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Mack to roll out new products at Waste Expo 2011

Mack Trucks Inc. will showcase its TerraPro refuse series lineup, including a natural gas-powered version, and roll out several new product enhancements during Waste Expo 2011 in Dallas. Introduced in Oct. 2010 at the Mack World Sales Conference, the NG-powered version of the TerraPro Cabover gives customers an ...

Ancra tarp straps to be produced in USA

Ancra International has introduced the new Silverline Elite EPDM Tarp Strap, the company’s first Silverline product exclusively produced in the ...

Dana breaks ground on technical center in China

Dana Holding Corp. on Tuesday, May 10, broke ground on a technical center in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China. The new center will provide advanced product and applications engineering through research, design, development and testing of off-highway axles, driveshafts and transmissions; commercial vehicle driveshafts; light-duty axles and driveshafts; and sealing ...

Kenworth’s Renton Plant receives environmental honor

The Kenworth Truck Company manufacturing plant in Renton, Wash., was recently honored with a 2010 Gold Award presented by the King County Industrial Waste Program. The award is for compliance with the plant’s industrial wastewater discharge permit. The award recognized the plant for one year of no wastewater violations of any ...

Paper Transport to test CNG/diesel dual fuel system

GreenMan Technologies Inc. announced that its American Power Group Inc. subsidiary has signed a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Test Vehicle Exemption agreement with Paper Transport Inc. to launch an over-the-road test of APG’s dual fuel system. The EPA exemption will allow APG to gather critical performance and emissions ...

Peterbilt launches RollTek rollover protection product

Peterbilt Motors Company has announced the availability of the Immi RollTek side rollover protection on all Peterbilt Class 8 vehicles. According to Peterbilt, the RollTek protection system has been integrated in the Atlas premium air ride high back driver’s seat in Peterbilt vehicles. “Safety is a paramount concern for ...

Bergstrom Inc. manufactures 20,000th NITE unit

Bergstrom Inc. has produced its 20,000th NITE no-idle system. The unit was produced at Bergstrom’s corporate headquarters in Rockford, Ill. and was a NITE Phoenix system, the newest model in Bergstrom’s battery-powered, no-idle systems. “It was only two years ago that we celebrated the production of our 10,000th unit,” ...

On-Demand hydrogen fuel saving technology to be tested

Beginning in early May, testing will begin in Oregon on an emerging on-demand hydrogen fuel saving technology for the transportation industry. The system, designed by Global Automotive Hydrogen Systems of Hong Kong, works in tandem with diesel and gasoline engines and is said to improve fuel efficiency, torque ...

Goodyear super single designed for tough applications

The Goodyear all-position G278 MSD Super Single tire for tough and severe-duty on-/off-highway and vocational applications – including construction, concrete, oil service and logging – replaces the G178 Super Single and is designed for enhanced mileage due to a one-inch-larger footprint, deeper tread depth and special compounding. Available in ...

Toyo releases tire with SmartWay verification

Toyo Tires has introduced the new M657 on-highway drive axle position tire for commercial vehicles. This new tire is a U.S. EPA SmartWay verified tire and is designed for long haul, highway applications while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. According to Toyo, the M657 was developed using Toyo Tires’ e-balance ...