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vHub trailer repositioning and sharing marketplace comes to the U.S.

The vHub trailer repositioning and sharing marketplace will be available in the U.S. on Feb. 26, the company announced. Designed for private fleets, for-hire carriers, trailer rental companies and OEMs, vHub says that its aim is to cut down on trailer repositioning costs and turn unused trailers into revenue-generating equipment by making them available to

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Alcoa introduces new lightweight aluminum wheel, new wheel technology

The new wheel is, at 39 lbs., the lightest aluminum wheel offered by Alcoa, and is available for all major truck OEMs.

FlowBelow products now available through Alliance Parts

Starting in April, Alliance Parts customers will have access to all parts manufactured by FlowBelow.

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Michelin introduces light maintenance program for trailers

Michelin Mechanical Care, a new program that outsources scheduled light mechanical maintenance for trailers, was introduced by the company’s Services Division at TMC 2020. Michelin Mechanical Care is powered by Decisiv’s Service Relationship Management (SRM) technology. Leveraging the Michelin Commercial Service Network, the offer coordinates trailer light mechanical service needs through a network of technicians who, according

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From tractor-trailer pairing to security: Phillips Connect Technologies details telematics solutions

The new Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) products introduced during TMC press conference are designed to operate in an open platform, that can interface with non-PCT telematics gateways and with any supplier sensor, or with PCT supplied sensors or a combination of both. PCT’s user interface displays a dashboard of fleet assets, giving the ability to

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WABCO introduces a connected, intelligent trailer platform

WABCO Holdings Inc. introduced a connected and intelligent trailer platform. The WABCO intelligent trailer platform is built on four key technologies—an Intelligent Anti-Lock Braking System (iABS); trailer Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS); Intelligent Trailer Program (ITP); and TrailerCAST—as well as open software architecture to facilitate cooperation with key industry players. Introduced in 2019, the WABCO iABS

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Hyliion delivers first of three hybrid Class 8 vehicles to Penske Truck Leasing

Hyliion Inc. will be providing three vehicles to Penske Truck Leasing, all of which will incorporate its 6X4HE Class 8 hybrid system. The solution was developed in partnership with Dana Inc., whose Spicer Electrified components are part of the e-Powertrain solution. The remaining vehicles will be delivered throughout the year, allowing Penske to complement its

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Dana adds axle-focused maintenance and inspection videos to training series

The latest training topic to be added to the series covers steer axle inspection.

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Dana enhances Spicer SPL Series driveshafts to boost efficiency, performance

Dana Inc. announced enhancements to its Spicer SPL Series driveshafts for improved overall efficiency and increased performance. The improvements underscore Dana’s ongoing commitment to its core driveline technologies, providing solutions for evolving customer application requirements. The product enhancements will be available immediately for the Spicer medium-duty SPL series, while updates to the heavy-duty SPL series

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Dana starts production of Spicer Electrified e-axle for commercial trucks

Dana Inc. announced today the start of production of its Spicer Electrified eS9000r e-Axle for Class 4 and 5 commercial fleet applications. The e-Axle will be available for ordering by vehicle manufacturers in the third quarter of 2020. Designed for medium-duty truck and bus applications, the e-S9000r is based on the proven and widely specified

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NACFE turns its focus to electric truck in regional haul applications

Through its extensive work on regional haul and electric trucks, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) has determined that regional trucking operations are well suited to be early adopters of electric trucks. It is also a rather large segment of the market with sufficient scale to have a big impact on the industry.

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Mitchell 1 updates TruckSeries with interactive wiring diagrams

Mitchell 1 TruckSeries truck repair software was recently updated with interactive wiring diagrams that aim to increase efficiency as technicians can access component repair information directly from inside the wiring diagrams without having to initiate a secondary search. While viewing a wiring diagram, truck repair technicians can click on any component within the diagram to

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