NFP unifies brokerages under its brand  

NEW YORK, N.Y. — NFP Canada Corp., an insurance broker serving the needs of the trucking industry, is unifying its Canadian businesses under the “NFP” brand, further integrating acquired brokerages. The company announced Tuesday that several of i…

BorgWarner incorporates starter protection

BorgWarner has updated its Delco Remy 38MT+ and 39MT heavy-duty gear reduction starters, incorporating its Smart IMS (integrated magnetic switch) and integrated over crank protection. The starters are used in on- and off-highway commercial vehicles, an…

Navistar using data to customize truck PM intervals

ATLANTA, Ga. – Navistar is looking to tap into connected vehicle data to generate customized preventive maintenance intervals for individual vehicles. The OEM’s new Advanced Preventive Maintenance program falls under the International 360 platform that…

Navistar Parts adds filters, expands retail and online presence

ATLANTA, Ga. – Navistar has unveiled an expanded product selection and other changes to its parts business, ranging from a new line of filters, to an expanded retail footprint, and online ordering. The OEM’s Fleetrite product line will add air,…

Jacobs proves cylinder deactivation slashes NOx, saves fuel

ATLANTA, Ga. — Jacobs Vehicle Systems has completed testing to quantify the fuel savings and emissions benefits of Jacobs’ Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) technology. Test results showed that CDA reduced fuel consumption by 5% over the baseline in th…

Kenworth Quebec opens new parts and service location  

SAINT-AUGUSTIN-DE-DESMAURES, Que. — Kenworth Quebec has opened a new 30,000 sq.-ft. parts and service facility in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures to better serve local fleets and truck operators traveling through the Quebec City area. Situated on nea…

100 places you’ll want to try to avoid when driving

The American Transportation Research Institute recently released its annual list of the 100 worst highway bottlenecks for trucks on American highways, and for the second year in a row, the intersection of I-95 and SR 4 in Fort Lee, New Jersey tops the …