Peterbilt is now offering remote keyless entry on its heavy-duty conventional vehicles. Drivers use a two-button fob to lock and unlock driver, passenger and full-size sleeper doors. Marker lights illuminate to confirm when operation is complete. The system has a 30-ft. range. www.peterbilt.com
International Marketing Inc. (IMI), maker of tire and wheel maintenance products, has upgraded its web site, www.imiproducts.com. New features include an enhanced distributor locator and an updated pressroom, with links to industry articles.
Kenworth PremierCare Parts & Services is offering monthly discount coupons online that can redeemed at KW dealers in the U.S. and Canada. To download the coupons, go to www.kenworth.com, select Parts & Services and click on Specials/Internet coupons. Coupons change every month.
Horton Holding has purchased Engineered Cooling Systems (ECS), which will be renamed Horton Fan Systems. The acquisition will expand Horton's WindMaster line. www.hortonww.com
Philllips Industries' QCS2 electrical harness system now has a molded collar design that creates a watertight seal, making it possible to weatherproof the entire electrical system. Phillips says the tight-fitting collar protects against accidental disconnection and the design cuts socket replacement time by 75%. www.phillipsind.com
An LED Boxlite lamp is now available from Grote Industries. A replacement for the original box lamp, the new version has Supernova single LED technology in the stop/tail/turn and license function. www.grote.com or 800-457-9540
The Watson & Chalin 20,000-lb. Tru-track steerable lift axle is available on Kenworth T800, W900 and C500 trucks used in vocational service. An integrated axle design eliminates the need to specify a separate axle. The unit can function in pusher or tag configurations. www.watsonsuspensions.com