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    Peterbilt standardizes discs on 579 rear axles

    December 13, 2017 1:13PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has announced it’s now making air disc brakes standard on the drive axles of its Model 579. In 2012, the company made disc brakes standard on the steer axle. “Safety is one of the driving forces

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    Lippert Components introduces new mattresses for trucks

    December 11, 2017 8:32AM by Truck News

    ELKHART, Ind. — Lippert Component has introduced the somnum Sleeper Series mattresses for the heavy truck market. According to the company,  the somnum Sleeper Series offers four unique mattress constructions to fit the needs of truck drivers of all sleep

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    Minimizer launches new super singles fenders line

    December 5, 2017 11:59AM by Truck News

    BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. —  Minimizer Super Single Fenders have hit the heavy duty trucking aftermarket. “This is something we’ve been working on for a long time,” Minimizer CEO and chief visionary Craig Kruckeberg said. “We had a lot of requests

  • Product Transportation

    Trucker Path app now comes with parking prediction feature

    December 5, 2017 9:42AM by Truck News

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Trucker Path announced today that it has added a new Parking Prediction feature for its trip planning app used by over 600,000 active truck drivers. The Parking Prediction feature compiles four years of data and over

  • Product Transportation

    Yokohama rolls out new SmartWay approved tire

    December 5, 2017 8:54AM by Sonia Straface

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – Yokohama Tire Corporation has launched an all-new SmartWay verified long-haul drive tire: the TY577 MC2. Now available in the U.S., the new tire comes in sizes 295/75R22.5, 11R22.5, 285/75R24.5 and 11R24.5, and is also offered in

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    CarriersEdge reveals new online driver course

    November 29, 2017 8:23AM by Truck News

    MARKHAM, Ont. — CarriersEdge has introduced a new course to help drivers safely handle one of the most hazard-laden aspects of their jobs — maneuvering in tight, congested conditions while making deliveries. “Trip Planning, Parking and Deliveries” gives drivers the

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    Penske Truck Leasing rolls out new mobile app

    November 22, 2017 8:32AM by Truck News

    READING, Pa. — Penske Truck Leasing released the Penske Driver app that provides truck drivers with easy Hours of Service (HOS) functionality to meet the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, and other productivity tools. The new app is free to

  • Product Transportation

    TST unveils color display for TPMS product line

    November 22, 2017 8:03AM by Truck News

    CUMMING, Ga. — Truck System Technologies has introduced a new Full Color Wide Screen Display to its tire pressure monitoring systems product line. The new display monitors PSI and tire temperature, and can be used with all existing 507 sensors.

  • Product Transportation

    Road Ready system now available on Wabash National trailers

    November 7, 2017 7:34AM by Truck News

    FALCONER, N.Y. – The Road Ready system by Truck-Lite is now available on WabashNational dry and refrigerated van trailers. The Road Ready system creates the industry’s first wireless “smart” trailer with its solar-powered Master Control Unit (MCU), according to the

  • Product Transportation

    Petro-Canada Lubricants launches product selector tool

    November 1, 2017 8:12AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Petro-Canada Lubricants has partnered with OATS to develop an enhanced version of its free-to-use online product selector tool. The LUBE 360 Product Selector is part of Petro-Canada Lubricants’ service offerings for on-road and off-road operators and is

  • Product Transportation

    Geotab adds new partner solutions to its marketplace

    November 1, 2017 7:59AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Geotab today announced the availability of new partner solutions on the Geotab Marketplace. Strategically selected to improve business and driver productivity while helping fleets with regulatory compliance requirements, Descartes MacroPointTM, Welltrax by Vertrax and HighJump Prophesy Dispatch

  • Product Transportation

    EcoFins vows to donate portion of sales to veteran charities

    October 30, 2017 9:48AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — In support of Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day in the U.S, the manufacturers of EcoFins announced that 10% of all retail sales of EcoFins Vortex Generators (VGs) is being donated to Veteran’s Associations in both countries.

  • Product Transportation

    Double Coin adds three sizes to RR706 tire line

    October 30, 2017 8:48AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  – Huayi Tire Canada announced this week that Double Coin has added three new tire sizes to the RR706 radial mixed-service truck tire product line. Double Coin’s RR706 is an all-position, mixed service truck tire designed for the

  • Product Transportation

    DJ Products unveils new shunt truck alternative

    October 27, 2017 1:49PM by Truck News

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – DJ Products began shipping its newest product, the TrailerCaddy Terminal Tractor this week. The new product provides a new way to move 48’ and 53’ OTR trailers in and out of shipping docks. Because the operator is

  • Product Transportation

    Wabco launches OnSide Blind Spot Detection System

    October 26, 2017 12:09PM by Truck News

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Wabco, introduced Wabco OnSide, an advanced blind spot detection system for commercial trucks and trailers. The radar-based system alerts drivers of the presence of a moving vehicle in a truck’s blind spot and provides a side collision