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New backup sensor product

Mobile Awareness, LLC, a provider of leading-edge transportation safety products, introduces its first MobileTRAQ Vue feature upgrade by integrating the SenseStat Obstacle Detection Backing Sensor System. According to Mobile Awareness, the SenseStat hardware add-on feature works with the MobileTRAQ Vue by displaying four zones behind a vehicle to help prevent backing accidents. The system automatically detects ...

Webb Wheel to debut corrosion-fighting brake rotors

Webb Wheel announces its disc brake rotors are now available with an added barrier against corrosion to extend rotor life and replacement intervals. Webb says its new LifeShield technology creates an invisible protective layer across the entire rotor surface to resist corrosion beyond what traditional coatings offer. Webb Wheel tested ...

New ‘formerly dealer only parts’ from Dorman HD

Dorman HD Solutions has launched a new group of "Fomerly Dealer Only Parts" to the aftermarket. Among the new offerings are ...

Bendix tech feature highlights remanufacturing

With decades of experience in remanufacturing commercial vehicle parts, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC recognizes the value remanufactured parts can bring vehicle owners. As part of its Bendix Tech Tips series, the company’s experts offer advice on choosing, inspecting, and installing remanufactured parts. Reman versus Rebuild “Selecting quality remanufactured parts ...

Dana introduces new driveline products at TMC

Heavy-duty component manufacturer Dana announced at the  Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting in Nashville Sunday that it has several new and enhanced products for the North American truck market. The company's 40,000 lb. Spicer AdvanTek 40 tandem axle has entered initial production with Kenworth and Peterbilt. This ...

Accuride debuts new aluminum wheels

Accuride has introduced two new 22.5-in. x 14-in. Accu-Lite Duplex aluminum wheels. Released Sunday at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting in Nashville, Accuride says the new wheels are 4 lbs. lighter than the previous models they replace, and will give the company the lightest-weight range of ...

Idle Smart debuts battery monitor

Idle Smart announces Battery Protect, a new feature that continously monitors battery voltage levels and will start and run a vehicle's engine to recharge batteries. Announced during a press conference Sunday at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting in Nashville, Idle Smart says Battery Protect helps ensure fleet ...

Phillips enters lighting market with new partnership

During a press conference held today at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting, Phillips Industries announced a new partnership with LED manufacturer Innotec. The new partnership will offer Innotec’s Boardfree LED lights packaged with Phillips’ Sta-Dry trailer harnesses. This partnership signifies Phillips’ entrance into the exterior trailer ...

Maxwell Technologies expands medium-duty product line

Maxwell Technologies expanded its ultracapacitor-based Engine Start Module (ESM) product line, unveiling its Class 3-6 entry at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. to provide the same benefits to Class 3 through 6 medium-duty trucks that it has been offering previously to Class 7 and 8 heavy-duty trucks. Dennis ...

Universal knuckle for non-drive steer axles from Meritor

Meritor introduces a universal knuckle for use with its non-drive front steer axles, giving global customers a new solution to outfit drum or air disc brakes. “We are seeing a significant increase in acceptance of air disc brakes in North America, and the redesign of our existing front steer axle ...