Archive | March, 2016
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AT Specialtransport finds the right equipment at Faymonville

“Let´s make the impossible possible“ – this motto appears in large print on the website of the Finnish company AT Specialtransport. The basis for fulfilling this ambitious mission is provided by Faymonville… Since 2007 the Kokkola-based company has dedicated itself to special and heavy transport in the Scandinavian country. “Everything went very positively and the […]

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Fitzgerald Glider Kits to Sponsor Team Penske NASCAR Xfinity Mustang

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced it will sponsor the No. 22 Ford Mustang in NASCAR’s Xfinity Cup series for four races this season. Fitzgerald also announce they will be the title sponsor for the Bristol Motor Speedway Xfinity series race. The race is now set to be called the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300. The race is […]

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Kenworth T680s Provide High MPG, Low Driver Turnover for Refrigerated Carrier Hoosier Air

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Wade Day is a secondgeneration lifer. He’s been in the trucking business for as long as he can remember – following in the footsteps of his father, Doug Day, who began his own career driving coal trucks in Kentucky. When Wade was old enough to drive, he helped in the construction of […]

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Eaton Enhances Reman Transmission Promotion

Power management company Eaton has introduced a limited time aftermarket program that rewards the purchase of a heavy-duty factory remanufactured transmission with a free clutch. The promotion runs through the end of June. The no-charge clutches will be delivered within four weeks of registering the transmission purchase.  All Eaton Solo Advantage, Easy Pedal Advantage and […]

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PacLease Provides Online Safety Courses to Customers

Partnership with J.J. Keller Provides On-Line Courses PacLease has announced a new safety course program in partnership with J.J. Keller. The subscription-based program, called PacTrainer(TM), allows PacLease customers to take full advantage of more than 360 online courses and tutorials that aim to improve driving skills and compliance.   “We worked closely with J.J. Keller, […]

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Peterbilt Breaks Ground On Major Plant Expansion

  Peterbilt Motors Company recently broke ground on a 102,000 square-foot expansion to its heavy-duty truck manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas. The new building will be located just north of the plant and provide additional capacity for production and testing. “This expansion is Peterbilt’s largest facility investment since the construction of the Denton plant and […]

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Don Hummer Knows Trucks: Test Drives Kenworth T680 for a Month Prior to Large Order

Don Hummer has a simple philosophy. “I would never ask a driver to do something that I wouldn’t do myself.” And, for Hummer, founder and chairman of Oxford, Iowa – based Don Hummer Trucking, that includes putting his drivers behind the wheel of a truck he hasn’t personally driven and approved. His latest “stamp of […]

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International® DuraStar® To Feature Bendix® Wingman® Fusion

At the NTEA Work Truck Show, International Truck has announced that International® DuraStar® is now available with Bendix® Wingman® Fusion, an integration of advanced safety technologies that allows truck operators to reduce and potentially avoid vehicle collisions. In 2015, International was the first OEM to introduce the leading-edge technology on their on-highway model, International® ProStar®. […]

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Ryder Now Offering Three New Classes of Pre-Owned Commercial Vehicles to Fit the Unique Needs of Customers

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that it is making it easier than ever for customers to find a pre-owned commercial vehicle to meet their needs and fit their budget. With the three new pre-owned vehicle categories; Ryder CertifiedTM, Ryder VerifiedTM, and […]

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MICHELIN Auto Inflate Answers Complex Problem of Maintaining Optimal Tire Inflation Pressure on Commercial Trucks

Simple Device to Deliver Savings and Reduction in Downtime Events Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America, Inc., has introduced MICHELIN Auto Inflate, powered by Halo. MICHELIN Auto Inflate is an easy, wheel-mounted tire-management solution that allows fleets to automatically maintain optimal tire pressure. Leaky valve stems, extreme temperature changes and human […]

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Peterbilt Introduces New Chassis Routings For Easier Serviceability, Greater Durability During TMC Annual Meeting

Featuring a more robust, streamlined design, Peterbilt debuted its new chassis routings for the Models 579 and 567 that improve serviceability. The introduction was made during the Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Nashville. The new chassis routings – which run the length of the truck – organize air, electrical and fuel lines into […]

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Momentum Fuel Technologies Expands Offerings to Include 150-Gallon Back-Of-Cab System and New Pressure Regulator

Momentum Fuel Technologies is pleased to introduce a 150 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) back-of-cab system to its line of compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solutions for Class 6 to Class 8 trucks. “We continue to expand our Momentum compressed natural gas fuel system product line in support of fleets who prefer to operate CNG-powered […]

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