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    New controller for Solara

    May 2, 2018 8:59AM by Truck News

    Carrier Transicold’s Solara heating unit now features an APX controller with a dashboard-style display. The Solara uses a Z482 two-cylinder diesel engine to generate 50,000 BTU/hour at an ambient temperature of -18 Celsius, keeping sensitive commodities such as flowers and

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    PeopleNet upgrades video view

    April 30, 2018 3:50PM by Truck News

    PeopleNet’s hood-mounted MirrorCam is a spot mirror with a built-in camera that offers added perspective around a truck’s blindspots. The second generation of the tool is part of the company’s Video Intelligence platform that draws on forward-, side-, and rear-facing

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    Muncie tames the torque

    April 27, 2018 3:20PM by Truck News

    Muncie Power Products’ new Muncie Start option reduces the startup torques for high-intertia loads, allowing PTOs to smoothly engage in applications such as blowers, vacuum pumps, water pumps, compressors, and generators. It’s made possible by modulating the clutch, and eliminates

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    Ancra tracks on a roll

    April 27, 2018 10:36AM by Truck News

    Ancra’s Retract-a-Roll 4 is a pneumatic roller track that brings aircraft technology into trailers. Using a truck’s existing air supply, the roller tracks are powered by pneumatics, and convert back to a smooth trailer floor for general freight, the company

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    Maxxima unveils LED strip lights

    April 24, 2018 6:04PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Maxxima has unveiled two sizes of flexible hybrid auxiliary stop-turn-tail/backup LED strip lights for trucks, trailers, buses, and other vehicles. Now available in 48- and 60-inch lengths, the combo STT/BU strip lights can be applied to the rear of any vehicle to

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    Alternator optimized for fire trucks

    April 24, 2018 5:58PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Leece-Neville’s IdlePro Extreme 12-volt, 420-amp heavy-duty alternator has been optimized for fire trucks, which have to power complex electrical systems at engine idle. The new alternator, also a replacement for certain school buses and coaches, includes technologies to improve battery

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    Mack LR gets upgrades

    April 24, 2018 5:46PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Mack has unveiled a series of new features for its LR refuse trucks. The model is getting a sliding glass window on the passenger side of the vehicle, an exterior stainless steel sun visor, and a

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    Mack pre-wiring for Lytx

    April 24, 2018 5:44PM by Truck News

    Mack refuse vehicles will soon be pre-wired for video telematics equipment from Lytx. The option of pre-wiring the Mack LR and TerraPro models for the Lytx DriveCam safety program and Lytx Video Services enhancement will first be offered this fall.

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    Deflecktor introduces wheel covers to Canadian market

    April 19, 2018 1:38PM by Truck News

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — For the first time in Canada, Deflecktor has rolled out its aerodynamic line of wheel covers. The rollout was officially announced at Truck World on April 19. The wheel covers, made of durable polymer feature an

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    XL unveils galvanized trailer

    April 10, 2018 1:12PM by Truck News

    XL Specialized Trailers has expanded its galvanized trailer series to include the Mechanical Full-width Gooseneck (MFG) model. The 80 MFG, like the other galvanized lowboys, is made with T-1 flange, and 80K web, with the hot-dip galvanizing process providing a

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    Mahle jack has 50,000-lb. capacity

    April 10, 2018 9:14AM by johng@newcom.ca

    The ShopPro CAJ-25 from Mahle Service Solutions is a 25-ton commercial vehicle axle jack, with an eight-inch starting height and 50,000-lb. capacity. Incorporating an air-driven motor to power the hydraulic system, there’s no manual pumping involved. The ram can also

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    Sheets with sleepers in mind

    April 9, 2018 10:55AM by Truck News

    Lippert Components has introduced a line of adjustable sheet sets designed to fit the wider, longer mattresses commonly found in Class 8 sleepers. The somnum adjustable twin XL sheets are made of a soft brushed microfiber, but the fitted sheet

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    Ingersoll Rand unveils impact wrench

    April 6, 2018 9:38AM by Truck News

    Trying to bust loose a stubborn bolt? Ingersoll Rand has a new tool to help. The 2850MAX D-handle one-inch impact wrench is the most powerful one-inch pneumatic impact wrench in the company’s vehicle service portfolio. It’s available with a six-inch

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    Fleet Complete Vision draws on video

    April 5, 2018 9:34AM by Truck News

    Fleet Complete Vision is combining telematics technology and mobile video in an offering that fully integrates with the Fleet Complete platform.

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    Detachable gooseneck trailer boasts 15-inch deck height

    April 3, 2018 4:11PM by Truck News

    XL Specialized Trailers’ XL 110  low-profile hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailer has been unveiled with a 15-inch loaded deck height, which the company says is the lowest in the industry and can accommodate loads that would otherwise need a dropside trailer.