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    Kenworth offering Alcoa Dura-Black wheels

    July 25, 2019 8:50AM by johng@newcom.ca

      Kenworth is now offering Alcoa’s new Dura-Black wheels, delivering a bold style for heavy-duty and medium-duty conventional trucks. The new designs are lighter and stronger than steel wheels, offering the promise of increased payloads and better fuel economy, Alcoa

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    SureCall Fusion2Go extends cell reach

    July 10, 2019 1:35PM by johng@newcom.ca

    SureCall’s Fusion2Go Max cell phone booster promises to eliminate dropped calls and deliver faster data speeds than you might see with a phone alone.

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    SteadyCharge units support accessory batteries

    July 9, 2019 2:44PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Purkeys’ new SteadyCharge accessory battery charger will monitor and maintain accessory batteries that support trailer refrigeration and heating units. Inactive batteries will naturally discharge over time and can drain during seasonal periods when dependent engines are not running, the company

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    PPG’s Delfleet One paint system for commercial vehicles

    July 8, 2019 8:32AM by johng@newcom.ca

    PPG’s new Delfleet One paint system is designed with commercial vehicles in mind. Offerings within the lineup include undercoats, topcoats, and clear coats, and they produce 57% fewer VOC emissions when compared to traditional paint systems. Finishes include aluminum and

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    Magnum unveils tube bumper latch

    June 26, 2019 1:25PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Magnum Trailer and Equipment has unveiled an improved latch system for its tube bumpers, redefining the locking system and addressing the inevitable vibrations that occur as trucks go down the road. The redesigned locking cam is fastened in place with

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    Volvo updates collision warning system

    June 26, 2019 9:29AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Volvo has unveiled the latest generation of its Volvo Active Driver Assist (VADA) collision mitigation system, which will be standard in VNR and VNL models and also available in the VNX. VADA 2.0 integrates radar and camera readings to monitor

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    3/8-inch impact wrench delivers the speed

    June 25, 2019 1:35PM by johng@newcom.ca

    The Ingersoll Rand 2115QXPA 3/8-inch impact wrench promises to be the fastest tool in its class. The tool is ideal for working the bolts inside vehicles, repairing side panels, and also working on engines, the company says. The 2115QXPA boasts a

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    Alcoa hub covers updates wheel end appearance

    June 25, 2019 1:21PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Alcoa Wheels is offering a way to upgrade the look of wheel ends on new and older trucks, through a new one-piece hub cover that holds in place with “secure fit retention”. The system adds three threaded nylon nuts per

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    Scale offers weights in real time

    June 20, 2019 8:52AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Blue Ink Tech’s BIT Air Scale offers drivers access to axle and gross weights in real time, through a related app. Using just two wireless sensors mounted on T-fittings, the scale can install in less than 15 minutes, the company

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    Trimble unveils two-channel DVR

    June 19, 2019 1:51PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Trimble’s new two-channel digital video recorder (DVR) will record high-definition video from up to two cameras as part of the company’s Video Intelligence system. Designed with smaller fleets and lighter-duty vehicles in mind, the DVR comes with accessory power cables,

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    Somnum pillows designed with sleepers in mind

    June 19, 2019 1:29PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Lippert Components has unveiled a series of pillows designed specifically for those trying to catch some shuteye in truck sleepers. The somnum pillows are made with a hypoallergenic down-alternative fill, covered in double-stitched 100% cotton with a 350-thread count. In

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    Truck-Lite integrates Stemco wireless tech

    June 18, 2019 11:23AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Stemco’s wireless monitoring technology is now being integrated into Truck-Lite’s Road Ready telematics system through a second-generation SmartBridge Integrator. The integration means fleets will be able to access information about Stemco’s wireless products through Road Ready’s web portal, which will

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    Crown unveils V-FHM battery chargers

    June 18, 2019 11:16AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Crown Equipment Corporation has released V-FHM Series modular battery chargers for lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries. The V-FHM Series chargers are more efficient than similar high-frequency designs, the company says. Each is enhanced by automatic voltage sensing technology that identifies a

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    Rand McNally updates atlas

    June 18, 2019 11:03AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Rand McNally has unveiled the 2020 edition of its Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas, offering insights into accessible routes, trucking regulations, and tolls. This year’s edition of the coil-bound atlas includes revised state and provincial maps, as well as updates to

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    Samba Safety enhances monitoring platform

    June 17, 2019 11:00AM by johng@newcom.ca

    SambaSafety is now incorporating CSA and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) data into its Qorta monitoring platform. With this, safety managers enjoy information on roadside inspections and violations in near real time, all summarized in carrier and driver scorecards. A preview