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    New steer tire comes SmartWay verified

    April 22, 2019 9:11AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bridgestone Americas’ new R284 Ecopia steer tire has been unveiled with a SmartWay verification. Designed for longhaul and regional service, the tire is made of a tread compound that promotes long wear, and NanoPro-Tech polymer technology that promises to improve

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    Petro-Canada releases updated Duron Geo

    April 17, 2019 11:03PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Petro-Canada’s updated Duron GEO LD product line includes 15W-40 and 10W-30 CK-4 oils that meet the CES 20092 specification for Cummins natural gas engines. They’re also backwards compatible to meet CES 20085 standards. Offering further support for mixed fleets, Duron

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    Pinnacle adopts Anthem grille elements

    April 11, 2019 12:33PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Mack’s Pinnacle trucks will echo the grille stylings of the Mack Anthem beginning in the third quarter of 2019. The axle-forward Pinnacle is available in daycab and sleeper configurations. The grille is framed by LED headlights, which are 66% brighter

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    Mack attacks sulfation with standard battery refresher

    April 11, 2019 12:19PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Mack Trucks is adding a battery refresher as a standard feature on all truck models beginning in the second quarter of 2019. The refresher, mounted in the battery box, helps to reduce and reverse the effects of sulfation, giving lead-acid

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    Boxx Academy tackles cyber threats

    April 10, 2019 3:52PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Boxx Insurance reports that 67% of cyber security incidents are caused by employee negligence, but says it has a solution in the form of online cyber security training available through Boxx Academy. Built in a partnership with Hiscox, a Lloyd’s

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    Moose bumper for Kenworth W990L

    April 8, 2019 11:21AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth’s W990L can now be reinforced with the new Texas Titan four-post moose bumper, unveiled by Magnum Trailer and Equipment. The design incorporates high-strength materials including 6061-T6 aluminum tubing with an 18.5-inch extruded beam that’s reinforced with 3/16-inch stiffeners. It all

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    Dana launches axles for fire, rescue

    April 8, 2019 9:32AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Dana has launched S35-190FT single-reduction and S35-590FT double-reduction single drive axles with a gross axle weight rating of 35,000 lb. Designed for fire and rescue applications, the axles leverage a high-strength, steel-fabricated housing to support higher weights within a shorter

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    Fontaine, Daycab can extend HX cabs

    March 29, 2019 1:04PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Fontaine Modification Company and Daycab Company can now add eight inches of interior space to the rear of International HX Series truck cabs. The HX Series has a short bumper to back of cab measurement, which makes it a fit for applications where length

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    Paragon enhances live management software

    March 29, 2019 12:55PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Paragon Software Systems is expanding on its Live Management software, delivering a real-time view of planned, actual, and historic transportation activity. An Arrivals Board and Live Dashboard components now shows critical data across the whole business, rather than storing it

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    Seats unveils Pinnacle for comfort

    March 29, 2019 12:46PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Seats Incorporated is expanding on its Legacy Series of seats with the Pinnacle. The new seat includes an enhanced EVC Cushion Comfort System, D2 Foam, a fully reclining backrest, and the longest armrest in the industry. Other features include an

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    Accessories for wheel aligners

    March 29, 2019 12:32PM by johng@newcom.ca

    John Bean’s V6200 heavy-duty wheel aligner has been updated with a pair of accessories designed to support vehicles with additional axle configurations and to expand coverage where a combined truck and trailer is longer than a standard bay. The three-piece

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    BF Goodrich unveils Highway Control tires

    March 29, 2019 9:25AM by johng@newcom.ca

    BFGoodrich commercial truck tires have unveiled two new products in the form of the Highway Control S and Highway Control T. The company’s Highway Control lineup is SmartWay verified, with features such as new sidewall compounds designed to boost fuel

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    Bendix enhances air disc brake

    March 25, 2019 10:21AM by Truck News

    Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake has announced improvements to its ADB22X air disc brake. A new adjustment mechanism has been designed for increased vibration robustness, while improving the running clearance between the friction and rotor, the company announced. The new disc

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    Bendix launches safety system retrofits, SafetyDirect enhancements

    March 25, 2019 9:59AM by Truck News

    Bendix announced at the spring meetings of the Technology & Maintenance Council updates to its safety systems, and a new retrofit program. Bendix Wingman Fusion, Wingman Advanced, VORAD VS-500, AutoVue lane departure warning, Blindspotter side object detection, and SafetyDirect can

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    BlackBerry’s Radar H2 enhances connections

    March 25, 2019 9:29AM by johng@newcom.ca

    BlackBerry has built on the capabilities of its Radar-M tracking device to develop Radar H2, enhancing connections with 4G LTE cellular networks and a wireless gateway that can connect to cargo sensors, tire pressure monitoring systems, brake sensors, and weigh-in-motion