Product Showcase

Truckers News Staff | September 01, 2011

Hands-free light source

Command 20 Series rechargeable LED headlamps generate 60 torch lumens for distance and panoramic lighting. The Command 20 Series is available in three models: the Fire Rechargeable, the Rechargeable Tasker S and the Rechargeable Tasker. The rechargeable battery pack is waterproof, weighs 8.1 ounces and features a rear flashing LED that can be seen from up to a mile.

Weighing in on your load

The Smart Scale system features a wireless handheld receiver to maximize payloads and avoid overweight tickets in field loading applications.

The system allows a driver to monitor loading from the cab, loading station or at a safe distance away from the truck. The system is available for both air-ride and mechanical suspensions.

A tool for work and play

The Eat’N Tool is a multi-tool that combines a spoon, fork, bottle opener, screwdriver, pry tip, three metric wrench reliefs (6 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm) and a carabineer in a 1.5-ounce, 4-inch long stainless steel package. The tool is available for $6.

Finding fault where it’s due

The Blue-Point Pocket iQ with NIXIQ Technologies is a handheld scan and triage diagnostic tool for all commercial trucks. The tool reads active fault codes, reads and clears inactive fault codes and monitors J1708, J1939 and OBD II engine data. It also allows technicians to save vehicle diagnostic and fleet performance information in PDF or text format directly to a PLC3 printer or memory stick.


Freightliner rolls out automated-manual tranny

Freightliner introduced AMT3, its new automated-manual transmission for BusinessClass M2 vehicles. Technology combines the design of a manual transmission with electronics to form an automated two-pedal shift system to enhance driver performance and improvee fuel economy, the company says.

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