Intercomp is proud to announce exciting new updates for their LS-WIM Weigh-in-Motion Axle Scale Systems. Known for being a more efficient and cost effective alternative to older full size truck scales, American-made LS-WIM scale systems are now NTEP Certified making them Legal for Trade when weighing in static mode. Intercomp has also released a new purpose-built indicator further solidifying LS-WIM scale systems as the preferred solution for a variety of truck traffic applications.
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., recently announced an expansion of its industry-leading McNeilus NGEN Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) system offerings, with a new high capacity back-of-cab CNG configuration that provides 88 diesel gallon equivalents (DGEs) packaged in a low profile design.
Donner Industrial Developments Inc. strengthened and diversified its products and services after finalizing its purchase of Edwards by Brehmer Mfg., a truck maintenance equipment line that built a strong reputation during its 15 years of experience. The new product line features several high-quality pieces of equipment, including waste oil caddies, antifreeze caddies and truck ramps, for applications in truck service centers, agriculture, municipalities and fleets, to name a few.
Caterpillar Inc. has announced it will discontinue production of its on-highway vocational trucks. Based on the current business climate in the truck industry and a thorough evaluation of the business, the company decided it would withdraw from this market. This is also in line with the company’s ongoing restructuring to align its businesses with existing conditions. As a result of this action, the company will cease taking new orders for vocational trucks, although Caterpillar remains committed to existing truck customers and will support the existing trucks currently on the road.
For many years, Sentinel Systems’ Auto-braking Radar System has helped commercial vehicles across the UK to safely reverse without presenting a threat to surrounding pedestrians, cyclists and other vehicles. This technology is ideal for waste and recycling applications and is available in Canada and the U.S.
Rugby Manufacturing recently unveiled the all-new TB-12 and TB-14 Trailer Hoists at the 2016 NATM Show in Las Vegas, Nev.
Mountain Tarp, a Wastequip brand, and manufacturer of quality tarping solutions for the construction, agriculture, transportation, waste, and recycling industries, has announced the debut of a mobile service program to handle on-site inspection of truck and trailer tarping systems, as well as turn-key parts delivery.
Following the successful launch of the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities recognition program, Freightliner has announced four new cities will be recognized with the award in 2016. The company released the full list of cities at the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas during a reception in the Freightliner booth. The award winners for this year will be: New York City, Charlotte, Edmonton, and Seattle-Tacoma.
ASA Electronics has received a new patent for their Auto-Pairing Wireless Camera System designed for tractor-trailer applications. According to ASA, this technology will seamlessly pair any combination of cabs and trailers, regardless of fleet size, if they are equipped with Voyager wireless monitors and cameras. Adapter kits can even convert competitors’ older wired systems to be compatible with this new wireless technology.
Following extensive truck and engine testing, Mack Trucks has signed off on the use of renewable diesel fuel in all Mack engines. Renewable diesel fuel delivers performance similar to diesel refined from petroleum, but with several additional customer benefits, including reduced greenhouse gas and particulate emissions, as well as decreased maintenance costs.
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) will begin distributing free Slow Down to Get Around decals to its members, upon request, this week.
The RSS‐233T is a fully integrated, self‐steering, liftable axle/suspension system, targeting the Canadian trailer market, by offering the lightest weight with the highest performance. Close attention has been spent on engineering to ensure optimized design requirements were exceeded such as dual draw king pins, best in class installation envelope, improved lateral stability, cast axle to spindle transition.
Westport Innovations Inc., and AVL List GmbH., the world's leading independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains for global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), have announced that they have entered into an agreement to deliver next-generation High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) gas technology.
FleetMind Solutions, Inc. has announced that it has nearly doubled revenues, and significantly grown its customer base over the past year. This growth spike, the company says, is a direct result of the burgeoning market demand for smart truck onboard computing technologies and FleetMind’s proven ability to deploy a fleet management systems that improve decision-making, tracking, sustainability, safety and operational efficiencies.