Heavy Duty Trucking

SEP 2014

The Fleet Business Authority

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118 HDT • SEPTEMBER 2014 www.truckinginfo.com EquipmentReport stone rejectors in center grooves to reduce susceptibility to stone reten- tion and drilling, and its sidewall is designed to reduce tire weight and improve fuel economy while remain- ing durable. Circle 347 on Reader Action Card or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com ALK releases enhanced version of ALK Maps A LK Technologies has released version 1.2 of its ALK Maps interactive visualization platform, a fully customizable cloud-based interactive mapping platform. The new version includes improvements to visual interactivity and additional customization options for customers. Satellite imagery from MapBox with a street network overlay offers faster, higher resolution performance. The upgraded version also includes Spherical Mercator as the default mapping projection bringing it in line with industry standards, street-level zoom with or without satellite view, clustering of point features based on user rules and attributions, and op- tions to customize color and opacity of route lines on the map based on preference. Circle 348 on Reader Action Card or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com Penray releases new synthetic media heavy- duty coolant filters P enray has released a line of heavy- duty coolant filters which feature new synthetic media technology. The filters use Penray's fiberglass-based filtering media incorporated into a triple-layer design that is made to in extreme conditions. The triple- layer design is built on a structural steel screen with an epoxy coating to provide a durable foundation for the filter. Many of the filters also incorporate Penray's Need-Release technology, which releases coolant additives and fortifiers as needed to stabilize the coolant. The Need-Release filters have a membrane that senses when the coolant chemistry is deteriorating and releases one of four charges of additives and fortifiers to fix the instability. The filters are designed to last up to 150,000 miles, 15 months, or 3,000 operating hours, and are compatible with all conventional coolants. Circle 350 on Reader Action Card or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com Garmin to release Android-based fleet navigators L ater this year, Garmin will release Fleet 660 and 670 navigation devices running Android-based software. The devices are the first from Garmin to run software built on Google's Android platform and will be available in the fourth quarter of 2014. The Fleet 660 and 670 have Garmin's latest navigation technol- ogy, including Garmin Real Direc- tions voice-activated navigation and Western Star ADZ series suspensions W estern Star is now offering SAF-Holland Neway ADZ series heavy-duty drive axle air suspensions as an option for its 4800, 4900 and 6900 truck models. The ADZ series suspensions are 200 pounds lighter per axle than previous models. The new suspensions are ideal for severe-duty and heavy-duty vocational applications, according to the company. The suspension features an Integral Lower Control arm module for improving roll stability when loads have a high center of grav- ity. The ADZ Series suspensions are available in single, tandem and tridem axle configurations ranging from 23,000 to 78,000 pounds. Circle 349 on Reader Action Card or go to www.hdt.hotresponse.com

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