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    TomTom unveils Trucker tool

    March 21, 2018 9:13AM by Truck News

    TomTom Trucker, a GPS navigation device, has been unveiled in two sizes and with a lifetime subscription for TomTom Truck Maps in the U.S. and Canada. The information can be updated by wi-fi, and includes tailored routes to guide drivers

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    Utility unveils 4000AE drop deck

    March 20, 2018 3:00PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Utility’s new lightweight 4000AE Drop Deck flatbed trailer offers many features found in the company’s combo flatbed of the same name. And the final result weighs less than some all-aluminum trailers, but at a “more sensible combo-trailer price,” the company

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    uStart to help you start

    March 20, 2018 2:20PM by Truck News

    The uStart power systems that are already helping to start Class 6 trucks are now cleared to for use in Class 7 and 8 day cabs with up to 12-liter engines. The drop-in Group 31 battery replacement offers a level

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    T680 now offered with MX-11, AMT

    March 20, 2018 8:54AM by Truck News

    Kenworth’s T680 can now be ordered with the Paccar MX-11 engine and proprietary automated transmission designed to support linehaul and regional haul applications with gross vehicle weights up to 110,000 pounds. The MX-11 offers up to 430 hp and 1,650

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    SuperVision now monitors all of Canada

    March 20, 2018 8:42AM by Truck News

    Explore Information Services’ SuperVision Licence Monitor now monitors driver’s licence status and offers ad-hoc motor vehicle record abstracts in all provinces and territories. The company says it’s now the only such service that covers all 50 states and Canada. With

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    Drivewyze added to Transflo app

    March 20, 2018 8:30AM by Truck News

    Transflo Mobile is enhancing its mobile offerings, adding partners such as Drivewyze to the Transflo Connect integration platform. Drivewyze’s PreClear app will now launch directly within Transflo Mobile or the company’s HOS iOS and Android apps. With that, there are

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    Aspen unveils 55-ton lowboy

    March 20, 2018 8:21AM by Truck News

    Aspen Custom Trailers, known for its heavy-haul designs, has now introduced the M5500-8 commercial trailer – a 55-ton hydraulic removable gooseneck lowboy. Features of the trailer with a 53-foot overall length include 26 feet of flush deck, swing-out outriggers, protected

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    Standard track options from Kenworth

    March 16, 2018 3:03PM by Truck News

    Kenworth has unveiled new standard track options for proprietary 20,000- and 22,800-pound Paccar front axles. The axles were introduced last year with wide track configurations, and are available in Kenworth Class 8 vocational models. The 20,000-pound rating achieved with 425-series

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    Link redesigns self-steer auxiliary suspensions

    March 7, 2018 11:49AM by Truck News

    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Link Manufacturing has redesigned its self-steer auxiliary suspensions, which are now available in 8K and 13.5K capacities – as well as the company’s first 10K option. A 20K model will be unveiled this year. Installation times

  • Omnitracs One announced during Outlook 2018

    February 27, 2018 2:08PM by Truck West

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Omnitracs announced a new product launch today, one it says combines the very best of all the company’s technology offerings. Kevin Haugh, chief product and strategy officer, unveiled Omnitracs One during the technology company’s Outlook 2018 conference

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    New filters for LPG users

    February 23, 2018 11:56AM by Truck News

    Alliance AutoGas and Donaldson Company have released a new line of liquified petroleum gas (LPG) filters to capture particulate matter and heavy ends from propane autogas. A primary particulate filter will remove 99% of particulates 0.5 microns and larger, while

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    Trailer tracking for mixed fleets

    February 21, 2018 1:33PM by Truck News

    Spireon is building on its FleetLocate product line with a modular trailer tracking solution for mixed fleets. FL Flex can be configured with options including door, cargo, temperature, and other trailer sensors, as well as solar panels, offering actionable real-time

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    Fairbanks introduces scale instrument

    February 21, 2018 1:32PM by Truck News

    Fairbanks Scale’s new FB4000 desktop scale instrument is now available in a NEMA 12 desktop enclosure or NEMA4X stainless steel washdown enclosure. Each unit features a highway system application, enhanced inbound/outbound application, and kernel application, any of which can be

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    LED headlight for heavy trucks

    February 21, 2018 1:29PM by Truck News

    Maxxima has added the new Vionic 5×7 combination DRL/dual-beam LED headlight for heavy trucks and other vehicles. Featuring nine high-performance LEDs, the headlight has dedicated diodes for DRL and dual-beam functions. It all sits in a cast aluminum housing with

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    An app for that trouble code

    February 21, 2018 1:28PM by Truck News

    Diesel Laptops has introduced a free app to access more than 40,000 diagnostic trouble codes for commercial trucks, building on the database available through truckfaultcodes.com. The app allows searches by manufacturer, model, and code number, while each code will offer