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Truck-Lite introduces LED headlights for EV segments

Truck-Lite has unveiled its all-new LED Projector Headlights at TMC ’22 in Orlando, Florida. LED Projector Headlights feature an optimized design ideal for final mile delivery, utility, construction, municipal and waste applications — all of which will likely be among the first segments to adopt electric vehicles. Improving Headlight Performance Serves Growing Customer Segments Truck-Lite

Optronics celebrates anniversary with new headquarters

Optronics International electronic control systems and LED lighting for the global transportation industry kicked off its 50th anniversary celebration with the announcement that it will be moving its North American headquarters into a new 200,000-square-foot facility on a 17-acre campus. Accompanying the announcement was the introduction of a new 50th anniversary logo and a newly revised corporate website. Details

Weather Guard van shelf lighting with PowerSync technology

Weather Guard has introduced van shelf lighting with integrated PowerSync technology. The new van shelf lighting provides better storage visibility and efficiency and can be customized to the vehicle to provide lighting solution, Weather Guard noted in a press release. The van shelf lighting with PowerSync Technology features low-profile, commercial-grade LED light strips that brighten each

Last-mile delivery truck safety lighting tips

Cutting corners and mixing lighting systems in a last-mile delivery truck is going to result in lower-quality and less reliable lighting. Not only is it more expensive to maintain a lower quality lighting system over the life of the vehicle because of increased maintenance expenses and downtime, but spec’ing the wrong lights can create additional

Grote Industries to expand its Mexico facility

Grote Industries announced an expansion of its engineering and production facility, Grote Industries de Mexico, in Monterrey, Mexico. Power cords, trailer wire harnesses, cables, and air-line products are designed and manufactured at this facility. This expansion will add production and manufacturing space, as well as shipping capacity and staff space. Along with the expansion of

Truck lighting tips for increased productivity

Light! Who thinks much about light? Let me tell you, it can pay to think about light. Take this example: In an effort to evenly illuminate the largest area possible in the back of your truck, you might spec the cargo area with either one central lamp or maybe a few lights spaced out down

Optronics introduces marker/clearance lamps with mini-scene-light feature

Optronics International has introduced its new MCL16MRHAHB and MCL16MAHAHB LED marker/clearance/scene lights. The newest members of Optronics’ MCL16 series family of lights, the unique 1 1/4-in., seven-diode, PC-rated lamps enable vehicles to meet clearance and all marker lighting regulations, but give users an extra lighting bonus, the company says. The new clear lens lamps are

Grote Industries expands BriteZone LED work lamp family

Grote Industries has expanded its BriteZone family of products, adding eight new part numbers to the lineup to fit a variety of applications. The new rigid-mount handheld light (BZ421-5) features a digital readout that lets the user know precisely what battery charge level is left. The gooseneck lamp (BZ131-5) is an option for work trucks

Maintenance tips for your trucks in the fall

The fall season is a welcoming change for drivers that were overheating alongside their trucks in the summer; but to avoid downtime this season, truckers are advised to take necessary precautions now by investigating air brakes and components; headlights and suspension systems. Dropping temperatures could lead to new challenges for fleets that avoid routine truck

Clarience Technologies announces work on lighting optimized for electric trucks

Clarience Technologies has introduced the A2Z for e-Mobility initiative, targeted at developing energy-efficient lighting solutions that extend the range of electric trucks by reducing battery amp draw. Efficiency opportunities coming from A2Z for e-Mobility have been introduced first at Truck-Lite, a Clarience company which is now offering a series of more energy-efficient trailer and step van

Peterson unveils corrosion-resistant modular harness system

Peterson Manufacturing announced its PetersonPATRIOT Modular Harness System that aims to protect wiring harness and lights from corrosion, reduce maintenance costs, and trailer downtime. PetersonPATRIOT was designed to provide a strong defense against moisture intrusion and corrosion with a modular layout to address the following harnessing applications: • Fleets that want advanced corrosion protection and

Grote Industries announces new CFO

Brian Blanton has joined Grote Industries as its chief financial officer, bringing with him 25 years of experience in financial leadership roles with 20 years spent in automotive, commercial vehicle and off-highway supplier manufacturing. Blanton most recently served as CFO of Mubea Group, North America and previously served as director, EPM transformation at The Hackett