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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,

  • Product Equipment

    Mitchell 1 updates TruckSeries with 1Search Plus

    March 17, 2019 2:45PM by James Menzies

    Mitchell 1 has launched enhancements to its TruckSeries truck repair software suite, adding 1Search Plus for more precise searching capabilities. At the spring meetings of the Technology & Maintenance Council, the company showed an easy-to-use graphical design and consolidated information

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    Industrial vacuum added by Unimanix

    March 8, 2019 11:37AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Unimanix, known for its hot- and cold-water pressure washers for commercial and industrial applications, is adding a wet and dry industrial vacuum cleaner to the portfolio. The Drainvac is being promoted as the most efficient central vacuum cleaner on the

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    Western Products unveils heavy-duty v-plow

    March 8, 2019 11:06AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Western Products’ new 10’6” Heavy-Duty MVP 3 v-plow lineup has been unveiled for Class 4-6 vehicles in heavy-duty applications. It comes with 45-inch-tall flared wings to accommodate the wider plow and increase the ability to move larger amounts of snow.

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    New lamps for Fisher plows

    March 7, 2019 4:46PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Fisher Engineering is shining a spotlight on its new Intensifire LED headlamps with EdgeView Technology, which features a dedicated lens and bulb that directs light through the outer edge of each headlamp. The design – offered as an option on

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    Solar tracker now available through Geotab marketplace

    March 7, 2019 4:33PM by johng@newcom.ca

    The solar-powered asset tracker TT600 series by Flex is ready to offer detailed tracking information for assets like trailers, containers and generators – almost in real time. Available on the Geotab marketplace, the GPS-based tracking unit offers insights into utilization,

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    New lighting for lift platforms

    February 27, 2019 9:14AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Stertil-Koni’s Skylift platform lift and a four-post lifting system are both being fitted with an enhanced LED lighting system. The new lighting system is anchored by pre-assembled 40-inch light tubes with transformer and mounting brackets. It draws just 24 volts,

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    Purilite LED helps to improve air quality

    February 26, 2019 4:30PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Optronics International’s LED-based Purilite Light Shield decontaminating light promises to improve air quality and enhance visibility. A proprietary coating on the LEDs generates a stream of negative ions, which binds to inhalable solid particles and liquid droplets, generally 2.5 micrometers

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    Boxx packages cyber security

    February 26, 2019 3:08PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Toronto-based Boxx Insurance has unveiled Cyberboxx to help transportation and logistics providers stay ahead of cyber threats – part of a broad series of industry-focused solutions. Cyberboxx delivers a real-time score to gauge the state of a company’s cyber exposure,

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    FourKites better predicting arrival times

    February 26, 2019 9:22AM by johng@newcom.ca

    FourKites — a supply chain visibility platform — says it is able to predict freight arrival times more accurately than ever before thanks to a new DynamicETA algorithm. The new approach draws on more than 150 data points associated with

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    Endurant now comes with dual PTO

    February 26, 2019 9:05AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has unveiled a new dual Power Takeoff (PTO) version of the 12-speed Endurant automated transmission. The option includes two PTO mounting locations – an eight-bolt bottom mount and a four-bolt rear mount, offering a combined

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    Cooper Roadmaster for mixed-service

    February 25, 2019 9:46AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Cooper Tire’s new Roadmaster RM351 HD tire has been unveiled to support mixed-service applications such as construction, logging, and mining operations. Designed for on- and off-road driving, it comes in 11R22.5 and 11R24.5 sizes, in load range H. The tire

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    Link rounds out suspension family

    February 21, 2019 4:53PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Link Manufacturing has introduced an enhanced 20K auxiliary suspension, incorporating upgrades already available in lighter-capacity models. The family of 8K, 10K, 13.5K and 20K self-steering auxiliary suspensions can be installed in as little as two hours, compared to between six

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    Alcoa wheels in a ‘menacing’ black

    February 20, 2019 1:49PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Alcoa’s Dura-Black wheels are bringing a new sense of style to forged aluminum wheels. The wheel’s face is in a “menacing matte black”, while rim flange and mounting surfaces remain bright to support mounting. Both sides have been treated to