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Record360 Offers OFAC & Facial Recognition Security Check Solution

September 29, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
Record360 Offers OFAC & Facial Recognition Security Check Solution

Record360, the Seattle-based provider of asset condition reporting software, has announced the official release of its OFAC and facial recognition security check solution. The new addition to Record360’s software allows rental and leasing firms to stay compliant with federal law and security procedures while seamlessly moving their customers through the [...]

Eaton Showcases Trucking Valvetrain Technologies at IAA

September 28, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
Eaton Showcases Trucking Valvetrain Technologies at IAA

Power management company Eaton last week showcased its complete portfolio of advanced and standard valvetrain solutions – including variable valve lift for both diesel and gasoline engines, cylinder deactivation, hydraulic lash adjusting and decompression engine brake — at the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicle Show. The technologies provide customers with benefits [...]

Lytx ActiveVision Detects High-risk Truck Driving Behaviors

September 27, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Technology
Lytx ActiveVision Detects High-risk Truck Driving Behaviors

One year after its introduction, Lytx ActiveVision is helping to eradicate distracted and drowsy driving in some of the country’s largest trucking fleets, each on a quest to get its drivers to their destinations safely. The ActiveVision service employs machine vision technology combined with real-time in-cab alerts and video event [...]

Daimler Completes $500 Million Supply Accord with NorthStar Battery

September 21, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
Daimler Completes $500 Million Supply Accord with NorthStar Battery

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has entered into a seven-year agreement with Swedish-American energy storage manufacturer NorthStar Battery Co. as the supplier of Ultra High Performance Pure Lead AGM batteries as part of the improvements being made to the next generation Cascadia truck. NorthStar is also available as an extended [...]

Fatheadz Launches 9 Versions of its V2.0 Sunglasses for Truckers

September 19, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Owner Operators, Safety
Fatheadz Launches 9 Versions of its V2.0 Sunglasses for Truckers

Fatheadz Eyewear, a leading manufacturer of oversized sunglasses and optical frames for individuals with larger heads, has launched its new V2.0 Made in the USA sunwear line. “We’re thrilled to offer all nine versions of our V2.0 sunwear line for the first time,” said Rico Elmore, founder and CEO of [...]

Cummins Filtration Unveils Next-Gen Lube Filter for Truck

September 16, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fuel
Cummins Filtration Unveils Next-Gen Lube Filter for Truck

Cummins Filtration said it has further refined its Fleetguard LF14000NN combination lube filter for the arrival of newer engine platforms including Cummins X15 engines, introduced last month. The new Fleetguard LF14000NN uses a state-of-the-art co-bonding lamination process that pairs NanoNet and StrataPore media together to create a single filter element. [...]

Ford F-Series Named the Official Truck of the NFL

September 12, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Image
Ford F-Series Named the Official Truck of the NFL

America’s toughest trucks are celebrating football’s toughest players. Ford and the National Football League are teaming up on a three-year partnership establishing Ford trucks as Official Truck of the NFL. “America’s truck leader is teaming up with organizers of the nation’s favorite sport to put the spotlight on fans and [...]

Shell Rotella Truck Engine Oils Surpass Specs for New CK-4

September 8, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fuel
Shell Rotella Truck Engine Oils Surpass Specs for New CK-4

The American Petroleum Institute (API), working with engine manufacturers and oil makers, has completed redesigning two new heavy-duty engine oil specifications. Nearly a decade has passed since the last diesel engine oil category, API CJ-4, was developed and major changes are required. The current CJ-4 standard has lasted well beyond [...]

Meritor Expands MFS Front-axle Series with Deep Drop-axle Option

September 7, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
Meritor Expands MFS Front-axle Series with Deep Drop-axle Option

Meritor Expands MFS Front-axle Series with Deep Drop-axle Option Meritor has announced the expanded availability of its MFS Series lineup of front non-drive axles to include a deep-drop axle option that offers end-users greater flexibility in packaging their vehicles. “Our MFS Series already offers linehaul and vocational fleets a wide [...]

Phillips Industries Introduces Expanded and Improved Website

September 6, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Image
Phillips Industries Introduces Expanded and Improved Website

Phillips Industries, a Santa Fe Springs, Calif.-based innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake interface equipment for the commercial vehicle industry, has updated its website at www.phillipsind.com to improve the user experience with enhanced imaging, quick navigation, a mobile friendly interface and added content. Expanded content includes extensive [...]