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    Bandag retread for refuse vehicles

    November 15, 2018 11:31AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bridgestone has unveiled the Bandag BDM3 retread for the drive axle tires on refuse vehicles. Features include a new proprietary tread compound to resist wear, enhanced traction, and resistance to cuts and chips. The tread compound alone is said to

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    Isaac, Trimble integrate data

    November 7, 2018 10:18AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Isaac Instruments and Trimble Transportation Enterprise’s Reveal business intelligence and analytics tool are now integrated. The change makes it possible to generate comprehensive reports, business intelligence and analytics, blending Isaac’s telemetry and Trimble’s transportation management system data, including TMW Suite.

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    PSI unveils tire pressure monitoring system

    November 7, 2018 10:14AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Pressure Systems International (PSI) has unveiled a new tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) known as Tire View, which comes to market in early 2019. The first phase of the launch will include a stand-alone model for trucks and tractors. Next

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    Kenworth unveils warranty for pre-owned trucks

    November 7, 2018 10:12AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth is now offering a two-year, 400,000-km Class 8 Paccar engines pre-owned warranty through the Kenworth Certified Pre-Owned Program – offering the chance to double the coverage on a standard warranty. The warranty covers 105 engine and aftertreatment components on

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    FlowBelow aero device verified

    November 2, 2018 3:15PM by johng@newcom.ca

    FlowBelow Aero Inc announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has verified their new Trailer AeroSlider Stage 2 system for the EPA SmartWay program. Fuel economy tests made in accordance with EPA SmartWay protocols demonstrated a 1.93% fuel savings,

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    Locking aerodynamic wheel cover

    November 2, 2018 3:10PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Deflektor introduced a lock mechanism for its Hardspot aerodynamic wheel cover and a trailer mounting system at the recent American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition. The Hardspot aerodynamic wheel cover for tractors was introduced last fall. Since then, it

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    McLaren rolls out Insul-Lite doors

    November 1, 2018 10:02AM by johng@newcom.ca

    McLaren Doors’ Insul-Lite roll-up truck doors combine the company’s Streamline Series of doors with a standard truck door hinge, ensuring it can drop into the tracks made by competitors. The external hinge allows for faster roller and panel replacements when

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    Shell offers free training academy

    October 31, 2018 2:28PM by Truck News

    Shell Lubricants has introduced a new training academy for maintenance managers, technicians, and owner-operators. It has been under limited release, and was fully rolled out at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition. The web-based training platform offers modules

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    EBE Technologies launches InfoStream

    October 31, 2018 2:27PM by Truck News

    EBE Technologies has launched InfoStream, a managed service organization that will provide management services for regulatory compliance. Web-based graphical dashboards will be used to deliver relevant and timely information to managers and drivers to provide maximum visibility to ensure compliance,

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    Decisiv launches two new offerings

    October 31, 2018 2:25PM by Truck News

    Service management platform Decisiv has announced two new product offerings. Fleet Mobile brings the information supplied by Decisiv and delivers it through a mobile app. It’s targeted at smaller fleets, who may not have dedicated maintenance managers sitting in the

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    ArcticPro systems updated

    October 31, 2018 10:46AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Mahle Service Solutions has redesigned its lineup of ArcticPro A/C handling systems. The ACX2180, ACX2180H, ACX2150 and ACX2120H recover, recycle and recharge vehicles equipped with R134a refrigerant. But two new units – the ACX2280 and ACX2250 – can service vehicles

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    Drivewyze adds insightful reports

    October 31, 2018 10:43AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Drivewyze, known for its PreClear weigh station bypass services, has launched the Drivewyze Insights reporting service – giving customers monthly reports on safety and violation information. Insights collects inspection and violation source data across 50 states, and as much as

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    Cooper unveils severe mixed-service drive tire

    October 31, 2018 10:41AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Cooper’s Severe Series truck and bus radial tire line has expanded with the introduction of the new Cooper Severe Series Mixed Service Drive or MSD, a premium drive tire for mixed-service applications. The treads measure a deep 32/32, and the company says it

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    New ratings for MX-13 engines

    October 31, 2018 10:39AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Peterbilt will offer two new ratings of Paccar’s MX-13 engines in the 2019 model year. A multi-torque 455-hp with a torque rating of 1,650 – 1,850 lb.-ft. is joined by a 405-hp model with 1,650 lb.-ft. of torque. When packaged

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    SmartDrive, Geotab create data hub

    October 31, 2018 10:37AM by johng@newcom.ca

    SmartDrive and Geotab are collaborating in a system that will now combine video-based safety and transportation data and telematics – all through a single on-board data collection hub. Described as “one box that powers it all”, the system offers third-party