Ultra-capacitor for truck starts

  |  March 31, 2011

Maxwell Technologies will market a device later this year called an ultra-capacitor that will replace one or two truck batteries and help start a truck, the company announced Thursday, March 31, in Louisville. The unit is ...

Extended service interval grease

  |  March 31, 2011

Chevron Products Co. introduced an extended service interval grease called Delo Grease ESI March 31 in Louisville, Ky. Jim Gambill, manager of direct marketing, said, “Many fleets have gone to extended drain intervals. This is a ...

Trailer enhancements

  |  March 31, 2011

Great Dane introduced major advances to its Classic Truckload refrigerated trailer and its Composite dry freight van.

PRO Navigation System

  |  March 31, 2011

The 5550 PRO Navigation System has a 5-in. LCD screen. It features Junction View with Lane Assist, state mileage log, hours-of-service Log and last-mile routing for road coverage on secondary highways. The Quick-Tabs feature includes ...

ATD launches smaller trailer aerodynamic device

  |  March 30, 2011

TrailerTail Nano is a smaller version of the company’s rear-drag-reducing trailer add-on.

Rand McNally offers GPS traffic feature

  |  March 30, 2011

Over-the-road GPS units offer past and real-time traffic views.

Carrier debuts refrigerated unit control system

  |  March 30, 2011

System features distributed electronics for increased reliability and simpler troubleshooting.

Peterbilt to make air disc brakes standard

Jack Roberts   |  March 30, 2011

Move will apply to entire Calss 8 truck lineup.