Tess Lovrak, Author at Fleet Equipment Magazine - Page 53 of 84
Volvo Trucks showcases hydrogen fuel cell truck

To decarbonize transport, Volvo Trucks already offers battery electric trucks and trucks that run on renewable fuels, such as biogas. In the second half of this decade, a third CO2-neutral option will be added to its product portfolio–fuel cell electric trucks powered by hydrogen. The fuel cell electric trucks will have an operational range comparable

CarriersEdge adds online training courses for auto-haulers

CarriersEdge has recently unveiled a series of online training courses for auto-hauler drivers. The new suite includes “Auto-Hauler Cargo Inspection” and “Vehicle Inspections – Stinger Steer” courses. A third course, dedicated to unloading cargo, is scheduled for release this summer. The “Auto-Hauler Cargo Inspection” course outlines how to properly conduct vehicle inspection, identify damage or

NRS Brakes highlights environment-friendly brake pads

With the growing concern of transportation’s impact on the environment and the need for increasingly sustainable solutions, NRS Brakes noted that its NRS Galvanized Brake Pads are more environmentally friendly than the competition due to less brake dust generated, and they are produced without copper or lead. They are also corrosion resistant, contributing to longer

Morgan Truck Body, EAVX highlights zero-emission equipment

Morgan Truck Body featured two advanced-technology truck bodies at the first Zero-Emission Truck Showcase + Ride and Drive, June 8 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, hosted by The California Air Resources Board (CARB) and organized by CALSTART. The event provided an opportunity for industry OEMs and fleet operators to discuss the state

Nacarato Truck Center becomes first Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealership in Tennessee

Nacarato Truck Centers, a third-generation family run dealership group, completed the required training and facility updates to become the first Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealership in Tennessee with its La Vergne location, servicing the greater Nashville market. This is the second location to be certified for Nacarato Truck Centers, with its Roanoke, Va.,

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies introduces online transmission selector

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies announced it has a new online selector tool, which helps users choose the optimal transmission from its portfolio. To guide customers to the ideal transmission choice, the online selector asks a series of questions, such as how the vehicle is used, its maximum gross weight rating, the type of terrain on

ISAAC accelerates U.S. operations with expanded Cleveland office

ISAAC Instruments has recently opened an expanded office in Cleveland to enhance its U.S. operations. The office is already housing ISAAC’s integration team, and being utilized to speed the shipment of replacement parts. The company’s headquarters are located just outside Montreal. ISAAC also has offices in Toronto and Calgary to serve its Canadian fleet clients.

Phillips Industries expands, enhances Power Air Kit product

Phillips Industries has introduced two new Power Air Kits (PAKs), expanding its product line to offer three different solutions to replace any level of back-of-cab equipment.  A PAK combines 12- or 15-ft. length electrical and air assemblies with factory-installed gladhands and cable.  Phillips PAKs are complete back-of-cab systems sold under one part number. The Phillips PAK line-up, with the

King County’s Kenworth T680E battery electric vehicle rolls out

King County, Washington state’s most populous county with more than 2.2 million residents, received a first look at its new Kenworth T680E battery electric vehicle at the Kenworth Renton manufacturing plant. King County’s Solid Waste Division will operate the Kenworth T680E to transfer refuse from the county’s Recycling and Transfer Station in Enumclaw to the

You need to update your truck shop software

Software updates are important practices we should all be doing and not just with our phones. It’s important that your shop’s diagnostic and scan tools operate on the latest version in order to properly repair all makes, models and components. If your truck shop scan tools and service software solutions don’t have the latest software

Thermo King expands telematics offerings

Thermo King has expanded its ConnectedSuite portfolio of telematics. This includes the Thermo King Connect app and new third-party partnerships, which allow users to integrate Thermo King’s TracKing temperature and asset management system with partner platforms. Available to all Thermo King TracKing and non-TracKing users, the Connect app can be downloaded for iOS or Android

Rand McNally launches new ELD

While fleets, drivers, and manufacturers are contending with supply chain shortages and cellular shutdowns, Rand McNally, a provider of commercial transportation technology solutions, launched a new ELD designed for long-term compliance. The new Vehicle Link ELD, part of Rand McNally’s compliance solutions, is available and shipping to customers now. Vehicle Link is a small electronic logging device