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Optronics expands with new Indiana facility

Optronics International announces its expansion and relocation to a large new facility in Goshen, Ind. The geographic move from nearby Elkhart, Ind., puts Optronics in close physical proximity to many of the RV and trailer manufacturers it serves, while substantially boosting its capabilities and distribution capacity in North ...

Noregon debuts new JPRO diagnostic tools

Noregon Systems has announced the release of JPRO Commercial Vehicle Diagnostics 2014 v2. Noregon says the updated features are immediately available on all new copies of 2014 v2 software. Current JPRO license holders, with an active support agreement, can access the update online at Noregon’s website. Noregon also notes additions ...

New Forward Lift accessories on the market

Forward Lift introduces several accessories that increase the versatility and ease-of-use of its FCH series of mobile column lifts. The fork ...

TRP expanding replacement parts line

TRP has expanded its offering of replacement parts, including turbochargers, power steering pumps, windshield wash and LED work lamps. “With TRP’s recent parts additions, operators and fleet managers can find more of the parts they need to get back on the road fast," says Jeff Hughes, TRP development manager. ...

Fontaine says it will bring twin-steer suspension to U.S.

Fontaine Modification Vocational Services says it has partnered with Canadian-based Simard Suspensions to install and distribute Simard’s patented AMS twin-steer front suspension products in the United States and Mexico. Fontaine is the first post-production installer to complete a long-term working relationship with Simard, offering their tandem steering suspensions that can ...

Dana debuts cooling technology for electric, hybrid vehicles

Dana Holding Corporation introduces a new aluminum cooling technology for electric and hybrid vehicles.  Specifically, the company is utilizing the efficiency of aluminum in its Long brand of integrated cooling plates that enhance heat transfer of insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) switches. This newest addition to Dana's robust thermal-management portfolio provides ...

New bulk storage DEF tank

PEAK Commercial & Industrial has launched its BlueDEF Mini Bulk System for storing large quantities of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). “Engineered to fit directly on a fuel island, the BlueDEF mini bulk system has the unique ability to expand as market demands grow,” says Zac Stogdill, DEF equipment manager ...

AutoSock approved in Nevada

AutoSock AS announces its use has now been granted in Nevada. “The approval process for Alternative Traction Devices (ATDs) can be complex and differ from state to state,” says Chuck McGee, president of McGee Company, a U.S.-based AutoSock distributor. “Although many states have no legal requirements for ATDs as ...

New suspension system from Watson & Chalin

Watson & Chalin introduces the SL13K-1190 with air disc brakes (ADB), a suspension solution that provides sufficient clearance for faster installation, proper torqued fasteners and the ability to maintain track. The company says the SL 13K Series Tru-Track Alumilite is its most popular capacity steerable model and incorporates a ...

Mitchell 1 adds web-based programs

Mitchell 1 has completed updates to its suite of web-based software programs for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, providing repair information, trouble code procedures and labor time estimating for model year 2014 vehicles. Mitchell 1 keeps its software current throughout the year with running changes and adds data for the ...