Equipment

Hazmat hauler Jesus Cala spent two years rebuilding his 1996 Kenworth W900, which is powered by a 500-hp Detroit Diesel and a 10-speed transmission. “He just really did a whole number on it and customized it completely on the outside,” says the Miami, Fla., native’s ...

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Fuel locator app

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

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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.

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Maximum Control pre-heater family introduced

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

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Corrosion-preventing connectors

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 connector and a hybrid glass filled nylon and zinc die-cast, ...

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CSA-compliant, conspicuity-taped mud flaps

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 it. Roadside inspections are passed with ease due to higher ...

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Tire monitoring system

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 tire pressure.  The detection system also informs of any major ...

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UT-1 UnderTray System

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, low-pressure wake behind tires. The two-part system is made of durable ...

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