Equipment

Freightliner recalling almost 9,000 Cascadias

The recall notice says affected units may have insufficient contact between the electrical connector on the compressor and electrical pins and the overheated connection, which can increase risk of a fire.

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Freedom CNG opens new west Texas location

Freedom says the station is capable of sending CNG-powered truckers west to El Paso or east to Dallas.

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Severe-duty Hendrickson suspension available in T880

The Kenworth T880 is now available for order with the Hendrickson Ultimaxx advanced severe-duty rubber suspension.

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Volvo sells 100,000th I-Shift-equipped truck in North America

Volvo introduced the I-Shift in North America in 2007, becoming the first truck manufacturer to bring an integrated AMT to the market. The I-Shift became standard on all Volvo-powered models in 2013.

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Podcast: Big data at ‘tipping point’ for new safety applications

Fatigue management and monitoring techs will become, over the next 30 years, ubiquitous in fleet trucks -- even, says safety expert Don Osterberg, in owner-operated units.

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International offering seats with rollover protection as option on ProStar models

International has announced it will offer a seat with rollover protection as an option on its ProStar Class 8 trucks.

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Shell launching education campaign on new diesel engine oils

Shell Lubricants is ramping up its efforts to provide information on the road and online for a new diesel engine oil set to launch later this year with the Shell Rotella Road Show rig tour.

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BlackBerry introduces device to allow real-time trailer tracking, monitoring

BlackBerry announced last week at the Mid-America Trucking Show it is bringing to the U.S. marketplace a trailer monitoring system that allows carriers to track their trailers in real-time and provide detailed reports based on the data derived by the system.

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