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Pressure Systems International announces new organizational appointments

Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) has made the following personnel appointments to further strengthen their organization. James Sharkey has been promoted to president of P.S.I. and will continue to guide the company in new directions, domestically and internationally. Celebrating over 38 years of experience in the commercial vehicle industry, Sharkey previously served as vice president of global sales

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Understanding the cost of truck tire underinflation: An afternoon with P.S.I.

The price of gas steadily climbs along with consumer expectations in the growing market. Now, more than ever, fleet operators are depending on their trucks to get the job done right and in a timely manner. That cannot be done if your trailers are rolling on underinflated tires. Tire pressure plays an important role in

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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What to make of new electric truck OEMs

Let’s put aside the question of how an electric truck performs in fleet applications (it’s challenging enough), and we’ll focus on: Which electric truck? Four years ago, Tesla announced its Class 8 truck and put the industry on notice. It responded with Peterbilt, Volvo, Freightliner, Mack and Kenworth fielding their own battery electric lineups and

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Roll on, efficiency: Tires and fuel efficiency

Any time we talk about increasing the trailer part of the fuel efficiency equation, the conversation immediately turns to aerodynamics and light-weighting. But let’s not forget that the proposed rule making also mentions low rolling resistance tires and tire pressure systems. The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) and the North American Council for Freight

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The latest innovations in tractor tire inflation

All indicators lead in the same direction. A 2013 report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that under-inflation is the leading cause of tire failure. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) cites defective tires as a leading factor in crashes involving commercial vehicles. A 2010 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) report

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One millionth Meritor Tire Inflation System manufactured

Meritor Inc. and Pressure Systems International (PSI) celebrated a milestone on Nov. 4 when the one millionth Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI rolled off the assembly line in San Antonio. As part of the celebration, 31 different trailers from Meritor’s fleet customers will be equipped with a part from the one millionth MTIS by PSI.

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Wabash National Tank Trailer Division wins PSI Tanker OEM Excellence Award

Pressure Systems International (PSI) has presented Wabash National Tank Trailer Division with their 2014 Tanker OEM Excellence Award. The award was presented during the National Tank Truck Carriers’ 67th Annual Conference & Exhibits, which took place in Boston, Mass. Pressure Systems International is a worldwide supplier of automatic tire inflation systems, who present this award annually. Last

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PSI, SkyBitz collaborate on integrated tire pressure, location insight

SkyBitz, provider of remote asset tracking and information management solutions, and PSI, provider of automatic tire inflation systems, announced a strategic collaboration resulting in an integrated trailer solution. Joint customers will be provided with integrated tire inflation data alongside asset information for managing their fleets. Tires are a top maintenance cost for fleets and tire