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Truck-Lite adds LED license lamp

Truck-Lite Co. expanded its Flex-Lite LED product line with the release of the LED 36 Series License Lamp. Two lamp options are available in the new LED 36 Series License Lamp design.

Summer heat means it’s time to check the batteries

Have you noticed the temperatures creeping up the thermometer? Summer heat causes more stress on a vehicle battery than cold winter temperatures.

Peterson debuts LED forward lighting

A new 7-in. round LED replacement headlight is being offered by Peterson Manufacturing Co. The DOT-legal 701C 7-in. round headlight is a drop-in LED replacement for all PAR56 standard headlights, including H6014, H5024 and H6024 halogen sealed beams.

Grote introduces LED lamps for off-highway applications

Grote Industries has introduced two new signal lamps specifically designed for mounting on agricultural, construction and other off-highway equipment. The new lamps incorporate lens optics that expand mounting flexibility and eliminate the need for extra circuit boards.

Penske makes Truck-Lite LED headlights standard

Truck-Lite custom LED headlamps are now a standard specification on Freightliner Cascadia tractors under full service lease from Penske Truck Leasing.

LED clearance/marker lamps available from Optronics

New Uni-Lite LED clearance/marker lamps now being offered by Optronics International are designed with dual-function capabilities for use in high-mount stop and turn applications.

Getting the most from batteries

According to the electrical experts at Purkeys Electric, when a truck has battery issues, fleets normally replace all the batteries to get that truck back on the road. But what happens to the removed batteries? Generally, only one of the batteries in the pack is bad; the rest are likely discharged due to the bad

Electrical connections and inverters

Suppliers have introduced new products aimed at addressing lingering concerns due to corrosion in electrical systems

Alliance Truck Parts announces new alternator line

Rated for higher temperatures in 2007 and 2010 EPA emissions-compliant engines is a new line of heavy-duty alternators from Alliance Truck Parts.

Phillips Industries presents corrosion protection solution

Designed to fight corrosion build up in commercial vehicle electrical systems, the Phillips STA-DRY QCMS2 (Quick Connect Modular System) expands the company’s line of STA-DRY sockets, plugs, nose boxes, terminals, and electrical harnesses.

Truck-Lite to offer custom LED headlights

Custom-engineered LED headlights for Class 8 trucks will become available from Truck-Lite.The company now plans to develop custom headlight options for other truck makes and models.

Freightliner introduces Truck-Lite LED headlamps

Freightliner Trucks is making available custom-engineered LED headlamps for Cascadia models. Developed by Truck-Lite, the new headlamps also will be available as an aftermarket retrofit option on other models in traditional 7-in. round and 5×7-in. alternatives.