01 Aug

Rand McNally combines headphones, headset

Rand McNally has combined a premium stereo headphone and noise-canceling mono headset in the ClearDryve 200 headphones. The wireless stereo headphones offer rich and clear sound, the company says. Just remove an ear cup and position the boom microphone,…

01 Aug

Amsoil updates gear oil packaging

Amsoil already offers gear lube, but by changing the packaging it is making installations easier. The Amsoil Severe Gear Easy-Pack is flexible, helping to access fill holes in confined spaces. The end result leaves less waste than traditional quart-sized containers,…

01 Aug

Many options with SingleViu gauges

Continental has unveiled a new line of round instruments for use in on-highway and off-highway applications. The VDO SingleViu instrument series features a dual input for digital CAN bus signals as well as analog signals. It comes in 74 variations…

01 Aug

Breadner Trailers opens new location in Atlantic Canada

MONCTON, N.B. – Breadner Trailers has opened up a new location in Atlantic Canada. The new facility is the country’s newest and largest Hyundai Translead dealer. It is currently offering a variety of Hyundai Translead dry vans and refrigerated trailers.…

01 Aug

Waterloo researchers check road conditions with AI

WATERLOO, Ont. – Researchers at the University of Waterloo have turned to the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to create software that can detect problems with roads, bridges and buildings. The system automatically flags potholes, cracks and other defects by…

01 Aug

Women drivers safer than men, ATRI finds

ARLINGTON, Va. – Violations for reckless driving or failing to yield the right of way remain the top two driving behaviors that predict future crashes, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) says. And when it comes to a battle of…

01 Aug

Frost & Sullivan names Geotab as Company of the Year

TORONTO, Ont. — Geotab announced it has been named the 2018 North American Company of the Year in the commercial fleet telematics industry by Frost & Sullivan. “At Geotab, we understand that our success is a direct result of the hard…

01 Aug

Bridgestone Americas names new director of marketing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas today announced Ben Johnson is joining the organization as director of marketing for the commercial truck bus radial (TBR) tire business. In this role, Johnson will lead the marketing and channel strategy for Bridgestone, Firestone,…

31 Jul

‘Extreme’ starter for medium-duty engines

Medium-duty truck owners now have access to a new 12-volt, 4.5kW replacement starter from Leece Neville Heavy Duty Systems – the PowerPro Extreme 5. The motors support six- to 10-liter engines used in construction, fire and rescue, pickup and delivery,…

31 Jul

CEDA expands again with new B.C. shop

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Aiming to expand its B.C. market share CEDA has opened the doors on a new shop in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basins area. Newly appointed Operations Manager Steven Cooper is overseeing the 10,000 square foot…