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Remanufacturing Reduces Carbon Footprint

JASPER, IN – Compared to data from the U.S. Department of Energy, Jasper Engines' remanufacture of a drivetrain component averaged only 1 percent of the energy consumed of manufacturing the entire vehicle.

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Freightliner M2 Trucks to Use Continental Tires

FORT MILL, SC - Continental tires will now become standard original equipment on all Freightliner Business Class M2 medium-duty trucks.

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AMSOIL Introduces Diesel Recovery

SUPERIOR, WI - AMSOIL has introduced a new diesel fuel additive that quickly dissolves gelled fuel to allow operators to continue driving with minimal downtime.

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Valley Smart Trailer Wireless Lighting Monitor

LODI, CA - The Smart Trailer Wireless Lighting Monitor from Valley is designed to provide constant monitoring of all trailer signal lights, including tail lights, market lights, stop and turn lights, while driving.

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Oncor Unveils Hybrid-Powered Bucket Trucks

DALLAS – Oncor, one of 14 utilities that participated in a 2006 trial of hybrid trucks in the field, has added two new hybrid-powered bucket trucks to its fleet.

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Dominion Virginia Power Shows Off Biodiesel Hybrid Trucks

NORFOLK, VA – Dominion Virginia Power displayed its five electric hybrid vehicles April 22 at its Cromwell Drive field office, according to The Virginia-Pilot.

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Armadillo Liners Portable Bed Liner Installations

HOUSTON - Armadillo Liners announces fast, easy, affordable, and portable bed liner installations. No 55 gallon drums, no mixing, or large inventory as cartridges come six kits to a case (one case per truck), according to the manufacturer.

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QWIKLINER Spray-On Bed Liner

QWIKLINER is an easy to use, no clean up and NO VOC's spray-on bed liner option. Offering a low cost lining system that delivers the highest quality 100-percent solid polyurea lining in eight standard colors.

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Introducing the STEINEL Heat Blower Series

BLOOMINGTON, MN - STEINEL announces the launch of its Professional Heat Blower Series. These tools feature a powerful air delivery rate up to 23 CFM.

Banjo style adapter fitting, from Kurt Urban Performance

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Kurt Urban Performance Releases New LS Oil Adapter

COMMERCE, MI - Performance engines often require additional oil ports. The innovative new adapters from Kurt Urban Performance allow for an easy "bolt on" method of adding up to 4 external oil feeds to a GM LS Gen 3 or 4 engine.

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