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October 13, 2017
Allison Expands Fuel-Efficient Medium-Duty Transmission Tech
<p><em>Photo of 1000/2000 Series transmission courtesy of Allison.</em></p> Allison Transmission has begun offering its xFE fuel-saving technology on two more of its medium-duty transmissions, including the 1000 Series and 2000 Series, the company has announced.
Ruan Evaluates Boreas Nitrogen Trailer Cooling System
<p><strong>The Boreas nitrogen cooled trailer went on repeated routes from Austin to the Dallas metropolitan area, transporting grocery cargo set at 35 degrees Fahrenheit, with up to 4 stops per route.</strong><em>&nbsp;Photo: Boreas Nitrogen Cooling Systems</em></p> Ruan Transportation Management Systems partnered with Boreas to use its Nitrogen Cooling System for refrigerated trailers over the summer, running regular routes from Austin to Dallas.
Bridgestone Offers Ultra Wide Base Tires for Trucks and Trailers
Bridgestone Americas has launched two ultra wide base tires, the Greatec M835A Ecopia tire for the drive position and the Greatec R197 Ecopia tire for the trailer position.
WM Loading Ramps Stow Vertically Inside
Ramp can be swung out of the way or folded down for use in loading and unloading.
ROUSH CleanTech to Offer LPG E-350 Cutaway
<p>Graphic courtesy of ROUSH CleanTech.</p> ROUSH CleanTech will offer a propane autogas-fueled Ford F-350 single-rear-wheel and dual-rear-wheel cutaway van that can be set up as a delivery truck for food and beverage or parcel delivery fleets, the company announced.
Ford Approves Trio of Shell Oils for Diesel Trucks
<p><strong>Shell's&nbsp;T5 10W-30 Synthetic Blend is one of the three Shell oils approved for Ford's Super Duty trucks&nbsp;that meet the API CK-4 specification.</strong> <em>Photo: Shell Rotella</em></p> Ford Motor Co. has approved three Shell Rotella heavy-duty engine oils for its diesel-powered Super Duty trucks that meet the API CK-4 specification, Shell has announced.
Kinedyne's New Curtain-Side Solutions Address Changing Logistics Demands
<p><strong>A new curtain-side option is designed for delivery in tight urban areas.</strong></p> Cargo-control company Kinedyne introduced several new products to help make cargo access faster and easier as the effect of e-commerce continues to spread beyond traditional final-mile transportation.
Headlight Offers Improved Near Field Illumination
Maxxima’s Vionic LED Headlight is a low profile headlight designed with a wider beam for increased road coverage.
Work Light Designed for Durability
Superior Signals, Inc., has expanded its work light product line with the SYLED2000R heavy-duty LED work light.
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