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CSA maintenance tips from Phillips

Phillips has released its December edition of Qwik Tech Tips. This month’s issue looks at improving vehicle maintenance strategies for remaining in compliance with CSA. Phillips notes the point severity for several common CSA violations, and provides tips and advice on simple ways to avoid violations with good maintenance. A copy of this month’s issue is ...

Meritor WABCO updates lane departure warning system

Meritor WABCO has introduced a new option for OnLane, its innovative lane departure warning system, which enhances OnLane with the ability to record and save videos of critical safety events. The new video safety option is available now. “This additional and robust safety feature responds to specific needs of ...

New cold start product from Idle Smart

Idle Smart announced Wednesday the release of Cold Weather Guard, a feature that helps prevent issues with starting a truck after long idle periods in cold temperatures. “The Cold Weather Guard feature of our Idle Smart solution is a much less expensive way to ensure a truck will start ...

New trailer from Talbert

The new telescopic 55-ton hydraulic removable gooseneck (HRG) trailer from Talbert Manufacturing offers a 20-in. deck height, the versatility to extend deck length and the flexibility to operate with multiple rear axle configurations, the company says. Talbert designed the 55-ton HRG with a telescopic deck capable of extending ...

Velociti develops ROI calculator

Velociti Inc. announces the availability of its new ROI–Savings Calculator. The online tool provides fleets with a clear indication of the true cost savings and faster return on investment possible by using experienced technicians and project management specialists for the installation and implementation of a variety of transportation technologies, ...

Doran, Omnitracs release integrated tire monitoring system

Doran Manufacturing announces the integration of its Doran 360 TPMS with Omnitracs, LLC’s Mobile Computing Platforms (MCP50, MCP110 and MCP200). The collaborative project will provide drivers with a leading edge user interface and provide fleets with off-truck access to tire pressure data and low pressure alarms to use and ...

Hendrickson releases universal tilt mount bumper for ProStar

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim announced Monday the release of its All Makes AERO CLAD bumper for ProStar with universal tilt mount that retrofits all model year trucks. Hendrickson says the uniquely engineered design will convert any fixed mount bumper into a tilt mount configuration and is fully compatible regardless ...

Continental rolls out new retread tire

ContiLifeCycle is sending 2013 out with a bang. The company announced Monday a new retread product just incase you were looking for some heavy-duty stocking stuffers. John Barnes, ContiLifeCycle manager for the Americas, says the company will offer another new premium retread product – HTL1 wide single truck tire – is ...

Toyo debuts new tires

Toyo Tires says its new M137 premium high-performance steer radial is now available in a 16-ply with increased load carrying capacity. Designed for use on long haul, over-the-highway commercial applications, Toyo says the M137 is designed to deliver more miles for operators driving coast-to-coast. This EPA SmartWay verified tire uses ...

NTN introduces differential kits

NTN is announcing the addition of 30 new product families of differential kits for Eaton, Mack, Meritor and DANA Class 8 axles.  Each kit contains the axle-specific Bower components to perform a complete repair for the application, the company says. “Our promise is to provide premium, American-Made Bower products ...