Peterbilt is offering the Eaton Eaton VORAD EVT-300 collision warning system on its Models 379,387,378 and 367 trucks. A SmartCruise option automatically accelerates or decelerates the vehicle to maintain a pre-set following distance.
Jiffy Lube customers can now use the Wright Express card to pay for services at more than 2,200 locations across the U.S., enabling them to combine fuel and preventive maintenance expenses in one invoice. www.wrightexpress.com
Rite-Hite's CoolMan 2500 fan brings cool air inside trailers while they're at the dock being loaded or unloaded. The fan's bracketing system is designed to service two loading dock openings at once, and fan can be positioned to cool front or rear of trailer. www.ritehite.com or 363
SKF has added a new line of heavy-duty tensioners and idler pulleys to its lineup of heavy-duty replacement parts. The tensioners are built to last more than 400,000 miles, according to the company. A round spring design allows it to maintain constant tension, even during changes in operating loads of torque. Tensioner motion is also reduced by a “noose ring” that acts like a shock absorber by reducing vibration and stress on other components. 359
Product, parts-service, and ordering information for Link Mfg.'s self-steering and non-steer liftable suspensions is now available in a free sales & service guide. To get a copy, call 800-222-6283
Donaldson has added 234 engine aftermarket parts to its product line, including 123 liquid filtration parts and 2 exhaust filters, as well as 27,000 cross-reference products to its data base. Customers can find replacement parts using the company's printed or online catalogs, searching by individual part number or type of vehicle. www.donaldson-filters.com or call 1-800-374-1374
PHH Arval last month announced plans to purchase First Fleet Corp., national provider of asset management, financial and operational support to the trucking industry. PHH and First Fleet will have a combined fleet of 58,000 medium and heavy trucks.
Pressure-testing devices from Mico for hydraulic, air and vacuum systems include a glycerin-filled gauge and a standard gauge. These “quadragages” perform four functions and read in lb./sq. in. and kg/sq. cm. Pressure readings are possible in the following ranges: 0-3,000 psi; 0-4,000 psi, 0-5,000 psi or 0-6,000 psi. Low pressure gauge reads to 30-in. Hg vacuum. www.mico.com
InPower LLC has introduced a series of electronic throttle controls for GMC/Chevy trucks and vans with 5.3-, 6.0- and 8.1-L V8 gas and 6.6-L V8 diesel engines. ETM60 throttles feature three preset rpm controls, variable rpm control, battery charge protect and safety interlocks. www.inpowerdirect.com or 367
Advanced diagnostics reduce calibration and troubleshooting time in the Centurion motor truck scale, which features CPD-M digital load cells. The standard Centurion truck scale package from B-TEK Scales includes a D410 Dialogik digital weight indicator with truck in/out program and ticket printer. www.b-tek.com or 368
The 87 Series low-profile, red LED from Dialight Corp. is built for high-mount and center-high-mount stop lamp applications. It measures 18-in. long by 3/4-in wide by 1/2-in. high and has a polycarbonate lens and unique potted design for seal integrity. www.dialight.com or 369