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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 [...]

MyGeotab Benefits Fleets Managing Trucks by Mobile Phone, Tablet

November 21, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
MyGeotab Benefits Fleets Managing Trucks by Mobile Phone, Tablet

Geotab, a leading open platform in telematics with more than 500,000 subscribers in 70 countries, said its MyGeotab fleet management software app is now available in the Google Play Store. The new app makes accessing MyGeotab quicker and more convenient for those fleet managers or business owners who tend to [...]

New Horton Truck Fan, Fan Drive Deliver Cool Engine Solutions

November 9, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
New Horton Truck Fan, Fan Drive Deliver Cool Engine Solutions

Horton, a provider of engine cooling solutions worldwide, has introduced two new offerings that enhance its expanding product portfolio — the HTEC 1800 fan and the RCV1000 fan drive. The new products provide engine-cooling solutions for customers in the off-highway trucking industry seeking increased productivity, fuel efficiency, reliability and noise [...]

Omnitracs Makes Asset Tracking Beneficial to All Truck Fleets

November 8, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
Omnitracs Makes Asset Tracking Beneficial to All Truck Fleets

Omnitracs, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, now offers two flagship solutions for scalable, easy-to-deploy telematics and compliance that can benefit a wider number of industries using a variety of vehicle classes, to allow fleets of all sizes to realize greater benefits from real-time [...]

SAF-Holland Launches AeroBeam Sliding Air Suspension for Trucks

November 4, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
SAF-Holland Launches AeroBeam Sliding Air Suspension for Trucks

SAF-Holland has introduced the next generation of the SAF CBX Series lineup — the CBX40 AeroBeam sliding tandem axle air suspension, which the manufacturer claims is the lightest weight air suspension in the trucking industry. SAF-Holland, which is a leading global manufacturer of trailer suspension and axle systems, truck suspensions, [...]

SkyBitz Launches Solar-powered Asset-tracking Solution

November 3, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
SkyBitz Launches Solar-powered Asset-tracking Solution

SkyBitz, a leader in commercial IoT telematics through application-specific analytics platforms, has released its Falcon GXT5000, a new solar-powered global positioning satellite (GPS) asset-tracking solution. The SkyBitz Falcon GXT5000 is the next generation of the company’s machine-to-machine (M2M) asset-tracking solutions on 3G/4G cellular networks. The solution delivers the visibility required [...]

SAF-Holland Debuts Lighted Fifth Wheel Coupling Assistant

November 2, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Safety, Technology
SAF-Holland Debuts Lighted Fifth Wheel Coupling Assistant

SAF-Holland, a leading global manufacturer of trailer suspension and axle systems, truck suspensions, fifth wheels, landing gear and coupling products, is introducing a new automatic lighting system to help drivers consistently ensure a proper coupling on their fifth wheel. The Electronic Lock Indicator technology enhanced, ELI-te fifth wheel coupling assistant [...]

FMCSA Certifies Cartasite’s Hours of Service ELD Trucking Solution

November 1, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
FMCSA Certifies Cartasite’s Hours of Service ELD Trucking Solution

Technology leader Cartasite has announced the certification of its Hours of Service (HOS) Electronic Logging Device (ELD) solution. Called driveTIME, the tablet-based solution satisfies all rules in the mandate set forth by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The mandate regulates the use of ELDs [...]

Smaller Truck Fleets Offered Easy Online Driver Employment App

October 31, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management
Smaller Truck Fleets Offered Easy Online Driver Employment App

It’s now easier for small and medium trucking companies to offer online job applications to truck driver applicants. MyCDLapp.com, a Michigan-based company, provides a low-cost way to implement attractive, web-based driver employment applications and consent forms that are mobile-ready and allow for electronic signatures on any device. “Our mission is [...]