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    Accessories for wheel aligners

    March 29, 2019 12:32PM by johng@newcom.ca

    John Bean’s V6200 heavy-duty wheel aligner has been updated with a pair of accessories designed to support vehicles with additional axle configurations and to expand coverage where a combined truck and trailer is longer than a standard bay. The three-piece

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    BF Goodrich unveils Highway Control tires

    March 29, 2019 9:25AM by johng@newcom.ca

    BFGoodrich commercial truck tires have unveiled two new products in the form of the Highway Control S and Highway Control T. The company’s Highway Control lineup is SmartWay verified, with features such as new sidewall compounds designed to boost fuel

  • Product Equipment

    Bendix enhances air disc brake

    March 25, 2019 10:21AM by Truck News

    Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake has announced improvements to its ADB22X air disc brake. A new adjustment mechanism has been designed for increased vibration robustness, while improving the running clearance between the friction and rotor, the company announced. The new disc

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    Bendix launches safety system retrofits, SafetyDirect enhancements

    March 25, 2019 9:59AM by Truck News

    Bendix announced at the spring meetings of the Technology & Maintenance Council updates to its safety systems, and a new retrofit program. Bendix Wingman Fusion, Wingman Advanced, VORAD VS-500, AutoVue lane departure warning, Blindspotter side object detection, and SafetyDirect can

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    BlackBerry’s Radar H2 enhances connections

    March 25, 2019 9:29AM by johng@newcom.ca

    BlackBerry has built on the capabilities of its Radar-M tracking device to develop Radar H2, enhancing connections with 4G LTE cellular networks and a wireless gateway that can connect to cargo sensors, tire pressure monitoring systems, brake sensors, and weigh-in-motion

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    Smart Dashcam becomes smarter

    March 25, 2019 9:26AM by johng@newcom.ca

    KeepTruckin is expanding its Smart Dashcam platform to include video recall, video annotation, in-app driver coaching, and fused sensors. Videos can now be recalled from 35 hours of driving time, and they’re also automatically assigned tags to offer context leading

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    Carrier Transicold debuts Supra S6 refrigeration unit

    March 25, 2019 8:39AM by Truck News

    Carrier Transicold has introduced a new Supra S6 truck refrigeration unit, which it says boosts performance, efficiency and reliability, and features a contemporary new design. The Supra S6 is designed for small- to medium-sized trucks and has a processing speed

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    Two new tires from Yokohama

    March 21, 2019 10:14AM by Truck News

    Yokohama displayed two new tires at this year’s spring meetings of the Technology & Maintenance Council. The 712L drive tire and 114R UWB wide-base single were shown for the first time. Both are SmartWay-verified low rolling resistance tires built at

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    Cooper unveils longhaul steer tire

    March 20, 2019 9:32PM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Cooper Tires has added a longhaul steer tire to its Pro Series product line. The LHS tire will initially be available as a 295/75R22.5, although other sizes are available in June. Features of the tire — bundled

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    Noregon enhances TripVision, JPro

    March 20, 2019 12:21PM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Noregon has unveiled an enhanced version of its TripVision system, offering a fleet management tool that delivers a snapshot of vehicle health, safety and performance. Known as TripVision Uptime, it offers bi-directional controls like the ability to

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    New Road Ready control unit increases mounting options

    March 20, 2019 8:08AM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Truck-Lite has unveiled an updated master control unit for its Road Ready trailer telematics system, creating new options for those who want to use the system on chassis, flatbeds and more. The new unit measures just 13.25

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    Engine Armour makes bid for truck business

    March 17, 2019 9:48PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Engine Armour Tech is a preventive maintenance treatment for engines, transmissions, differentials and more – just don’t think of it as an oil or oil additive. The penetrating ceramic metal sealer is based on nanotechnology that cleans, seals microscopic fissures

  • Product Technology

    Trimble, Decisiv partner on TMT ServiceConnect

    March 17, 2019 5:39PM by James Menzies

    Trimble has partnered with Decisiv to launch TMT ServiceConnect, allowing TMT customers to connect to more than 4,500 service centers. The new add-on module gives TMT users direct connectivity to streamline repairs and improve communication with service providers, Trimble and

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    uStart systems now supported by Bluetooth

    March 17, 2019 4:46PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Ioxus has unveiled a new Bluetooth interface for its uStart intelligent power management system – a device that incorporates ultracapacitors, microprocessors and other smart power electronics. The connection makes it possible to remotely check battery voltage and uStart status, or

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    New Michelin tire for light trucks and commercial vans

    March 17, 2019 4:10PM by Truck News

    Michelin’s new Agilis CrossClimate tire is designed for ¾- and one-ton trucks and vans operated by commercial fleets. It’s aimed at: local and parcel delivery fleets; food and beverage haulers; telecom and utility fleets; and trades, including landscaping, plumbing, electrical,