Mesh snow chains

| February 15, 2012

The Easy Grip Composite snow chains have a new mesh style that improves traction on winter roads, the company says. The chains provide traction and lateral control and feature a reflective Night Vision Security System. ...

Engine-inspecting camera

| February 14, 2012

  The 3880X automotive inspection camera is portable, handheld and designed to internally inspect engines without disassembling. The camera’s 5.5-mm wireless display can record images and video and has a 3-foot detachable snake that maneuvers the ...

KW radios now Bluetooth compatible

| February 14, 2012

Kenworth now offers radios with two Bluetooth-capable options: factory installed radios and Kenworth NavPlus, both in compliance with new cell-phone laws. As many as eight phones can be synchronized with the radios, and contacts are ...

Brake-stroke indicators for compliance

| February 13, 2012

The brake-stroke indicators are designed to meet new safety requirements and provide ease of inspections. The universal indicators fit on any vehicle equipped with airbrake chambers that have an exposed 5/8-in. diameter pushrod. They take about ...

| February 09, 2012

Leola, Pa., resident Lamar Buckwalter, former flatbed hauler and now dispatcher for JRC Transportation, uses his 2000 Peterbilt 379 in Make-a-Wish Foundation events, including a Mother’s Day convoy in Lancaster County each year. Buckwalter worked ...

Nissan enters compact van market

Jack Roberts | February 08, 2012

    Nissan unveiled its new NV200 compact commercial van Feb. 8 at the Chicago Auto Show. The NV200, which has an estimated 1,500-poundpayload capacity, will be priced "substantially less" than competitive vans, said Joe Castelli, vice president ...

Cab protection device

| February 08, 2012

Built for cab and sleeper security, the SleeperLock uses a strap-like device to hook to inside door handles of all common tractors and prevent doors from opening. The strap is constructed of polyester webbing, which ...

Tire pressure monitor

| February 07, 2012

The Velcro-mount PressurePro tire pressure monitors contains small sensors that watch tire pressure and warn of tire deflation ahead of time.  The sensors replace the valve stem caps and are easy to install. The product ...

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