XTRA Lease has opened a new branch in Columbia, SC, offering trailer equipment rentals and leases, including dry vans, flatbeds, storage trailers, refrigerated trailers and specialty equipment. The Columbia branch brings the number of XTRA Lease locations in North America to 84. Contact branch manager Jeremy Jones at 803-748-7531. www.xtra.com
Donaldson Co. has launched an online Emissions Resource Center: www.donaldson.com/en/erc. The web site provides access to emissions-control information such as descriptions of emissions-reduction technologies, diesel-engine exhaust retrofits and health impact of diesel emissions.
Peterbilt Motors is now offering Sirius satellite radio as a factory-installed option on its Class 8 conventionals. And for trucks ordered and built in 2005, the OEM will provide a one-year complimentary subscription to Sirius. Peterbilt also offers factory installation of XM satellite radio packages. www.peterbilt.com
Kenworth PremierCare Express Air Conditioning Service, available at participating Kenworth dealers, offers the following: 27-point inspection, complete evacuation and re-charge, receiver/drier replacement, up to 5 lb. of R134a refrigerant and compressor oil top-off. www.kenworth.com
The Holland Group has released a 2005 catalog and product specs guide for coupling products, including pintle hooks, couplers, drawbars, tow shackles and tow hooks. Contains glossary and index of products by capacity for cross-referencing. Available online at www.thehollandgroupinc.com.
A sit-down dual drive option is now available on Freightliner's Business Class M2 106 and 106V trucks. Installed by Fontaine Modification, the feature is ideal for refuse and municipal applications that need right-side driving and controls. Vehicle must be equipped with an Allison 2100, 2500, 3000 or 3500 transmission. www.freightliner.com