New Products

Truckers News Staff | February 01, 2010

wireless-headsetWireless Headset

Cobra Electronics’ Handsfree Bluetooth Headset features T5 Sonance Noise Cancelling Technology that blocks out background noise, focusing solely on amplifying a person’s voice. The company says it is one of the best noise-cancelling headsets on the market and has gained popularity with gamers that hook it up to their gaming consoles.

Cobra Electronics

(866) 610-9322

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Raising/ lowering landing gear

Transport Product Solutions’ Griffin Tool replaces manual crank handles and uses the truck’s air supply to raise and lower landing gear. The Griffin Tool removes the stress from the driver’s back, wrists and shoulders and safely moves the gear in a matter of seconds, making it an ideal solution for fleets regularly switching trailers, the company says.

Transport Product Solutions

(877) 219-4317

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shock-absorbersShock absorbers

RoadKing Shocks’ new big bore mono tube shock absorbers are the biggest-bore shocks available for Class 8 trucks, the company says, and deliver up to 10 times more control force. RoadKing’s shocks keep the tire connected to the road surface, saving money and reducing driver fatigue at the end of the run, the company says.

RoadKing Shocks

(619) 766-9207

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Aerodynamic option

Peterbilt Motors Company offers new aerodynamic options designed to improve the fuel economy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions of the new Model 348. The aerodynamic options include new integral convex aerodynamic mirrors and are four-way adjustable. The new roof fairings are built with advanced composite materials and are lightweight, durable and color-matched, the company says.

Peterbilt Motors Company

(940) 591-4000

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Online negotiating system

Easy Load Board’s online negotiating system is a no-call, no-fax and no-e-mail system that streamlines the back-and-forth negotiations between shippers and carriers. The company says the subscription site helps improve productivity and operating profits and is the first of its kind for the shipping industry.

Easy Load Board

(785) 505-7181

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Collector-cardsCollector cards

CAT Scale Company’s 10th series of Super Trucks Limited Edition collector cards are available at CAT Scale locations. Each time a driver weighs on a CAT Scale they will automatically receive a collector card. The cards are adhered to the scale ticket with a clean release glue that allows the card to be delivered to customers unmarred.

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