Truck News


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    Aperia reaches milestone with Halo Tire Inflator

    August 16, 2017 7:21AM by Truck News

    BURLINGAME, Calif. – Aperia Technologies has announced its Halo Tire Inflator has reached a billion miles on the road. It’s a tire inflation system that mounts to the wheel and uses energy created by the wheels’ rotation as a power

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    Eaton-Cummins JV offers new SmartAdvantage offering

    August 14, 2017 11:34AM by Truck News

    GALESBURG, Mich. – Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has added a new downsped overdrive model to its SmartAdvantage powertrain lineup. The 1,550/1,850 lb.-ft. torque rating is compatible with rear axle ratings down to 2.47, enabling cruise speeds as low as

  • Product Transportation

    Bendix introduces new spin-on air dryer cartridge

    August 9, 2017 2:23PM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio –  Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has created the Bendix GC Spin-On Air Dryer Cartridge, a spin-on style air dryer cartridge using recycled desiccant for the aftermarket. The GC, Bendix can provide original equipment manufacturer performance with a replacement

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    Eco Flaps gets EPA approval

    August 9, 2017 9:20AM by Truck News

    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has pre-approved Eco Flaps’ trailer splash guards to be used by vehicle manufacturers to meet GHG2 regulations through model year 2020 with a 1.25 percent reduction in fuel usage. “This is

  • Product Transportation

    Cummins Connected Diagnostics now available to Zonar customers

    August 9, 2017 8:29AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. —  Zonar and Cummins revealed today Cummins Connected Diagnostics is now available to customers using Zonar’s smart fleet management solution. By obtaining data through Zonar’s V3TM telematics control unit, Cummins Connected Diagnostics wirelessly connects your engine to Cummins

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    Trail King Industries reveals new trailer

    August 9, 2017 7:15AM by Truck News

    MITCHELL, S.D.  —  Trail King Industries announced it is rolling out a new trailer. The new is Commercial MG-HG detachable gooseneck trailer features interchangeable gooseneck styles and is engineered to offer exceptional corrosion resistance, the company said. Moisture trapping areas have

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    CarriersEdge adds distracted driving course to its roster

    August 8, 2017 2:31PM by Truck News

    MARKHAM, Ont.  — CarriersEdge has added a new distracted driving course. The new CarriersEdge course helps drivers understand the dangers distractions pose, and gives them practical strategies for minimizing whatever might take their attention away from driving. “This is a

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    Raptor wrench devours toughest bolting applications

    August 3, 2017 12:30PM by Truck News

    EASTON, Pa. – TorcUP is touting its line of Raptor non-impacting pneumatic torque wrenches as the newest success story for providing safer, more efficient solutions to the trucking industry’s bolting applications. “The Raptor is accurate to within 5% of its

  • Product Transportation

    Toyo Tire introduces new on/off road drive tire

    August 2, 2017 9:32AM by Truck News

    RICHMOND, B.C. — Toyo Tire Canada introduced a new on/off road drive tire this week, called the M588. This new medium truck tire has been designed specifically for severe service applications in the Canadian market.  It is a heavy duty

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    Xantrex rolls out new sine wave inverter line

    August 1, 2017 2:10PM by Truck News

    BURNABY, B.C. — Xantrex announced the release of its Freedom X sine wave inverter line. Available in 1,000- and 2,000-watt units, with an optional built-in 3-stage battery charger (Freedom XC), the new inverters bring more surge power and precise electrical

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    Minimizer reveals new Western Star floor mats

    August 1, 2017 12:21PM by Sonia Straface

    BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn.  – Minimizer released five new custom-molded floor mat kits for 2016-2018 Western Star trucks today. “It’s exciting to know that we now have nearly every Western Star truck released over the past couple years covered … literally,”

  • Product Transportation

    Pioneers offers five-year warranty on tarping system

    August 1, 2017 11:03AM by Truck News

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Pioneer has extended the warranty on new models of its flagship Rack ‘n Pinion tarping system to five years, a new industry standard. The non-prorated warranty covers the entire system, except the tarp, making it the most

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    Carrier Transicold, Thermo King to offer new EPA-approved refrigerant

    August 1, 2017 10:23AM by Truck News

    ATHENS, Ga. and MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Carrier Transicold and Thermo King announced today that both will begin offering the new-generation refrigerant R-452A as an alternative for use in its truck and trailer refrigeration systems to help lower the greenhouse gas

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    OTC introduces Hendrickson front and rear suspension bushing adapter kits

    August 1, 2017 10:03AM by Truck News

    WARREN, Mich. – OTC has introduced new bushing adapter kits for Hendrickson front and rear suspensions in heavy duty applications. The OTC 4250 Front Suspension Bushing Adapter Kit and 4254 Rear Suspension Bushing Adapter Kit are now available for select

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    Wajax distributes B’laster products in Canada

    July 24, 2017 12:20PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Wajax is now distributing B’laster penetrant, lubricant, and rust inhibitor products to the Canadian market. “We are pleased to be appointed the exclusive industrial distributor of B’laster products in Canada,” said Donald Charbonneau, manager of safety and