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Fontaine-Garland-Texas-Modification-Center

Fontaine Modification Vocational Services is reopening its 45,000-sq.-ft. modification center in Garland, Texas. The Garland facility has been closed since 2012, when most of the truck production...Read more

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Eaton launched its Dura-Kote plating technology, which delivers a significantly higher level of corrosion resistance for Eaton’s carbon steel fluid conveyance products, according to Eaton. Eaton’s carbon...Read more

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At a reading of 8.53, FTR's Trucking Conditions Index fell only slightly from September’s level reflecting still strong fundamentals for trucking firms.  According to FTR, underlying capacity...Read more

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DEF-Transfer-System-IPA

Innovative Products of America (IPA) expanded its line of fuel management equipment with its DEF transfer system. The complete system is powered by a rotary diaphragm pump (9...Read more

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Truck fleet tire expectations

Since tires represent such a large expense for truck operators (normally the second largest non-labor cost behind only fuel), considerable thought is given to tires of the future; specifically,...Read more

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Volvo-NRVplant-line

The electric power used by Volvo’s New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Va., is now carbon neutral, according to Volvo Group North America. As of November, 100%...Read more

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According to FTR reports, it now looks like opponents of the FMCSA's restart regulations have succeeded in attaching a provision to the current Federal funding bill that...Read more

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In Purkeys' latest blog post, “How to detect a frozen battery,” Charley Gipe, Purkeys’ Northeast region sales and service engineer, explains the reasons why heavy-duty...Read more

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Work-Truck-Show-Educational-Program

The Work Truck Show 2015, held March 4–6 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, has announced the details of...Read more

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Minimizer-Tool-Box

Minimizer introduced an 18-in. poly-toolbox that is lighter than metal and fits into many places on trucks and truck chassis. According to the company, the sleeker tool...Read more

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Eaton-UltraShift-Plus

Eaton's UltraShift Plus automated transmissions coverage now includes enhancements that allow for compatibility with two-speed axles....Read more

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Bernhard Glaser, vice president and managing director of Mercedes-Benz Vans USA Since its introduction into the U.S....Read more

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Prestone-Command-Additive-Extender

Prestone Products Corp. added to its family of heavy-duty cooling system solutions with its new Supplemental Coolant Additives (SCA) and Extender Liquid Coolant Additive Corrosion Inhibitors. Optimized maintenance is...Read more

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Smart-Lite-truck

Marty Vanderhoek, a life-long commercial trucker from Langley, B.C., Canada, invented Smart Lite to combat one dangerous area on a commercial truck – the front end blind...Read more

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The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) recently announced a ban on trucks longer than 30-ft. from driving on the stretch of road known as the Dragon. “For other...Read more

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