Eaton Corp. purchased the heavy- and medium-duty truck clutch manufacturing assets of Transmisiones TSP, S.A. de C.V. (TSP), Queretaro, Mexico. The company plans to relocate the acquired assets to its newest facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
MiraClean, the Tempe, AZ-based supplier of aqueous cleaning solutions, has entered into a strategic marketing partnership with 76 Lubricants. The agreement is expected to give MiraClean a marketing push and allow 76 Lubricants to enter a new product/service area. www.miraclean.cc
Ridewell Corp. has added several new features to the Light-Trac suspension system for pusher applications on vocational trucks. A reverse lock kit allows the steering mechanism of the suspension to self-center and lock so the vehicle can back up with the axle down and loaded. Adjustable stops to control turning angle on the 13,200-lb. RLT-230 self-steering integrated suspension system have been added to the fabricated axle assembly, along with a lighter weight, lower cost hub and drum for stud-piloted wheels.
High-performance radios, the VX-900 Public Safety Portable Series from Vertex Standard, are offered in VHF and UHF models for intense-environment users. Features include 512 channels that can be divided into as many as 20 memory groups, 8-character alphanumeric display, and a 14-hour lithium-ion battery. www.vxstd.com
Extended coverage plans for Cummins engines are now available with the purchase of new Class 8 Peterbilts. A 5-yr./500,000-mi. plan covers OTR vehicles with ISM, N14+, ISX; and Signature engines; 5-yr./150,000-mi. and 7-yr./250,000-mi. plans cover vocational vehicles with ISL, ISM and N14+ engines. www.peterbilt.com
Cole Hersee has introduced the DSRocker, a digital signal rocker switch designed from the ground up to meet the trucking industry's current electronic circuitry specs. The switch, which complies with SAE J1587, J1708, and J1939, works with any proprietary digital databus system to operate any kind of electrical equipment. www.colehersee.com