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    Oil extends drains for natural gas engines

    June 25, 2018 3:08PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Valvoline’s Premium Blue One Solution, unveiled in March, is now the first engine oil approved to meet the Cummins CES 20092 spec’ that allows for extended drains in natural gas engines.

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    Bearing and seal kits from Meritor

    June 21, 2018 10:17AM by Truck News

    Meritor has launched 20 bearing and seal kits and 70 individual bearings to cover popular Meritor and Dana axles – covering a significant share of drive axle carrier assemblies. The bearings are manufactured in Europe using high-quality steel for strength,

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    ERM develops a cyber shield

    June 21, 2018 10:01AM by Truck News

    ERM Advanced Telematics (http://ermtelematics.com) has developed the integrated hardware and software that it says will protect vehicles from ransomware and other cyber attacks. eCyber will be available to OEMs and the aftermarket as of the fourth quarter of 2018, and

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    Goodyear steers for longhaul

    June 21, 2018 2:17AM by Truck News

    Goodyear has added another product to its Endurance family of high-mileage long-haul tires with the introduction of the Endurance LHS steer tire, which complements the line’s LHD drive tire. After several years of research and field testing, Goodyear says the

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    Michelin takes action for traction

    June 21, 2018 2:16AM by Truck News

    Michelin is launching what it calls “its most aggressive drive-axle tire” in the Michelin X Works Grip D tire, made specifically for energy-sector and logging fleets operating in extreme conditions . In fact, truck operators and dealers in the Grande

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    All Internationals get OnCommand

    June 15, 2018 8:25AM by Truck News

    All new International trucks with International or Cummins engines will now be equipped with an OnCommand Connection telematics device and two years of free service. The system integrates a cellular-enabled hardware platform with telematics and the OnCommand Connection Advanced Remote

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    Weigh in motion with Alliance scale

    June 12, 2018 4:44PM by Truck News

    Alliance Scale’s new axleWeigh-in-Motion truck scale will dynamically weigh each axle and print a receipt with individual axle weights and totals — without requiring a driver to stop. Vehicles pass over the scale at about 5 km/h while the unit

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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