 15, 2018 11:27AM by Truck News

    The Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) with ThermAlert has been made a standard option on Vanguard dry van and CIMC reefer trailers. Almost one in three trailers now comes with the tire inflation system, Meritor says, noting that they monitor

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    International LT, LoneStar get Endurant

    May 14, 2018 12:13PM by Truck News

    Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies’ Endurant, a 12-speed automated transmission, is now available in International LT and LoneStar trucks. Featured as part of the Cummins Integrated Power portfolio, it’s paired with a Cummins X15 engine, and is capable of handling

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    Reusable sun visor for side windows

    May 9, 2018 9:59AM by Truck News

    Annoyed by the glare of the setting or rising sun that can’t be blocked by a traditional visor? TuckVisor is a removable and reusable side window sun visor that promises a solution. Shaped to fit all vehicles, it is pressed

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    Cummins X15, Endurant available in LT and LoneStar

    May 8, 2018 4:51PM by Truck News

    Buyers of International LoneStar and LT Series trucks can now order a Cummins X15 engine paired with an Endurant transmission – the product of an Eaton-Cummins joint venture. The X15 features an 80,000-km oil drain interval that can be extended

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    Transtex connects speeds and locations

    May 3, 2018 9:52AM by Truck News

    Transtex has unveiled a new generation of speed limiter with e-smart, a GPS-based device that sets maximum speeds based on vehicle locations. Available for Class 4-8 trucks, the system pulls information about posted speeds from the company’s server, or data

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    UFO+ offers padlock alternative

    May 2, 2018 9:31AM by Truck News

    National Fleet Products’ UFO+ Lock for rear and side vehicle doors will automatically lock when closed, and its dome-like shape is virtually impossible for tools to grasp, the company says. It offers an option for those who have traditionally been

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    Workhorse using Dana axle

    May 2, 2018 9:16AM by Truck News

    Dana and Workhorse Group have joined forces to develop a city delivery vehicle featuring Dana Spicer’s electrified integrated e-Drive axle. The axle sheds 388 lb. when compared to other options, in an optimized package that allows for more battery space