A near wheel loss incident with a tanker vehicle carrying toxic waste in the 1990's has led to the invention of the Checkpoint wheel nut indicator, by Mike Marczynski. It is a very simple device, but the concept of indicating a loose wheel nut was a major development towards improving road safety.
BorgWarner has launched its most powerful S300 aftermarket super core to date – the S300SX-E 72 millimeter (mm) super core – delivering 100 more horsepower than its next highest 69 mm model, and expanding its highly popular AirWerks S300SX-E super core assembly series.
The new AirWerks S300SX-E 72 mm super core maintains the same compact size and near identical ultra-fast response time, enabling customers to upgrade their 69 mm assembly with the new product, which can reach a maximum of 1 100 horsepower.
Japanese commercial vehicle manufacturer Isuzu Motors will be collaborating with US engine manufacturer Cummins to develop large truck engines with high environmental impact. Aiming to work out the details of the envisaged partnership by the end of the year, Isuzu, which terminated a capital tie-up with Toyota in August, said it is also hoping to cooperate with the world's leading diesel engine-maker in the area of electrification technologies.
Isuzu Malaysia recently delivered a total of 141 units of their commercial trucks to City-Link Express (M) Sdn Bhd, during an official handover ceremony held at City-Link Express’ ‘Super Hub’ facility in Bandar Saujana Putra, Selangor. The handover comprised of 128 units of the ELF 4-wheeler (NLR77UEE) model, eight units of the ELF 6-wheeler (NPR81UKH) model and five units of the GIGA (GXR) model.
Diesel Technic recently presented many highlights at Automechanika Frankfurt 2018 under the motto "Expand your Business". Among other things, the focus is on the new product searches in the Partner Portal and on the new websites.
A lot has changed on the company website (www.dieseltechnic.com) and the brand websites for DT Spare Parts (www.dt-spareparts.com) and SIEGEL Automotive (www.siegel-automotive.com). The three websites have been completely revised and are up-to-date in terms of technology and content in a responsive design that automatically adapts to the respective end device, whether smartphone, tablet or PC.
Made to go the extra mile, Quester continues to accelerate progress by boosting business productivity, elevating local skillsets and supporting communities across key markets
UD Trucks celebrated its remarkable business achievement of 15,000 Quester units production, highlighting its unwavering commitment of “Going the Extra Mile” to customers’ businesses and the region. Announced at UD Trucks’ Bangkok plant, this business milestone represents the Japanese transportation solutions provider’s trusted legacy worldwide with the enhanced Quester line.
Daimler AG is committed to investing in a truck and bus assembly in Rayong Province, Thailand. In Asia, Daimler mainly markets the Japanese Fuso brand. The German company acquired an 89.3% stake in Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) in 2005 from Mitsubishi Motors Corporation.
Cummins Inc. introduced innovations that will achieve a low nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions future and achieve a reduction in the carbon footprint, today at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show.
The Cummins technology display, features a concept emissions control system capable of minimizing emissions to levels previously thought unfeasible, including a possible next level of Euro VII regulations anticipated during the coming decade. Combine this with the latest smart digital technologies and Cummins is representing the next leap forward in diesel engine evolution.
Thermo King and Frigoblock, transport solutions brands of Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments introduced a series of truck and trailer innovations harnessing the power of electricity, data and clean technology at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show on Sept. 20-27 in Hannover, Germany.
Bernd Spies, Chairman of the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse’s Commercial Vehicle Systems division, sums up the company’s approach: “When selecting our exhibits, we were much more focused than in previous years, choosing to concentrate on the customer benefits that our systems deliver and their innovative properties, and presenting these far more elaborately than in the past by means of animations and graphic displays. With the aid of the latest presentation technologies we can enter into direct dialogue with visitors and explain the solutions we can offer for the mobility of the future.”
MAN Truck and Bus (M) Sdn Bhd (MAN), together with Massenza Drilling Rigs have recently handed over a MAN TGS 33.480, 6x6 truck to the Department of Mineral and Geoscience Malaysia (JMG).
The truck fitted with Massenza’s latest hard rock water well drilling rig will be used across Malaysia, specifically at locations where ground water resources development projects are undertaken by JMG. This is to ultimately help expand water supply to water-stressed areas, especially rural areas.