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Prefabricated load-bearing truck step before and after Direct Gritting

March 22 2011 - Products

Direct Gritting


Safeguard Technology, a manufacturer of anti-slip solutions, offers Direct Gritting to prefabricated truck parts, including truck steps, bus ramps, trim assemblies, and all vehicle access areas that pose a potential risk for slips and falls.

March 22 2011 - Products

Ram JackRabbit Retractable Cover

Pace Edwards

Pace Edwards introduces its JackRabbit retractable cover for Rambox-equipped Ram pickups. A detent system can hold the cover open/closed every 12 inches along the side rails.

A.R.E. Pickup Vault

March 22 2011 - Products

A.R.E. Pickup Vault


Truck cap and tonneau cover manufacturer A.R.E. has partnered with Truck Vault to develop the A.R.E. Pickup Vault, a lockable drawer system that provides heavy-duty secure storage in the truck bed.

March 22 2011 - Products

Nissan NV Van Bulkheads

Weather Guard

Weather Guard developed customized Nissan NV bulkheads designed to keep drivers safe and provide an extra 4 inches of room.

March 22 2011 - Products

Battery Status Indicator

Phillips Industries

The Battery Status Indicator from Phillips Industries is designed to let technicians know whether a vehicle's battery has all the power it needs.

March 22 2011 - Products

Commercial Running Boards

Owens Products Inc.

Owens Products, Inc., introduces its Commercial Boards, which are built to stand up to the demands that professionals require at job sites, according to the company.

891 Series PTO

March 22 2011 - Products

891 Series PTO

Parker Chelsea

Parker Chelsea, a power transfer solutions provider to the Work Truck Market, makes PTO and pump installation simpler and more reliable on oil field exploration and maintenance trucks.


March 22 2011 - Products

E-Vision FE-006

EchoMaster LLC

EchoMaster LLC (, is now shipping the E-Vision FE-006. An exclusive, direct-fit rear camera for all 2003-2011 Ford Econoline Vans.

DiamondBack 270 truck covers

March 16 2011 - Products

DiamondBack 270


Developed for full access to the truck bed from each side and the rear, the DiamondBack 270 integrates a butterfly design with a rear-access panel providing full access to the truck bed.

BAE Systems HybriDrive green propulsion system.

March 16 2011 - Products

HybriDrive Green Parallel Propulsion System

BAE Systems

BAE Systems, a developer and producer of hybrid electric technologies, launched its parallel hybrid green propulsion system for heavy-duty truck applications.

Truck App allows drivers to name each trailer and collect and store accumulated mileage for each – for up to 10 different trailers, displaying helpful information such as accumulated miles for a particular unit, trailer brake gain (with available integrated brake controller) and output.

March 16 2011 - Products

F-150 Productivity Screen


An all-new Truck App in Ford F-Series features an industry-first in truck technology - a software application for safe and easy towing and off-roading.

Grote Trilliant Cube Work Lamp

March 16 2011 - Products

Trilliant Cube Work Lamp

Grote Industries

Grote Industries announced the introduction of its new 4-inch-by-4-inch Trilliant Cube LED WhiteLight Work Lamp.


March 16 2011 - Products


RAM Mounting Systems

The new RAM MDT-Mate is a solution for mounting mobile data terminals in a wide variety of vehicles. Modular and interchangeable, this new product line easily integrates into RAM's full line of No-Drill vehicle base products and RAM Tough-Box consoles.

Truck PC Main Screen

March 16 2011 - Products

Truck PC

Rand McNally

Rand McNally introduced significant enhancements to its TruckPC mobile communication system, including navigation, enhanced behavior- and truck-monitoring systems, on-board scanning, and more.

Snap-on's PT series of die grinders

March 16 2011 - Products

PT Series Grinders & Cut Off Tool


Snap-on upgrades PT series of die grinders and cut off tool, providing increased power and speed.

March 16 2011 - Products

Fleet-Start Jump Starter

Goodall Mfg.

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - Goodall Mfg. offers Fleet-Start, a jumpstarting machine designed for use with delivery trucks, semis, and fleets.

The new International TerraStar features a 300 hp 6.4L MaxxForce 7 V-8 engine.

March 9 2011 - Products

TerraStar 4x4

Navistar International

INDIANAPOLIS - The company said its TerraStar 4x4 variant will deliver additional commercial duty capability for a wide range of customer needs.

The impact wrench features an over-sized forward/reverse cushion toggle-style trigger.

March 9 2011 - Products

Micro Cordless Impact Wrench


KENOSHA, WI –Snap-on introduces its new 1/4-inch Square Drive Micro Cordless Impact Wrench (CT525).

March 9 2011 - Products

Single Loader Cable Placer


Terex Utilities added the Single Reel Loader TCP40SL to its cable placer lineup. Features include additional curb-side reach, redesigned roller guides in the body, and a relocated tow line for easier use, among others.

The propane autogas fuel system will be available for 2012 and later models of the Ford F-450 and F-550 truck series.

March 9 2011 - Products

Ford F-450 / F-550 Propane Autogas Fuel System

ROUSH CleanTech

INDIANAPOLIS - The propane autogas fuel system will be available for 2012 and later models of the Ford F-450 and F-550 truck series, and is expected to ship beginning in October of 2011. .

The Reach’s body include flat, vertical side walls; available sliding cab doors; and multiple rear-door options.

March 9 2011 - Products

Reach Commercial Walk-in Van

Isuzu, Utilimaster

INDIANAPOLIS - Isuzu and Utilimaster unveiled a new commercial van that will come in two wheelbases and three body styles.

The lineup includes five vehicles, the FE125, the FE160, the FE180, the 7-passenger crew cab model the FE160CC, and the four-wheel-drive FG4X4.

March 9 2011 - Products

Canter EG/FG Medium-Duty Trucks

Mitsubishi Fuso

INDIANAPOLIS - The new lineup of 2012-model Mitsubishi Fuso cabovers come in five models, covering weight ratings from Class 3 through Class 5.

Shown here is one of the diesel-electric models.

March 9 2011 - Products

Four New Cab-Over-Engine Trucks

Hino Trucks

INDIANAPOLIS - Hino Trucks will offer four models of the newly designed Class 4 and Class 5 cab over engine (COE) trucks.

The PRO7150 features a 5-inch touchscreen and a click and lock mount for securing the device.

March 9 2011 - Products

PRO 7150


INDIANAPOLIS - The PRO 7150 from TomTom Business Solutions offers improved route guidance and faster route calculation, the company stated.

March 8 2011 - Products

Spline Drive Impact Sockets

Ingersoll Rand

ANNANDALE, NJ — Ingersoll Rand has expanded its industrial-grade impact socket line to include 1 1/2-inch, 2 1/2-inch and #5 spline drive impact sockets.

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