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TMC releases 2014-2015 RP manual

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) has published its 2014-2015 Recommended Practices Manual, now available for purchase in print or electronic media in ...

Accuride debuts Accu-Flange wheel treatment

Accuride introduced Monday its Accu-Flange aluminum wheels, featuring a specially-treated rim designed to reduce the rim flange wear seen in ...

Rotary Lift distributors achieve ALI certification

Rotary Lift announces more than 50 members of its extensive service network have completed the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lift ...

Bendix demonstrate safety products for political leaders at DC event

Nearly 90 key legislators, regulators, and advocacy and industry group leaders – including U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx – participated in a demonstration by Bendix of its advanced safety technologies for commercial vehicles May 7-8 in Washington, D.C. Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC conducted the learning experience at ...

Marangoni opens new retread plant

Marangoni Tread North America announces Bob Majewski, owner of Sumerel Tire Service, Newport, Ky. has expanded his operation to now include the middle Tennessee market area with the addition of a new Marangoni retread facility in Lebanon, Tenn. According to the company, Wilson County Tire & Retreading brings to ...

Meritor announces intelligent axle system

By Jack Roberts The electronic revolution shaping the truck industry seems to be permeating every vehicle system imaginable. And now, Meritor says it is working on a electronic control system that will dramatically enhance gear efficiencies inside its truck axles. At a press briefing at Meritor's Cameri Axle Plant outside ...

Rolling workshop storage product

Dewalt introduces its new rolling metal storage system. Dewalt says the system features a 36 in. 6-drawer top chest and a 36 in. 5-drawer roller cabinet, which combine to offer up to 1,400 lbs. of load capacity. The system also features auto-return closing drawers, 100-lb. capacity ball bearing drawers, 200-lb. ...

New work light from Larson Electronics

Larson Electronics releases a 60 watt LED work area dock light with a 3.5 ft. to 6 ft. adjustable pivoting arm. This work area LED dock light provides 5,400 lumens of high-quality light while drawing only 0.5 amps at 60 watts on a 120 volt AC power source, Larson ...

Fleetline introduces refuse fenders

Fleetline has introduced a new polyethylene refuse fender to its product offering. The fenders are constructed of high-density polyethylene and are corrosion and UV resistant. By using a two- or three-piece design Fleetline says they can accommodate tandem or tri-axle applications. This poly fender, like all other Fleetline poly products, ...

New drive axle tire from BF Goodrich

BF Goodrich announced Monday the release of a new Smartway verified drive axle tire, the DR 454. Donna Murphy, business segment manager for BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires, says the company hopes to target owner operators and fleets of up to 200 trucks with this new offering. The tire is currently ...