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NTEA offers second course in Truck Equipment Electrical Basics online educational series

NTEA, in collaboration with e-learning platform Electude, announced a new DC and AC Voltage online course as part of its Truck Equipment (TE) Electrical Basics series. “Helping companies develop and educate their workforce is a large part of why the Association exists,” said David Ehrlich, NTEA director of education. “The DC and AC Voltage course,

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Torc Robotics expands to Austin location to drive toward commercialize self-driving trucks

Torc Robotics will open its third U.S. location in Austin, Texas, in early 2022. The approximately 21,000-square-foot office will complement the self-driving truck firm’s Blacksburg, Virginia, headquarters and its Albuquerque, New Mexico, test center. The expansion coincides with the recent two-year anniversary of Torc joining the Daimler Truck family as an independent subsidiary. In addition

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HDAW unveils 2022 education lineup

Conference organizers for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) have announced the educational themes that will be covered during HDAW ’22, taking place in-person Jan. 24-27 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas. During the educational workshops on Tuesday, Jan. 25, HDAW says attendees will hear from industry leaders and experts who will provide insights

Sensata Technologies releases new Smart-Tactor Contactors

Sensata Technologies announced the availability of the new GXC and MXC series of Smart-Tactor contactors with CAN bus communication, which the company says provide data for improved system performance, reliability and diagnostics in military, battery system, energy storage, commercial vehicle and industrial applications. Built on the GX and MX series from Sensata’s GIGAVAC product brand, this new series of

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NACFE issues first Run on Less – Electric Report

Trucking is in the midst of a transformation as regulatory and societal pressures are causing the industry to look at ways to produce fewer emissions and lower its carbon footprint. While advancements in diesel engine technology have greatly reduce particulate emissions and NOx, to meet sustainability goals, will require alternative fueled vehicles, specifically those powered

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FTR reports preliminary trailer orders retreated in January to 26,500 units

FTR reports preliminary trailer orders for December retreated to 26,500 units, down 18% m/m and -42% y/y.  Trailer orders for 2021 totaled 249,000 units. OEMs continue to manage backlogs carefully, as the supply chain disruptions persist. Order volume was very close to the average of the previous three months. Liquid tank trailer orders were sturdy.

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Noregon announces Sandeep Kar as Chief Strategy Officer

Noregon announced that Sandeep Kar, a vehicle industry thought leader and corporate strategy executive, has joined the company as chief strategy officer. At Noregon, Kar will be responsible for accelerating the company’s growth, development, and competitive differentiation through strategic initiatives encompassing advanced technologies, econometrics, applications, and markets. “Digitization enabled by the proliferation of distributed electronics

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PRT Heavy Duty to exhibit an extensive portfolio at HDAW ‘22

PRT HEAVY DUTY will be exhibiting an extensive portfolio of heavy-duty applications at HDAW – Booth 1641, in the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week ‘22. The brand will be presenting leading coverage of 100% Gas-Charged Shocks that cover more than 4600 OEM references for trucks, trailers, buses, commercial vehicles, pickups, cargo vans etc. One of the

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HERE, Goodyear enable predictive tire maintenance

HERE Technologies announced that its location services are being integrated into Goodyear Total Mobility fleet management solution. The fleet management solution combines data from Goodyear’s Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with HERE location services. With HERE location services, fleet operators and Goodyear service providers can localize a vehicle in need of a service or road

TireView TPMS kits by P.S.I. now available through Aurora Parts and Service Dealer Network

Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) has launched a Dealer Direct Ship Program for its TireView Tire Pressure Monitoring System and accessory components through the Aurora Parts and Service Dealer Network. TireView by P.S.I. offers tire management solutions for trucks, tractors, and trailers of all sizes and configurations, the company noted. TireView simplifies the pre-and post-trip inspections

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Trucking starts 2022 with unfinished 2021 units, faces omicron variant

According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, in the short term, COVID risks have increased materially, as the highly contagious Omicron variant continues its global sweep, and reports indicate growing strains on staffing across the US and global economies, thereby threatening manufacturing activity in Q1, inclusive of NA commercial vehicles.

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ISAAC Instruments to partner with Quality Carriers on ELDs

ISAAC Instruments announced it has partnered with Quality Carriers to install ISAAC’s electronic logging device (ELD) and driver-centric fleet management solution across Quality’s entire fleet. More than 2,500 ISAAC devices will be installed in vehicles utilized by Quality Carriers’ company drivers, affiliate drivers and owner-operators by the end of 2022. ISAAC will be an innovative