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    Daimler updates Express WriteUp app

    January 9, 2018 7:21AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced enhancements to its Express WriteUp mobile application. Express WriteUp allows service advisors at Freightliner and Western Star dealerships to create repair orders with a mobile device. When a vehicle arrives

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    Bendix Wingman Fusion now an option for Kenworth T270, T370

    January 2, 2018 8:10AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth now offers the Bendix Wingman Fusion advanced driver assistance system as an option on the Kenworth T270 and T370 medium duty trucks. Bendix Wingman Fusion integrates and advances a proven suite of Bendix safety technologies –

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    Purkeys unveils new nosebox line

    January 2, 2018 7:46AM by Truck News

    LOWELL, Ark. — Purkeys has unveiled its newest space-saving nosebox for the heavy-duty truck market. The Direct nosebox line developed by Purkeys, allows fleets to utilize the functionality of both the nosebox and liftgate charging system in one convenient receptacle,

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    Mobile Awareness unveils new HOS solution

    December 19, 2017 8:25AM by Truck News

    SOLON, Ohio — Mobile Awareness has introduced the release of a new Hours of Service (HOS) solution providing transport businesses a paperless Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) compliant system. It is fully integrated with Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR)

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    Instructional Technologies rolls out new ELD training course

    December 19, 2017 8:10AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, Wash.— Instructional Technologies today announced a new Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) course. The course covers the basics of ELDs for drivers, and allows carriers to customize the training to meet company-specific needs. “Understanding the basics of using ELDs is

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    PeopleNet debuts ELD app for Android

    December 19, 2017 7:55AM by Truck News

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.  — PeopleNet today announced the commercial availability of its eDriver Logs Electronic Logging Device (ELD) for Android. PeopleNet’s eDriver Logs are self-certified to comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)’s Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. “With

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    PrePass ELD app now available for download

    December 19, 2017 7:25AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Help Inc. has announced its PrePass ELD application is now available for iOS devices through Apple’s App store. PrePass ELD was released in late November 2017 as a low-cost solution to the federal electronic logging device (ELD)

  • Blackberry Radar now available to Pana-Pacific customers

    December 18, 2017 6:00PM by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. – Blackberry Ltd. has partnered with Pana-Pacific to offer its asset tracking solution to more than 2,800 commercial dealers across North America. During the announcement, Philip Poulidis, senior vice-president and general manager of Blackberry Radar, said that although

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    Peterbilt standardizes discs on 579 rear axles

    December 13, 2017 1:13PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has announced it’s now making air disc brakes standard on the drive axles of its Model 579. In 2012, the company made disc brakes standard on the steer axle. “Safety is one of the driving forces

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    Lippert Components introduces new mattresses for trucks

    December 11, 2017 8:32AM by Truck News

    ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Component has introduced the somnum Sleeper Series mattresses for the heavy truck market. According to the company,  the somnum Sleeper Series offers four unique mattress constructions to fit the needs of truck drivers of all sleep

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    Minimizer launches new super singles fenders line

    December 5, 2017 11:59AM by Truck News

    BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. —  Minimizer Super Single Fenders have hit the heavy duty trucking aftermarket. “This is something we’ve been working on for a long time,” Minimizer CEO and chief visionary Craig Kruckeberg said. “We had a lot of requests

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    Trucker Path app now comes with parking prediction feature

    December 5, 2017 9:42AM by Truck News

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Trucker Path announced today that it has added a new Parking Prediction feature for its trip planning app used by over 600,000 active truck drivers. The Parking Prediction feature compiles four years of data and over

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    Yokohama rolls out new SmartWay approved tire

    December 5, 2017 8:54AM by Sonia Straface

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – Yokohama Tire Corporation has launched an all-new SmartWay verified long-haul drive tire: the TY577 MC2. Now available in the U.S., the new tire comes in sizes 295/75R22.5, 11R22.5, 285/75R24.5 and 11R24.5, and is also offered in

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    CarriersEdge reveals new online driver course

    November 29, 2017 8:23AM by Truck News

    MARKHAM, Ont. — CarriersEdge has introduced a new course to help drivers safely handle one of the most hazard-laden aspects of their jobs — maneuvering in tight, congested conditions while making deliveries. “Trip Planning, Parking and Deliveries” gives drivers the

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    Penske Truck Leasing rolls out new mobile app

    November 22, 2017 8:32AM by Truck News

    READING, Pa. — Penske Truck Leasing released the Penske Driver app that provides truck drivers with easy Hours of Service (HOS) functionality to meet the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, and other productivity tools. The new app is free to