Monday, January 22, 2018
Equipment
Detroit Diesel, Detroit offer power take-off option for automated manual transmission DT12

Detroit Diesel, Detroit offer power take-off option for automated manual transmission DT12

PORTLAND, Ore. — Detroit Diesel Corp. and its component brand Detroit have announced the availability of a power take-off (PTO) option for its automated manual transmission, the Detroit DT12.

New API certified CK-4 and FA-4 diesel engine oils available beginning December 1

New API certified CK-4 and FA-4 diesel engine oils available beginning December 1

WASHINGTON — On Thursday, December 1, the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) new diesel engine oil standards, API CK-4 and FA-4, will begin appearing in the marketplace on licensed products and marketing materials. This means consumers will be able to easily identify the API CK-4 or FA-4 category oils that are expected to be recommended in new owners’ manuals and by engine manufacturers.

Doonan creates new high-efficiency flatbed trailer plant

Doonan creates new high-efficiency flatbed trailer plant

GREAT BEND, Kan. — Doonan Specialized Trailer, a leading manufacturer of specialty platform trailers, including custom flatbeds, drop decks, oilfield trailers, extendibles, RGN lowbeds and double drops, has “gutted” a 25,000-square foot manufacturing plant, previously used to “stall build” custom trailer products, to create a new, high-efficiency flatbed trailer plant.

TMC donates copies of PMI Guidelines to 50 technical institutions

TMC donates copies of PMI Guidelines to 50 technical institutions

ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council has donated copies of its newly-updated PMI Guidelines Manual for Class 7 & 8 Diesel-Powered Tractors,to more than 50 technical institutes in 28 states for use in diesel technician training curriculum.

PIT Group’s In-Service Fuel Testing under way at U.S. Xpress

PIT Group’s In-Service Fuel Testing under way at U.S. Xpress

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — PIT Group, an engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, first In-Service Fuel Testing is under way with U.S. Xpress, the nation’s second largest privately-owned truckload carrier headquartered here.

TravelCenters of America to again offer winterized diesel at the pump

TravelCenters of America to again offer winterized diesel at the pump

WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, is continuing its annual winter diesel additive program to help trucking fleets and professional drivers weather what is forecasted to be a brutally cold and snowy winter.

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