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Optronics releases Opti-Brite Diamond Series LED interior lamps

Optronics International has unveiled its new Opti-Brite Diamond Series LED interior lamps. The thin, surface-mount lamps are dimmable and able to remember previous intensity settings, the company says. Diamond Series lamps are designed for broad interior application flexibility and can be wired to operate manually or use their passive infrared sensors (PIR) to automatically illuminate

Lumileds expands Philips Commercial Lighting program

Lumileds has expanded its Philips commercial lighting portfolio to over 220 SKUs, including 12V and 24V products and an expanded line of Philips LongerLife commercial bulbs. The Philips commercial lighting portfolio includes halogen headlight bulbs, halogen and incandescent sealed beam headlamps, and miniature bulbs for interior and exterior vehicle applications, and now features 13 new

Truck-Lite Holdings changes corporate name to Clarience Technologies

Truck-Lite Holdings has changed its corporate name to Clarience Technologies, LLC. The company says the name change reflects its broader focus on providing total visibility to the commercial and recreational transportation industry through its family of technology-driven brands. The Clarience Technologies family includes Truck-Lite Co., LLC; DAVCO Technology; Road Ready; Rigid Industries; and Lumitec. Customers,

Making the Right Battery Choice for Your Fleet

Putting the right battery in the right application makes all the difference when it comes to uptime and fleet performance. The wrong type of battery, or ones not equipped for your fleet’s needs, can turn routine maintenance into emergency replacements, and anything done in an emergency or on the side of the road will cost

Tips for testing electrical systems

Trucks’ electrical systems grow more complex with each passing year. In the past, before the advent of the onboard computer systems, circuits were more likely to keep functioning with corroded terminals, wire insulation hardened and splitting, improperly spliced wires and any number of other issues. With today’s sophisticated electrical systems, proper testing practices and repair

Truck-Lite releases heated 5×7 LED headlights

Truck-Lite Co. has added heated 5×7-in. rectangular LED headlights to its LED forward lighting product line. The new light is based on the same technology as its 7-in. round version (27270C), released in 2014, modified and improved to suit the 5×7-in. rectangular footprint. Like its round counterpart, the company says the new 5×7-in. heated headlight

Truck-Lite enters lighting equipment, trailer telematics agreement with Star Leasing

Truck-Lite Co. LLC has entered an agreement with Star Leasing Co. to supply LED lighting and harnessing products as standard equipment on new trailer builds and to integrate the Road Ready telematics system into the fleet’s new and existing trailers. Launched in 2017, the company says Road Ready by Truck-Lite offers fleets an overview of

Combating cold weather electrical issues

Proper preventive maintenance can go a long way toward eliminating battery and other electrical issues.

Harnessing the power to ensure startability in cold weather

Some fleets consider battery replacement and service costs to be simply unavoidable—but that doesn’t have to be true.

Genstar Capital invests in Truck-Lite

Truck-Lite was owned by affiliates of BDT Capital Partners, Koch Equity Development and Penske Corporation. As part of its investment, Genstar acquired BDT and Koch’s ownership interests.

Peterson celebrates its 75th anniversary

Founded in 1945 and owned by the Armacost family since 1956, Peterson says it has grown to a quarter-billion-dollar, multi-faceted corporation.

Optronics acquires USA Harness

Optronics says that this acquisition makes the company capable of fully serving the light-, medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle industry with both lighting and harness technologies.