“This new option is ideal for customers in applications such as beverage delivery, street sweeping and striping and refuse collection and packing,” said Robert Woodall, Peterbilt director of sales and marketing.
“Both new and net orders posted gains of 30 percent month over month in August," said Frank Maly, director – CV Transportation Analysis and Research at ACT. Maly said that 25,191 net orders were posted last month.
The new accessory from Carrier Transicold is designed to harnesses the power of the sun to charge transport refrigeration unit (TRU) batteries to maintain peak performance in an environmentally sustainable way.
Sales of automotive specialty-equipment products continue to climb, reaching $33 billion in 2013. The number represents a 6.7 percent increase over the previous year and marks the fourth consecutive year of growth.
For many years, Airtow Trailers has proudly served a passionate, loyal customer base from its Southern California manufacturing facility. The company is excited to announce that it has expanded with a brand new Ohio location.
SmartTruck designed the TopKit system to provide a cost-competitive, nearly invisible alternative to side skirts, boat tails and other cumbersome devices that extend far from a trailer’s outside edges.
“Even though they glow more smoothly now, the most obvious difference between the original GloLight and our new GloLight Gen II lamp is the cost reduction,” Brett Johnson, president and CEO of Optronics International, said.
The HVSI program provides technicians, as well as parts and service personnel, with a basic orientation and hands-on experience for the recommended installation, service, maintenance and repair procedures for all Hendrickson suspension systems.
Carrier Transicold’s new APX remote panels are designed to add convenience and efficiency for refrigerated transport operations by placing trailer refrigeration controls in locations more easily accessible to operators.
Chief Automotive Technologies’ newly redesigned Upper Body Bar is included with every LaserLock Live Mapping system, allowing users to measure a collision-damaged vehicle’s upper half as easily as its lower structure.
Adding the mobile capability to Alldata Collision S3500 gives estimators and technicians the power to quickly access OEM collision repair procedures, diagrams, diagnostic information and technical service bulletins anywhere in the shop.
“We are dedicated to providing our vocational customers with a breadth of options that contribute to durability and benefit on-the-job performance,” said Mary Aufdemberg, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks.
TRW’s North American (NA) Aftermarket Group has extended its all makes premium chassis program by a further 527 SKUs. This means that the total number available from the leading automotive safety expert now exceeds 3,000.
In partnership with the NABC, Maaco and its more than 450 locations across North America will work to promote a positive image of the collision industry and make an impact in local communities nationwide.