Equipment

PDA Xpress designed to speed up accident appraisals

Property Damage Appraisers, a national network of vehicle damage appraisers, has launched PDA Xpress, a solution designed to turn customers’ smartphones into fast easy-to-use estimate tools that lighten adjusters’ workloads and help manage estimates. The company says PDA Xpress increases efficiency, decreases cycle time and helps adjusters close claims quicker, making ...

Penske Used Trucks opens 3 new dealerships

Penske Used Trucks has doubled its commercial truck dealership footprint in North America, introducing centers in Dallas, metro Atlanta and Ontario. The company now has six locations including Phoenix; Torrance, Calif.; and Charlotte, N.C. Here are local details: • Dallas: 4415 Irving Blvd.; Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon; 972-728-4209. • Conyers, Ga.: 1481 ...

Eaton enhances split shaft PTO for UltraShift Plus

Eaton said it has expanded the company’s lineup of UltraShift Plus automated transmissions for vocational applications through enhanced split shaft power take-off capabilities that allow for transmission gear selection and clutch control outside of a vehicle’s cab. The company said that eliminating the need for operators to enter and exit ...

Onspot’s GSA contract renewed

Onspot of North America, a provider of automatic tire chains, announced that its General Services Administration contract has been renewed for another five years. Onspot’s automatic tire chains are designed to allow the operator to engage and disengage tire chains with a dashboard switch without stopping, enhancing traction and braking in ...

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Redline’s diagnostic leak detector

Redline’s HD PowerSmoke high-pressure diagnostic leak detection equipment is built to detect high-pressure leaks in heavy-duty trucks, helping to increase fuel economy, reduce downtime, eliminate comebacks and solve reoccurring diesel particulate filter ...

Bosch’s start/stop starters

Bosch’s aftermarket starters for vehicles equipped with start/stop systems and components include reinforced bearings, an enhanced planetary gear unit, a heavy-duty meshing mechanism and an optimized commutator, together engineered to deliver up to 3.5 times the ...

Rotary Lift’s model for high-roof vans

Rotary Lift’s extended-height SPO12 two-post lift increases the model’s overall height by three feet to more than 16 feet for servicing high-roof vans. The 12,000-pound-capacity lift, available for both standard and faster Shockwave models, features a ...

Bully Dog’s manifold for Caterpillar engines

Bully Dog’s manifold for model-year 2003-06 Caterpillar engines is pressure-fitted with high-quality material to help eliminate cracks and leaks and is designed with gradual corners that facilitate better airflow and ports that help eliminate airflow ...

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