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    Purilite LED helps to improve air quality

    February 26, 2019 4:30PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Optronics International’s LED-based Purilite Light Shield decontaminating light promises to improve air quality and enhance visibility. A proprietary coating on the LEDs generates a stream of negative ions, which binds to inhalable solid particles and liquid droplets, generally 2.5 micrometers

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    Boxx packages cyber security

    February 26, 2019 3:08PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Toronto-based Boxx Insurance has unveiled Cyberboxx to help transportation and logistics providers stay ahead of cyber threats – part of a broad series of industry-focused solutions. Cyberboxx delivers a real-time score to gauge the state of a company’s cyber exposure,

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    FourKites better predicting arrival times

    February 26, 2019 9:22AM by johng@newcom.ca

    FourKites — a supply chain visibility platform — says it is able to predict freight arrival times more accurately than ever before thanks to a new DynamicETA algorithm. The new approach draws on more than 150 data points associated with

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    Endurant now comes with dual PTO

    February 26, 2019 9:05AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has unveiled a new dual Power Takeoff (PTO) version of the 12-speed Endurant automated transmission. The option includes two PTO mounting locations – an eight-bolt bottom mount and a four-bolt rear mount, offering a combined

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    Cooper Roadmaster for mixed-service

    February 25, 2019 9:46AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Cooper Tire’s new Roadmaster RM351 HD tire has been unveiled to support mixed-service applications such as construction, logging, and mining operations. Designed for on- and off-road driving, it comes in 11R22.5 and 11R24.5 sizes, in load range H. The tire

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    Link rounds out suspension family

    February 21, 2019 4:53PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Link Manufacturing has introduced an enhanced 20K auxiliary suspension, incorporating upgrades already available in lighter-capacity models. The family of 8K, 10K, 13.5K and 20K self-steering auxiliary suspensions can be installed in as little as two hours, compared to between six

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    Alcoa wheels in a ‘menacing’ black

    February 20, 2019 1:49PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Alcoa’s Dura-Black wheels are bringing a new sense of style to forged aluminum wheels. The wheel’s face is in a “menacing matte black”, while rim flange and mounting surfaces remain bright to support mounting. Both sides have been treated to

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    International makes Fusion standard

    February 13, 2019 1:51PM by johng@newcom.ca

    International Truck is now offering Bendix Wingman Fusion as standard equipment on all its on-highway tractors, including the LoneStar, LT Series, and RH Series. The system has been an option since 2015. Bendix Wingman Fusion integrates radar, cameras, and vehicle

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    Tire Anti-Skid Stick helps spot frozen wheels

    February 12, 2019 1:41PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Manufacturer Direct’s Tire Anti-Skid Stick, dubbed TASS, offers drivers a visual indicator to help spot frozen wheels caused by issues such as brake shoes that have frozen to a drum. The polyurethane tire stick will fold back against a wheel

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    Value-priced disc pad kit from Bendix

    February 12, 2019 1:37PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake has added the BA235 air disc brake pad kit to support buyers such as second or third vehicle owners. The product offers a lower-cost option while retaining performance, warranty, and post-sales support that Bendix customers have

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    Phillips electrical assembly for liftgates

    February 12, 2019 1:34PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Phillips Industries’ Weather-Tite M2 liftgate electrical assembly features a dual-pole plug connection that’s designed to resist corrosion and is interchangeable with any standard J3082 liftgate dual pole socket. Corrosion at a coupled liftgate connection can slow down or block the charge

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    Volvo expands workstation availability

    February 11, 2019 2:41PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Drivers who work the wheels of select Volvo trucks will soon have the option of a new space to work within the sleeper. The VNL 760 and 740 tractors, along with the VNX 740, can now be equipped with a

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    Dana launches TCO calculator

    February 8, 2019 10:05AM by Truck News

    Dana has produced a total cost of ownership calculator, which will help fleets run cost comparisons between diesel and full-electric powertrain options. The calculator requires minimal input and includes visual prompts for simple navigation, the company says. Users can input

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    Bandag drive tire built for severe service

    February 5, 2019 9:51AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bridgestone has unveiled the Bandag BLSS retread for fleets that drive in on- and off-road conditions. The drive tire incorporates a tread compound that’s been formulated to resist cutting and chipping and support tread life as well. Other features include

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    Rocketail Wing trailer fairing enhances airflow

    January 31, 2019 7:03PM by johng@newcom.ca

    The Rocketail Wing system is a SmartWay-certified rear trailer fairing that its makers say will save 8.42 liters of fuel per 1,000 km. The airfoil design is said to redirect rearward airflow behind the trailer while also producing lift –