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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

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    Smart Dashcam becomes smarter

    March 25, 2019 9:26AM by johng@newcom.ca

    KeepTruckin is expanding its Smart Dashcam platform to include video recall, video annotation, in-app driver coaching, and fused sensors. Videos can now be recalled from 35 hours of driving time, and they’re also automatically assigned tags to offer context leading

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    Carrier Transicold debuts Supra S6 refrigeration unit

    March 25, 2019 8:39AM by Truck News

    Carrier Transicold has introduced a new Supra S6 truck refrigeration unit, which it says boosts performance, efficiency and reliability, and features a contemporary new design. The Supra S6 is designed for small- to medium-sized trucks and has a processing speed

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    Two new tires from Yokohama

    March 21, 2019 10:14AM by Truck News

    Yokohama displayed two new tires at this year’s spring meetings of the Technology & Maintenance Council. The 712L drive tire and 114R UWB wide-base single were shown for the first time. Both are SmartWay-verified low rolling resistance tires built at

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    Cooper unveils longhaul steer tire

    March 20, 2019 9:32PM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Cooper Tires has added a longhaul steer tire to its Pro Series product line. The LHS tire will initially be available as a 295/75R22.5, although other sizes are available in June. Features of the tire — bundled

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    Noregon enhances TripVision, JPro

    March 20, 2019 12:21PM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Noregon has unveiled an enhanced version of its TripVision system, offering a fleet management tool that delivers a snapshot of vehicle health, safety and performance. Known as TripVision Uptime, it offers bi-directional controls like the ability to