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    Many options with SingleViu gauges

    August 1, 2018 1:31PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Continental has unveiled a new line of round instruments for use in on-highway and off-highway applications. The VDO SingleViu instrument series features a dual input for digital CAN bus signals as well as analog signals. It comes in 74 variations

  • Product Uncategorized

    ‘Extreme’ starter for medium-duty engines

    July 31, 2018 2:59PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Medium-duty truck owners now have access to a new 12-volt, 4.5kW replacement starter from Leece Neville Heavy Duty Systems – the PowerPro Extreme 5. The motors support six- to 10-liter engines used in construction, fire and rescue, pickup and delivery,

  • Product Mobile and IT

    PeopleNet unveils new fixed-mount display

    July 26, 2018 4:21PM by Truck News

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – A new display unit from PeopleNet is boasting rugged features and access to third-party applications through the Android platform. The PeopleNet Display.5 (PD.5) gives customers the option to implement what zthe company is calling a ruggedized display

  • Product Technology

    OnCommand Connection partners with Axis TMS to enhance offerings

    July 26, 2018 2:15PM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – OOC Technologies is partnering with Axis TMS to integrate their transportation management software with OnCommand Connection telematics. The integration will provide customers of both systems an enhanced ability to manager operations, dispatch and fleet movements. Axis will

  • Product Mobile and IT

    ITI introduces immediate incident-based training

    July 25, 2018 10:25AM by Truck News

    Vancouver, Wash. – Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI) is hoping to give fleets a rapid response tool for post-incident driver coaching. The online training solutions company is introducing a new library of short, highly-focused, incident-based training courses. ITI says the courses

  • Product Equipment

    TRP releases new king pin kits

    July 25, 2018 8:24AM by Truck News

    RENTON, Wash. — Deeper grease grooves for longer wear are a key feature of new line of No-Ream King Pin Kits being released by TRP. The company says the new king pin kits are designed to allow 25 per cent

  • Product Sustainability

    Two new wide-base tires on offer from Goodyear

    July 25, 2018 7:45AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has two new tire models designed to put money back into the hands of fleets. The new wide-base tires for long-haul trucks are being touted to save carriers money on both

  • Product Uncategorized

    Volvo brings natural gas to the VNL 300 daycab

    July 24, 2018 5:30PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Regional haulers aiming to leave less of an environmental footprint can now get the new Volvo VNL 300 daycab with a “near zero” natural gas engine. Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) announced the truck is available to

  • Product Equipment

    Navistar standardizes Dana Spicer single drive axles

    July 24, 2018 10:54AM by Truck News

    Navistar has made Dana Spicer single drive axles standard on its MV Series medium-duty trucks. It will include the Dana Spicer S110, S130, S140, S170, and S190 models, as well as the 060 series. “Our medium-duty trucks and buses are

  • Product Uncategorized

    Dana gets standard position on T270/T370

    July 19, 2018 3:18PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth T270 and T370 medium-duty trucks now come standard with Dana Spicer S140 single-reduction, single-drive axles. The Kenworth T270 features the Dana Spicer S17-140 rated at 16,000 lb., while the Kenworth T370 is standard with the Dana Spicer S21-140 rated

  • Product Uncategorized

    Tire app locates dealers, calculates load limits

    July 17, 2018 1:32PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Double Coin’s new mobile app taps into GPS data to locate the closest Double Coin dealer, and also supports searches within a specified area or map. Users can even call, share, email or get directions to a dealership at the

  • Product Uncategorized

    Carrier Transicold upgrades APUs

    July 17, 2018 11:41AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Carrier Transicold has updated its ComfortPro diesel-powered auxiliary power units (APUs), reducing maintenance demands and doubling service intervals. A tensioner automatically adjusts a new automotive-style multi-V drive belt to help maintain the generator’s full voltage output when the APU is

  • Product Uncategorized

    Jost fifth wheels for T680

    July 13, 2018 1:11PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth T680 on-highway trucks now come standard with the Jost JSK37USB fifth wheel. The fifth wheel actually has just four moving parts, with a simple mechanism that allows infinite adjustments, rather than the restricted motion associated with notched adjustments. Wear

  • Product Uncategorized

    Wingman Fusion now standard on T680

    July 10, 2018 11:43AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth’s T680 on-highway tractors will now come standard with the Bendix Wingman Fusion advanced driver assistance system. The system combines radar, camera, foundation brakes, and SafetyDirect from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, providing collision mitigation, lane departure warnings, braking when approaching

  • Product Uncategorized

    Cell signals getting a boost

    July 10, 2018 10:58AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Can you hear me now? You should be able to with Wilson Electronics’ weBoost Drive 4G-X Fleet, a device that will boost a fleet’s cell signals by up to 32 times over what would otherwise be available. The Drive 4G-X