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An onboard recorder, a hand-held diagnotic tool, a wheel hub temperature monitor and a remote microphone system are among the products featured.

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Cascade Sierra offers funding

Organization has approximately $20 million in funding to help small trucking companies and owner-operators upgrade or replace their trucks.

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SmartWay certified drive tire

The M657 on-highway drive axle position tire is EPA SmartWay certified. The tire uses the company’s e-balance technology and has a stiffer belt package and bead construction. The tire fits both single and twin drive-axle applications and is available in four sizes: 11R22.5, 295/75R22.5, 11R24.5 and 285/75R24.5. TOYO TIRES, www.toyotires.com

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Dual-compound steer tire

Michelin introduced its XZA3 + Evertread steer tire June 8, incorporating a “dual-compound” tread design. Ted Becker, director of marketing for Michelin America’s Truck Tires, said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay certified tire is designed for fuel efficiency, meeting California Air Resources Board requirements and to deliver 30 percent more mileage than competitor steer tires. Becker said the tire employs a wear-resistant compound for the five bands of tread that contact the road and another compound, ...

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SmartWay verified long-haul tires

The GSL213 long-haul steer, the first GT tire to receive SmartWay verification from the EPA, has a pattern designed to resist irregular wear and extend mileage, the company says.

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SmartWay equipment rebate program extended

The program is open to independent owners and fleets operating heavy-duty trucks based or working in New England states.

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Cascade Sierra to offer rebates in New England

The EPA rebates will be provided on a first-come basis for qualified projects until the funds are distributed.

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