Equipment

Fuel locator app

  |  March 12, 2012

Wright Express Corporation announced the launch of Octane, a free mobile app available on both iPhone and Android mobile devices.

  |  March 07, 2012

Steve Webb of Lakeland, Fla., bought his 1962 Kenworth T800 from the man who restored it and uses the truck as an show piece and advertisement for his towing business.

Maximum Control pre-heater family introduced

  |  March 07, 2012

Espar introduced a new family of truck coolant pre-heater control systems today at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind.

Corrosion-preventing connectors

  |  March 07, 2012

Available in July 2012, Sta-Dry Weather-Tite Connectors, a new seven-way male connector plug with integrated seals, keep moisture from entering electrical systems and, in turn, helps prevent corrosion. The two connectors, a durable glass filled nylon ...

CSA-compliant, conspicuity-taped mud flaps

  |  March 06, 2012

Betts Spring spring-loaded mud flap hangers feature integrated conspicuity tape specially created for new CSA standards. Because of integrated conspicuity, there is no need for a separate conspicuity strip and additional extended hanger to display ...

Tire monitoring system

  |  March 05, 2012

Aeris, an automatic tire inflation system based on rotary-sealing technology and electronic airflow detection, contains several one-way pressure relief valves per axle and electronic flow detection technology that informs the driver of adjustments needed to ...

UT-1 UnderTray System

  |  March 05, 2012

The UT-1 Undertray System aerodynamic add-on improves airflow, fuel efficiency and tire and brake cooling with a two-component design, the company says. The system is easily installed, has significant ground clearance and reduces the high-drag, ...

Electrical connector kits available

  |  March 02, 2012

Free kits to connect your truck to the electric grid are available through a federally funded program. Shorepower Technologies and Cascade Sierra Solutions are providing 1,300 connector kits through the U.S. Department of Energy Recovery Act ...