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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

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    System monitors driver fatigue

    October 31, 2018 10:36AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Electronic logging devices are designed to track hours of service, but Trimble and Pulsar Informatics are using technology to actually monitor driver fatigue through Trimble’s Safety Analytics dashboard. Integrating Pulsar’s Trucking Fatigue Meter, the dashboard will incorporate hours of service

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    Noregon makes third update this year

    October 27, 2018 1:12PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Noregon has updated its JPRO Professional for the third time this year, and also unveiled a new Vehicle Insights Portal (VIP). PRO Professional 2018 v3 builds upon the software’s list of bi-directional tests for medium and heavy-duty vehicles. And that

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    Training based on driver actions

    October 27, 2018 1:01PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Instructional Technologies and Netradyne have teamed up to launch an automated training system with GetGo Transportation, a fleet located in Toledo, Ohio. The system used driver trends based on alerts generated by Netradyne’s Driveri safety program, which are then translated

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    Kenworth unveils new colors, interiors

    October 27, 2018 12:59PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth T680, T880 and W990 are now available with new color options with both Diamond VIT and Vantage interiors, beginning in the new year. The new colors include a black dash top and updated “hydrographics” accent trim panels. The door

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    Kenworth adds fuel economy package

    October 27, 2018 12:58PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworths are now available with a Paccar powertrain fuel economy package – combining the Paccar MX-13 engine with 405 hp at 1,650 lb-ft of torque, 12-speed automated transmission, 40K tandem rear axle, and enhanced Kenworth predictive cruise control. The MX-13

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    Continental upgrades tire system

    October 27, 2018 12:55PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Continental has updated its ContiConnect digital tire monitoring platform, linking related services directly with fleet operations. New features include the ability to customize tire pressure and temperature thresholds and alerts. For example, the original version of the platform set alerts

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    System cleans trailers in three minutes

    October 25, 2018 10:37AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Istobal has launched its Hw’intrawash in North America, promising to clean a 53-foot trailer in as little as three minutes, or clean and sanitize the unit in six minutes. At the heart of the automated equipment is a pumping system