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Pirelli Launches Premium Tire For Long Haul Market

June 13, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
Pirelli Launches Premium Tire For Long Haul Market

Pirelli has launched Pentathlon D a premium tire dedicated to long haul drive applications in North America. After a successful pilot phase and extensive testing, research and development, Pentathlon D is the first tire to launch in the Pentathlon product family for premium long haul needs in the US and [...]

Freedom Air Filters Introduces New Quick Install Pre-Filter For Kenworth T880 Trucks

June 7, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
Freedom Air Filters Introduces New Quick Install Pre-Filter For Kenworth T880 Trucks

Freedom Air Filters released a new quick install pre-filter pair for Kenworth T880 trucks. The new pre-filters offer the same protection and extended air filter life without drilling, gluing or removing the intake grilles. The kit comes with retainer clips for a quick and simple installation. These pre-filters are designed [...]

East Manufacturing Introduces New Lightweight Tipper Trailer

June 7, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
East Manufacturing Introduces New Lightweight Tipper Trailer

East Manufacturing introduced its new Lightweight Tipper Trailer, which is designed to maximize payload and provide the strength to handle the stresses of hauling refuse day in and day out. As part of its continuous improvement and commitment to increase value to its customer, East has re-engineered the Tipper trailer [...]

SAF-Holland Announces Holland FW17 Series Fifth Wheel Has Earned Standard Positioning On International RH Series Tractor

April 27, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
FW17 Series Fifth Wheel

SAF-Holland announced that the Holland FW17 Series Fifth Wheel has earned standard positioning on Navistar’s International RH Series regional haul tractor. “We are honored once again that Navistar selected the Holland FW17 as its standard fifth wheel on International RH Series tractor,” said Jeff Talaga, Vice President of Sales & [...]

Cooper Tire Makes Roadmaster RM180+(EM) Steer Tire Available In New Load Range

April 26, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
Cooper Tire Makes Roadmaster RM180+(EM) Steer Tire Available In New Load Range

Cooper Tire has added a new load range to its popular Roadmaster RM180+(EM) SmartWay verified steer tire line to accommodate increasingly heavier steer axles. The RM180+(EM) is now available in load range H for tire sizes 11R22.5 and 11R24.5. The RM180+(EM) is an ideal steer tire for long haul applications. [...]

SAF-Holland Introduces New Severe Duty Slider Fifth Wheel System

April 25, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
SAF-HOLLAND Introduces New Severe-Duty Slider Fifth Wheel System

SAF-Holland introduced a new Severe-Duty Slider System for Holland Fifth Wheels for heavy and severe-duty hauling operations. The Holland Severe-Duty Slider System has 80,000-pound vertical load and 200,000-pound drawbar pull capacity. Designed to work with Holland FW35, FW33, and FW0070 fifth wheel models, inboard and outboard mounting systems are adaptable [...]

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 [...]