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Trucker Tools adds Simple Truck to shipment tracking platform

Trucker Tools announced an agreement with technology and services provider Simple Truck that will enable access to real-time truck location data from Simple Truck ELD units within the Trucker Tools Smart Capacity carrier and capacity management platform. Simple Truck has over 4,000 of its devices installed and operating with independent owner operators and small truckload

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Waymo Via, C.H. Robinson partner to pilot automated trucks

C.H. Robinson and Waymo Via, the trucking and local delivery unit of autonomous driving technology company Waymo, have formed a long-term strategic partnership to mutually explore the practical application of autonomous driving technology in logistics and supply chains. The partnership combines the benefits of Waymo’s innovative autonomous driving technology, the Waymo Driver, with C.H. Robinson’s

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Volvo makes Allison RHS transmission available on VNL trucks

Allison Transmission has announced that the Allison 3414 Regional Haul Series (RHS) fully automatic transmission has been integrated into Volvo’s heavy-duty VNL trucks and is currently available to order. The first production orders for 3414 RHS equipped VNL trucks have been built for regional haul, food and beverage and distribution customers. The Allison 3414 Regional

ERoad announces Safety Star Driver of the Year Awards

Transportation technology services company ERoad announced the winner and finalists of the company’s annual “Safety Star – Driver of the Year” awards program. Steve Webb of Oregon-based Bowman Trucking, was announced as this year’s winner after being described as honest, hardworking and a mentor to other drivers by his manager.  Other finalists included Jason Buechler of Warren Transport,

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Carben Tec enhances Fleet Solutions Portfolio

ConMet Digital announced its partnership with Carben Tec. The partnership incorporates ConMet Digital’s entire suite of products and data services into the Carben Tec portfolio. Carben Tec is a fleet solutions company that tailors IoT hardware and data services to improve public safety, liability mitigation and business structure. They are skilled in integrating with existing

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The Shyft Group debuts delivery EV at Work Truck Week

The Shyft Group announced it will reveal its all-new electric delivery vehicle on their proprietary, purpose-built Class 3 EV chassis at the NTEA Work Truck Week trade show taking place in Indianapolis from March 8-10. Using the company’s proprietary Work-Driven Design process, the electric vehicle is a purpose-built walk-in delivery van that will reach a

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Double A Trailers joins Utility’s dealer network

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. has announced that Double A Utility Trailers, a dealership located in northwestern Ohio is now part of Utility’s dealer network. The Double A Utility Trailer dealership comprises 12,936 square feet of space for sales, support, and a 7-bay service department. In addition, the dealership offers customers a fully stocked 12,000 square

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Yokohama Tire launches new drive tire

Yokohama Tire has added a new commercial tire to its continually expanding lineup: the 720R. The 720R is a 19.5-inch, N-speed-rated drive tire which is engineered specifically for pickup trucks and last-mile delivery operations, according to Tom Clauer, Yokohama’s senior manager of commercial product planning. The tire is offered in a 225/70R/19.5 size and is

FTR reports preliminary Class 8 orders stayed steady

FTR reports preliminary North American Class 8 net orders stayed steady in January at 21,400 units. The January total was down 8% m/m and 50% y/y. Class 8 orders have totaled 343,000 units over the last twelve months. January orders continued to track in a restricted range with the total for the month equaling the

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Quality AES joins Stertil-Koni distributor network

Heavy duty bus lift and truck lift producer Stertil-Koni announced that it has welcomed Quality Automotive Equipment and Service (Quality AES), a family owned and operated vehicle equipment and service business based in the heart of the American Midwest, to its North American distributor network. Stertil-Koni lifts are used by transit agencies, commercial fleets, RVs,

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ProMAXX touts new PowerDrive Hex Adapter

ProMAXX Tool’s new PowerDrive Hex Adapter converts any type of 1/4-inch drive ratchet, including electric, air, and hand, into a powerful, high-torque hex screwdriver, the company noted in a press release. What makes the PowerDrive Hex different from other ratchet adapters is its small, 1/2-inch-tall profile. The compact adapter design allows users to reach limited

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ConMet launches upgraded training Website with enhanced layout

ConMet has announced the launch of a new, upgraded online training website. The video-based online training features two courses, Hub 101 and Brake Drum 101, that provides users with knowledge of ConMet wheel end hubs and brake drums, including inspection and identification, recommended service, replacement or reinstallation, lubrication, and much more. The new learning management

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