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    New Road Ready control unit increases mounting options

    March 20, 2019 8:08AM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Truck-Lite has unveiled an updated master control unit for its Road Ready trailer telematics system, creating new options for those who want to use the system on chassis, flatbeds and more. The new unit measures just 13.25

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    Engine Armour makes bid for truck business

    March 17, 2019 9:48PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Engine Armour Tech is a preventive maintenance treatment for engines, transmissions, differentials and more – just don’t think of it as an oil or oil additive. The penetrating ceramic metal sealer is based on nanotechnology that cleans, seals microscopic fissures

  • Product Technology

    Trimble, Decisiv partner on TMT ServiceConnect

    March 17, 2019 5:39PM by James Menzies

    Trimble has partnered with Decisiv to launch TMT ServiceConnect, allowing TMT customers to connect to more than 4,500 service centers. The new add-on module gives TMT users direct connectivity to streamline repairs and improve communication with service providers, Trimble and

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    uStart systems now supported by Bluetooth

    March 17, 2019 4:46PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Ioxus has unveiled a new Bluetooth interface for its uStart intelligent power management system – a device that incorporates ultracapacitors, microprocessors and other smart power electronics. The connection makes it possible to remotely check battery voltage and uStart status, or

  • Product Equipment

    New Michelin tire for light trucks and commercial vans

    March 17, 2019 4:10PM by Truck News

    Michelin’s new Agilis CrossClimate tire is designed for ¾- and one-ton trucks and vans operated by commercial fleets. It’s aimed at: local and parcel delivery fleets; food and beverage haulers; telecom and utility fleets; and trades, including landscaping, plumbing, electrical,

  • Product Equipment

    Mitchell 1 updates TruckSeries with 1Search Plus

    March 17, 2019 2:45PM by James Menzies

    Mitchell 1 has launched enhancements to its TruckSeries truck repair software suite, adding 1Search Plus for more precise searching capabilities. At the spring meetings of the Technology & Maintenance Council, the company showed an easy-to-use graphical design and consolidated information

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    Industrial vacuum added by Unimanix

    March 8, 2019 11:37AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Unimanix, known for its hot- and cold-water pressure washers for commercial and industrial applications, is adding a wet and dry industrial vacuum cleaner to the portfolio. The Drainvac is being promoted as the most efficient central vacuum cleaner on the

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    Western Products unveils heavy-duty v-plow

    March 8, 2019 11:06AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Western Products’ new 10’6” Heavy-Duty MVP 3 v-plow lineup has been unveiled for Class 4-6 vehicles in heavy-duty applications. It comes with 45-inch-tall flared wings to accommodate the wider plow and increase the ability to move larger amounts of snow.

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    New lamps for Fisher plows

    March 7, 2019 4:46PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Fisher Engineering is shining a spotlight on its new Intensifire LED headlamps with EdgeView Technology, which features a dedicated lens and bulb that directs light through the outer edge of each headlamp. The design – offered as an option on

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    Solar tracker now available through Geotab marketplace

    March 7, 2019 4:33PM by johng@newcom.ca

    The solar-powered asset tracker TT600 series by Flex is ready to offer detailed tracking information for assets like trailers, containers and generators – almost in real time. Available on the Geotab marketplace, the GPS-based tracking unit offers insights into utilization,

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    New lighting for lift platforms

    February 27, 2019 9:14AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Stertil-Koni’s Skylift platform lift and a four-post lifting system are both being fitted with an enhanced LED lighting system. The new lighting system is anchored by pre-assembled 40-inch light tubes with transformer and mounting brackets. It draws just 24 volts,

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    Purilite LED helps to improve air quality

    February 26, 2019 4:30PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Optronics International’s LED-based Purilite Light Shield decontaminating light promises to improve air quality and enhance visibility. A proprietary coating on the LEDs generates a stream of negative ions, which binds to inhalable solid particles and liquid droplets, generally 2.5 micrometers

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    Boxx packages cyber security

    February 26, 2019 3:08PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Toronto-based Boxx Insurance has unveiled Cyberboxx to help transportation and logistics providers stay ahead of cyber threats – part of a broad series of industry-focused solutions. Cyberboxx delivers a real-time score to gauge the state of a company’s cyber exposure,

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    FourKites better predicting arrival times

    February 26, 2019 9:22AM by johng@newcom.ca

    FourKites — a supply chain visibility platform — says it is able to predict freight arrival times more accurately than ever before thanks to a new DynamicETA algorithm. The new approach draws on more than 150 data points associated with

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    Endurant now comes with dual PTO

    February 26, 2019 9:05AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has unveiled a new dual Power Takeoff (PTO) version of the 12-speed Endurant automated transmission. The option includes two PTO mounting locations – an eight-bolt bottom mount and a four-bolt rear mount, offering a combined