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Donaldson Announces Air Filter Test Results, GeoTab Contract

Donaldson Donaldson's Al Hovda speaks at the press conference. (Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Donaldson Co. said recent tests show the Donaldson PowerCore filters can save fleets up to $215 per truck per year, because the filters provide 27% less restriction.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Rocketail Tweaks Aerodynamic Trailer Wings With Hinge

Bren Marshell Bren Marshell by Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Rocketail announced it will be making its two side wings, attached to improve a trailer’s aerodynamic flow, flexible upon contact.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Isuzu Sees Opportunity in Final-Mile Growth

Harrison Wessinger (L) and Jeff Maloof (R) Harrison Wessinger (left) and Jeff Maloof by John Sommers II for Transport Topics.

ATLANTA — Final-mile delivery of consumer goods has changed trucking, and the change will continue to evolve transportation methods, according to Isuzu Motors officials.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2019
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Top 100

Canadian Carrier Mullen Sees Q3 Earnings Decline as Oil Shipments Fall

Mullen truck Mullen Trucking Corp.

Canadian carrier Mullen Group Ltd. posted a 6.4% decline in net income in the third quarter, to C$20.5 million or 20 cents per share, according to a company news release Oct. 24.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 30, 2019
Business, Equipment

Allison Debuts New Regional-Haul Transmission

Allison's John Coll Allison's John Coll by Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Allison Transmission introduced a new, regional-haul transmission that is designed to handle mixed duty cycles, and named Daimler Trucks North America as the first truck-maker to offer the unit.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
October 30, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Truck-Lite’s Road Ready Adds Cargo Volume Meter

Truck-Lite's Robert Richard Truck-Lite's Robert Richard by Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Truck-Lite Co. has added a volumetric cargo system to its Road Ready trailer telematics offerings, the company told reporters at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Oct. 29.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Aperia Announces Enhancement to Halo Product

Aperia Aperia's Carter speaks at the press conference. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — The expansion of Halo Connect, an analytics platform focusing on predictive tire maintenance, was announced by Aperia Technologies Inc. at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

PSI Touts TireViewLive’s Tire Management Benefits at NACV

TireViewLive PSI's Sharkey speaks to the media. (Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — An enhanced feature for tire-pressure monitoring for trucks, tractors and trailers was announced at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Oct. 29.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

SAF-Holland Introduces SMAR-te Tire Inflation Assistant

William Hicks of SAF-Holland William Hicks of SAF-Holland addresses the media. (Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — SAF-Holland Group, a manufacturer of trailer suspensions, truck suspensions and coupling products, launched its SMAR-te Tire Pilot, a tire-pressure management system, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Oct. 29.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Continental Shows Off Intelligent Tires

Tom Fanning Tom Fanning by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — German tire manufacturer Continental AG unveiled its intelligent steer tires for trucks at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Oct. 29.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2019

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