RoadMate customizable trucking GPS

| May 29, 2012

The RoadMate Commercial 9270T-LM features a 7-in. high-def display, customizable truck-specific routing and hands-free communication to enhance safety and trip logging for easy reporting. The GPS, made by Magellan, is the second model in its ...

Reefer units with APX control

| May 29, 2012

Carrier Transicold recently introduced two new models in its X2 series of trailer refrigeration units, the 2500 APX and 2100 APX, both featuring the APX control system. The units’ APX control system combines distributed, modular electronics, ...

| May 24, 2012

Richard Carlson of Bolingbrook, Ill., pulls a flatbed with this 2005 Peterbilt 379, hauling anything from bedding materials to steel. It’s equipped with an 18-speed transmission and a C15 twin-turbo Caterpillar. Leased to Mercer Transportation, ...

‘Pilot, drop in 150 gallons ULSD, over’ — On mobile NG filling stations

| May 18, 2012

Ever fantasized about the potential for airborne diesel refuelers to fill the tanks in-transit? Given the widespread reach of truck stops in America, it's probably well unnecessary, but hey, anybody can dream, right? Though efforts are ...

| May 17, 2012

Newkirk, Okla., native Clint Mantz uses his 2012 Peterbilt 389 to haul raw feed, propane and butane for Acord Trucking. Mantz has added 6-inch drop panels, Rockwood flooring and extra lights to the truck, which ...

Freightliner Trucks launches new smartphone app

| May 17, 2012

Freightliner Trucks announced a new free application for iPhone and Android smartphone users. The app features a dealer locater, which provides a complete listing of Freightliner Trucks dealerships based on the driver’s current location ...

Meritor Wabco ESC system meets new proposed requirements

| May 17, 2012

Upon the heels of the proposed federal rule to require electronic stability control systems in new trucks Wednesday, Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems has said its SmarTrac Electronic Stability Control (ESC) product meets the ...

Aftermarket DPF and DOC replacements

| May 17, 2012

The DCL International Roadwarrior Aftermarket On‐Road Diesel Particulate Filter and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst replacements for model years 2007 and newer are direct replacements of OEM parts. Roadwarrior products work with existing OEM ...

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