Equipment

Lucky 13: Natural gas engines performing well in ready-mix

Chicago-based Ozinga Ready Mix drivers report plenty of power and responsive shifting from 13 Cummins-Westport natural gas-powered Kenworth mixer trucks now in operation, moving from its Chinatown Plant near downtown. “Since city officials are trying to reduce emissions from trucks that operate in downtown Chicago,” says ...

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Life-Time Fenders expands mud flap hanger product line

Life-Time Fenders has expanded their spray suppression bundle with popular mud flap hanger part numbers. Life-Time’s mud flap hanger offering includes all popular bar type and spring loaded hangers, integrated and standalone conspicuity solutions and related mounting brackets and hardware. Newly added to the ...

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Volvo unveils new drivetrain packages

Volvo announced two new XE drivetrain packages for its 16-liter D16 engine.

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With the opportunity to make a lifelong dream a reality staring him in the face, Graves became this 379's owner in 2007. He got to work right away to make the truck suit its new name: The Bucket List.

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Easily installed APU

The Hodyon Dynasys APU has a non-integrated four component design, allowing for fast installation. The mounting system offers flexibility to accommodate all current Class 8 truck frames and can be located on either side of the truck and behind fairings. The APU also utilizes R134a hermetic-style ...

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Wireless backup camera system

The WVRXCAMTC digital wireless backup camera and receiver system was made for drivers looking to replace or add a camera to factory-installed monitors. The component connects to an existing monitor with an optional adapter harness. The wireless cameras digitally lock to receivers creating a signal able ...

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Mobile document scanner

Xerox Company TripPak Services now offers a mobile scanner for all TripPak Mobile users that's compatible with most smartphones, computers and tablets. The scanner uses AutoLaunch technology, with the scanning beginning immediately upon recognition of a document. The battery is capable of scanning 300 pages before ...

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This 2007 Peterbilt 379 powers the 4 million-plus-mile journey that Jimmy Ardis has managed with one arm.

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