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    Thermo-King T-90 needs less fuel to cool

    November 15, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    The new Thermo King T-90 Series of truck transport refrigeration units (TRU) come with standard integrated TracKing telematics hardware to better connect fleets and cargo.

  • Product Equipment

    New configurator for Freightliner vocational upfits

    November 12, 2019 9:14AM by Truck News

    A new custom hardware and electronics configurator (CHEC) from Daimler Trucks North America will streamline the vocational truck customization process, according to the company. The tool allows truck equipment manufacturers and dealers to easily view, edit, compare and update electrical

  • Product Equipment

    Thermo King reveals lighter-weight TRU

    November 11, 2019 2:42PM by Truck News

    Thermo King has introduced the SLXi Local transportation unit, which it says is up to 200 lbs lighter than other offerings. The company says it’s ideal for urban distribution and weight-sensitive operations. The SLXi Local is thinner and quieter, coming

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    Wabco iABS to be trailer brains

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Wabco has introduced the intelligent anti-lock braking system, or iABS, for commercial trailers.

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    ZF PowerLine transmission coming to North America

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    ZF is bringing its PowerLine eight-speed automatic transmission to North America, serving trucks from Class 3 up to a Baby 8. It will debut with an unnamed OEM in early 2021.

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    Truck-Lite system tracking trailer volume

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Truck-Lite has added a volumetric cargo system to its Road Ready trailer telematics suite.

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    Quickly secure cables and hoses

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Phillips Industries’ Quik-Clamp offers a corrosion-resistant tool to secure hoses or cables to any support system between a tractor and trailer.

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    International upgrades LT Series

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    International Truck has unveiled a series of upgrades to its 2020 on-highway vehicles in the name of fuel-efficiency.

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    Peterbilt unveils product updates

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Peterbilt has unveiled a series of updates for its coming model year of trucks, ranging from the collision mitigation system to over-the-air updates.

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    New names, features for Hino’s 2021 trucks

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Hino has updated and renamed its product line for the 2021 model year — the Hino M, L, and XL.

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    Meritor disc brakes optimized for linehaul service

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Meritor is moving forward with a system designed for better stops – the new Meritor EX+ LS air disc brakes that are purpose-built for linehaul and trailer applications.

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    SAF-Holland system adjusts inflation to loads

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    SAF-Holland has announced an update to its tire management system, which brings dynamic inflation adjustments based on axle load.

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    Volvo VNR lineup expands

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Volvo is introducing a VNR 660 model, for customers who are looking to shed weight or need to deal with length restrictions.

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    Phillips lights up dry vans

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Phillips Industries has launched its ultra-compact and high-output LED lamp for dry vans.

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    Continental rolls out ‘smart’ tire

    November 4, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Continental’s Conti HSR 3 regional steer tire can be spec’d as an “intelligent” tire, with a sensor installed to communicate tire inflation pressures and other parameters through various apps and tools, including a yard reader.