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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 [...]

XYpper Launches Transformative Technology for the Trucking Industry

November 4, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators, Technology
XYpper Launches Transformative Technology for the Trucking Industry

XYpper Inc. has launched an app- and web-based system for the trucking industry in North America that enables independent owner-operators and freight brokers to harness the power of web and mobile technology to connect, greatly improving efficiencies and increasing profit for both the truckers and brokers. The XYpper app works [...]

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 [...]

Phillips Industries Adds New Lighting Products for Commercial Trucks

October 28, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
Phillips Industries Adds New Lighting Products for Commercial Trucks

Phillips Industries of Santa Fe Springs, Calif., now offers new lighting products to its PermaLite XT family. The new lights include a 4.0-inch round reverse light and a ¾-inch round hardwired light for multiple applications. New adapter plates for upgrading to ¾-inch LED lights have also been added. The 4.inch [...]

Survey: Truck Drivers Embracing Technology on the Highway

October 26, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
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A survey of 401 professional truck drivers shows most are more connected through technology and social media than ever before, and a good number of them say they are also increasingly health-conscious. The new survey, conducted by King of the Road for Atlas Van Lines, provides insights from the moving [...]

Omnitracs’ Zombie Dispatch Spotlights Tech Role in Trucking

October 19, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology
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Omnitracs, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, has launched a new web-based game called Zombie Dispatch, designed to recognize the important role of trucking and truck drivers in our economy. In addition, the game is aimed at illustrating technologies and solutions to help truck [...]