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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 ...

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 uptime and hassle-free starting. "With Battery Protect, ...

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 ...

ATDynamics to offer aero combination packages

ATDynamics announces in response to President Obama’s recent orders for tighter fuel efficiency standards that it will offer trucking fleets aerodynamic equipment combination packages that have been tested at the Auto Research Center (ARC) wind tunnel in Indianapolis to deliver 9.6, 10.6 and 11.2 percent fuel savings. “The technologies ...

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 ...

Penray debuts chemical service kits

Penray has produced a variety of system-specific Installer Service Kits that include the chemicals needed to clean, protect, and fortify various vehicle systems. According to Penray, the kits include cleaners, protectants, conditioners and lubricants needed to restore vehicle performance. They keep vehicle systems working at optimum levels and help ...

PHOTO REWIND: Work Truck Show 2014 in pictures

The 2014 installment of the annual Work Truck Show was held March 4-7 in Indianapolis, Ind. Below are some of the pictures we grabbed from the action-packed showroom floor.

TMC releases tire conditions analysis guide

The Retread Tire Association (RTA) announces the fourth edition of the Radial Tire Conditions Analysis Guide is now available. Produced by the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC), the Retread Tire Association says the book is the most comprehensive tire analysis guide in the industry. It is filled with more ...

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 ...