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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 ...

Luber-finer promotes new product extensions

Luber-finer will be attending the Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) annual next week (March 10-13) in Nashville where it will ...

New all-makes brand enters heavy-duty market

Road Choice Truck Parts is the newest brand to enter the heavy-duty truck industry’s private label all-makes market. Offering a growing ...

Goodyear tires for mixed-service applications

Construction, dump, cement mixers and other mixed-service fleets will soon have access to two new Goodyear commercial truck tires. The new Goodyear G731 MSA and G751 MSA mixed-service tires, complete with Goodyear’s DuraSeal technology, will be available this summer, the company says. Goodyear DuraSeal Technology is a gel-like rubber compound ...

Optronics debuts new combo lamp

Optronics International has revealed its new STL68 Combo Lamp. The company debuted the new light this week at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. According to Optronics, the 9 in. oval combination LED stop, tail, turn and backup lamp mounts to the surface of a vehicle and at ...

MERA holding CEO council webinar

The Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) welcomes remanufacturer and supplier member leaders to participate in a webinar and planning call for its new CEO Council. Set for 2 p.m. EDT on March 19, MERA says the call will highlight the goals of the CEO Council. MERA says the ...

Grote releases new LED lighting family

Grote Industries has introduced a new family of LED 6 in. oval and 4 in. round Stop/Tail/Turn lamps, each equipped with an integral LED built-in back-up lamp. Grote says these new patent pending designs, built to industry- standard configurations, offer a wealth of advantages for OEM designers and fleet ...

February Qwik Tech Tips released

The February issue of Phillips Qwik Tech Tips is now online. This month's issue highlights the best 7-way sockets and trailer harness wire connections available in the marketplace. The issue lists good, better and best link connection options and tips on how to properly install the connections. The issue can be found HERE, ...

IPA creates trailer tester

Innovative Products of America (IPA) adds to its line of trailer testers with the 9102 Heavy Ranger MUTT (mobile universal trailer tester), a portable and light weight solution for testing lights and electric brakes. Compatible with 7-way round pin connection types, the Heavy Ranger MUTT is designed to simulate ...

Aperia releases tire inflation device

Aperia Technologies, makers of a self-powered, bolt-on tire inflation technology, announce its Halo Tire Inflator is commercially available for use on drive and trailer axles on medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses. Halo has successfully completed fleet evaluations for over two years, racking up eight million miles of on-road ...