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Worldwide Equipment relocates, expands Charleston, W.Va., facility

Worldwide Equipment has relocated and expanded its parts facility in the Charleston area to a new location that includes 12 ...

Vipar selects theme for 2011 business conference

United under the theme “Synergy, Strength, Support,” the 2011 Vipar Heavy Duty annual business conference will be held Oct. 16-21 ...

Allison debuts radically different 10-speed automatic transmission

Allison Transmission on Wednesday, Sept. 14, introduced to the press a radically different 10-speed fully automatic twin-countershaft range-type truck transmission called the TC-10 intended for use in truck tractors. Allison says that production will begin on Oct. 1, 2012, and will ramp up to maximum levels by 2013. ...

Paccar Parts touts cellular-based telematics fleet management service

Paccar Parts announced commercial availability of its aftermarket TruckerLink telematics and fleet management service. The company says the sophisticated easy-to-use offering lets dispatchers and maintenance staff view the location of their trucks, driver logs and fuel consumption reports, vehicle diagnostic data, inspection results and more. TruckerLink utilizes proprietary Remote ...

Luber-finer launches mobile website

Luber-finer announces the release of its latest filter change productivity enhancement tool: the new ShowMeTheParts mobile website and online parts look-up and cross reference tool. Accessed at www.luber-finer.com/app, the new mobile site is supported on smartphones and other mobile devices, including Android, iPhone and Blackberry. According to the company, the ...

Rair unveils CSA Driver Dashboard

Rair, a provider of safety and compliance services to the transportation industry, introduced a Driver Dashboard which allows users to quickly assess a driver's performance. The dashboard summarizes all of a driver's hours of service and driver qualification file data within Rair's system, as well as CSA data. "Under CSA, ...

Liquid copper product released to repair leaks

Bar’s Leaks has released a new solution called liquid copper to repair cooling system leaks, including those in radiators, heater cores, intake manifolds and blocks. “For customers who can’t afford a mechanical repair or just don’t think their vehicles are worth the expense, Bar’s Leaks liquid copper is the ...

Hunter RX lifts now feature hi-speed rise and descent

Hunter’s Hi-Speed RX lifts are designed to cut raise and lowering times when servicing light vehicles, saving service time and increasing shop efficiency. The lifts feature a two-stage hydraulic pump that controls the fast rise and descent and also automatically slows the lift during the last several inches ...

Dometic helps NASA with lunar air conditioning

Dometic Corp. announced that it completed installation of an air conditioning system in a new second-generation lunar electric rover (LER II) being built by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The LER II functions as a test bed for future moon exploration, either manned or unmanned. Dometic’s automotive business ...

Solso: ‘2011 will be a record year for Cummins’

Senior leaders of Cummins Inc. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, demonstrated their confidence in the company’s future by sharing new long-term targets for revenue growth and profitability. Speaking at a meeting with about 150 Wall Street analysts and shareholders, Cummins Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Tim Solso, President and ...