April 2018

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22 commercial carrier journal | april 2018 • Isuzu Commercial Truck of America is adding a Crew Cab model, featuring seating for up to seven people, to its Class 5 NRR lineup. The low-cab-forward truck fea- tures wheelbases of 109 to 212 inches with body lengths up to 24 feet and is powered by Isuzu's 5.2-liter 4HK1-TC turbocharged intercooled four-cylinder diesel engine generating 215 hp at 2,500 rpm and 452 lb.-ft. of torque at 1,850 rpm. The engine is matched to an Aisin A465 six-speed dou- ble-overdrive automatic transmission. • Volvo Trucks North America's dealer network now includes more than 100 Cer- tified Uptime Centers. To qualify, a dealer location must be proficient in 28 categories related to efficient service and repair rang- ing from consistent use of diagnostics tools to workshop organization, designated uptime bays for repairs taking less than four hours and revised service workflows to speed repairs. • Continental added a Pre-Cured Tread manufacturing facility to its existing campus in Mount Vernon, Ill. The new plant began operations in January and is producing tread rubber for the company's ContiTread premium retread line. • ConMet opened its second production facility in Monroe, N.C. The 253,000-square- foot plant is dedicated to assembling wheel-end components and is designed for easy expansion if additional square footage is required in the future. • GCR Tires & Service, a commercial tire and service network operated by Bridgestone Americas Inc., launched its Commercial Truck Tire Finder, a digital tool designed to provide users with both prod- uct-specific and guided search options to help them identify the recommended tires for their applications. The tool is optimized for both desktop and mobile use and is available at Truck-Bus-Radial. • SAF-Holland – a manufacturer of trailer suspension and axle systems, truck sus- pensions, fifth wheels, landing gear and coupling products – announced that it now has over 10,000 part numbers avail- able with vehicle maintenance reporting standard codes for tracking equipment and maintenance information. • Noregon launched its JPro Certification program designed to enable technicians to increase their skillset and earn official JPro certification. The program offers seven content modules, each focusing on an aspect of JPro's functionality. • Diesel Laptops launched a free truck fault codes app for iOS and Android designed to provide access to over 40,000 diagnostics trouble codes found on commercial trucks. Go to • Truck-Lite Co., a provider of heavy-duty lighting, mirrors, telematics and visibility systems, announced that Crane Freight & Cartage, a provider of ground and logistics services, selected its Road Ready telematics system for its fleet of 900 trailers. The Road Ready system is designed to provide fleets with an overview of an untethered trailer's environment, both inside and out, using customizable wireless sensors, long-life batteries and a solar-powered master control unit. REFUSE SEAT • Water and stain resistant cloth • Air adjustable lumbar support for improved comfort • Front controls for easy access and flexibility of placement for right-hand or left-hand drive vehicles • Black or gray, hi-back or mid- back Fits most popular vehicle models Call Today! 1-800-459-7328 The Na onal Refuse Seat is the seat for your fleet! The modular construc on reduces vehicle maintenance costs and the tubular frame design provides superior strength and ultra-comfort. 50 Nances Creek Boulevard (PO Box 566) Piedmont, AL 36272 1-800-459-7328 | Copyright © 2018 CVG-Alabama, LLC. All rights reserved Another quality brand of Commercial Vehicle Group Visit us at Booth 3961 at Waste Expo 2018 INBRIEF

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