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Mack Introduces Body Builder Portal For Streamlined Upfit Process

March 10, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News
Mack Introduces Body Builder Portal For Streamlined Upfit Process

Mack Trucks introduced the Mack Body Builder Portal, which brings all of Mack’s body builder resources together in one convenient and accessible online location. As a one-stop shop for all body builder needs, the new Mack Body Builder Portal gives customers, body builders and dealers the tools they need to [...]

Ridewell Suspensions Pairs Axles With Bendix Trailer Air Disc Brakes

February 1, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News
Bendix ADB22X LT Air Disc Brake

Ridewell Suspensions has approved the Bendix ADB22X LT air disc brake engineered specifically for trailers for use with its 5-inch and 5.75-inch trailer axles. “Ridewell is committed to delivering the best to their valued vocational trailer customers, and we appreciate their vote of confidence by offering the Bendix ADB22X-LT air [...]

Webb Wheel Introduces New Brake Drum Optimized for Trailer Applications

January 31, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
Webb Wheel 66764F Brake Drum

Webb Wheel introduced a new brake drum optimized for use in trailer applications. The new lighter, cooler Webb trailer drum with patented Webb CRT™ (Cool Running Technology) vents was engineered specifically for 20K trailer axles. Today, many trailers are running with side skirts that improve aerodynamics; however, OTR road data [...]

Gabriel Announces New FleetLine Products For Heavy-Duty Vehicles

January 24, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
Gabriel Fleetline Products

Gabriel Ride Control introduced new FleetLine ride control products for a wide range of heavy-duty vehicle makes and models, including Western Star, Kenworth, Thomas School Bus, Mack and more. FleetLine shocks are designed as a direct replacement for commercial OE shocks, and are built to meet or exceed OE specifications [...]

Dana to Supply Axles, Driveshafts for 2018 Isuzu Medium-Duty Truck

December 16, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Technology

Dana Inc. said it will begin supplying axles and driveshafts for the 2018 Isuzu FTR from Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, with production of this new Class 6 medium-duty truck starting in mid-2017. The 2018 Isuzu FTR will be assembled with a Spicer single-reduction drive axle, Spicer E-Series steer axles, [...]

Utility Trailer Sales of Utah Opens New Location in Las Vegas

December 14, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management
Utility Trailer Sales of Utah Opens New Location in Las Vegas

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., among the industry’s largest manufacturers of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds and curtainsided trailers, has announced that Utility Trailer Sales of Utah Inc. has opened a new full-service and parts location in Nevada — Utility Trailer Sales of Las Vegas. [...]

Carrier Transicold’s New Recorder for Refrigerated Haulers

December 7, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
Carrier Transicold’s New Recorder for Refrigerated Haulers

For refrigerated haulers that require independent verification of temperatures inside trucks and trailers or immediate documentation for receivers, Carrier Transicold now offers the DataLink 2 recorder. Carrier Transicold is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. For single-temperature or multi-temperature applications, the DataLink [...]

ClearPathGPS Partners With VisTracks for Trucking ELD Product Set

December 2, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
ClearPathGPS Partners With VisTracks for Trucking ELD Product Set

VisTracks Inc., a provider of FMCSA-certified Hours of Service (HOS) and DVIR applications, has partnered with fleet solutions provider ClearPathGPS whereby ClearPathGPS will resell a branded version of this product set. After evaluating several competing products, ClearPathGPS selected VisTracks as their FMCSA-certified ELD/DVIR provider. VisTracks gained Federal Motor Carrier Safety [...]

AmeriPride’s F-59 Truck Fleet Gets Hybrid Electric Powertrains

December 1, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fuel, Technology
AmeriPride’s F-59 Truck Fleet Gets Hybrid Electric Powertrains

XL Hybrids Inc., a leader in connected fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, said AmeriPride Services will take delivery of 21 Ford F-59 trucks featuring XL Hybrids’ XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System by the end of this year. AmeriPride, which is a leader in sustainable practices in the [...]

Navistar Debuts Fleetrite Truck Collision Replacement Products

November 29, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
Navistar Debuts Fleetrite Truck Collision Replacement Products

Navistar has introduced a new line of Fleetrite collision replacement products for a variety of heavy-duty truck applications. The all-makes trucks parts line of bumpers, hoods and grilles provides what customers expect from an original equipment manufacturer (OEM). “For over 40 years, our Fleetrite brand has provided quality parts for [...]