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Idle Free debuts new heating system

Idle Free has introduced a new idle elimination product that allows truck owners to provide power and meet all engine off requirements while keeping the engine and driver warm. The product was showcased at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting in Nashville. Powered through a connection to a truck battery, Idle Free says ...

Elgin Industries honored by Jasper

Elgin Industries has received its 13th consecutive supplier award from Jasper Engines & Transmissions. Elgin, which is celebrating its 95th anniversary this year, has supplied internal engine components to Jasper more than 60 years. Elgin received the 2014 Jasper Service Award, which is presented to manufacturers who provide exceptional service in each of several critical business ...

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 ...

PressurePro and TrackPoint announce partnership

Advantage PressurePro, worldwide leaders in Tire Performance Management Solutions and TPMS technologies, and TrackPoint Systems, market leaders in asset management and trailer tracking, have announced their partnership. The alliance, formed to allow integration of the two technologies, sets the groundwork to launch the market’s first real time TPMS solutions ...

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 ...

Optronics publishes new lighting catalog

Optronics International has released its new 2014 Lighting Product Catalog, featuring 523 new products among the 3,095 total SKUs cataloged. Notable product additions underscore technical and styling advances made since the last catalog release in 2012. There are 166 new, high-style GloLight brand products and the Panelite Millennium Series brand has ...

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 ...