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Wabco adds features to TrailerGuard

Wabco Holding announced that it has added three functions to its TrailerGuard system designed to allow fleet managers to remotely identify trailers that require service through the portal’s display of warning lamps indicating any errors in the trailer’s electronic breaking system. EBS error warnings are designed to allow rapid intervention, either remote or onsite, to ...

Roadranger, Eaton create transmission protection plan

Roadranger Marketing has announced it is now offering its automated transmission extender protection plan to owner-operators in the United States and Canada. In addition to providing additional warranty after the original factory warranty runs out, Roadranger says the program includes the benefit of numerous component upgrades from Eaton. Initially ...

Silver Eagle introduces aftermarket parts catalog

Silver Eagle this month is releasing its first aftermarket parts catalog, showcasing replacement parts and assemblies the company manufactures for converter dollies and drawbars. The 40-page catalog is filled with full-color photographs, making it easier for maintenance crews and purchasing associates to identify parts. Catalogs can be requested or ...

Meritor appoints Wormington director of sales, North American Trailer

Meritor Inc. has announced the appointment of Curt Wormington as the director of sales for its North American Trailer Products business.  He succeeds Walt Sherbourne who has rejoined Meritor's Aftermarket business. According to Craig Frohock, general manager, North American Trailer, Wormington is responsible immediately for the growth of the ...

Goodyear introduces long- and regional-haul wide-base tires

Goodyear has announced the introduction of its G392 SSD drive and G394 SST trailer wide-base tires for long-haul and regional-haul applications.  The new wide-base tires, which feature Fuel Max Technology offer flat protection, thanks to Goodyear’s exclusive DuraSeal Technology, a gel-like inner liner which instantly seals punctures of ...

BorgWarner launches first visctronic fan drives

BorgWarner Thermal Systems now supplies Visctronic fan drives as optional equipment for Freightliner Cascadia trucks powered by DD13 and DD15 engines. The electronically controlled Visctronic fan drives operate only when needed and at the appropriate speed, freeing up engine power and contributing to better fuel economy, according to ...

Gunk’s 2011 Serious Solutions Tour is underway

Gunk, an industry leader in engine cleaning and degreasing products and a powerful line of specialty spray penetrants and lubricants, has announced its 2011 Serious Solutions Tour. The tour, which will traverse the country through September, will appear at automotive shows, air shows, world championship cook-offs and select retail ...

Phillips Industries strengthens sales force

Phillips Industries has made multiple changes to its sales force. The company has added Randy Long, Mathew Sayre and Nick Tosie as new territory sales managers and promoted John Nugent to Western region sales manager. All four will report to Randy Walker, national sales manager, aftermarket division. “All four of ...

Vipar Heavy Duty launches ‘Coleman Gear Up’ promotion

Vipar Heavy Duty recently kicked off its new “Coleman Gear Up” consumer promotion through its VIPro TruckForce Service Centers. The promotion, which ends on July 31, will award up to 10 winners and one shop location with a camping package. The Coleman Gear Up prize package includes one Weather ...

Hendrickson training program visits UTI campus in Ontario, Calif.

Hendrickson’s hands-on training program travelled this spring to the Universal Technical Institute campus in Ontario, Calif., where 60 service professionals attended and worked directly with Hendrickson service managers to gain a better understanding of preventive maintenance, diagnostics and repair tips on the Primaax, Haulmaax and Composilite SC. The classes ...