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    Surface-mounted LEDs from Optronics

    February 21, 2018 1:26PM by Truck News

    Optronics International has unveiled two new four-inch round surface-mounted LED lamps – a stop, tail, turn and backup lamp; and a stop, tail, and turn lamp for heavy-duty trailer applications. The Fusion four-inch round LED stop, tail, turn, and backup

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    Spireon unveils trailer tracking tool for mixed fleets

    February 21, 2018 1:24PM 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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    Truck-Lite family fighting corrosion

    February 12, 2018 9:40AM by

    Truck-Lite has introduced nanoSeal and nanoShell dielectric products to help in the ongoing fight against corrosion. Using what Truck-Lite calls nGlide technology, the products are designed to adhere to microscopic imperfections on even the smoothest surfaces, the company says. The

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    CarriersEdge adds Spanish course

    February 8, 2018 4:11PM by

    CarriersEdge has expanded its vehicle inspection training course, now offering all 10 modules in Spanish. The material is available for drivers of straight trucks and tractor-trailers, offering lessons and tests in proper inspections and reporting. Information in the course was

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    System tracks oil, filter life

    February 8, 2018 8:00AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Cummins Filtration’s new FleetguardFIT uses sensors, a control module, and existing telematics services to monitor fuel, lube, and air filters – as well as oil life – in real time. The underlying data can be communicated through

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    Portable fuel island for commercial fleets

    February 8, 2018 7:58AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Western Global’s new Fuel Island offers a portable fueling station for those who pump diesel in their own yards. Unlike a conventional island that is built on site, these units arrive ready to use, and can be

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    Fork adapters for mobile column lifts

    February 8, 2018 7:48AM by Truck News

    STEVENSVILLE, Md. — Stertil-Koni’s new universal multipurpose fork adapters make it possible to lift equipment from the front or rear using just two mobile columns.  The adapter attaches to the mobile column lift forks, allowing a vehicle to be lifted by

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    Weights sent to the back office

    February 8, 2018 7:35AM by Truck News

    EUGENE, Ore. — Air-Weigh and 3rd Eye MobileVision have introduced a way to connect on-route bin weight data with third-party route-management software. Air-Weigh’s BinMaxx scales offer the weights in real time through 3rd Eye’s Hurricane Gateway. The Air-Weigh onboard scales

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    IdlePro Extreme alternators now available in 24V applications

    February 1, 2018 9:22AM by Truck News

    NOVI, Mich. — Prestolite Electric’s IdlePro Extreme range of premium, heavy duty replacement alternators has expanded. The new line now includes a 24V, 250-amp version that offers better performance under the most extreme conditions. The latest high-efficiency, high-output alternator from

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    Speedco expands tire offerings

    January 31, 2018 11:45AM by Truck News

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Love’s Travel Stops has announced its Speedco tire stores have expanded the brands they are offering. Forty-six of the 52 locations across the U.S. now offer Aeolus, Goodyear, Yokohama and Love’s retread tires. Previously, they offered

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    Petro-Canada expands Traxon product line

    January 30, 2018 12:11PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Petro-Canada Lubricants has announced its Traxon gear oil line has now expanded to include Traxon Synthetic MTF 75W-80. The new fluid was formulated to provide extended drain capability (up to 400,000 kilometers or 250,000 miles), deliver all-weather

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    Bendix rolls out new level of 20k aftermarket friction

    January 29, 2018 7:39AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix is expanding its advanced aftermarket line with the addition of BA203, a 20K friction suitable for most line haul applications. The company announced the new friction at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas. It will

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    Luber-finer introduces new oil filter

    January 29, 2018 7:25AM by Truck News

    TOLEDO, Ohio – Luber-finer introduced its new upgraded oil filter designed for the Cummins ISX engine, the LFP9001XL. The XL (Extended Life) version of Luber-finer’s LFP9001 full flow oil filter features a 100% synthetic filter media that keeps oil flowing

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    Bendix expands brake shoe offerings

    January 25, 2018 11:26AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Bendix has expanded its aftermarket brake shoe line, and now offers a remanufactured brake shoe with original equipment friction and coating and the same five-year warranty as on OE shoes. The announcements were made during Heavy-Duty

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    Dana enhances e-commerce platform, introduces seal installation tool kit

    January 25, 2018 11:00AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Dana announced enhancements to its e-commerce platform, and a new seal installation took kit during Heavy-Duty Aftermarket Week. Dana launched its e-catalog and e-commerce platform at HDAW last year, and says it has since added