SmartWay certified drive tire

| June 10, 2011

The M657 on-highway drive axle position tire is EPA SmartWay certified. The tire uses the company’s e-balance technology and has a stiffer belt package and bead construction. The tire fits both single and twin drive-axle ...

Dual-compound steer tire

| June 08, 2011

Michelin introduced its XZA3 + Evertread steer tire June 8, incorporating a “dual-compound” tread design. Ted Becker, director of marketing for Michelin America’s Truck Tires, said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay certified tire is designed ...

Surface-mounted LED

| June 08, 2011

The UL 844 Class 1 LED surface mount has a 30-watt output, high color rendition index and a 5-year bulb life, the electronics maker says. The lights carry both Class 1 and Class 2 Division ...

| June 07, 2011

Uncasville, Conn., resident Matthew Frechette uses his 2001 Peterbilt 379 and a 2009 Talbert trailer to haul specialty machinery, jet engines and other equipment in the Northeast. The truck is powered by a 500-hp Caterpillar ...

Kenworth merchandise

| June 06, 2011

The Merchandise Collection added 50 licensed products representing the brand, the truck maker announced. A line-up of nearly 165 items includes caps, T-shirts, polos, jackets, women’s clothing, accessories, scale truck models, drink ware, golf items, ...

Four-year battery warranty

| June 03, 2011

A four-year warranty is now offered for Trojan Battery Company’s TransPower ST1000 starting AGM battery for commercial transportation markets, the company announced. TROJAN, www.trojanbattery.com.

How to: Change transmission and axle lubes

John Baxter | June 02, 2011

Transmission and axle lubricants accumulate contaminants because they are subject to heat and mechanical stress. They also have additives that need to be replenished. Don’t use transmission and axle lubes interchangeably.

Double-banked roll cab

| June 02, 2011

A free WorkCenter is available with the purchase of a Master Series Roll Cab. The Master Series Roll Cab is a double banked tool storage unit with 13 drawers, made out of 16-gauge 304 stainless ...

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