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Fleet Engineers releases VMRS codes online

Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standard (VMRS) codes for products from Fleet Engineers are now available on the company’s website. Fleet Engineers has composed a list of all of the part numbers and attached the appropriate VMRS code.

SKF adds new and remanufactured dryers and cartridges

For its All-Makes new and remanufactured air dryers, cartridges and service kit offerings, SKF has added 23 new part numbers, including 11 to its Model 9 air dryer line.

Fontaine offers major fifth wheel rebuild kit

A new Major Rebuild Kit for Fontaine fifth wheel models combines six kits into one. The box includes disassembly and reassembly instructions and contents packaged in sequence.

Cadec announces Annual User’s Conference

The annual conference for Cadec Global customers will be held Sept. 16-19 at the JW Marriott Buckhead in Atlanta, Ga. The theme of this year’s Cadec conference is “Stay Connected,” a reflection of the trend toward leveraging wireless technology in order to collect critical fleet data and maintain connections with customers.

Shell Rotella SuperRigs contest underway

From June 20-22, the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Tomah, Wis., will be the site of the 31st Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition. The annual truck beauty contest will be part of the National Tractor Pullers Association event, the Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck & Tractor Pull.

Bendix reports ongoing development of safety system

Incorporating technologies from TRW and Mobileye, the next-generation commercial vehicle safety system from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is in full development.

GE Capital Fleet Services expands suite of safety products

An agreement with Mobileye will now provide access to the company’s collision avoidance system for truck fleet customers of GE Capital Fleet Services.

Baldwin breaks ground on expansion

A recent groundbreaking ceremony at Baldwin Filters commemorated the start of a 400,000-sq.-ft. expansion to the company’s headquarters in Kearney, Neb.

NPTC presents private fleet leadership awards

The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) recognized seven executives for contributions to the private fleet community with Private Fleet Professional Leadership Awards. Named Private Fleet Executive of the Year was Gary Palmer, senior director of transportation for the True Value Co.

TRP introduces trailer camshafts and bushing kits

TRP announces the availability of trailer camshafts and bushing kits for heavy-duty brakes. The trailer camshafts and bushing kits feature forged camshaft heads and induction-hardened shaft splines in a variety of sizes.

Rush expands national network

Subsidiaries of Rush Enterprises, Inc., the operator of the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, have acquired certain assets of Piedmont International Trucks.

SAF-Holland rolls out lightweight tridem slider suspension system

The new SAF CBX69 Tridem Slider Suspension for trailer applications has been introduced by SAF-Holland. Standard on the system is Swing Align for axle alignment and Black Armour metal treatment for corrosion protection.