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Decisiv, TMC: Costs for maintenance and repair rise in first half of 2021

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and Decisiv Inc., reported during TMC’s Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, that costs for parts and labor for repairs rose over the first six months of the year. According to the Decisiv and TMC North American Service Event Benchmark Report, labor costs for repair and maintenance increased

FlowBelow announces several standard wheel cover placements

At the 2021 TMC Fall Meeting in Cleveland, FlowBelow announced that its wheel covers will be standard on Navistar’s 2022 International LT and HR Series trucks. Additionally, FlowBelow’s locking aerodynamic wheel covers are standard on Freightliner Cascadia trucks. On the Navistar side, the drive wheel fairings will continue to be offered as part of the

Phillips Connect combats trailer cargo theft with two new products

Phillips Connect has released two new SmartLock products designed to safeguard trailer loads–the Phillips Connect SmartLock Gladhand and the SmartLock Door. The SmartLock products ensure that only authorized persons can move or unload the trailer they are attached to, and both are activated or deactivated by a digitally authenticated command completely controlled via Bluetooth LE

Link Manufacturing details ‘Road Optimized Innovation’ auxiliary suspension

Link Mfg. Ltd., provider of specialty-engineered suspensions, suspension controls and air management products, unveiled the 8K, 10K, 13.5K and 20K ROI Auxiliary Suspensions Systems, which are currently in field testing. Link developed its new, smart load-balancing suspensions using its proprietary Road Optimized Innovation (ROI) technology. First introduced in the company’s ROI Cabmate Cab Suspension in

FleetNet America provides roadside breakdown study update

For the past several years at TMC meetings, FleetNet America has provided an update on the vertical benchmarking study on roadside breakdowns that they create in partnership with TMC. In the first quarter of 2021, the average miles between unscheduled breakdowns was 29,506 miles across all of the participating fleets in the three verticals–truckload, LTL

ConMet kicks off TMC with eMobility focus on refrigerated trailers

As the race to decrease emissions on transport refrigeration units (TRUs) is posing a major hurdle to commercial fleets, a zero-emission electric trailer is now available from ConMet eMobility that eliminates emissions, decreases noise, and reduces brake wear, the company noted at the TMC Fall Meeting held in Cleveland. The power behind the zero-emission trailer

TMC touts in-person 2021 Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition

Leaders of the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council said they are looking forward to welcoming the industry to the organization’s first in-person meeting since early 2020 this September in Cleveland, at TMC’s 2021 Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition. “We are very excited to host one of the industry’s first, and largest, in-person