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Clarience Technologies forms alliance with Meritor

Clarience Technologies and Meritor are forming a technology alliance to develop future connectivity solutions for commercial trucks and trailers. As a first step, Meritor will join the Road Ready advanced trailer telematics LogIQ smart partner network, making its smart component data accessible directly through the Road Ready system. As a key first step in the

Clarience Technologies, Wabash launch trailer applications technology alliance

Clarience Technologies and Wabash have launched a new technology alliance focused on trailer applications, including new advanced connectivity applications that will be essential as electric and autonomous vehicles come to market. As a first step, Road Ready advanced trailer telematics systems will become standard equipment on all Wabash dealer stock trailers. Michigan-based Clarience Technologies is

Inland Kenworth–Brandon relocates to newly constructed facility

Inland Kenworth–Brandon has moved into a new parts and service facility in Brandon, Manitoba. Inland Kenworth–Brandon is located at 1240 Highland Ave on the north side of Brandon, just off the Trans-Canada Highway. The new 26,000 square-foot facility features 10 service bays and a 2,500 square-foot parts display supported by a large, well-stocked parts floor.

Volvo Group announces investment in expanded U.S. Uptime Center

The Volvo Group announced a $41 million investment in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad to purchase and expand the building housing of its U.S. Uptime Center, which will now also serve as the new global headquarters for Volvo Financial Services (VFS).  The expansion of the building, which is about two miles from VFS’s currently leased location,

Carrier Transicold improves refrigerated fleet operations

Carrier Transicold is now making telematics a standard feature on its most popular trailer refrigeration units. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation. The innovative web-based interface of the telematics solution provides continuous visibility of cold chain assets via a centralized data stream that shows trailer temperatures, location and movement. The platform can

Lion Electric launches LionCapital Solutions

The Lion Electric Co. announced the launch of LionCapital Solutions, a new division dedicated to providing customers with flexible financing solutions specifically tailored to the medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicle market. Leveraging Lion’s existing vehicle financing alternatives, LionCapital Solutions will commercialize a programmatic financing offering that can be deployed at scale and is specifically designed for Lion

D-A Lubricant launches new look for PennGrade, PennGrade1

D-A Lubricant Co. announced a new look for its PennGrade Passenger Car Motor Oil and PennGrade1 High Performance Oil, a first since D-A acquired the PennGrade name and logo in 2015. The PennGrade Passenger Car Motor Oil lineup is now color coded to demonstrate the distinct levels of viscosities between the synthetic, full synthetic and

Dana Spicer ReadyShaft program simplifies driveshaft ordering

Dana Incorporated has streamlined aftermarket driveshaft ordering with a smart part numbering system for its Spicer ReadyShaft program, the company noted in a recent press release. The ordering process allows customers to place Spicer ReadyShaft orders in multiple ways, including through DanaAftermarket.com, the application programming interface (API) and electronic data interchange (EDI). Spicer ReadyShaft driveshafts

Altra divests Jacobs Vehicle Systems business

Altra Industrial Motion Corp. announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Jacobs Vehicle Systems (JVS) business to Cummins Inc. for $325 million. The business generated approximately $193 million in revenue in 2021. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of required regulatory approvals, and the Company anticipates it

Orbcomm adds camera analytics, sensors to its truck telematics solution

Orbcomm Inc. announced that it has added new feature enhancements to its data-driven truck telematics solution to improve the visibility, efficiency, safety and experience for fleets, drivers and their customers. Orbcomm unveiled its innovative technology during a press conference at the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting. The solution’s new features Safety

Michelin debuts Michelin X One Line Energy D2 wide-base single tire

Michelin North America Inc. is launching the Michelin X One Line Energy D2 tire for fleets that drive tires in truckload line haul transportation, the company announced during a press conference at TMC 2022. Launching May 1 in North America, the tire is designed for fuel savings and low total cost of ownership. The X One Line

TomTom, Webfleet partner on mobile solution

Webfleet Solutions, a Bridgestone company, has partnered with TomTom (TOM2) to launch the Webfleet Work App and TomTom GO Fleet App into the market. The companies combined their expertise to create a single source for fleet managers and drivers to address the unique set of challenges they face every day, including route compliance, on-time deliveries and safety