Expanded tire line-up

| April 27, 2011

Three new sizes of commercial tires are now available: the M122, size 285/75R24.5, and the M608Z, sizes 215/75R19.5 and 265/70R19.5. The tires are all-position, drive-axle, free-rolling and on/off road applications. TOYO TIRE, www.toyotires.com

Battery status indicator

| April 25, 2011

The Battery Status Indicator is a device that can be added to monitor the state of power for any battery, particularly lift gate batteries, and alerts operators during pre-trip inspections that battery power may be ...

Front steer axle

| April 25, 2011

The STEERTEK NXT fabricated front steer axle is designed to save weight and minimize stress points. The axle accommodates a variety of wheel end and knuckle designs and meets a capacity range of 8,000 to ...

Universal device mounts

| April 22, 2011

Eight new Universal Device Mounts built for safety hold most portable wireless electronic devices. Each mount can be installed with no tools, feature adjustable locking joints for ease of viewing and allow full access to ...

Truck tire iPhone app

| April 21, 2011

Commercial truck operators can get access to emergency road and tire service at the location closest to them from their iPhone or iPad with the “Continental Truck Tires Dealer Locator” application that can be downloaded ...

Long-haul drive tire

| April 20, 2011

The SP 464 long-haul drive tire features a 28/32-inch tread depth in a tread pattern with three hydro grooves that help evacuate water. The tire also has penetration protectors made to resist cuts and punctures. ...

TRP alternators

| April 20, 2011

New alternators for medium- and heavy-duty trucks feature the RE022 brush series with 150 amps of power and the RE 555 brush series with 160 amps of power, both with a 1-year warranty. The RE035 ...

| April 20, 2011

Jeffrey Groat says his 1981 Peterbilt 359 extended hood is a “simple classic working Pete.” The truck is equipped with a 450-hp Caterpillar and a 15-speed transmission, and Groat does severe ...

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